Yachting Festival de Cannes 2018
Vieux Port and Port Pierre Canto, Cannes
Europe’s in-water boating event starts on Tuesday, September 11 through Sunday, September 16 for its 41st edition in Cannes. Exhibitors and visitors alike will meet in the Vieux Port and the Port Pierre Canto — there will be a shuttle service between the two ports. Nearly 600 boats will be on display in water and on land in two ports, with about 100 world premieres.
Among its many highlights is the Luxury Gallery — an area in the Palais des Festivals that’s dedicated to luxury, crafts, and lifestyle — as well as the Concours d’Elégance — which showcases vintage and modern boats. Purchase tickets. www.cannesyachtingfestival.com/en/Home
Monaco Yacht Show
Port Hercules, Monaco
The Monaco Yacht Show takes place this year from Wednesday, September 26 to Saturday, September 29. Each year, the MYS curates an exhibition of 125-plus superyachts, with 580 exhibiting companies and partners participating in the yacht show. Purchase tickets. www.monacoyachtshow.com/en
Monaco Yacht Show Captains & Crew Lounge
Port Hercules, Monaco
For the fifth year, the official Captains & Crew Lounge of the Monaco Yacht Show will return to Port Hercules. The MYS organizers will invite all captains and crew to enjoy the wide range of entertainment and amenities presented all day throughout the show. Dockwalk is pleased to announce that it has renewed its partnership with the C&C Lounge as the exclusive yachting publication present in the Lounge.
Relax in the upstairs lounge area, complete with modern, comfy sofas, free Wi-Fi, a reading area, and access to refreshments and fine wines. It’s the perfect location to unwind with friends and chill out with the available entertainment and game options, or to network. If you’re looking to truly relax, massages will be available all day (reservation only). Registration opens July 1, so go to www.myscclounge.com to get started.
IBEX’s Education Conference
Tampa Convention Center
The 28th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference will offer more educational opportunities than ever. To attend, visitors can register for an individual, three-pack, or full conference seminar pass. IBEX Super Sessions are also taking place before the event, on September 30 and October 1, which also requires advanced registration. Register here. https://www.ibexshow.com
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
October 31 to November 4
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
The 59th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will highlight yacht builders and designers, exotic cars, and beautiful brokerage yachts for five days. The show will feature three million square feet of exhibition space spread across seven locations in Fort Lauderdale. There will be six miles of floating docks, 1,500-plus boats on display, and more than 1,200 exhibitors, represented by 52 countries. Get tickets.
METSTRADE Show 2018
Amsterdam, the Netherlands
As the world’s biggest and most visited B2B leisure marine equipment show, this year’s three-day event at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre will once again focus on market developments, innovation, and priceless on-site networking opportunities. To plan your trip, go here. www.metstrade.com
Antigua Charter Yacht Show
The 57th annual Antigua Charter Yacht Show takes place from Tuesday, December 4 to Monday, December 10, 2018. For six days, the show will take place at Nelson’s Dockyard Marina in English Harbour, the Falmouth Harbour Marina, and the Antigua Yacht Club Marina. This year’s additional day is “Day Sail” day, offering management companies a chance to visit brokers to experience a “micro-charter” that will cruise Antigua’s water and islands. www.antiguacharteryachtmeeting.com
Antigua Charter Yacht Show Concours de Chef
Also making a welcome appearance this year will be the 18th annual Concours de Chef at the Antigua Charter Yacht Show. Beyond the galley, stewardesses are encouraged to bring creative efforts to the Tablesetting competition. Check for registration updates