Festival De La Plaisance De Cannes celebrates it’s 35 Anniversary with 150 world premiers.
2012 marks the landmark 35th anniversary of the Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes – the International Cannes Boat Show. The event will take place between 11th – 16th September on the glittering Bay of Cannes, famed for glitz, glamour and international premieres. Arguably the most prestigious event on the yachting calendar, the Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes is Europe’s
leading in-water boat show and the first international show on the boat show calendar. Spread over the Vieux Port and the Port Pierre Canto, the show will offer close to 500 boats on display, built by the leading luxury shipyards. Le Vieux Port will showcase inspiring new models and products over the six day event, with a mix of motor boats and sailing boats ranging from 10 to 61 metres on the water, and parts manufacturers and service companies positioned on the land.
The Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes is well-known to be an international rendez-vous of worldwide premieres. This year will be no exception , with the show hosting more than 150 new model launches of all sizes which will be presented to boat enthusiasts, amongst them; Couch 5000 Fly, Azimut 55S, Wally Ace, Moonen 82 Alu, MCY 70, Pershing 82, Catana 55, Canados 120 and Sunreef 82.
The Cannes Boat Show continues to push the boundaries in the size of yachts it presents. For the first time in its history, the Festival will welcome a boat over 60m, the magnificent 60.98m Benetti ‘Diamonds Are Forever’. Owned by renowned James Bond fan and highly experienced yachtsman, Mr. John Staluppi, ‘Diamonds Are Forever’ has been built to the highest standards will be presented at the Cannes Boat Show by her Italian builder, Benetti Yachts.
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