The Concours d’Elégance will take place on Thursday, 14 September at 5:00 pm in front of the Cannes Yachting Festival beach.
This event, based on the Concours d’Elégance competitions traditionally held for cars, is exclusively for modern and vintage day boats that are less than 12 metres in length.
Every boat must have a one to four-person crew that includes at least one woman.
CONCOURS D’ELÉGANCE 2016
The jury, composed of professionals and enthusiasts, will mark each boat on the following criteria:
- The quality of the restoration Design
- The state of preservation History
- Rarity of the model
- The elegance of the crew
- The quality of the parade
Participants will compete in two categories:
- Boats built before 1980
- Boats built a er 1980
At the end of the parade and a er the jury has deliberated, the participants will be awarded with 4 prizes:
- Pre 1980 category
- Post 1980 category
- Women’s elegance award
- Jury’s choice
The award ceremony will take place at the VIP Club from 6:30 pm in the presence of the event’s partners, who will have the pleasure of handing out the prizes.
Cannes Yachting Festival
The Festival has changed its name to the Cannes Yachting Festival (years before: Festival de la Plaisance de Cannes)
The Cannes Yachting Festival is one of many exhibitions organised by Reed Expositions France, which like Fiac and Paris Photo allow an international clientele to meet with top level buyers in an exceptional setting.
Some additional Photos/Videos Credit: © Yachts XL, © Jérome Kelagopian & Mathieu Walter
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