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Enjoy the South of France’s hottest events from your own private yacht in Summer 2017

Enjoy the South of France’s hottest events from your own private yacht in Summer 2017

23rd March 2017
The summer season in the South of France boasts a busy social calendar packed with a wide variety of events, the best known of which include the Monaco Grand Prix, Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) and Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. And what better way to enjoy these events than from your very own private yacht, whether for a day charter, hosting a private function or on a full length charter in and around the French Riviera?

No matter what your requirements for an event-based charter, however short or long, there is a wealth of choice in the IYC fleet with many yachts set up for both smaller charter groups or large static events alike. Offering privacy, unbeatable service and a luxurious setting like no other, a yacht is the perfect choice as a base when planning a visit to one or more of these events. On choosing a yacht the experienced crew will then craft a custom experience, tailored perfectly to individual guests to ensure an unforgettable time on board. Huge outdoor deck areas provide stunning gathering spaces to enjoy the atmosphere of an event, with the glittering lights of the French Riviera ensuring an exquisite backdrop for a charter. Come ashore to enjoy land-based events by either strolling straight on to the dock or arriving in comfort by private tender.



Viewing the world famous Monaco Grand Prix (held 25-29 May 2017) from the deck of a superyacht has rightly earned a reputation as a must-do experience for both racing fans and novices alike. Every year huge numbers of yachts flock to Monte Carlo to take advantage of the track side berths in Port Hercules, mere metres from all the buzzing race action. Imagine the thrill of watching the Formula 1 cars fly around the track from your own private charter yacht, cold glass of champagne, beer or custom cocktail in hand.

For the glitz and glamour of the Cannes International Film Festival (held 17-28 May 2017) a yacht provides the perfect glamourous setting to enjoy the sights and sounds of this star studded event. The festival is renowned for its parties and a yacht is the ideal location for an event, with berths in the heart of the red carpet action. Also held in beautiful Cannes, the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, (held 17-24 June 2017) sees the world’s brightest creatives descend upon Cannes and a superyacht is a popular base for both corporate hosting and accommodation.

With a varied fleet on offer in the region throughout the summer yacht choices for these key events range from 24 metres all the way up to 70.1m Martha Ann, with both daily and weekly rates available. Based in the South of France during all three events 70.1m Martha Ann is a true showstopper, with her opulent décor, multiple outdoor decks and an incredible 15,000sqm of onboard space. For static hosting 49m La Dea II and 45m Ipanemas can host up to 100 guests and 45m Secret Life an impressive 150 guests, with several more of the IYC fleet able to host smaller groups between 20 and 60 people.

IYC’s Monaco office is conveniently located for a full support service throughout all these events. For more information on an event-focused yacht charter in the South of France this summer please contact the IYC office most convenient to you or email us. IYC has offices in the Bahamas, Fort Lauderdale, Newport, Nantucket, St. Barths, St. Maarten, Monaco, Greece, Croatia, Barcelona, Montenegro, Malta and Turkey. To contact an IYC office click here.

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