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40 Years of Cannes Yachting Festival

This September marks a very special anniversary for the Cannes Yachting Festival as it celebrates its 40th year in elegant, luxurious surroundings in the sparkling bay of Cannes. Taking place from 12th to 17th September 2017, the Cannes Yachting Festival has been the first to take place in the international yachting calendar since 1977 and therefore forefront in showcasing the highest number of new model launches and innovative designs.

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Renowned for the great diversity of watercraft presented each year, the 2017 Cannes Yachting Festival will be no exception.
Once again this year, nearly 600 boats and yachts will be gathered in Cannes’ two ports, showcasing the magnificence of French and international shipbuilding.

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Motor or sail, monohull or multihull, small or large… every amateur yachtsman is sure to find his ideal boat.

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Special events will be taking place throughout the week, which will celebrate the four decades of the magnificent show. Recognised as one of the most important international boating events and Europe’s largest in-water show, the Cannes Yachting Festival is known for its eclecticism and the wealth of vessels presented in a range of sizes. Following the successful launch of La Terasse during last year’s show, the Cannes Yachting Festival is unveiling the ‘Luxury Gallery’ situated within the Palais des Festivals which will be dedicated to premium brands outside of yachting. This will include cars, watches, jewellery, gastronomy, private aviation, leather goods and design.

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This year the official partners include; Maserati, Fred, Dalloyau, Louis Roederer, Musto, Wajer Yachts and Azur Helicopteres.