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Monaco Yacht Show 2024: Everything You Need to Know

Taking place between 25 - 28 September 2024, the prestigious Monaco Yacht Show has seen hundreds of yachts sail in and out of Port Hercule since 1991.


Date: 25 - 28 September 2024

Opening Hours:

🕒 Wednesday 25 Sept - 10:00 till 18:30 (access by invitation only)

🕒 Thursday 26 Sept - 10:00 till 18:30

🕒 Friday 27 Sept - 10:00 till 18:30

🕒 Saturday 28 Sept - 10:00 till 18:00

Location: Port Hercule, Principality of Monaco

Stand: To be announced

Please contact our team in Monaco to book an appointment or to speak to us.



Why visit the Monaco Yacht Show?

Drawing yacht owners, charterers, potential buyers, and enthusiasts from around the world, the Monaco Yacht Show is the premier global yachting event.

With around USD 4.3 billion worth of yachts on display, and featuring some of the world’s most iconic superyacht brands, the Monaco Yacht Show attracts yacht enthusiasts from around the world, coming together to network, explore the finest yachts, and celebrate the end of summer in style.

But the hottest superyachts isn't all that awaits at Port Hercule. From the luxury ‘Car Deck’ featuring classic and custom vehicles (ranging from 1960s Mercedes-Benz to the latest electric hypercars), to speedboats, helicopters, personal submarines, limousines and the latest toys and tenders - this event is nothing short of a billionaire’s paradise. 

Port Hercule, Monaco

Event Highlights

Whilst you could easily spend all day browsing the exquisite selection yachts for sale, there’s plenty more to see and do when attending the Monaco Yacht Show. 


Inspire future projects

The many superyachts on display at the Monaco Yacht Show are enough to spark inspiration in any yacht enthusiast. Browse the various yachts docked in the harbour, speak with some of the top industry-leading shipyards, and explore the latest innovations in yacht design. 

SOARING at Monaco Yacht Show


Monaco Yacht Summit

Hear from industry experts and professionals in a series of panel discussions as part of the Monaco Yacht Show Summit - an event held exclusively for yacht Owners, charterers, prospective end-user clients and private wealth managers attending the show.

This is an opportunity for yacht enthusiasts to have their questions answered from various yachting professionals - whether you’re looking to charter, buy or build your dream superyacht.

Panel of people discussing


Adventure Area

Introduced in 2022, the Adventure Area is a must-see for watersports lovers at the Monaco Yacht Show. From tenders to off-road vehicles, nautical gadgets and thrilling activities to enjoy on board a yacht - this all-new exhibition combines the former Car Deck with Tenders and Toys for all the equipment, gadgets and tech, all in one place. 

With the latest cutting-edge technologies, you can drive an all-terrain vehicle to the North Pole, go on an underwater excursion or even take a tender ride off the coast of secluded islands and discover exotic animal species. At the Monaco Yacht Show, the options are practically limitless.

The Adventure Area is exactly what you need to take your yachting experiences to the next level.

Jet ski


Design and Innovation Hub

Introduced at the 2021 Monaco Yacht Show, the Design and Innovation Hub is home to all the latest concepts, designs and solutions in superyachting. Over the four-day event, you’ll have the chance to sit-in on live presentations from expert yacht designers, as well as explore a selection of superyacht concept models that will shape the future of the industry.

The space will also feature the historical Designer Gallery, where a panel of design experts and naval architects are available to help you design your own future yacht.

PROJECT CENTURY X Exterior Rendering


A trip to Monaco is a luxury experience in itself, with world-class restaurants, picturesque harbours and lavish casinos, to name just a few attractions. Whether travelling by helicopter, car, or private jet, you’ll want to ensure you make the most of your stay when dropping in for the prestigious Monaco Yacht Show. Eat at the finest restaurants, admire the real estate, and indulge in the many luxuries that this exclusive principality has to offer. 

Monte Carlo Casino

Visit the Monte Carlo Casino

One of the most famous casinos in the world, the Casino de Monte Carlo is a must-visit for visitors of the Monaco Yacht Show. Built in the flamboyant Beaux Arts style in 1893, this casino features grand designs, intricate architecture and various gaming rooms of different themes. 

It’s also said to be the inspiration behind the James Bond novel, Casino Royale, so fans must be sure to suit up, order their martinis and indulge in a night of exciting entertainment. 

Jardin Exotique Monaco


In Fontvieille, just outside the city centre, lies the hidden gem that is Jardin Exotique. With lush surroundings, breathtaking vistas and bright, exotic foliage, this garden is a tropical paradise, featuring over 7,000 species of plants. It’s the perfect place to unwind and escape the bustling streets after an exciting day at the Monaco Yacht Show. 

Le Metropole Luxury Shopping Center

Browse monaco's high-end stores

Synonymous with opulence, you can rest assured a visit to Monaco’s highstreets and shopping centres will be adorned with all the haute couture and luxury upscale brands you could possibly need.

From jewellery to perfume, designer bags and fine clothing - if you’re in need of some retail therapy, the Avenue de Monte-Carlo, Boulevard des Moulins and Avenue Princess Grace are the places to be.

Palais du Prince Monaco

tour the palais du prince

Dating back to the 13th century, the Palais du Prince sits high above Monaco and is just a short distance from the cathedral in which Prince Rainier III and American actress Grace Kelly were married. When the Prince is not in residence, you can tour the palace, take in the views of the yacht-dotted harbour, and even watch the changing of the guards. 

Eat at the best restaurants in monaco

Across Monaco, there are a total of six restaurants that share nine Michelin stars between them. From all-organic menus and ocean views, to worldwide cuisines, fine wines and creative dishes - the principality is a gastronomic haven.

After a busy day browsing the many yachts at the Monaco Yacht Show, head back to your hotel, get dressed up, and enjoy an evening of cocktails and delicacies at the best restaurants in Monaco.

"Michelin star restaurant food"

1. Louis XV - Alain Ducasse at the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo

With three Michelin stars, Louis XV offers Riviera-inspired cuisine using the finest local produce, paired with fine vintage wines from the hotel’s fabled cellars. 

2. Le Grill - Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo

On the eighth floor of the same hotel lies Le Grill - a luxury barbecue whose kitchens have been overseen by chef Franck Cerutti for over 20 years. 

3. Pavyllon Monte-Carlo - Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo

Run by three-Michelin starred chef Yannick Alléno, this restaurant overlooking Port Hercule aims to blend fine-dining with healthy eating: ‘the best of the simple’, as the chef likes to call it. 

4. Blue Bay - Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort

Blending Caribbean and Mediterranean flavours, chef Marcel Ravin earnt his two Michelin stars with bold and original dishes, served in a warm and lively atmosphere thanks to their open kitchens. 

5. Yoshi - Hotel Metropole

A gastronomic delight for lovers of Japanese cuisine, this restaurant pairs the finest sakés, whiskies and Japanese green teas with teppanyaki-style dishes and traditional oriental food with a creative twist.

6. La Table d’Antonio Salvatore - the Rampoldi

Having earned its first Michelin star in 2021, this restaurant offers unique dishes with distinct Southern Italian and French influences, for a truly original dining experience. 

stay in the best hotels in monaco

A weekend at the esteemed Monaco Yacht Show epitomises opulence, so it's only fitting that your accommodation mirrors this indulgent spirit. Renowned for their world-class service, striking architecture, and unrivalled ocean views, Monaco is home to some of the most decadent hotels out there, all just a stone's throw from the Monaco Yacht Show.

"Hotel de Paris luxury hotel Monaco"

1. Hotel Metropole

Located at the centre of Monaco, and with four restaurants overseen by world-renowned chefs, the Hotel Metropole offers the height of luxury, with guest rooms and suites designed by Jacques Garcia. 

2. Fairmont Monte Carlo

One of the largest luxury hotels in Europe, the Fairmont Monte Carlo faces the Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit, and features stunning contemporary rooms, spa facilities and a fitness centre. 

3. Le Meridien Beach Plaza

Equipped with a private beach, spa and on-site beauty salon, Le Meridien Beach Plaza allows guests to step away from the bustle of city life with a secluded spot for relaxation. 

4. Monte Carlo Beach

With a close-to-sea location, this hotel offers a serene, tropical atmosphere. The rooms offer a hybrid design with contemporary notes as well as a roaring-twenties influence. 

5. Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo

Just 200 metres away from the iconic Monte Carlo Casino, the Hôtel Hermitage offers an idyllic location, picturesque views of the city and coastline, and mouth-watering gourmet cuisine. 

6. Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo

Built in 1864, this hotel is situated at the heart of Monaco, with marble columns, crystal chandeliers and beautifully decorated suites to offer a truly Monegasque luxury experience.


The Monaco Yacht Show is the most prestigious boat show in the world, with an attendance of almost 35,000 participants over the four days, and more than 450 major companies in the luxury yachting industry. If you are looking to sell or charter your yacht, this is the event for it to be seen.

As one of the major players in the industry, Ocean Independence presents a number of yachts in the show each year, with an impressive number of qualified visits per yacht. With a stand in the heart of the show, we act as a central point for meetings, events and media enquiries. 

Ocean Independence stand at Monaco Yacht Show

Exhibiting your yacht at international shows is a tried and tested way to boost awareness, drive interest and engage prospective buyers - but you need to know the brokers you are working with will do your yacht justice. That’s where we come in. 

Here at Ocean Independence our mission is to consistently exceed expectations by delivering unparalleled quality service. With 400 yachts sold to date, and the most extensive global fleet of crewed luxury yachts available for charter, we are committed to turning your yachting dreams into a seamless reality.

1. Exclusive access and water transportation

We’ve partnered with trusted partners to provide a luxury tender service to deliver the very best Monaco Yacht Show experience for our clients. Selected UHNW clients will have VIP access to the show and to exclusive events held on board our yachts, and our fleet of fast and elegant tenders can take you where you wish to go, avoiding the traffic on dry land. 

2. Digital Marketing coverage

For all the yachts we represent at the Monaco Yacht Show, we produce an extensive marketing campaign to showcase and promote them prior to the event. From social media activity to email marketing campaigns, print advertising in key industry titles such as Boat International and Boote Exclusiv, and promotion on our website - you can rest assured that your yacht will have extensive marketing coverage in the lead up to the event. 

3. Owner’s reports

Throughout the show, all visits to your yacht will be recorded in our CRM and followed up at the end of each day. At the end of the show, you’ll receive a report detailing every visit and outcome for you to review - you’ll be kept in the loop, every step of the way. 


After a challenging couple of years for the yachting industry, the 2024 Monaco Yacht Show is set to be bigger and better than ever. By exhibiting your yacht with us, you’ll be opening yourself up to new opportunities with brokers, representatives, and buyers from around the world.

If you’d like to exhibit your yacht with us in this year’s Monaco Yacht Show, or would simply like to find out more about the process, reach out to our team and we’ll be in touch with further details.

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