August 29, 2019

Cannes Yachting Festival 10 Sep – 15 Sep 2019

Cannes in France is most widely known for its yearly Cannes Film Festival (earlier known as International Film Festival) which screens new films of all genres and categories from across the world. What many may not be knowing is Cannes is also recognized for its Cannes Yachting Festival held in September every year.

So here we will try to understand in this blog, what it is and what all you can do in the yachting festival this year. If you happen to be in Cannes or nearby cities or anywhere in France in September, then this event is something that you should not afford to miss. Never mind whether you are a full-time sailor or simply admire luxury yachts, this not-to-miss most astonishing exhibition of some of the most beautifully designed luxury boats will make your visit to this city most memorable.

Main Attraction of the Event

This year the Yachting Festival will be showcasing more than 100 sailing boats, monohulls, and multihulls in Port Canto. This will be the world’s largest in-water exhibition of large sailing boats, offering the best opportunity to world’s yachting enthusiasts and extravagant yacht buyers.

The show is taking place between 10th and 15th September 2019, in the heart of Cannes in Port Canto, where visitors can get rare sights of luxury, vintage, modern, day and pleasure boats exhibiting the rich history associated with yachting and cruise liners. Visitors get a unique opportunity to admire a fleet of elegantly designed stylish yachts, collection of luxury boats and all the new inventions that are waiting to touch the seashores.

  • Port Canto will display the “Brokerage” area for second-hand boats.
  • The Vieux Port will be focussing on the nautical motor industry and luxury and the lifestyle in the Luxury Gallery.
  • At Concours d’Élégance, you will get to see luxury and day yachts in vintage and modern looks contesting with each other.


This exceptional festival attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world every year. The fleets include most innovative boats and from across the world and the number goes in hundreds.

Indulge in Luxury Lifestyle Brands

The Luxury Gallery at Palais des Festivals is a must-visit place during your visit to Cannes Yachting Festival. You get to see brilliant craftwork and lifestyle products, all elegantly exhibited there in a picturesque setting. The gallery allows you to indulge in most luxurious lifestyle products while experiencing luxury sailing. Top brands from the world take the opportunity to exhibit their most classy products to their most premium clients from world over. Premium brands from sectors like jewellery, fashion and accessories, spirits, art & designs, furniture, decorations, watches, and several other first-class products can be seen here.

Expand Your Horizon

  • Visitors get an exceptional chance to experience and admire both luxury sails and luxury brands.
  • Your visibility in the world market increases
  • An opportunity to meet future yacht buyers
  • A premium destination to present your luxury products to international clients with the finest taste for the best
  • You get to meet several top yacht manufacturers
  • An opportunity to create waves in the yacht and cruise sector 



A free shuttle service, maritime and on land (car), will be provided to connect the two ports every 15 minutes for free.