All You Need to Know About the Monaco Yacht Show 2023

Happening September 27 - 30, 2023

The World’s Premier Yacht Show

The Monaco Yacht Show is one of the premier events in the world of luxury yachting, and it is a must-attend for anyone who is interested in buying or chartering a yacht. This year marks the 30th edition of the show, which takes place in the stunning Port Hercules in Monaco, and it promises to be an unforgettable experience for anyone who is passionate about yachting.

The Monaco Yacht Show is renowned for its exceptional display of the finest superyachts in the world. Over the course of four days, visitors will have the opportunity to explore some of the most luxurious and innovative vessels on the water and to meet with the experts and manufacturers who are behind these incredible machines. Whether you are in the market for a new yacht or simply want to experience the latest and greatest in yachting technology, the Monaco Yacht Show is the perfect place to start.

In addition to the showcase of superyachts, the Monaco Yacht Show also features a wide range of other activities and events, including seminars, presentations, and social gatherings, making it the ideal place to network and make new connections in the yachting world. From the latest in design trends and technological advancements to the best in cuisine and entertainment, the Monaco Yacht Show truly offers something for everyone.

For those who are interested in attending the Monaco Yacht Show 2023, contact your preferred Northrop & Johnson broker.

Dates and schedule of the Monaco Yacht Show

When is the 2023 Monaco Yacht Show?

The 2023 Monaco Yacht Show takes place from Wednesday the 27th to Saturday the 30th of September this year.

Monaco Yacht Show schedule and opening times

Wednesday, September 27: 10 am – 6:30 pm (access by invitation only)
Thursday, September 28 and Friday, September 29: 10 am – 6:30 pm (open to all)
Saturday, September 30: 10 am – 6 pm (open to all)
Access to the show is allowed until 30 minutes before closing time.

Monaco Yacht Show – Location and access

Where is the Monaco Yacht Show?

As always, the MYS will take place in the Principality of Monaco at the stunning Port Hercule, and it promises to be an unforgettable experience for anyone passionate about yachting.

How to get to the MYS

There are three public entrances: Quai Antoine Ier, Parvis Piscine (Boulevard Albert Ier) and Quai Chicane. There are two VIP entrances (dedicated to Discover and Sapphire Experience passes): Quai Albert Ier (Upper Deck Lounge) and Quai Louis II.

Other great yachts to see at the MYS

The largest yacht on display this year at the Monaco Yacht Show is the 318′ (97m) Lurssen CARINTHIA VII. The largest yacht in the show at anchor is the 262’5″ (80m) Oceanco Y701.

Monaco and Surroundings

Where to dine during the MYS

With excellent seasonal produce and world-class talent, Monaco boasts some of the finest chef’s tables in the world. Take a look at where to dine during the Monaco Yacht Show.

What to see and do during the MYS

The original millionaire’s playground, Monaco has long played host to holidaymakers seeking the sea, sun and something a little different. Check out what to see and do during the Monaco Yacht Show.


Can anyone attend the Monaco Yacht Show?
Yes, the Monaco Yacht Show is open to the general public, allowing enthusiasts and visitors to experience the event.

What else is on exhibition at the MYS?
In addition to the stunning yachts, the Monaco Yacht Show offers a diverse range of exhibits. Don’t miss the chance to explore the latest cutting-edge maritime toys and innovations, including submarines and other intriguing marine technologies.

How to dress for a Monaco Yacht Show?
The recommended dress code for the Monaco Yacht Show is smart casual. This means you can enjoy the event in comfortable yet stylish attire, suitable for both the glamorous atmosphere and the Mediterranean climate.

What is the largest boat show in the world in 2023?
The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show holds the title of being the largest boat show in the world for the year 2023. It’s a must-visit event for boating enthusiasts worldwide.

Can you go on the yachts at the Monaco Yacht Show?
You have the opportunity to step aboard the yachts during the Monaco Yacht Show if you are accompanied by a qualified yacht broker. Consider partnering with one of our experienced Northrop & Johnson brokers for exclusive access.

When was the first MYS?
The Monaco Yacht Show has a rich history dating back to its inaugural event in 1991. Beyond its opulent displays, Monaco takes pride in being at the forefront of sustainable yachting. This commitment to sustainability is deeply intertwined with the principality’s ruler, Prince Albert II of Monaco. Monaco serves not only as the capital of luxury yachting but, more significantly, as a global leader in promoting environmentally responsible practices within the yachting industry.

Yachts for Sale in the Show

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Yachts for Charter in the Show

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Yachts for Sale at Anchor and Around the Show

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