The Best International Yacht Shows 2022
Must-Visit International Yacht Shows 2022
For the past two years, international yacht shows have not gone ahead as we know it, with virtual viewings and forced closures. However, in 2022, some of the most prestigious events on the international yachting calendar are back. From the world-class Monaco Yacht Show to the coveted Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, discover which of the world’s most spectacular yacht shows in 2022 are set to become a hub of spectacular boat viewings, international networking, and extravagant parties.
In order of the events taking place throughout the year, here are Silver Star Yachting’s must-visit yacht shows to add to your yachting calendar in 2022:
Palm Beach International Boat Show 2022
The Palm Beach International Boat Show returns on the 24th to the 27th of March, bringing its unique mix of old-world glamour and an exquisite line-up of contemporary yachts to America’s East Coast. Attracting thousands of visitors every year, the Palm Beach International Boat Show plays host to more than $1.2 billion worth of boats and marine accessories, with a huge number of top boating brands and shipyards exhibiting their latest products and services. For those that are interested in private yacht charters, plenty of the superyachts on display will be available for attendees to tour their luxurious interiors.
Those looking to mix with fellow show attendees can take advantage of the Windward VIP experience, which takes place in an exclusive lounge complete with a well-equipped bar. With so many new features and breathtaking superyachts, The Palm Beach International Boat Show 2022 is an event that is not to be missed.
The Superyacht Show Barcelona 2022
With a beautiful backdrop of idyllic Spanish architecture, The Superyacht Show Barcelona is back in May 2022 with the dates to be announced. Organised by the Large Yacht Brokers Association (LYBRA), serious clients and their brokers are invited to attend the show to browse the finest selection of yachts on display ahead of the Mediterranean yacht charter season. Some of the largest and most impressive motor yachts on the international charter fleet are promised to attend the show and are all available for private tours. Although the superyachts are bound to steal the show, industry professionals will line the boardwalks offering valuable information to all their clients.
The show’s premium address at Port Vell, located just a stone’s throw from the yacht charter hotspots of Ibiza and the Balearic islands, adds an extra level of glamour to the event.
Cannes Yachting Festival 2022
Following on from a successful 2021 boat show, the Cannes Yachting Festival will return in 2022 to the two sites of Vieux Port and Port Canto in Cannes. From the 6th to the 11th of September, an annual fleet of around 700 motor yachts, sailing boats, multihulls and tenders will be on display for visitors all week. Guests will get to experience direct onboard sessions and a rare opportunity to engage in demonstrations throughout the event. As the Cannes Yachting Festival 2022 is one of the leading European fixtures of the yachting calendar, dozens of shipyards debut stunning new models set to hit the market that year. Avid watersporters and racers will also get the chance to try demonstrations on the water as well as the Concours D’Elegance with vintage boats on display.
Monaco Yacht Show 2022
Globally acclaimed for showcasing some of the most impressive superyachts on the market, the Monaco Yacht Show maintains its position as one of the most premium yacht shows as a fleet of incredible motor and sailing yachts descend to Monaco’s port on the 28th of September for four days. Hosted in Port Hercule, famous for being part of the Monaco Grand Prix track, some of the biggest names in the yachting industry including Azimut, Sunseeker, Gulf Craft and many more will give visitors the chance to tour and charter the displays.
In addition to the glistening plethora of captivating yachts, the VIP Sapphire Experience offers the boat show visitors an exclusive lounge, bar, fine dining and opportunities to connect with other yachting enthusiasts, the Sapphire Experience is perfect for truly making the most out of the Monaco Yacht Show 2022.
Fort Lauderdale Boat Show 2022
The ‘yachting capital of the world’ opens its doors once again from the 26th to the 1st of October for the prestigious Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show 2022. Scheduled to showcase more than $4 billion worth of yachts and merchandise, FLIBS 2022 is an ideal opportunity to view potential yacht charters and buy some of the latest marine products. The sprawling boat show is spread over seven locations around Fort Lauderdale, with a smooth transport system escorting visitors to each site. Attracting over 100,000 visitors and featuring more than 6 miles of floating docks, Fort Lauderdale is the largest on-water boat show and it most definitely delivers to that standard. Embrace the live music, cocktail parties and spectacular demonstrations upon your visit.
Enjoy unrivalled views of the show with the Windward VIP experience and create long-lasting connections over chilled Champagne and fine food in the exclusive lounge. For the best views of the largest superyachts, head to pier 66!
For more information on any of the yacht shows in 2022, please contact the expert team at Silver Star Yachting.