Published: Friday, 20 September 2013
Mike Fulton

The Festival de la Plaisance in Cannes is the one of the most important shows in the nautical calendar. Held this September, it was the perfect occasion for the Beneteau’s brands to kick-off the new season with announcements of new launches. 

Every year, Beneteau Group is a major participant at the show and this year was no exception. Beneteau, Lagoon, Monte Carlo Yachts and CNB, respectively, were out in force, displaying their latest models and best sellers. 

Beneteau Boats Excel At Cannes Boat Show 2The fabulous MC4

Beneteau had an impressive presence with 15 boats in total. Beneteau Sail showcased a fleet of eight boats, six from the Oceanis range, including the revolutionary new Oceanis 38 as well as, the Sense 46 and the Sense 55 from the Sense range. Beneteau Power showed off seven boats, three yachts from the Gran Turismo range, three from the Swift Trawler range, and the very popular Barracuda 9. 

Catamaran makser Lagoon displayed the majority of its range, with a fleet of five best sellers, Lagoon 39, Lagoon 450, Lagoon 52, Lagoon 560 and Lagoon 620. 

Beneteau Boats Excel At Cannes Boat Show 3The prestigious MCY 86

Monte Carlo Yachts’ stand, had the entire range, MCY 86, MCY 76, MCY 70, MCY 65 together with the MC5 and the new MC4 from the Monte Carlo range. The prestigious MCY 86 and the fabulous MC4 were premiered at this year’s show. 

Last but not least, CNB presented its famed Bordeaux 60 and the CNB 76.