The Monaco Yacht Show is one of the most prestigious events on the international superyacht calendar and all attendees covet an invite to one of the legendary yacht parties hosted on board during the show.
Yacht owners keen to entertainment can organise a glittering evening soiree on board for VIP guests, or perhaps host a glamorous lunch for international press to maximise publicity and enhance their yacht’s sale prospects.
Shipyards are also known to throw unforgettable yacht parties on board their flagship vessels to show off their capabilities, such as Damen and Amels’ 2018 party on board support yacht NEW FRONTIERS, where acrobats twirled and somersaulted high above the hundreds of revellers on deck, suspended by the yacht’s huge tender crane. The sky really is the limit when planning a Monaco Yacht Show party.
Yacht parties are a spectacular way to maximise a yacht’s impact and reputation during MYS. With 120 of the world’s largest and most illustrious yachts on display, it’s important to find a way to stand out during this event.
Planning your Yacht Party
When it comes to yacht parties for the Monaco Yacht Show, it’s crucial to choose the right brokerage team to organise the party in collaboration with the yacht’s crew. Ideally, the brokerage representing the yacht will be both local and highly experienced in organising parties during MYS, with an elite network of entertainers, suppliers, and caterers to make the event immensely memorable and successful.
Experienced brokerages can transform your yacht into the ultimate party venue, whether that’s bringing in a stage for live bands or DJs, transforming your yacht’s sundeck into a fantastical themed cocktail lounge, or creating a sound and light show that plays over three levels. The most premium brokerages will be able to create 3D models and graphic displays to mock up options for you to choose from, before swinging into action to transform your yacht to the chosen theme. The brokerages are also on hand to collaborate with your yacht’s captain and chef to ensure the event runs smoothly, while also sourcing any extra staff needed for the party.
Yacht parties get more elaborate with each passing year, as the industry recognises the amount of favourable publicity generated by hosting these events on board. For the VIP buyer invited onto the yacht for a glamorous party, it can be just the alluring event that prompts them to make an offer, while for owners who plan to charter their yacht until sale, the buzz generated from a party can drive charter bookings for months, whilst gaining favourable press. Yacht parties during MYS aren’t just fabulous fun, they’re good business.