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10 Highlights of the Monaco Yacht Show 2017

For another year, the Monaco Yacht Show has drawn to a close and so too has the summer yachting season; few Monaco yacht charters will be visiting Port Hercules from now until next year, which offers the perfect opportunity to reflect. A cacophony of yacht horns sounded to signify the end of Europe’s largest yacht show for another year. Silver Star Yachting was in attendance at the event; we took the opportunity to meet with clients, friends, partners and other yachting professionals. Here, we summarise 10 of our highlights of the Monaco Yacht Show 2017.

1. M/Y JUBILEE

Recently launched, M/Y JUBILEE was the largest superyacht to ever feature at the Monaco Yacht Show. She dazzled visitors with her unique exterior design and scooped two awards at the Monaco Yacht Show Awards ceremony.

Jubilee at the monaco yacht show 2017

2. The AM37 Tenders

The AM37 is Aston Martin’s latest attempt at delving into the world of yachting, and the spectacular tender does not disappoint. VIP guests were welcomed aboard the AM37 throughout the event.

AM37 at the MYS 2017

3. The Spectacular Views

One of the central attractions was the very spectacle that the show created. An international yachting hub, Monaco is the perfect destination for one of the world’s greatest yacht shows.

SSY at the Monaco Yacht Show

4. This Mercedes 300SL

While stunning superyachts were the main order of the day, the Monaco Yacht Show does cater for those with alternative interests. In 2017, automotive fans were kept entertained by the dazzling Car Deck, which displayed a collection of luxury supercars. This Mercedes 300SL stole the show, with its classic aesthetic and unparalleled sense of style.

mercedes at the monaco yacht show 2017

5. Whiskey Tasting on M/Y LEGEND

The Monaco Yacht Show is all about the luxury lifestyle. Guests on M/Y LEGEND – the 77.4m explorer superyacht – were treated to a staple of indulgence: valuable whiskey. Guests were able to sample some exceptionally rare whiskeys, as well as the local Monaco Blend.

whiskey at the monaco yacht show 2017

6. The Opportunity to Meet Yacht Captains

Yacht Owners and Charterers were treated to the opportunity of meeting some of the yachts’ Captains. Yacht Captains can provide insight into the attraction of each vessel, which is extremely valuable.

captains at the monaco yacht show 2017

7. The Chance to Attend Exclusive Parties

For many, the main highlight of the Monaco Yacht Show is always the opportunity to network and socialise with like-minded people in exclusive settings. Various parties are held on yachts, at the Monaco Yacht Club, and at various chic venues around the Principality.

parties at the monaco yacht show 2017

8. The Unparalleled Display of Luxury

The Principality of Monaco is itself renowned for its affinity with luxurious commodities. From superyachts to supercars, helicopters and fine jewellery, all manner of fineries were on show to guests. This Bell Helicopter was located near the main entrance and set the tone for high-brow attractions at the Monaco Yacht Show 2017.

helicopter at the monaco yacht show 2017

9. Riza Tansu Speaking Publicly

Various talks, workshops and events are hosted throughout the Monaco Yacht Show, allowing professionals the opportunity to benefit from the information of the industry’s big players. There are also less formal occassions in which important industry professionals impart knowledge, such as this speech from Riza Tansu on-board M/Y SO’MAR.

riza tansu at the monaco yacht show 2017

10. The Chance to Sample the Latest Products

Various products and services are launched at the Monaco Yacht Show, providing them with an industry-wide springboard. CanO Water – an innovative, resealable can of water – aims to reduce plastic waste and featured at this year’s show.

CanO Water at the monaco yacht show 2017

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