23 August 2016
Fraser Yachts at the 2016 Cannes Yachting Festival
September is a month to celebrate all things yachting along the French Riviera, as the industry celebrates another successful Mediterranean yacht charter season. Fraser is looking forward two of yachting’s premier shows next month: the Monaco Yacht Show and the Cannes Yachting Festival – marquee events that serve to cement this dazzling stretch of coastline as the world’s yachting hub.
First off the mark in September is the Cannes Yachting Festival, which will run from 6th – 11th September. The festival will take place in both the Vieux Port of Cannes - the city’s old port, centered around the famous Palais des Festivals et des Congrès in the heart of the city - and Port Pierre Canto - at the eastern end of Cannes’ famous beachside promenade, La Croisette. Billed as Europe’s leading in-water boating event, the Cannes Yachting Festival will be opening its doors for the 39th time and promises to be the biggest yet: 579 yachts, including 87 world premiers, and nearly the same again in exhibitors. Event organisers are expecting more than 50,000 yachting enthusiasts to pass through the gates over the course of the event, keen to discover the yachts in the port and at anchor nearby. superyachts for sale - M/Y HELIAD II and M/Y STELLA DI MARE. Also in attendance will be a selection of yachts at anchor that will be available to view for prospective buyers - S/Y PINK GIN, S/Y NATIVA, M/Y DIVINE, M/Y NASSIMA, M/Y BACHATA QUEEN, M/Y ALASKA OF GEORGE TOWN and M/Y KUIKILA.Launched in 2013 from Holland’s Lynx Shipyard, M/Y HELIAD II was designed by Diana Yacht Design with interiors conceived by Weber Yacht Design. This 33.5m steel-hulled displacement yacht offers a modern and bright feel and can accommodate 12 guests in three double staterooms and two twins. She is one of the most popular vessels on the Mediterranean yacht charter market and will be available to view at the Cannes Yachting Show.Built in 2013 at Italy’s Cantiere delle Marche, M/Y STELLA DI MARE boasts a distinctive blue hull and a bold design. This 29.49m explorer yacht for sale has been built for adventures in remote corners of the world, with cruising speeds of 10 knots and a range of 4,500 nautical miles. She can accommodate 10 guests in four well-appointed staterooms and boasts spacious interiors with a contemporary design. The yacht is on the market for EUR 6,250,000 and will also welcome guests in Cannes. Contact the sales team at Fraser to organise a viewing at the Cannes Yachting Festival.Amongst the event’s highlights will be La Terrasse, a new area for 2016 devoted entirely to luxury brands, such as aviation, gastronomy, fashion and of course yachts. As the world’s leading luxury yacht brokerage, Fraser is delighted to be participating in this year’s show, and will be exhibiting two spectacular