Cannes Boat Show

With more 580 boats on display in water and on land and more 150 world premiere editions, the two exceptional French Riviera sites, the ‘Vieux Port’ and ‘Port Pierre Canto’, located at either end of the famous Croisette in Cannes, are just right for hosting Europe’s leading in-water boat show.

The first gathering of the season, the Cannes show brings together the key players in pleasure boating and international luxury yachting, whether they be exhibitors showcasing their new vessels, products and services or visitors--yacht owners or future buyers--enthusiastic and eager to take advantage of a unique opportunity offered by this show: the sea trials!

What could be better than taking the helm of a magnificent luxurious yacht, experiencing the sensation of sailing, before making the purchase?

Along the quays and pontoons, the show’s well-informed visitor will enthusiastically discover, in a unique atmosphere, the finest vessels on offer today from shipyards around the world, floating gems gathered together in a single showcase. Yachting lovers from every continent will appreciate the magical atmosphere of a real in-water show.

Key figures of the Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes:

  • 580 boats on display in water and on land (Vieux Port and Port Pierre Canto) including 84 % from abroad: Europe (Italy, Germany, Spain), Northern Europe (Netherlands, Sweden) Turkey and USA, etc.
  • 150 new models
  • 200 boats over 20 metre including 22 boats over 40 meters
  • 97 sailing boats including 29 multihulls
  • 49 boats 22 to 46 metres on display in Port Pierre Canto
  • 450 exhibitors from 34 countries abroad
  • 250 000 m² net exhibition area
  • 45 600 visitors

Published: 10th Sep 2013 to 15th Sep 2013