Monaco Yacht show 2009 ends with a bang!

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The place to see and to be seen if you are a super yacht manufacuturer that is. The Monaco yacht show opened its doors on the 23 to the 26 th Septmeber with reports of being the best show to date. 

Informa the shows organiser’s reported:

“Despite the recession, Informa’s 2009 Monaco Yacht Show has hosted more yachts and exhibitors than ever before and has proved an exceptional success”

The Government of Monaco and Prince Albert of Monaco were among attendees at this year’s event, joining other civic dignitaries from across the world.

As the world’s leading super yacht show, the MYS attracts a host of international luxury yachting industry professionals and participating in the show has become a must for industry leaders.

The MYS has supported the Monegasque Association against Muscular Dystrophy since 2001. This year MYS hosted a charity auction of 34 unique watches. Prestigious supporters of the auction included Cartier, Patek Phillipe, Louis Vuitton and Omega. The auction raised a staggering 2.3 million Euros, which will go towards fighting Duchenne muscular dystrophy.

Commenting on the event, Peter Rigby, CEO of Informa, said:

“The Monaco Yacht Show is one of our flagship events in late summer. Despite the worldwide economic crisis, this year has been a fantastic success as the world’s premier yacht show. We have had more yachts and exhibitors than ever before – a great achievement in the current financial situation”.

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