The 2020 edition of the Cannes Yachting Festival has been cancelled. Show organisers Reed Exposition took the decision after the recent surge in Covid-19 cases and enforced rules on large events.Cannes Yachting Festival 2019 - Day 2Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesThis week, the French government extended its ban on mass gatherings of over 5,000 people. This move heavily impacted the possibility of the show going ahead, particularly as Cannes Yachting Festival typically attracts around 50,000 visitors per year. Cannes Yachting Festival 2019 - Day 2Photo: Charl van Rooy / SuperYacht TimesThe show was scheduled to take place from September 8 – 13 and welcome 420 vessels, berthed in both the Old Port and Port Canto.

Source:  SuperYachtTimes