In its 28th year, the iconic Monaco Yacht Show will return once again to Port Hercules to celebrate the wonderful world of superyachting. From 26th – 29th September the international yachting community will have the pleasure of viewing 120 of the finest superyachts on the water, around 40 of which are set to be new launches unveiled for the very first time.
The Monaco Yacht Show has been the most respected of its kind for almost three decades, perhaps in part due to its willingness to move with the times. For 2018 it is evolving to better accommodate the needs of everyone attending the show – from superyacht owners and prospective purchasers to key decision makers in the industry. The changes are focused around the layout, particularly in Quai des Etats-Unis, which will this year play host to superyacht builders, design studios, and brokerage houses, together with their prize superyachts. Luxury manufacturers and service suppliers will occupy the Parvis Piscine tent; nautical suppliers will take on the Darse Sud tent and spill into Quai Albert 1er; and the luxury tender exhibition will light up Quai Jarlan and a further section of Quai Albert 1er. The rest of Quai Albert 1er will house the Car Deck; the Starboard; the lounge and the art exhibition. The superyachts themselves, of course, will take pride of place on the water.
The evolution of this year’s show isn’t limited to its layout. Its organisers have spent time reconsidering the logistics of the event – and key to this for attendees is transportation across the vast eventscape. Ample shuttle boats will run between the main quays and brand new 240m jetty, and electric golf carts will connect Quai Antoine 1er and Quai Albert 1er.
We’re predicting an atmosphere of excitement at this year’s Monaco Yacht Show as the latest technologies and cutting-edge designs are revealed, and the world’s newest superyachts are debuted. We can’t wait to see what new inspiration the show brings to the ever-enthusiastic yachting community.
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