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The hotly anticipated calendar for the upcoming Mediterranean yacht shows is here and is more exciting than ever before. Taking place throughout the entire year, the Mediterranean’s Yacht show’s are internationally recognised as some of the biggest and most impressive luxury yachts shows in the world, offering a global hub of spectacular boat viewings, international networking, glamorous parties and the chance to find your next boat rental in the Mediterranean. 

In order of the events taking place throughout the year, here are YACHTZOO’s must-see Mediterranean boat shows to make your way throughout the yachting calendar in 2022.

The Mediterranean Boat Show 

30th April – 4th May 

Following two years of cancellations, the Greek town of Nafplion is set to play host again to hundreds of yacht brokers and industry experts keen to kick-start the Greek yacht charter season. Organised by the Greek Yachting Association), the show promises to be a networking hub, creating the perfect place for brokers to source first-hand information about the latest fleet of yachts based in the East Mediterranean for them to best inform their clients. 

With more than 100 vessels filling the harbour, attendees should expect to see motor yachts, sailing boats, luxury gulets and other marine-related products and services. Better yet, this great selection ensures attendees can schedule private yacht tours, as well as the opportunity to meet with captains and crew, providing them with useful insight about the upcoming Greek charter season. 

Also making a return to the Mediterranean boat show 2022 is the Chef’s competition, an exhilarating spectacle as the chefs battle it out to create culinary masterpieces for a panel of judges.

Barcelona Yacht Show 2022

6th-9th May 


With a beautiful backdrop of idyllic Spanish architecture, the Barcelona Yacht Show 2022  is back this spring. Organised by the Large Yacht Brokers Association, discerning clients and their brokers are invited to attend the show for an unparalleled viewing of the finest luxury yachts on display ahead of the Mediterranean yacht charter season. Some world-debuts and the largest motor boats on the international charter fleet are set to attend the show and are all available for personal viewings. 

While the superyachts are set to steal the show, experts in the yachting industry fill the boardwalks ready to help with any request. The show’s prestigious address at Port Vell located close to the luxury yacht charter hotspots of Ibiza and the Balearic islands add an extra level of style to the event. Promising the premium buyers’ experience for high-net-worth individuals, the spectacular marina facilitates great networking. 

Cannes Boat Show 2022 

6th – 11th September 2022 

Regarded as the world’s most eclectic trade show, the Cannes Boat Show 2022 will return in 2022 to the two sites of Vieux Port and Port Canto in Cannes. For five days, the Cannes Yachting Festival will showcase around 700 motor yachts, sailing boats, multihulls and tenders by the world’s leading boat builders and shipyards. Guests will also get to experience direct onboard sessions with yachting experts as well as the rare opportunity to engage in sea demonstrations throughout the event. One must-see event is the Concours D’Elegance, which offers yachting enthusiasts the chance to try out a range of vintage boats. 

The Luxury Gallery at Vieux Port will showcase a selection of refined yachting and lifestyle brands, including watchmakers, jewellers, fashion houses, art, tech, and yachting service providers.

Some of the world’s leading yacht brokers will be welcoming guests to the show, ready to assist them on their yachting journey, whether it be purchasing their first yacht, chartering a yacht, or looking to upgrade their existing vessel.

Monaco Yacht Show 2022 

28th – 1st October 2022


Undeniably one of the world’s most prestigious events on the international boat show calendar, the Monaco Yacht show 2022 will be held amidst the famed Port Hercules, renowned for being part of the Monaco Grand Prix track and playing host to some of the biggest names in the yachting industry including Azimut, Sunseeker, and Gulf Craft. 

The 2022 luxury yacht show will showcase an exceptional selection of the world’s finest superyachts for sale and charter, including some of the most advanced superyachts new to the market. The Monaco Yacht Show 2022 will also highlight some of the world’s most innovative toys, tenders, and marine accessories.

Lining the harbour, attendees will have ample opportunity to meet industry professionals, including shipyards, designers, yacht brokers and experts, as well as luxury service providers, including helicopter and private jet hire. 

Attendees should also look to make the most of the VIP Sapphire Experience, which offers the boat show’s guests an exclusive lounge, bar, fine dining and opportunities to connect with other yachting enthusiasts. 

With a calendar full of Mediterranean yacht shows, it’s time to start planning your next yacht charter. If you are interested in finding a boat rental in the Mediterranean, please contact the expert team at YACHTZOO.

IYBA International Yacht Brokers Association MYBA The Worldwide Yachting Association  LYBRA Large Yacht Brokers Association  APSA Asian Pacific Superyachts Association  ECPY The European  committe for professional yachting  GYA Greek Yachting Association  Monaco Capital of Advance Yachting