Cannes Film Festival 14th – 25th May 2019

Bringing even more glitz and glamour to the beautiful French Riviera, the Cannes Film Festival will shine the spotlight on film stars and superyachts alike when it returns for its 72nd edition in May 2019.

Arguably the most prestigious film festival in the world, the annual Cannes Film Festival is a glittering celebration of cinema. The event will, as always, draw the biggest names in the film industry to Cannes for 11 days of movie screenings, red carpet action and exclusive parties.

The most luxurious way to experience this world-class cultural spectacle is on board a luxury charter yacht! A key event not to be missed in the Mediterranean this season, it takes place 14th – 25th May 2019 and offers the chance to see A-list celebs, models. Renting a luxury yacht is the ideal way to see and be seen during the event, and it will enable you and your charter party to soak up the electric atmosphere in the utmost style.

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Monaco Grand Prix: 23rd – 26th May 2019

Monaco is the sparkling jewel of the French Riviera, world-renowned for its glamour, luxury, exclusive social scene and the Monaco Grand Prix. A favourite of the international elite, it is one of the Mediterranean’s most famous luxury yacht charter destinations and throughout the year its glittering Monte Carlo port is filled with an impressive selection of spectacular superyachts.

The Monaco Grand Prix is the most glamorous and prestigious Formula 1 Grand Prix in the world. Live the ultimate yacht charter experience and view the race from the deck of a luxury yacht. The Grand Prix runs over four days, with qualifying from the Thursday, and race day on the Sunday.

If you like celeb-spotting, the Monaco Grand Prix is the place for you. Every year, celebs arrive en masse to Formula 1’s super-chic street event, with the pre-race grid often looking more like the red carpet at the Oscars than the start of a Grand Prix!

In a city where nothing other than high-end style and service will do, expect nothing less within its shops. If you are serious about shopping you can take a chauffeured car in tow, while a helicopter shopping tour of the entire French Riviera is also an option. Either way there are plenty of boutiques and big brands to satisfy any cosmopolitan fashionista.

The Place du Casino and surrounding streets, known as Carte d’Or, create one enormous jewellery shopping experience. Here you can find the world’s most illustrious names showcasing their finest jewels. Extensive jewellers give way to fashion boutiques and interior design shops on Boulevard des Moulins, Boulevard d’Italie and Avenue Princess Grace, where again, you will find only the best names in fashion. The surrounding streets of Port Hercule – Rue Grimaldi, Rue Millo and Rue Terrazzani – are the location of a further 200 high-end shops and the traditional market.

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Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez: 28th September – 6th October 2019

Les Voiles de Saint-Tropez attracts 300 of the world’s best sailing yachts and 4,000 sailors to compete in the Med’s most picturesque and glamourous regatta. The event attracts both modern and classic yachts including the iconic J-Classes and the stunning Wallys. Top sailing crews compete by day and enjoy the unbeatable atmosphere of Saint Tropez by night.

Charter a yacht and take a berth in the beautiful Gulf of Saint Tropez for the ultimate spectator spot to witness the action-packed programme and then moor up in the evening to enjoy the lively on-land social events.

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Abu Dhabi Grand Prix: 28th November – 1st December 2019

Since its highly acclaimed debut in 2009, the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix has become a leading event on the sporting calendar. Crowds of more than 50,000 spectators gather onto Yas Island, to witness the final race of the Formula 1 World Championship. The race takes place on the ground-breaking Yas Marina Circuit which was designed by renowned grand prix architect Hermann Tilke.

The 55 laps start as the Middle Eastern sun begins to set and ends in a beautifully illuminated blur of the world’s most spectacular supercars under the night sky.

The instant popularity of the F1 fixture has seen Yas Island become a hub of superyacht activity throughout the race weekend, attracting some of the world’s most impressive luxury.

The superyacht hub offers superb berthing options for vessels measuring up to 150 metres in length, as well as a number of luxury facilities to make use of between the racing. With ‘track view’ and ‘non-track view’ berths available, chartering a yacht could enable you to utilise your yacht as an observation platform to watch the day’s racing in luxurious comfort, then once the track-side actions draw to a close, your charter yacht can then become an idyllic party hub.

During your stay in Abu Dhabi you can swim in turquoise waters, relax on amazing white sand beaches, enjoy historic sites, arts and museums reflecting a deep-rooted past and culturally rich future. Cuisine is a vibrant mix of international flavours and impressive restaurants with exceptional culinary standards.

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Other dates not to miss in 2019..

Superyacht Challenge Antigua: 31st January – 3rd February
Antigua Classic & Sailing Week: 17th – 23rd April 
Red Bull Air Race: 20th – 22nd April
Loro Piana superyacht Regatta: 3rd – 8th June
The Palma superyacht cup: 19th-22nd June
70th Dubrovnik Summer Festival: 10th July – 25th August
Venice Film festival: 28th August – 7th September
Singapore Grand Prix: 20th – 22nd September
Art Basel Miami: 5th – 8th December