Why exhibit?

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  • Why Exhibit ?

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  • Take part in Europe’s leading boat show.

    The Cannes Yachting Festival has opened the boating season every September for the last 39 years. It is renowned for its boat premieres displayed in luxurious, elegant surroundings with almost 600 boats presented on a total surface area of 310,000 m2 in three exhibition spaces : La Terrasse (new in 2016) , The Vieux Port and The Port Pierre Canto.

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  • Distinctive features

  • Leader :
    the world-famous Cannes Yachting Festival is Europe’s leading in-water boat show and one of the largest in the world.

    Innovation : the leaders of the industry choose the Cannes Yachting Festival to launch their new models. Over one hundred world premieres are exhibited each year, not to mention the technological innovations offered by equipment and engine manufacturers and pleasure yachting services.

    Prestige : the Cannes Yachting Festival takes place each year right in the heart of the French Riviera in the magical setting of the town and bay of Cannes.

    Sea trials : a number of sea trials are available at the Cannes Yachting Festival, enabling new buyers to try out the finest yachts in the world and make an informed choice.


  • Key figures


    - 630 boats from 2.10 to 52m
    - 530 exhibitors (60% from abroad)
    - 191 new models
    - 120 sailing yachts
    - 45 multi-hulls
    - 40 second-hand boats from 22m to 52m
    - Over 51,000 visitors from five continents
    - 60% of visitors are from abroad


    - 300,000 m² of exhibition space
    - 2 marinas
    - 10 km of boats
    - 3 km of floating pontoons
    - 4 traversantes, floating pontoons with a motorised mid-section that opens to allow visitors to move around the port easily and boats to go out for sea trials.

  • Effective, targeted communication

  • - 316 advertising inserts (print and web combined) appearing in the leading international nautical, economic and lifestyle publications.
    Total visibility estimated at over 110 million readers
    - Media plan valued at over €1.1 m and estimated readership of 22 million readers
    - 188 media partners
    - 575 accredited journalists from 5 continents
    - Some 300 press articles, estimated at 175 million readers .

  • "Ferretti Group is very pleased with the Cannes Yachting Festival. I am delighted because the Show met our expectations and even surpassed them in some respects. "

    Alberto Galassi, CEO, Ferretti Group

    "The Festival is becoming more international every year. We have had some very fruitful negotiations and are seeing concrete results in terms of sales."
    Giovanna Vitelli, Azimut-Benetti

    "We are always very happy to come to this Show, to launch new products here, sign new contracts and meet new customers."
    Julien le Feuvre, Head of Marine OEM

  • Three exhibition spaces

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