Published: Monday, 12 August 2013
Ryan Swift

Monaco Night In Shanghai Draws China Buyers 2China’s premier magazine for yachting lifestyle enthusiasts, China Boating, organised the seventh edition of the Monaco Night on August 2 at the Shanghai Yacht Club on the Bund, the new yachting landmark located in the bustling Shanghai's bustling Lujiazui area. In a strategic association with the Principality of Monaco, the prestigious cocktail and gala dinner event reaffirmed the famed city-state as one of the ultimate destinations for China's growing band of yacht owners.Monaco Night In Shanghai Draws China Buyers 3Attended by 120 distinguished guests, including Chinese yacht owners and influential personalities, the exclusive event included a series of activities such as a  private cruise on the HuangPu River, a test drive of the latest Maserati models, the Hublot watch making experience, casino games, and a glamorous preview of the special VIP trip to be organized in September for the happy few to visit Monaco in style.Monaco Night In Shanghai Draws China Buyers 4 A fine dining experience was arranged for guests, which saw each dish paired with specific Mumm and Perrier Jouet champagnes.Monaco Night In Shanghai Draws China Buyers 5Monaco Night In Shanghai Draws China Buyers 6During the gala dinner, Monaco's Ambassador to China, Catherine Fautrier, transported the audience to the world of the French Riviera, exemplified by the Principality. “It is a great honor and pleasure to team up with China Boating and to meet so many Chinese elite with a growing passion for our Principality. Monaco is a mythic destination and we look forward to provide to our guests an incredible experience at the occasion of the upcoming Monaco Yacht Show. Private functions attended by worldwide celebrities, exclusive auction such as the Only Watch charity operation, mega yacht tour... we will make sure to open the most exclusive doors and share our Culture and Heritage”, said Mrs. Catherine Fautrier. “Tonight we are proud to promote an incredible and exclusive VIP trip to take place during the 23rd edition of the Monaco Yacht Show in September, together with the strong support of the Principality", said Alexandre Heng, Managing Director of Blu Inc Media China.

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