Nautical Show in Cannes: yachting is booming
At Vieux-Port, from Sept.6 to 11, the most beautiful yachts and ships could be seen in the excellent European nautical Show.
A problem for manufacturers: what boats to exhibit, during the Show which took place in Cannes Vieux-Port from Sept.6 to 11? Gérard Rodriguez, Rodriguez Group CEO and president of the Show, explained that the group encountered problems to exhibit boats. All the groups have already sold all their collection of the year and until 2003!'The environment in the Show seemed to be euphoric, thanks to the boom of the French luxury shipbuilding. But visitors had no reason to worry, they could see boats: 500 ships representing 300 exhibitionists (yacht, cabin cruisers, open grand luxe, catamarans...).And the Cannes Show widened since last year, it is the biggest nautical Show in Europe, and got 500 m more than last year to expose boats.Contacts:www.salonnautiquecannes.com