Monaco Yacht Show
The Monaco Yacht Show, now in its 28th year, is scheduled September 26-29. This year the show will feature some 125 superyachts representing a combined price tag of approximately $3.9 billion. At least 60 of the yachts are less than two years old. Their average length is 164 feet (50 meters). Approximately 590 exhibitors from 38 countries have signed up to be on hand. More than 40 manufacturers of tenders and toys will add to the mix.
The show includes a Sapphire experience with concierge services, VIP access to yachts, and events. Launch shuttles and electric carts help all visitors cover the show. Monaco’s local buses will be free to ride for show participants, and courtesy cars are available to VIP clients. New this year will be an art pavilion highlighting a variety of works from paintings to sculpture.
Some debut yachts to look for include Oceanco’s 295-foot (90-meter) Dar, Turquoise’s 253-foot (77-meter) Go, Abeking & Rasmussen’s 244-foot (74.5-meter) Elandess, Benetti’s 227-foot (69.3-meter) Spectre, Tankoa’s 236-foot (72-meter) Solo, Heesen’s 167-foot (51-meter) Irisha; CCN’s 134-foot (40.8-meter) Kanga, CRN’s 164-foot (50-meter) Latona, Rossinavi’s 160-foot (50-meter) Flying Dagger, Conrad Shipyard’s 131-foot (40-meter) C133 and Moonen’s 119-foot (36.3-meter) Martinique. monacoyachtshow.com
clockwise from top: During the Monaco Yacht Show, there are almost as many superyachts at anchor in the outer harbor as there are dockside at the show; Turquoise Yachts is showing its newly delivered 253-foot flagship Go; Tankoa’s 236-foot Solo is making her world debut.