FunAir Loungers beach set up

Unforgettable Beach Days with FunAir at Monaco Yacht Show

In addition to the adrenaline pumping FunAir Yacht Slides, Climbing Walls and other superyacht toys built for action and adventure, FunAir also know exactly how to relax….. In partnership with the beach days theme at the official Captains and Crew Lounge at Monaco Yacht Show this year, FunAir will be launching three new to market products, perfect for an unforgettable superyacht beach experience.

Outside the Lounge on Quay Louis II visitors will be able to find the new Twin Escape floating on the water. Two detachable beach loungers sit on a stable platform that can float out in the shallows to enhance any beach excursion. The Twin Escape is 3.5m x 3m when deployed and comes with their patented Sea Stairs that help you elegantly step right out of the water and onto the relaxing Escape. Perfect for sunbathing, enjoying time with friends, or perhaps a private chat with drinks out on the ocean.

FunAir Twin Escape

If you like to feel the sand between your toes then you can detach the loungers for beach use and pair them with the second new MYS products launch; the Wave Lounger. FunAir have redesigned their superyacht beach lounger and created a unique, ergonomic flow that is stylish, eye-catching and comfortable. The inflatable Wave Loungers take just a couple of minutes to inflate and deflate, and allow crew to pack multiple loungers on even the smallest tender, making beach set up for larger groups quick and easy. The Wave Loungers can be colour customised and have optional luxury fitted covers available through a FunAir partner. They weigh just 10kg and are around 2.2m long and 85cm wide.

FunAir Wave Loungers

For the starfish amongst you the third product launching at MYS gives you even more space to sit back and beach out. The FunAir Daybed is a double width inflatable beach lounger that can accommodate couples in love, a hoard of kids or give those who like to sunbathe in style all the space they need to stretch out and starfish.

FunAir Inflatable Loungers beach set up

The day bed is an easy to lift 17kg and is 230cm long and 158cm wide. Also available in custom colours and with luxury fitted covers. The Wave loungers and Daybed will be on display outside the Captain and Crew Lounge during Monaco Yacht Show on the dock next to the on-water Twin Escape.

Visitors to the show are invited to come and try out the beach set up for themselves and to experience what total beach comfort really feels like. Captains and crew can also chill out on two loungers stationed upstairs in the private crew lounge where they will be complimenting the interior beach themed space.

To find out more about FunAir and their incredible inflatables head to www.funair.com

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Luxury Cars at The Monaco Yacht Show 2018

For the Monaco Yacht Show 2018 the third edition of the Car Deck exhibition is once again set to showcase the very best in tailor-made, luxury cars, customised to the requirements and tastes of their owners, in the same way the superyachts are.

From September 26th to 29th, show visitors, owners and lovers of superyachts and exquisite machinery will have the opportunity to admire a brand-new range of luxury vehicles on display on the Car Deck of the Monaco Yacht Show. This year the MYS has joined forces with manufacturers specializing in tailor-made and custom designed vehicles and hypercars.

BRABUS Classic MB

“The new superyachting clientele is looking for new lifestyle experiences, new sensations to share. When price is not an obstacle to getting what is best the wealthy younger generation seeks more personal experiences that reflect their own identity,” suggests Gaëlle Tallarida, General Manager of the MYS. “Building a big yacht remains the ultimate in made-to-measure. In the same way the Car Deck reflects the superyachting lifestyle with a display of superlatively luxurious vehicles transformed to order according to their owners’ desires.”

Ford GT40

The Card Deck, located on Quai Antoine Ier in Port Hercules, will present a selection of about a dozen cars and a motorbike that are as original as they are exceptional, manufactured in limited editions or as unique prototypes, some of which will be available for test drives by potential buyers.

For its first participation in the Car Deck, the Italian company ARES Design will unveil its superb redesigned two-door Bentley Coupé, based on the four-door Mulsanne 2017 model and built in very small numbers. The new look given to the Coupé by ARES Design involves a total transformation of the bodywork, mainly using hand-worked carbon fibre and aluminium. Prices for this model, for MYS participants, start at € 715,000.

ARES Bentley

Fans of 1960s British motor-cycles will certainly appreciate the ARES Design trial, based on the minimalist style of the latest BMW R nineT, with a sublime vintage look combined with modern performance levels.

ARES Design trial

ARES Design will most probably also showcase the finest version so far of the emblematic Land Rover Defender. A genuine rebuild for this exceptionally robust vehicle that combines a luxury interior with a very high level of performance thanks to a tailor-made turbocharged V8 engine. Prices for this ARES 4×4 built in limited numbers, only 53 to date, start at € 215,000.

ARES Land Rover Defender

This year MYS participants will have the unique opportunity to meet with Alexandre Danton, French automobile designer and artist. Starting with a given model, or even a wreck, Alexandre builds a chassis and bodywork from customized parts, making the vehicle a unique work of art. His company, Danton Art Kustoms, will present two outstanding hot rods: a unique version of the Lamborghini Espada Edition CHD (Super Cars V12) in pure neo-vintage style with an astounding and refined new exterior; and a 1987 Porsche 911 Targa which, with its aggressive aesthetics, flamboyant red paintwork and redesigned racing body, is customized with a Bentley Turbo engine providing exceptional power (400 BHP).

Danton Porsche

Hemmels returns to the Car Deck and will display the finest Mercedes-Benz SL series restorations. Whether it’s the iconic 300SL Gullwing or Roadster, the sporty 190SL or stunning 280SL Pagoda, each car is taken back to its bare metal beginnings. Every component is painstakingly returned to original factory specification, or beyond. In the spotlight too is a new generation of hypercars, including the spectacular Milan Red model. Built by the Austrian motor manufacturer Milan Automotive, the first and only hypercar producer in Austria, Milan Red is at one and the same time a very fast car, a design object and a source of exceptional driving sensations. This luxury vehicle, with a power output of 1,325 HP for a weight of 1,300 kilos, is limited to 99 units at 2 million euros each.

Hemmels luxury cars

For its second participation in the Car Deck, Gentleman Car, the official French dealer for genuine American Shelby cars, will present three prestige models. Hand crafted with total respect for the spirit of the original, the FIA of the Shelby Cobra 289 FIA Continuation Edition series reproduces the characteristics of the race car driven by Dan Gurney in 1963 and 1964 (prices from € 159,000). The Shelby Cobra 427 S / C Continuation is based on a robust chassis built from 4-inch tubes and equipped with a 7-liter Ford V8 engine (prices from € 148,500). The Ford GT40 MKII Continuation is a perfect clone of the car that won at Le Mans in 1966. 90% of the parts are interchangeable with the vintage model! It is also the only vehicle officially authorized to use the GT40 name, as the chassis number testifies (prices from € 218,900).

Luxury car BRABUS-900-Cabrio

BRABUS will show a selection of customized Mercedes models. This German company is the largest specialist in the transformation of Mercedes vehicles and one of the leaders in the development and integration of innovative, functional business multi-media systems for vehicles. This manufacturer is well-known for its tailor-made luxury cars, combining outstanding performance with interior fittings of the highest quality (the models to be displayed will be announced shortly). Alongside its vehicles BRABUS will also be displaying its luxury 11-meter “hyper”-tender, the BRABUS Shadow 800, as part of the Tenders & Toys floating exhibition. Built in partnership with Axopar Boats the tender is distinguished by its use of the latest high-tech components and its thoroughbred exterior design in BRABUS’s distinctive signature color: black. For the first time on the international stage MYS visitors will be able to test the BRABUS Shadow 800 in the water.

http://www.monacoyachtshow.com/en/discover/car-deck.html

 

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ENHANCEMENTS PLANNED FOR 59TH ANNUAL FORT LAUDERDALE BOAT SHOW

As the guests arrive at the 59th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), an array of changes to form and function will offer a fresh approach to enjoying the largest in-water boat show in the world and an even more successful sales environment for exhibitors.

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show superyacht on display

One of the most noteworthy changes to the 2018 show, set to take place October 31 to November 4, is the redesign and repositioning of the main entrance several hundred yards to the north end of the Bahia Mar Hotel and Marina property, along Seabreeze Boulevard, just south of the International Swimming Hall of Fame and Marina. The brand new, professionally designed entrance will feature a plaza-like configuration, efficient security and a VIP and exhibitor gate. The previous main entrance will be used for exhibitor move-in, move-out and other show logistics, improving access for both show guests and exhibitors.

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show superyacht visitors walking along the dock

“Informa is focused on evaluating the overall show experience and how FLIBS is perceived by people who arrive from many different places and spend time at the show each day,” said Informa U.S. Boat Shows General Manager Andrew Doole. “First impressions are crucial, which is why we are creating a professionally designed, dedicated show entrance with a thoughtful layout and other elements of convenience for guests and exhibitors.”

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show superyacht at dusk

Varied and easy to obtain food and drinks options are part of the plan, with emphasis on quality and convenience. A new culinary provider will offer fresh, farm-to-plate fruits and vegetables, sustainable seafood, and natural, organic meats through partnerships with purveyors of locally-sourced, organic and sustainable products.

“Wherever you are in the show, and whether you want to grab a cold drink, a snack or a gourmet meal, we want it to be easy and satisfying,” added Doole.

About The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Owned by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) and produced by Informa, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS) is recognized as the largest in-water boat show in the world. FLIBS spans more than three million square-feet of exhibit space across seven waterfront locations that are connected by an intricate network of water and ground transportation services. The five-day show attracts approximately 110,000 attendees and 1,200 exhibitors representing 52 countries with more than 1,500 boats on display each November.

For more information, visit www.FLIBS.com.

MYS2018 100 Days to Go

100 Days to the Monaco Yacht Show

On June 26th, 100 days before the 28th edition of the show, the Monaco Yacht Show launched it’s countdown with an exclusive cocktail reception at the Monaco heliport. One hundred guests including partners, exhibiting companies and private clients of the show were in attendance to discuss their participation in MYS2018, which promises to be a new and exceptional edition with the most outstanding superyachts on the planet exhibiting in Port Hercules.

Earlier in the evening Gaëlle Tallarida, General Manager of the MYS, held a press conference in which the show actions to attract future superyacht clients were presented.

Gaëlle Tallarida highlighted the projects reserved for private customers who will be visiting the show. The MYS VIP visit program and the public relations events hosted abroad to promote the show and the superyacht industry to a high-profile audience were included, as well as the Monaco Yacht Summit and the Sapphire Experience.

MYS2018 Monacair coacktail event

The 3rd edition of the Monaco Yacht Summit will be taking place on the eve of the show, 25th September. The event is attended by a delegation of pre-qualified participants interested in embarking on a yachting experience. The Summit includes mini-lectures and discussions with a panel of notable experts in the yachting industry, examining the questions future yacht buyers and charterers should be asking to ensure success in their ventures.

Developed by the Monaco Yacht Show this year, the Sapphire Experience is reserved exclusively for future superyacht charterers and owners to experience superyachting. With private visits of the show’s most magnificent superyachts, a VIP Monaco Bay boat visit, evening receptions of the show’s partners, lunch at the MYS official restaurant and the benefit of the VIP services during the show the Sapphire Experience promises to give a truly memorable first time superyachting experience.

MYS2018 & Monacair cocktail reception

The all new configuration for the 2018 floating exhibition, displaying 120 superyachts was also unveiled at the event. The superyachts on display this year average in length at 49 metres. Of these 120 yachts there will be around 40 new luxury yachts making their debut at the show. On the quays the exhibition areas will be dedicated to the yachting and luxury sectors, as well as thematic areas related to the superyacht lifestyle such as the Car Deck, Tenders & Toys and Starboard is back for it’s second time at the show. A brand new area will be introduced for MYS 2018, the Art Pavillion will be dedicated to the exhibition of sensational art works.

For more information about the show head to www.monacoyachtshow.com

 

Iconic wine book by onshore cellars

New ‘Iconic’ Book by Onshore Cellars Launching For the Yachting Industry

Iconic is the talk of the industry, as this year’s MYBA show in Barcelona Approaches. To showcase the top 100 wines to stock on superyachts, Onshore Cellars announce the launch of a brand new book, Iconic at MYBA on the 23rd April.

Onshore Cellars, following years of experience have listed in Iconic their top 100 all time favourite producers internationally, including some of the most interesting and exciting wines that they have ever come across.

Onshore Iconic Packshot Inner

Ed and Jess Dunnett first established Onshore Cellars in 2013 following many years of experience working on yachts. They opened a wine shop in 2017 based in Antibes in the centre of the old town offering customers an extensive range of wines, regular tasting evenings as well as the option to store wine in the large temperature controlled warehouse facility. Today’s team also includes Rosie Clarkson who holds her WSET Diploma and worked in the wine trade in London for 10 years and Rod Smith MW who has over 10 years of experience provisioning wine to yachts.

Owner of Onshore Cellars, Edward Dunnett, comments: “This book is designed to highlight the skills of the fantastic winemakers that we are lucky enough to work with, and the passion that shines through in their wines. Designed to appeal to the wine collector and enthusiast alike we hope you will enjoy this collection of interviews, stories and tasting notes as you partake in this journey with us.”

Onshore Iconic book cover wine wide

Following the MYBA Show Onshore Cellars will be offering collectors the chance to try each wine and the option of buying a case or just a bottle of each of the 100 Iconic wines featured in their book.

Onshore Cellars was the first to launch an online wine shop for the yachting industry. The website has both the option to get a quote and order online, making provisioning easy and simple. Iconic also has a fully interactive website to go alongside the book with over 1,000 wines available for delivery worldwide.

Onshore Cellars will be at stand 49 for the MYBA Show and is thrilled to be joined by Ridgeview Sparkling Wine from England, Angel Champagne and l’Orangerie liquor from Monaco, which are all brand new exclusive releases into the yachting industry.

If you would like to request a physical or digital copy of Iconic then please contact Onshore Cellars – info@onshorecellars.com

The Superyacht Show advert with a lady sat on a yacht looking out to sea

The Superyacht Show

Barcelona and One Ocean Port Vell continue to be in the superyacht limelight with the recent announcement of The Superyacht Show hosted by the Large Yacht Brokers Association (LYBRA) to follow straight on from the MYBA Charter Show (23 – 26 April 2018), and the Palma Superyacht Show (27 April – 1 May 2018).

The Large Yacht Brokers Association (LYBRA) has revealed plans for an exciting new superyacht show with a fresh, unique and appealing format. THE SUPERYACHT SHOW will take place from 2-5 May 2018 in OneOcean Port Vell, Barcelona. It will offer buyers and charterers, as well as their brokers and representatives, the opportunity to step on board some of the finest superyachts in the world, in an exclusive and private setting. Complementing the on-water display will be a hand-picked selection of some of the world’s premier luxury products and lifestyle brands.

Traditionally, boat shows have a strong business-to-business element whereby industry professionals come together to trade specialist products and services. These are essential elements for builders and operators, but they’re not conducive to creating a truly “luxury experience” for yacht buyers. THE SUPERYACHT SHOW will be a client-centric showcase that delivers the optimum buyer experience by attracting the highest quality superyachts and yachting companies, the most prestigious sponsors, global luxury brands, and the most discerning visitors. The quayside experience for the ultra-high net worth clients and their representatives is specifically designed to be relaxed, elegant and enjoyable.

Jonathan Beckett, President of LYBRA comments: “Our long-term plans are ambitious but also realistic. The idea of a client-focused show was put forward several years ago and we’ve been working on the details for quite some time. We have a great team in place and while our expectations for the first year are modest, I’m confident we’re laying a very solid foundation for the future. 2018 will see the participation of all our member companies and in 2019 we aim to incorporate a number of top quality shipyards and other exhibitors. Everyone is welcome to visit the show since our ultimate aim is to benefit the clients, brokers and the industry as a whole.”

Eric Blair, Secretary General of LYBRA adds: “The collective fleet of superyachts that LYBRA members represent for sale and charter is hugely significant. Our members are acutely aware of their responsibility to exhibit their client’s vessels at a time and place that is most likely to produce serious enquiries from qualified buyers. Over time, we therefore plan to develop the show into the definitive, pre-summer buying opportunity in the Mediterranean. The LYBRA members have both the ability and desire to bring together a world-class display. Our members’ long-term vision is not simply to create another superyacht show; their vision is to create THE SUPERYACHT SHOW.

The inaugural event will be held in the private marina of OneOcean Port Vell in the heart of Barcelona. Ignacio Erroz, General Manager of OneOcean Port Vell observes: “The luxury world is changing. Affluent clients are now increasingly driven by lifestyle experiences, creativity and individuality. They seek experiences that are inspiring and interesting. OneOcean Port Vell and our beautiful, vibrant city of Barcelona can offer an abundance of incredible things to see and do. We’re delighted to welcome THE SUPERYACHT SHOW and to host a world-class fleet that adds yet another attraction to the myriad wonders of our city.”

A strictly limited number of exhibitors and sponsors are being invited to participate in 2018. If you are interested in participating or would like further information, please visit: www.thesuperyachtshow.com

Monaco Yacht Show Honoured Three Jaw-Dropping Superyachts

Press release – September 27, 2017

On Tuesday, September 26, Monaco Yacht Show hosted four hundred privileged guests from across the superyachting industry to distinguish three striking luxury vessels at the 2017 MYS Superyacht Award Ceremony.

Gaëlle Tallarida, Managing Director of MYS, addressed her thanks to the Principality of Monaco and the 580 exhibitors and partners for their active role in the Show’s success for 27 years.

His Excellency Mr Serge Telle, Minister of State of Monaco, underlined today’s position of Monaco as the world’s leading hub for the superyacht industry. From this Wednesday on Port Hercules, the three spectacular luxury vessels honored last night are showcased for their world debut in Monaco. 

HOME, 49.8m, 2017 – winner of the 2017 MYS/RINA Award

The new superyacht delivered by the Dutch shipyard Heesen Yachts received the award for the most environmentally-friendly luxury vessel displayed at the 2017 Monaco Yacht Show. Arthur Brouwer, CEO of Heesen Yachts, and Perry Van Oossanen, naval architect of Home, received the trophy from Ugo Salerno, President and CEO of the Italian company RINA. The evening ceremony also highlighted a decade of recognised expertise in superyacht classification of RINA, who celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.

The Monaco Yacht Show/RINA Award honours the superyacht displayed at MYS whose construction complied with the environmental standards established by the Italian classification company.

SEVEN SINS, 52m, 2017 – winner of the 2017 MYS Interior Design Award

The Interior Design Award rewarded the finest and most state-of-the-art interior designs to this winning superyacht. Designed by Officina Italiana Design Sanlorenzo, Seven Sins combines refined elegance with the latest technical innovation in only 500 tons. Sanlorenzo’s new flagship makes its world debut at the 2017 MYS, highlighting the Italian yard’s experience in luxury yacht builds.

JUBILEE, 110m, 2017

Winner of the 2017 MYS Exterior Design Award

Winner of the 2017 MYS Finest new superyacht Award

The climax of last night’s Monaco Yacht Show Superyacht Award Ceremony; the jaw-dropping 110m luxury vessel Jubilee received two awards. Two awards that distinguished the refined work made by the shipyard Oceanco on the aesthetics of her exterior shapes and interior design, on her high technical and state-of-the-art performance. Captain Roy Dance, on behalf of the Owner, Paris Baloumis, Group Marketing Manager at Oceanco, Rupert Nelson, Director at Burgess and the Owner’s Representative, Igor Lobanov (Exterior Designer) and Sam Sorgiovanni (Interior Designer) received the trophies.

The choices for the winning yachts were made by an eclectic jury of yachting-expert journalists from different countries and yachting cultures: Alexander Cheng, Publisher of the Chinese magazines Asia-Pacific Boating and China Boating, Marcus Krall, Editor-in-Chief of the German title Boote Exclusiv, Nabil Farhat, Publisher of the Arabian publication The World of Yachts & Boats, William Mathieson, Editorial Director of The Superyacht Group (United Kingdom), Ben Roberts, Editor-in-Chief of Superyachts.com (United Kingdom) and Charl van Rooy, Editor-in-Chief of Superyacht Times (The Netherlands).

Gratitude to the partners of the Monaco Yacht Show Inaugural Gala Party

AXXESS MARINE | MAJESTYS | OCEANCO | PINEL & PINEL | PRECIOSA | RINA | SIX INCH BE LOUNGE

With the support of

MONACO CONVENTION BUREAU

Monaco Yacht Show

27 – 30 September 2017

Port Hercules

10AM – 6.30PM

www.monacoyachtshow.com

Playing around with FunAir at MYS 2017

FunAir traditionally inflate the Fun each year at Monaco Yacht Show and launch something new to the superyacht toy market. This year they will be showcasing the new FunAir Playground and Junior BigAir Blob.

A redesign of a firm family favourite, the FunAir Playground has a slide, climbing frame and leaving off point for a smaller version of the very popular BigAir Blob, which like its big brother has stabilising outriggers that stop it turning in the ocean, and an inflatable stand-off that keeps it in place. Friends and siblings can jump from the playground straight onto the blob and launch their partners into the air.

FunAir Playground Junior BigAir Blob

The Playground can be tethered to the yacht out at anchor, and also works as the perfect accessory for families when it is secured in shallower waters on beach days.

Standing 3.5m tall when inflated, the playground has non-slip material on the steps and top, comfort grip climbing holds and ultra slick vinyl on the slide. This eliminates the need for a coversheet and reduces weight and pack size. The Junior Big Air Blob is also made from commercial grade 1000 denier PVC with FR and UV ratings. Total set up time is just 30 minutes.

John Courtney, MD of Yachting commented, “Part of the reason we work hard on developing our innovation partnerships is to make sure we get regular feedback on our existing products, what the owners, guests and crew would like to see in the future, what affects the use of our products and where we can improve everyone’s yachting experience.

“The Playground was developed because of our partnership with Titan Fleet who needed a durable playground that was robust and could be used by kids large and small. We redesigned it to make it lighter, taller and more stable. Combining the Playground with our Junior BigAir Blob gave Titan Fleet the perfect activity centre for their fleet of charter yachts.”

The redesigned FunAir Playground with Junior BigAir Blob will be on the water, displayed outside the official MYS Captains and Crew Lounge next to the Yacht Club throughout Monaco Yacht Show 2017.

To contact FunAir directly, arrange a meeting during MYS, or to pre-order please email yachting@funair.com, or call John Courtney on +1 512 751 4276.

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