In Pictures: Rainy first day as Cannes Yachting Festival 2019 opens its doors

Written by Charl van Rooy

Gloomy skies and wet docks greeted visitors on the opening day of the 2019 Cannes Yachting Festival.Cannes Yachting Festival 2019Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesCannes Yachting Festival 2019Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesThe 42nd edition will run until Sunday 15 September with pleasant weather and high temperatures predicted for the remainder of the event.Cannes Yachting Festival 2019Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesCannes Yachting Festival 2019Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht Times“After nearly a month of fitting and installation, we’re ready,” says Sylvie Ernoult, Director of the Cannes Yachting Festival. “This year the Yachting Festival is organised between the two ports: the Vieux Port hosts the ultimate in motor boats while Port Canto becomes the new showcase for the most beautiful sailing boats.”Cannes Yachting Festival 2019Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht Times

Cannes Yachting Festival 2019Photo: SuperYacht TimesCannes Yachting Festival 2019Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesA key event on the yachting calendar, the Cannes Yachting Festival brings together more than 50,000 visitors from around the world and more than 600 exhibitors every year. This year, over 168 yachts over 20 metres form part of the show with 127 world premieres being expected from brands all over the world.Cannes Yachting Festival 2019Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesCannes Yachting Festival 2019Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesCannes Yachting Festival 2019Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht Times

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