September 2, 2010

Boat Show - Cannes 2010 Preview

Here we go back to the Europe fall of 2010 shows starting with one of the leading in-water exhibitions, the Festival de la Plaisance of Cannes starting on Wednesday the 8th and ending Monday the 13th of September. Cannes is a unique venue located in one of the yachting meccas of the world. This show always offered the opportunity to preview new models by many respected European builders with yacht owners and buyers from countries around the world gathering in Cannes to seeing the latest vessels in the "Old" Port and the pre-owned ones in Port Pierre Canto displayed to the great delight of yacht lovers. The 2010 Cannes celebrates its 33rd anniversary continuing a trend for a favourite place where glamour and luxury meet. Last year numbers where very important with 57000 visitors, 500 boats in water of which 80% of them from abroad i.e not French and a total of 139 new models, 131 vessels over twenty metres long, 400 exhibitors from 25 countries, and 80,000 m² exhibition space. The world previews this year will be as usual a big list. Here are some of them: Galeon 350 HTC and 385 HTS, Abati 64 Freeport, Absolute 43 Fly and 50 Fly, Arcoa 35 Cuddy, Austin Parker 72 Fly, Atlantis 48, Azimut 64, Beneteau 38 Flyer GT, Benetti 93 Delfino and 105 Tradition, Benetti Sail Division 90,02, Dominator 720, Faeton 300 Fly, Fairline 42 Squadron, Ferretti 800, Ferretti Custom Line 124, Grand Banks 52 Aleutian RP, Innovazioni Progetti 44 Mira, Fipa Maiora 27 S, Mano M42,5, Mochi 74 Dolphni Cruiser, Monte Carlo Yachts MCY76, Prestige 35 Fly, Rio 42 Air, Rose Island 43 Lobster, Sessa C54 Sports Coupe, Fountaine Pajot 55 Queensland, Tulio Abbate 33 Mito, Vismara 68VMY, Windy 40 Maestro and T52 Super Tender.
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