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2021 Monaco Yacht Show: The Complete Guide

Marina Nazario | August 13, 2021

Everything You Need To Know Before Attending the Monaco Yacht Show.

The Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) will return to the quays of Port Hercules and unveil another outstanding fleet of superyachts on display for purchase or charter by the leading names in the yachting industry. The annual show is presenting a new format for 2021 that will refocus the event on superyacht clients, for a less crowded and more exclusive experience. European builders such as Benetti, Feadship, Lürssen, Oceanco, and Sanlorenzo are still confirmed to be in attendance.

Held at Monaco’s Port Hercules from September 22-25, 2021, MYS will feature more than 300 exhibitors, 60 superyachts, and 40 brand new launches, including boats leading the sail, motor, and explorer ranges.

Whether you’re in the market for a new superyacht, interested in an unforgettable yacht charter experience, or eager to get a glimpse of the latest onboard design trends, here’s your complete guide to the Monaco Yacht Show.

Interested in attending MYS 2021?

Denison Yacht on Display at Monaco

ASYA, 47M (154 Foot) Heesen 2015

ASYA 47M (154 Foot) Heesen 2015 profile

ASYA is the second in the restyled 47m class, a breed of yachts whose exterior design by the talented Frank Laupman of Omega Architects combines elegant traditional lines with contemporary flair, a marriage emphasized by the continuous glass windows and matching black paintwork on the main deck and upper decks.

Royal Falcon One, 41M (134 Foot) Knockums AB

Royal Falcon One, 41M (134 Foot) Knockums AB

During the Monaco Yacht Show she will be docked at Cala del Forte Marina in Ventimiglia, Italy next to Monaco and accessible with VIP tender from Port Hercules.

Denison Booth located at JS18 [Boat Show Map]

Monaco Yacht Show Map Denison Booth

What To Expect [Safey Measures, Travel, Exhibitions]

Clients aboard a super yacht

In light of COVID-19, MYS and Informa Markets are working together to create a Covid-safe event. There is a list of sanitary measures in place to promote a safe event, including the presentation of a valid health pass at the show entrances, enhanced cleaning, hand sanitizing stations, and social distancing. U.S. citizens traveling to Monaco for the boat show must present proof of a negative Covid-19 test taken within 48 hours or proof of vaccination. 

Once you’re in Monaco, there are plenty of luxury hotels and five-star restaurants close to the boat show. Monaco Yacht Show also provides options for arranging transportation, including a private jet, helicopter, shuttle boats, and chauffeur. When you’re settled in and ready to enjoy the event, expect to see and tour some of the biggest superyachts on display.

Show organizers are consistently looking for new ways to attract the next wave of yacht owners, specifically young clientele who have a penchant for high-tech and innovation. Perhaps that’s why the tenders and toys exhibition was a hit during previous years, and will return for its fourth installment in 2021. At this exhibit, you’ll find everything from jet packs and fly boards to amphibious vehicles and personal submarines.

New to the event this year is the yacht design and innovation hub where you can discuss your first yacht building project with the designer and attend live presentations. MYS organizers aim at enhancing the first-time superyacht experience of the new generation of customers who plan to build their future yacht.

The Monaco Yacht Summit is an annual event that offers detailed information about yachting to clients through a series of panel discussions led by experts in the yachting industry. Attendees have a chance to speak with selected specialists who can answer their questions about various aspects of yacht charter, purchase, operation, and ownership. The Monaco Yacht Summit is held on September 21, 2021 at the Monaco Yacht Club.

Top 3 Biggest Boats On Display At The Monaco Yacht Show

The Principality on the French Riviera has a reputation for showcasing the biggest, best, and most technologically advanced superyachts on the water. Among the 60 superyachts on display, about 37 are 2021 new deliveries unveiled by their builders in Monaco. Here are the top 3 largest new models that will be on display:

VIVA, 94 Meter (308 Foot) Feadship 2021

VIVA 94M (308 Foot) Feadship 2021 on display at Monaco Yacht Show

VIVA (previously Project 817) is announced as the largest new build of 2021. She incorporates a hybrid propulsion system to keep the environmental impact to a minimum. Painted in special pearl-white paint, the hull is designed, engineered, and built to be as efficient as possible and reduce the engine power required to move through the water. VIVA is capable of cruising up to 12 knots under green power.

Naval architecture: Feadship De Voogt Naval Architects
Exterior design: Azure Yacht Design and Naval Architecture; Studio De Voogt
Interior design: Peter Marino

TATIANA, 80 Meter (262 Foot) Bilgin Yachts 2021

TATIANA 80 Meter (262 Foot) Bilgin Yachts 2021 on display at Monaco Yacht Show

With a sleek and aggressive profile, TATIANA is the first release in a series of three 80 meter superyachts under construction at Bilgin Yachts. She boasts a bullet-shaped bow and sporty profile complete with a two-level beach club, two pools, several bars, and a cinema.

Naval architecture: Unique Yacht Design
Exterior design: Unique Yacht Design
Interior design: H2 Yacht Design

POLARIS, 70 Meter (229 Foot) Rossinavi 2021

POLARIS 70 Meter (229 Foot) Rossinavi 2021 on display at Monaco Yacht Show

As the largest construction in its history, this Rossinavi ice explorer (aptly named POLARIS) can travel in the most extreme polar regions. She was developed with an emphasis on a yachting lifestyle, able to move from the warm waters of the Caribbean to the sub-zero conditions of Antarctica. POLARIS boasts a 6000 nautical mile range at 12 knots.

Naval architecture: Arrabito Naval Architects
Exterior design: Team For Design — Enrico Gobbi
Interior design: Team For Design — Enrico Gobbi

Monaco Yacht Show Highlights:

Boat Show Schedule:

Thursday, September 2310:00am-6:30pm
Friday, September 2410:00am-6:30pm
Saturday, September 2510:00am-6:00pm

*Wednesday, September 22 is by invitation only.

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Regarded as hosting the most premier collection of superyachts the world has to offer, the Monaco Yacht Show is back to showcase the industry’s renowned shipyards, award-winning designers, and luxury suppliers. Interested in attending MYS 2021? Request tickets below to tour some of the most impressive yachts in Monaco