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Looking down on the Yacht Club from Monaco’s exclusive seawater Spa, “ Thermes Marins ”, the new club-house really is a magnificent icon of multi-decked architecture – inaugurated in 2014 and designed by internationally renowned architect Lord Norman Foster.

Only in the Principality’s marina could you confuse this giant structure for the yachts around it that it resembles – a yacht mirage with a gorgeous deck with luxurious swimming pool and terraces for dancing. Splendid enough for meetings of the most discerning yacht enthusiasts, including the glitterati and “Three Comma” billionaires that frequent it.

Yachts Beyond the Reach of Mere Mortals

Some of the largest and most expensive yachts in the world dock here to take in the city’s pleasures, particularly during the iconic Monaco Yacht Show. You can wander around marvelling at all of the gadgets designers can inlay on these boats like the 348-foot-long AMADEA one of the largest and most distinctive superyachts in the world with its six distinctive guest decks. Or perhaps gaze at the 365-foot-long TIS, one of the largest and most regal yachts to be launched this year.

These superyachts, like the Yacht Club itself are like private islands and wouldn’t look out of place in a James Bond movie. If billionaires Bernard Arnault or Larry Page or Larry Ellison come calling, Monaco Yacht Club sets the stage perfectly.

Home of the Grimaldi Dynasty

For over 600 years from the 12th century onwards, the Grimaldi stronghold at Port Hercule, including where the Yacht Club now preens itself, was one of the prized naval assets on the Mediterranean. Its strategic location served more than once to change the course of history.

It was around the time of the reign of Charles III of Monaco that the Principality’s reputation as an international haven of luxury and wealth took off. And Charles III had the vision to encourage the development of Monaco as a magnet for international regattas of renown to which the world flocked.

Historic Regatta Heaven

The first of these regattas were held in the bay of Monaco in 1862, so successful that in 1888 the “Société des Régates” was established by Prince Charles III and his son Prince Albert I , affectionately known as the “Oceanographer Prince”.

Almost a century of famous regattas preceded the founding in 1953 by Prince Rainier and presided over by Prince Albert II since 1984, the Yacht Club de Monaco. The Club brings together more than 2000 members from 66 nationalities. Many of the world’s most prestigious private yachts fly the Yacht Club de Monaco’s burgee, testimony to its unique position in the International yachting world.

Prince Albert’s Presidency

In April 1984, with Prince Albert’s Presidency, he developed new international events such as the Primo Cup, the biggest gathering of monotype yachts in the Mediterranean Sea. Prince Albert also put emphasis on classic Yachting with the organization from 1994 of the Monaco Classic Week for vintage and classic yachts, the Prada Challenge for Classic Yachts.

Notably, it was the first visit of Atlantic 2010 (replica of the 1903 three-mast schooner on which Charlie Barr in 1905 set the best time for an Atlantic crossing) to the Principality. Another icon, the SS Delphine (1921) steam-boat made a welcome return. It was aboard this beauty that three world leaders, Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill, negotiated at least part of the 1945 Yalta Agreement.

Yacht Seasons are typically opened with ultra-private concerts at YCM with celebrities like Sir Elton John in 2016, Duran Duran in 2017, and Sting last year. It was yet another global star Lionel Richie singing “All Night Long” this September who delighted the many boat owners and YCM members. “All Night Long” was attended by YCM President, Prince Albert II and a host of international personalities including actor-producer Samuel L. Jackson, basketball legend Magic Johnson, Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and fashion designer Domenico Dolce, one of the two behind the eponymous brand D&G.

Regatta and Sports Heaven with a Golden Future

The Monaco Yacht Club from its beginnings embraced and has nurtured a prestige Regatta program that has accelerated and taken on new dimensions under Prince Albert’s Presidency.

It is worth mentioning the Primo Cup again as it has quickly established itself as the big meeting that opens the season in the Mediterranean for Europe’s one-design elite. Just a few other examples of stand-out Regattas enjoyed by YCMmembers include:

Monaco Swan One Design,  (9th-13th April 2019) organized in conjunction with the Yacht Club de Monaco,  was the first event in the 2019 Nations Trophy Mediterranean League.

Monaco Globe Week with the IMOCA 60  – 60-foot monohulls being among the fastest modern racing monohulls have raced on a course totalling 1,300 nautical miles embracing some of the most emblematic marks in the Western Mediterranean.

Monaco Sportsboat Winter Series  offers a monthly programme alternating high level regattas and training weekends for onedesigns.

As well as the Primo Cup another innovation worth a double mention here is  Monaco Classic Week. Persuaded that the reading of the past holds keys for the future Prince Albert fostered the creation and coordination during five years of a unique circuit for vintage and classic yachts, the Prada Challenge for Classic Yachts, without forgetting the acquisition of Tuiga in 1995, since becoming the flagship of the YCM. More recently the wave continued with the launching in 2005 of the “La Belle Classe” label.

The whole yachting world continues to look to Monaco to organize its most prestigious events. Within the last 12 months, 200 guests from the America’s Cup community from around the world gathered at the Yacht Club de Monaco to celebrate the launch of  the Prada Cup – the Challenger Selection Series for the 36th America’s Cup  to be presented by Prada in January 2021 in Auckland – deemed as “ the quest for oldest trophy in sport ”, the America’s Cup. Not to forget  World Rowing with the  Prince Albert II Challenge , a 6000m coastal race organised by the Societe Nautique de Monaco.

The Enthusiasm and Promise of Monaco’s Youth at YCM

Looking to the future is the Monaco Sports Academy which provides support to gifted young Monaco sailors and sportsmen taking on the world. The Academy is a close collaboration between the Yacht Club de Monaco, presided by Prince Albert and its General Secretary Bernard d’Alessandri, and Philippe Ghanem who is an active member of the Club. They share a common goal: to help young athletes living in Monaco reach the highest level in sport.

Also founded in 1970 by Prince Rainier III, the Sports Section of Y.C.M. adapts training to youngsters from as young as age six from initiation to competition and at every age.

Look out for the Monaco Optimist Team Race from 9-12 January 2020. The regatta is reserved for 20 teams of young sailors, all under 14. YCM invites the most competitive clubs with emphasis on tactics and above all team-work.

Full of youthful energy and promise is  the Monaco Solar & Energy Boat Challenge  next held on 30 June-4 July 2020. The Yacht Club de Monaco, in collaboration with the International Powerboating Federation (UIM) and Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation organises the Solar & Energy Boat Challenge which is unique in the world.

How to become a new member of the Yacht Club

Anyone wishing to become a member of the Yacht Club de Monaco needs to be introduced by two “sponsors” from YCM. The sponsor’s letter of introduction will explain the applicant’s motives for joining the Club. Prince Albert, President of the Yacht Club, presides over the meetings of the admissions’ committee. The role of the sponsor is essential. The latter, must integrate him into the life of the Yacht Club, accompany him, present him to the other members but also involve him in organized events, whether they be social or sports.

The sponsor also undertakes to ensure that his “protégé” embraces the YCM’s philosophy and values, will actively engage in the Club’s life and keep its reputation at the pinnacle.

A Regal Club and Natural Host of Prestigious Events

The Yacht club reaches well beyond being a club for owners of yachts and superyachts. It is actually an immense infrastructure akin to a multi-tiered island that organises not only events connected to the yachts and regattas but also all kind of sports and social events, dances and entertainment. High society balls, conferences, exclusive business gatherings and prestigious auctions are just part of the kaleidoscope of activity.

The members of the club and their guests have at their disposition restaurants with Michelin Star chefs (including the exclusive 1909) gyms and a library – and a spa-zone, not to mention the gorgeous pool and terraces overlooking the azure bay. There is a truly great bar, a hive of social contact, with an international reputation and winner of awards for its unique cocktails and the skills of its bar staff. Endless discovery is to be found in each private niche of this island-club.

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A "Free Spirit" building designed by Lord Foster

At 43°44’15’’ N and 7°25’40’’ E, this hi-tech building which looks like a liner docked on Quai Louis II is home to two of the Principality’s historic clubs: the Société Nautique (rowing club) and the Yacht Club, a meeting point for owners and focus of international yachting activities. Alongside Lord Foster and Monegasque architect Alexandre Giraldi, Jacques Grange and Nelson Wilmotte have put their talents to the service of the new building’s interior and exterior layout and design.

Interior spaces

Length of the building, height of the building (sea level/terrace), an eco-responsible approach.

This emblematic building has been designed in response to the local climate and sets high standards in sustainable design that complies with HQE standards. A passive design, the structure balances shade and natural light and the glass facades can be opened for natural ventilation.

Photovoltaic cells, solar thermal panels and sea water cooling systems take advantage of the sun and waterfront site. LED low energy lighting, state of the art systems to manage energy use, waste and water, and points to recharge electric-powered cars have been integrated into the design.

Account has been taken of the life-time sustainability of the building, a factor behind the choice of local materials such as the use of European oak on the terraces, isolation panels and recycled aggregates for the foundations, as well as employing local companies. The Green Building approach also aims to minimise the impact of building works on the neighbours.

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A commitment for the planet.

In an ongoing quest to seek solutions to the environmental problems of our time, since 1 st  January 2018, the YCM has been committed to ensuring the electricity it uses comes from renewable energy sources. The initiative follows various actions already taken which include achieving ISO 14001 certification in June 2016, a management system giving the Club eco-responsible organisation status.

It is this spirit which drives the YCM’s sustainable policy, the aim being to guarantee the needs of present generations while preserving resources for future generations. This commitment to the environment determines key objectives of the environmental management system, namely to accelerate our progress on waste management, prevention and control of pollution risks, preservation of natural resources and implementation of a sustainable purchasing policy.

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A Privileged Welcome on Deck 2

Atrium - Quai Louis II

On the ground floor the Yacht Club is entered via a glazed atrium with views across the harbour to the palace on the Rock. A masterpiece of design at the heart of the building, a monumental staircase links all the new areas.

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YCM Valet Parking

Our team is available every day on the access ramp from Boulevard Louis II, offering a service to take you home within the Principality on request. Parking spaces are reserved exclusively for society members when they visit the Clubhouse (membership card required to gain access).

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Deck 2 is reserved exclusively for YCM members.

The Clubhouse has a library of 1,600 nautical reference books, a restaurant and outdoor swimming pool.

On Deck 1 there is a gym, also just for members, where yachtsmen and the Club’s youngsters in the competition teams can train.

The Sunrise Restaurant with a panoramic view.

Areas available to the Yachting industry

In addition to these private areas, others are reserved for the yachting industry for the organization of nautical events

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Quai Louis II

This multi-purpose room complete with large screen is located right beside the YCM Marina with direct access to Quai Louis II.

The very large volumes of this elegant space, overlooked by a mezzanine level, is the scene of many a prestigious party.

Observatory Deck

Panoramic terraces, inspired by the deck of a superyacht, are shaded by retractable fabric screens supported by a mast and booms.

Aquarama Riva Bar

This beautiful lounge pays tribute to Carlo Riva, the “Ingegnere de Sarnico” and inventor of a certain “Art de Vivre”, and offers an uninterrupted view of the harbour and the Rock.

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For sailing all year round

Sports Section

Remaining as committed as ever to its training policy, the Yacht Club de Monaco’s Sailing Division, founded by Prince Rainier III in 1970, offers its members a wide range of sailing activities suited to their age, level and nautical experience.

Be it on Optimists, Bugs, Toppers, ILCA, kitesurfs and J/70s, lessons, coaching and training sessions are organised all year round by eleven state qualified instructors and coaches, whose mission is to teach them all about sailing, discovering the sea and safeguarding the maritime environment. The youngest, from 6 years old, can start learning on Bugs or Toppers.

The YCM Marina: for owners and members calling into Monaco

Located directly in front of the Yacht Club de Monaco’s new building on Quai Louis II, the YCM Marina has been in operation since October 2013. With 26 berths for yachts from 25m to 60m, the complex has a pontoon for tenders and departure point for charters. Superyacht owners will have privileged access to the Yacht Club de Monaco’s Clubhouse throughout their stay in the Principality, as well as facilities offered by BMW, the YCM’s Official Car.

Not only is this orientation towards the luxury yachting sector a big opportunity for Monaco to consolidate its position as a mecca for yachting, but also a source of direct and indirect revenue.

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Yacht Club de Monaco: Flagship events in 2024!

YCM-2024

After commemorating 70 years of the Monaco Yacht Club last year, the celebrations will continue in 2024 with the 10th anniversary of the new Club House, designed by Lord Foster.

14th Monaco Optimist Team Race (10-14 January)

Starting on 10 January, the international elite of Optimist team-racing will be heading to Monaco. 17 nations (United States, Italy, France, United Kingdom, Monaco among them) will be represented by 72 sailors aged under 14.

16th Economic Symposium (8 February)

The 16th edition of this annual industry event will focus on the French Riviera’s significant economic might in the yachting industry.

Organised in the form of a dinner-debate, the aim of the La Belle Classe Superyachts symposium, which brings together yacht owners and professionals by invitation, is to analyse the yachting sector, explore its developments and gain a better understanding of its challenges and issues.

Primo Cup-Trophée UBS (7-10 March)

Currently led by the Monegasque crew of Giangiacomo Serena di Lapigio’s G-Spot, the series promises to be hotly contested. To round off the winter season, the J/70s will meet one last time in Act 4 (7-10 March).

USA win 12th Monaco Optimist Team Race

The weekend will coincide with the 40th Primo Cup-Trophée UBS, which will bring together the Smeralda 888s, the Longtze Premiers, the RS 21s, the Cape 31s — not forgetting the Surprises.

March will conclude on an equally sporting note with the second Women Leading and Sailing Trophy (15-17 March), an all-female J/70 event organised in collaboration with the Monegasque and French Sailing Federations.

Monaco Ocean Week (18-22 March)

During Monaco Ocean Week, organised by the Prince Albert II Foundation along with the Monaco Oceanographic Institute and the Centre Scientifique de Monaco, the Yacht Club has been entrusted with the yachting aspect of the week, which is dedicated to protecting the oceans.

On Thursday 21 March, the Y.C.M. will be hosting a series of three events, starting with the 13th Environmental Symposium. Following on from the Monaco Smart & Sustainable Marina Rendezvous, organised in September by M3 (Monaco Marina Management), the Y.C.M. will be hosting the 2nd Monaco Smart Yacht Rendezvous on 21 and 22 March.

Monaco Ocean Week: how can we save our underwater world?

This networking event aims to make the yachting industry more ethical by encouraging exchanges of ideas and introducing innovations for a more sustainable industry. The event will conclude with the presentation of the Smart Innovative Yacht Awards.

Thursday 21 March will conclude with the presentation of the 4th YCM Explorer Awards by La Belle Classe Superyachts. Organised under the presidency of H.S.H. Prince Albert II, this ceremony has been rewarding yacht owners who have distinguished themselves by their commitment to preserving the marine environment, both in the design of their yachts and in their sailing, since 2018.

Superyacht Chef Competition (4 April)

For five years now, superyacht chefs have been meeting at the Y.C.M. to test their skills in the Superyacht Chef Competition, a unique gastronomic contest organised by the Club in collaboration with Bluewater.

The idea is simple: to bring together 9 chefs who work at sea and watch them work their magic in cooking areas inspired by the limited confines of the kitchens on some yachts. “As part of La Belle Classe Academy, the Y.C.M.’s training centre, this event attracts professionals and the general public alike, providing a unique perspective on the different professions in yachting,” says Bernard d’Alessandri, General Secretary of the Y.C.M.

Monaco Energy Boat Challenge (1-6 July)

For over 10 years, the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge, a hub for new technologies and alternative energies, has been bringing together young engineers from schools and universities across the world, putting them in touch with key figures in the yachting industry.

In 2023, 46 teams representing 31 universities and 25 nations demonstrated the effectiveness of their shared, open source solutions. This year, SBM Offshore – also an event partner, for the fifth year in a row – will be installing a floating pontoon that will start producing green hydrogen from January on, to supply the participating teams ahead of the event.

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History of the Yacht Club de Monaco

Le yachting, ou l'art de vivre la mer.

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The Yacht Club de Monaco, along with the Automobile Club, is one of the most prestigious and active sports and social institutions in Monaco. Created in 1953 by Prince Rainier to become one of the key components of the economic and tourist development of the port of Monaco, it has managed over the years, by combining high level sport, social and mundane life, to make Principality of Monaco, the world’s capital of Yachting. This success is a result the three essential criteria to the launch of any enterprise : political will, skills and means.

Written by Noëlle Duck – Photos : Gilles Martin-Raget, Carlo Borlenghi, Thierry Ameller, MC-Clic, Franck Terlin, Isabelle Touquette, Mesi, Guillaume Plisson, Fausto Picedi, Jack Esten & Georges Lukomski / Archives du Palais princier & All rights reserved

As an example, we selected two clubs that perpetuate the tradition, conveying the values that make yachting much more than just a sport, but a philosophy, a philosophy of life even. One is the oldest entity in the world, the Royal Cork Yacht Club, created in 1720, the other is more recent, the Yacht Club de Monaco, born in 1953. Twinned since 2015, they are both born from the will of forward-thinking sovereigns who wished, through the development of a sport, to provide their country with a promotion and outreach tool. In Ireland, it was the beginnings of pleasure boating and in Monaco, the remarkable evolution of sailing as a true social phenomenon that the fifties were going to simply name ‘pleasure boating’.

Creation of the Yacht Club de Monaco

During the inauguration of the Yacht Club, on June 17th 1953, Prince Rainier III declared “the future of Monaco lies with the sea” . At the beginning of the fifties, Prince Rainier III, himself a keen sailor, and not only in the Mediterranean, foresaw that post-war prosperity would lead to a yachting boom. He decided then to found in Monaco a yacht club like those he visited during his cruises. The main thrust of the Prince’s proposal was that the Yacht Club should also be a key factor in the development of Monaco’s port, the spearhead of tourism in the Principality.

Monaco, already perceived as a quality port for a stopover, had to become famous as a centre for marine leisure activities : pleasure boating and top-level yacht racing, water skiing, diving, marine archaeology, and promoting awareness among young people of the marine habitat and environment. The future club was at once to acquire all the facilities required to host and practice these disciplines.On 17th June 1953, the Constitutive Assembly was held in the International Hydrographic Bureau’s premises on the Quai des Etats-Unis, in the presence of Prince Rainier. The board of directors, immediately appointed, then met as laid down in the by-laws to elect the Bureau. Called upon to become High President of the Yacht Club de Monaco, Prince Rainier addressed the assembly: “ I am deeply touched by your gesture and I thank you most sincerely. It is therefore without the least hesitation that I accept the Presidency you offer, and I warmly welcome the creation of the Yacht Club de Monaco. All the more so in that I believe it fulfils a real long-standing need. It was indeed my desire that we could welcome and bring together the yachtsmen who come here, with an organization worthy of the tourist facilities offered by the principality. This need now has been met, thanks to the enthusiasm and hard work of Mr. Paul Gingoux and his staff at the International Sporting Club ; I thank them and congratulate them on bringing this project to fruition so rapidly. I would also like to thank the Société des Bains de Mer for its understanding and effort in bringing this club to life and making its club-house so attractive… I hope most sincerely that the Yacht Club de Monaco will succeed in creating links between lovers of the sea, that it will enhance the attractiveness and the reputation of Monaco and that it will, both at home and abroad, inspire fellow-feeling and friendship”. Since the club had no premises of its own it was accommodated by the SBM, in the former pottery, avenue d’Ostende. And the SBM even installed a showcase in the lobby of the Hôtel de Paris to display the Yacht Club’s cups and trophies. And with no more ado, all hands set to work !

Sports, glamour and prestige

Prince Rainier III remained president of the Yacht Club until 1966, doubly qualified both as Sovereign committed to the development of the port of Monaco and an experienced sailor. He had owned many pleasure crafts, both sailing boats and motor yachts, visiting seas and oceans with his family on summer cruises. These were for him an absolute priority in 1955 he turned down an invitation to the Agadir Yacht Club in August for the Agadir-Las Palmas offshore race, “as he will be cruising at the time”. Princess Caroline perpetuates the tradition summer family cruises on her motor-yacht Pacha III.

Princess Grace, whose father and brother were both rowing champions, sailed a Star, the favourite boat of the sons and daughters of good East Coast families – the Kennedy brothers were championship winners – and she could often be seen in the bay of Monaco at the helm of Nibbly. Obviously their children, used to sailing from their earliest childhood, were no strangers to the sea. And it was Prince Albert II who decided in 1995 to purchase Tuiga, described by Eric Tabarly as “one of the most beautiful yachts in the world”. Whenever possible, the Sovereign Prince attended the regattas to signal the start of races from his own yacht ; or he world visit the port at the helm of a Riva. A great friend of Carlo Riva, the Sovereign, still visionary, had anticipated the success of the magnificent motorboats from Lake Iseo and supported his installation on the port of Monaco, which is still today Riva’s base in the Mediterranean.

In 1954, the Grande Semaine Internationale de la Voile attracted International 6-metres, 5.5s and Stars. That year came to a triumphant end on December 18th with the Coupe Monégasque de Noël de ski nautique : water-skiing was at that time a very fashionable summer sport both in the Riviera coastal resorts and on inland lakes.

At the same time, Prince Rainier III pursued a policy of prestige, making members of several royal families Honorary Members : his own sister, Princess Antoinette, as from summer 1953 : then Prince Philipp of Edinburgh, Long Gustave VI of Sweden, ex-king Farouk of Egypt, in exile in Rome and a frequent visitor to the principality, and Infant Juan Carlos of Spain. Two journalists Pierre Lazareff and Jacques Goddet, general manager of the newspaper L’Equipe, received the coveted card, but on the political side, one can note that Maurice Arrexck, mayor of Toulon, had to write to request one.

In 1984, Prince Hereditary Albert was appointed by Prince Rainier III as President of the Yacht Club. At 26 year-old, the future Sovereign inspired a multifaceted development. An accomplished athlete and a high-caliber manager, he created or encouraged the organization of major international competitions. Regattas were run in Monaco – the Primo Cup in winter, the maxis in summer – a transatlantic race was even organized between Monaco and New-York. These top level races attracted owners, but also the finest international crews who appreciated the warm welcome, the sense of celebration and the unique setting offered by Port Hercules. One could even come to enjoy the moods of the capricious winds that make the water body very technical !

Since its creation, the YCM sailing division, sponsored by Princess Caroline, educates all the Monegasque children. It is a sailor incubator, where owners pick up their crews. This is where values are passed on, and young sportsmen turned into the yachtsmen of tomorrow, one of the values to which all the Yacht Club is attached, which unite generations.

In 1994, to celebrate Prince Albert’s 10th anniversary of presidency, the Club organised an innovative event, dedicated to classical yachting, which was in full revival at that time. The Monaco Classic Week (MCW) brings together motorboats, motor-yachts and traditional sailing boats. A new kind of gathering that still today draws attracts every two years in Monaco the most beautiful yachts in the world, gathered by enthusiast shipowners. That year, in Saint-Tropez, the Nioulargue is at its best and its big winner was a 15 Metre Internationl rule boat : Tuiga, a 1909 gaff cutter designed by the famous Scottish architect William Fife. This work of art, which had just undergone a restoration, seduced Prince Albert II and all his staff. A few months later, Tuiga became the flagship of the Yacht Club de Monaco. Out of a series of twenty 15 Metre Class – or 15 M International Rule –, only four have survived. And in 2011, the Yacht Club brought them together for a historic regatta, the highlight of the MCW, 73 years after their last race together !

The Yacht Club, cramped in its premises on Quai Antoine 1er, deserved a Club House worthy of its success. The architect Norman Foster was commissioned to design this immaculate “ocean liner”, which took ten years to build and was inaugurated in June 2014. According to the yachtsmen from all over the world present that evening, it is the most beautiful in the world ! With 2 000 members, representing 60 nationalities, the Club brings together under its burgee the largest number of private yachts in the world. Their owners interacts wihtin La Belle Classe Tradition, where today’s yachtsmen are united to perpetuate the naval etiquette and the spirit of seafarers.

Twinning, what brings together yacht clubs from all over the world

When you look at the list of clubs twinned with the Yacht Club de Monaco, yachtsmen from various nations were obviously committed to forge links allowing them to meet up in clubs similar to their own and to feel at home, taking advantage of the hospitality and infrastructure that make their stopover a privileged moment. Here’s how the statutes of the YCM define the twinning with another club : Twinning between clubs enables : – The development of sporting activities between clubs, with all members being able to participate freely under equal conditions – Free access for society members of the twinned clubs to the premises, restaurant and lounges and services on offer on presentation of their membership card – Exchanges between the two clubs Sailing Schools, including competitions and coaches. – Any active member of a club who takes up residence in the country of a twinned club is obliged to change affiliation to that club after six months residence and to conform to the statutes of the club concerned.

Actually, when looking at the history of the Royal Cork Yacht Club, we discovered that actually the English did not create Yachting, but it was the Irish, and Ireland being an independent republic we cannot say “the British” either ! But, far from chauvinism, we owe it to the English to have, when they were the masters of the maritime world, wanted to restore some of their habits in the remotest parts of their colonial empire. The oldest Asian yacht club, the Republic of Singapore Yacht Club, twinned with the YCM, was created in 1826, during the commercial epic of the East India Company, and the British colonization. The Royal Bombay Yacht Club, as early as 1846, brought together her Majesty’s subjects serving in the Vice-Kingdom of India. The one in Hong Kong, at the vanguard of China, which still today trains generations of outstanding racers, offered the benefits of a splendid water body, vey exposed to the wind and dotted with islands planted in a devilishly exotic emerald green water. In the Mediterranean, the Royal Yacht Club Malta, located at the port entrance of this arid rock ideally placed between East and West, offered the coolness of its marble floors and the comfort of its Chesterfield sofas on the return from the first great Mediterranean offshore race, the Middle Sea Race. In Spain, where sovereigns participated in high-level regattas, the RCN Barcelona has welcomed yachts cruising in the Western Mediterranean since 1879.

In South America, Argentina and Brazil have dynamic clubs, created by Europeans who relocated there during the 19th century. While in the United States, the New York Yacht Club, the most venerable institution on the East Coast, has written the most beautiful pages of the yachting history with the America’s Cup saga. New York has another club, which organizes regattas at the foot of Manhattan – its most important sports club – led by a team that would not miss the Monaco Classic Week for the world : the Manhattan Yacht Club is, among the reciprocal clubs, one of the most dynamic of all those linked with the YCM.

This non-exhaustive overview leads us to the oldest Yacht Club in the world: the Royal Cork Yacht Club, South of Ireland, twinned since June 28th 2015 with the Yacht Club de Monaco.

History of the Royal Cork Yacht Club

The story began in early 1600s… Indeed, it was at this time that the idea of owning boats for private pleasure was born somewhere in the Netherlands, where the young King of England Charles II, also King of Scotland and Ireland, driven out by Cromwell, found refuge in 1648. He discovered there the pleasures of sailing. When his exile ended in 1660, he brought back a yacht named Mary, which he sailed on the Thames. Obviously, his courtiers followed his example, and among them the Irishman Murrough O’Brien. And soon, in Cork, sailing activities met great success, encouraged by the sovereign. Around 1720, interest in the sport had progressed so much that young William O’Brien, the 9th Inchiquin Lord, then aged 26, one of the most important personalities in the kingdom, and five of his friends formalised their activities and created “The Water Club of the Harbour of Cork”. They moved into a castle, where they drafted their statutes that still govern the sport practice, membership, social events, and established a number of rules, known today as “The Old Rules”… That’s what bring together the Yacht Club de Monaco and the Royal Cork Yacht Club : the respect of traditions, the desire to pass on, and the very appealing sporting and distinguished atmosphere, as evidenced by the number of members close to 2 000 !

But let’s go back to History, which played a big part in the club’s one. Undoubtedly, the American Revolution and the French Revolution, contributed to the Royal Navy’s decision to build up their presence in the safe & strategic harbour of Cork. Kinsale, once the the main naval centre on this coast, had made way to Cork, since its insufficient draught does not allow warships there.

By 1806, the “Water Club of the Harbour of Cork” has become the “Cork Harbour Water Club”. Later on, in the 1820’s, it dropped “Harbour”, and, following the fashion of the few other clubs that associated the word “yacht” to their name, it dropped the word “Water”. In 1831, the then “Cork Yacht Club” was granted, by King William IV, the privilege of using the prefix “Royal”.

A sports club, a pleasant stopover

Ask around, a stopover at the RCYC leaves an excellent memory for those who, after a challenging crossing of the Iroise Sea, come to enjoy the legendary Irish hospitality. I still remember the stage finish of the Figaro Race, in the 1970s, where, after a rough navigation, we were greeted by fiddles playing Sean O’Riada’s great ballads and the most delicious Irish coffee I have ever had, offered by the Club’s team. Unforgettable!

In Cork, the water body winding through the shores of a deep estuary is nested in a morning ghostly mist, even in mid-summer, and hosts a lot of regattas, on small units, Laser, Optimist, and other dinghies, providing a solid training for the young club members. Which proves necessary considering the difficult, even brutal conditions once out at sea. The club has 1 800 members, including many seasoned ocean racers. They can be found in major events : Fastnet Race, Cowes Week, Round Ireland Race, and you can see them, during the summer, sailing along the beautiful South and West coasts of Ireland.

Its geographical location makes it a perfect festive and technical stopover on the northern route for yachts coming from the Mediterranean. Scandinavia, or even the regions of the polar circle, have become trendy destinations in recent years for cruises by explorer motor yachts, popular among owners of this type of vessel, who are often members of the Yacht Club de Monaco. A member of the European Community since 1973, Ireland, halfway between the Mediterranean and Scandinavia via the Western route, also allows for extended stopovers.

All the conditions were right for the twinning to strengthen the ties forged over the years between the two clubs. They were actually preparing for a grand celebration, the 300th anniversary of the Irish Club. The IRC European Championship was supposed to enhance the Cork Week. But alas, we have to talk about all this in the past tense, as even St. Patrick could not defeat the virus ! 

Acknowledgements

We want to thank Thomas Fouilleron and Sylvie Ruau, Archives of the Prince’s Palace of Monaco, Gavin Deane, General manager of the RCYC, Isabelle Andrieux, Maguelonne Turcat for their availability in these trouble times, as all archives and communication department were closed.

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Many of the world’s most prestigious private yachts fly the Yacht Club de Monaco’s burgee, testimony to its unique position on the international yachting scene.

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  • Area Area of this architecture project Area:  26550 m²
  • Year Completion year of this architecture project Year:  2014
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  • Client:  Service des Travaux Publics, Principauté de Monaco
  • Design Team:  Norman Foster, Spencer de Grey, David Nelson, Nigel Dancey, Patrick Campbell, Ivan Kaye, David Summerfield, James Barnes, Ulrich Hamann, Hugh Stewart, Annamaria Anderloni, Katy Roach
  • Country:  Monaco

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Text description provided by the architects. The yacht club is the symbolic centrepiece of the Monaco's remodelled harbour front. It celebrates the principality's spectacular coastline and its nautical heritage, creating a series of deck-like terraces that step up along the harbour to offer unrivalled views out to races at sea or inland over the course of the renowned Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit. Located on an area of reclaimed land, the development extends the city's existing marina eastwards and can accommodate a range of craft, from sailing boats to 100-metre super yachts.

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The club is entered via a glazed atrium that frames views out over the harbour to the palace. On the first floor are a clubroom, bar and restaurant

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Above is a double-height function space, and above that an apartment for the club secretary and a series of 'cabins' for visiting guests. The uppermost floors accommodate a range of event spaces. The observation decks are shaded by retractable fabric screens supported by a mast and booms. The harbour elevations are fully glazed and shaded by louvres, and can be opened up to provide uninterrupted views. Photovoltaic cells, solar thermal panels and sea-water cooling systems have all been integrated to ensure the building sets new sustainability standards, in line with Monaco's environmental ambitions.

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The scheme also introduces shops and other amenities at quay level to animate the harbour.

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The lower floors accommodate a rowing club and sailing school, whose sliding doors encourage activities to spread out on to the quayside. Designed largely for children, the school provides classrooms, workshops and lofts for small boats. Inland, there is a landscaped park on the roof of the sailing school and nautical society. Bounded on one side by the club's restaurant terrace and leading on the other side to a new exhibition hall, it complements the sequence of green spaces in this densely populated city and forms a new link in the pedestrian route between the quayside and Casino Square.

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Practical information, monaco classic week – la belle classe, the yacht club de monaco's must-see event, september 10-13 2025.

This biennial event, which is the first gathering in the world to honour sailing and motor boats, bears witness to the Yacht Club de Monaco’ s unfailing attachment to the maritime heritage of sailing. Echoing the first motorboat meetings in 1904, this event is the only one to bring together the most beautiful traditional sailing boats, with vintage motor-yachts and old motorboats, to which a fleet of 12′ Dinghies has been added for four the last editions.

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The 17th Monaco Classic Week-La Belle Classe is already shaping up to be an exceptional event, celebrating the gastronomy, grace and beauty of classic boats on land and at sea, not forgetting the dexterity of motorboats. This event is an opportunity to honour the maritime heritage represented by these boats, which are often over a hundred years old, to preserve traditional craftsmanship, to rediscover the joys of old-fashioned sailing and to bring owners and crews together ashore for moments of conviviality in the pure tradition of Monegasque savoir-vivre and its “Art de Vivre la Mer” so dear to the Y.C.M.

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The Yacht Club de Monaco aims to be a major player in promoting sustainability in the yachting sector, as demonstrated by the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge.

Attendees of the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge represent a diverse mix of innovators, enthusiasts, and industry leaders, all converging to shape the future of sustainable boating.

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The Monaco Energy Boat Challenge returns for an 11th edition. Discover the Energy Class teams now!

As part of the collective ‘Monaco, Capital of Advanced Yachting’ approach, the whole industry is mobilised with leading players from the yachting world involved including the shipyards Sanlorenzo, Oceanco, Ferretti, Lürssen and Monaco Marine.

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The Yacht Club de Monaco and the International Electric Marine Association announce their collaboration for the Monaco Energy Boat Challenge 2024

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1-6 july 2024, engineering the future of yachting.

Develop a nautical challenge focused on innovation and sustainability. Participants should explore new technologies, innovative materials, and alternative propulsion systems that reduce environmental impact while maintaining nautical performance. This may involve utilizing solar energy, hydrogen, electricity, and other renewable energy sources to power boats. The challenge should encourage creative solutions that prioritize sustainability without compromising performance, and participants should be able to showcase their ideas through practical and feasible designs or prototypes. The challenge should also emphasize the potential positive impact of these innovations on the marine industry and the environment.

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The Prince Albert II Foundation is setting up a competition open to all universities worldwide, whether they have registered for the 2024 edition or are pressing to take part in the event in 2025. On July 6th, 2024, a prize of €25,000 will be awarded the winner who unveils the best technological solution for yachting regarding energy efficiency and carbon reduction.

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Dive into the world of elite yachting by joining the 2025 edition of the Yacht Club de Monaco event. Established by the visionaries Prince Rainier and HSH Prince Albert II, this prestigious gathering has, over the years, evolved into a beacon for maritime enthusiasts across 81 nationalities. By registering, you’ll be immersing yourself in a legacy that seamlessly marries tradition with innovation, camaraderie with competition, and passion with excellence. 

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The yacht club is the symbolic centrepiece of Monaco’s remodelled harbour front. Celebrating the principality’s spectacular coastline and its nautical heritage, its series of deck-like terraces that step up along the harbour to offer unrivalled views out to races at sea, or inland over the course of the renowned Formula 1 Grand Prix circuit. The building is located on an area of reclaimed land, which extends the city’s existing marina eastwards and can accommodate a range of craft, from sailing boats to 100-metre super yachts.

The club is entered via a glazed atrium that frames views out over the harbour to the palace. On the first floor are a clubroom, bar and restaurant. Above is a double-height function space, and above that an apartment for the club secretary and a series of ‘cabins’ for visiting guests. The uppermost floors accommodate a range of event spaces. The observation decks are shaded by retractable fabric screens supported by a mast and booms. The harbour elevations are fully glazed and shaded by louvres, and can be opened up to provide uninterrupted views. Photovoltaic cells, solar thermal panels and sea-water cooling systems have all been integrated to ensure the building sets new sustainability standards. 

The scheme also introduces shops and other amenities at quay level to animate the harbour. The lower floors accommodate a rowing club and sailing school, whose sliding doors encourage activities to spread out on to the quayside. Designed largely for children, the school provides classrooms, workshops and lofts for small boats. Inland, there is a landscaped park on the roof of the sailing school and nautical society. Bounded on one side by the club’s restaurant terrace and leading on the other side to a new exhibition hall, it complements the sequence of green spaces in this densely populated city and forms a new link in the pedestrian route between the quayside and Casino Square.

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Bombardier inaugure le nouveau Salon Aviateur dans la Principauté de Monaco

  • Le Salon Aviateur de Bombardier a été inauguré officiellement par S.A.S, le Prince Albert II de Monaco
  • Le nouveau Salon offre un espace sophistiqué où les visiteurs peuvent apprendre sur les avions ultra performants de Bombardier, son histoire et ses innovations, y compris la recherche avant-gardiste sur les façons les plus écoresponsables de voler
  • Situé au cœur du Monaco Yacht Club, au niveau du port, le nouvel espace vient compléter la présence déjà solide de la Société en Europe, qui comprend deux centres de service et plusieurs autres établissements de soutien sur le continent
  • Le Salon Aviateur est le premier espace de ce type proposé par un avionneur, avec un design intérieur sur mesure par Andrea Mosca

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Le Salon Aviateur de Bombardier a été officiellement inauguré par S.A.S. le Prince Albert II de Monaco et Pierre Beaudoin, président du conseil d’administration de Bombardier. Ils étaient accompagnés (de gauche à droite) d’Emmanuel Bornand, vice-président, Ventes internationales, Bombardier, d’Hélène Robitaille, épouse de M. Beaudoin, et de Mme Diane Vachon, consule générale honoraire de Monaco à Montréal et Ottawa, représentante permanente auprès de l’OACI et présidente de la Fondation Prince Albert II de Monaco (Canada). ©Bombardier/Lyvans Boolaky

Les invités de l’inauguration du Salon ont pu admirer le   nouvel ouvrage Bombardier de la collection Ultimate par la maison d’édition Assouline qui raconte plus de 80 ans de traditions de l’entreprise familiale par des visuels iconiques et des perspectives exclusives 

Bombardier a fièrement ouvert le nouveau Salon Aviateur Bombardier (« Aviator Lounge by Bombardier »), situé stratégiquement au Monaco Yacht Club. S.A.S. le Prince Albert II de Monaco a officiellement inauguré le Salon, en compagnie de Pierre Beaudoin, président du conseil d’administration de Bombardier, et d’autres membres de la haute direction de Bombardier. Le nouveau Salon offre un espace superbe et accueillant où les visiteurs pourront en savoir plus sur les avions, l’héritage et les innovations de Bombardier. Les invités de ce salon exclusif seront accueillis par l’équipe des ventes régionales de Bombardier. 

« Nous sommes extrêmement fiers de réaffirmer notre présence dans la région par l’ouverture du magnifique nouveau Salon Aviateur Bombardier, le premier espace sur mesure de ce type offert par un avionneur. Nous sommes honorés d’être aussi fermement ancrés au sein du Monaco Yacht Club, une institution historique et prestigieuse au cœur de la Principauté de Monaco », a déclaré Emmanuel Bornand, vice-président des Ventes internationales de Bombardier. « Le Salon Aviateur est un lieu de rencontre unique. Grâce à son emplacement, il symbolise la rencontre de la mer, de la terre et de l’air. Et surtout, il constitue un endroit accueillant qui nous permet de rencontrer quiconque veut s’arrêter pour en savoir plus sur la recherche avant-gardiste de Bombardier en matière de développement durable, sur les huit décennies d’innovation qui ont généré les performances record sans compromis de nos avions, et notre recherche de pointe sur des façons plus écoresponsables de voler. »

Le Salon Aviateur s’ajoute à la présence déjà solide de Bombardier dans le monde entier. En Europe, les membres de l’équipe des Ventes de Bombardier sont basés stratégiquement sur tout le continent pour être accessibles aux clients, peu importe où ils se trouvent. Son vaste réseau d’établissements de service comprend deux centres de service, à Londres-Biggin Hill et à Berlin, ainsi que cinq escales de maintenance en ligne. Ces escales sont notamment celles de l’aéroport de Nice, au deuxième rang des aéroports les plus occupés d’Europe pour l’aviation d’affaires, et de l’aéroport du Bourget, à Paris.

Design innovant et accueillant

Le Salon Aviateur, qui reflète déjà la nouvelle image de marque de Bombardier dévoilée il y a à peine quelques semaines, est un chef-d’œuvre de design. Il a été conçu par l’architecte parisien réputé Andrea Mosca. À partir d’une toile blanche, il a conceptualisé un espace invitant centré sur une valeur de base de Bombardier : l’importance de relations authentiques et personnalisées témoignant de son sens de la famille.

Mosca a trouvé des façons ingénieuses d’intégrer les innovations et réalisations les plus importantes de Bombardier dans le design, tant à titre symbolique que pour engager la conversation. Le comptoir d’accueil en forme d’aile d’avion suggère l’héritage de Bombardier en innovation dans la conception de l’aile. Il évoque l’ailette utilisée pour la première fois sur les avions Learjet  et qui s’est ensuite imposée en design aéronautique. C’est également un hommage à l’aile Bombardier Smooth Flĕx Wing , une merveille d’ingénierie derrière le vol en douceur légendaire et les performances sans compromis des avions Bombardier Global , qui peuvent voler sous tous les types de climat et sont les avions les plus gros à pouvoir atterrir à des aéroports comme l’aéroport Saanen de Gstaad. Un superbe appareil d’éclairage ressemblant à un disque monobloc de turboréacteur est suspendu au plafond, rappelant que Bombardier a été la première dans l’aviation d’affaires à utiliser ce type de moteur évolué. 

La plateforme de recherche EcoJet, par laquelle Bombardier teste des améliorations aérodynamiques, de propulsion et autres visant une réduction potentielle des émissions de gaz à effet de serre des avions de 50 %, est également présentée bien en évidence. Elle témoigne de l’engagement et du dévouement continu de Bombardier à trouver des moyens tangibles de réduire l’empreinte environnementale de l’aviation.

Les superbes photographies d’avions Bombardier par le réputé photographe français Guillaume Plisson ornent les murs et rehaussent cet espace. Ces images ont été prises lors de sa récente collaboration de grande envergure avec Bombardier qui a permis de produire une foule d’images évocatrices qui ajoutent à la nouvelle identité visuelle de la Société. C’était une première percée dans le monde de l’aviation pour M. Plisson, l’un des plus célèbres photographes du secteur maritime et des yachts du monde.

Nouvel ouvrage de la collection Ultimate d’Assouline pour célébrer l’héritage de Bombardier

Pendant l’inauguration du Salon Aviateur, les invités ont pu admirer pour la première fois le tout nouveau livre Bombardier , par la réputée maison d’édition Assouline. Le livre, dans la collection Ultimate d’Assouline, suit l’histoire de Bombardier de ses débuts à Valcourt, au Québec (Canada), où l’inventeur légendaire Joseph-Armand Bombardier a fondé l’entreprise dans les années 1920 après avoir inventé une première autoneige, jusqu’à son évolution actuelle de société axée uniquement sur la conception, la construction et l’entretien des meilleurs avions d’affaires du monde. Fort d’une profonde recherche, l’ouvrage est complété de réflexions de Laurent Beaudoin, gendre de Joseph-Armand Bombardier, qui a dirigé l’entreprise de 1966 à 2008, et de son petit-fils Pierre Beaudoin, actuel président du conseil d’administration de Bombardier. Grâce aux fascinantes photos d’archives et à de nouvelles images de Guillaume Plisson, les lecteurs pourront découvrir la passionnante histoire de la société d’aviation d’affaires canadienne de calibre mondiale. Le livre sera en vente à compter de juin 2024.

À propos de Bombardier

Chez Bombardier (BBD-B.TO), nous concevons, construisons, modifions et entretenons les avions les plus performants du monde pour les individus, les entreprises, les gouvernements et les militaires les plus avisés du monde. Cela signifie non seulement de dépasser les exigences des normes, mais aussi de comprendre les clients suffisamment bien pour prévenir leurs besoins inexprimés.

Pour eux, nous tenons à jouer un rôle de pionniers pour l’avenir de l’aviation – en innovant pour rendre le transport aérien plus fiable, plus efficace et plus écoresponsable. Et nous tenons absolument à livrer un savoir-faire attentionné sans pareil, en renforçant la confiance de nos clients et en leur procurant l’expérience de haut niveau à laquelle ils s’attendent. Parce que les gens qui façonnent le monde auront toujours besoin des moyens les plus productifs et les plus responsables de s’y déplacer.

Les clients de Bombardier exploitent une flotte d’environ 5 000 avions, soutenus par un vaste réseau mondial de membres de l’équipe Bombardier, ainsi que par 10 établissements de services dans six pays. Les avions Bombardier aux performances de premier ordre sont fièrement construits dans des installations d’activités liées aux aérostructures, à l’assemblage ou à la finition au Canada, aux États-Unis et au Mexique.   

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2024 Formula One Grand Prix de Monaco

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81st Formula One Grand Prix de Monaco : PROCEDURE (Practical information – Required documents)

As the number of requests for berth reservation is much higher than the number of places available, the Formula One Grand Prix de Monaco allocation Commission will give priority to those directly related to Formula 1, the Monaco Grand Prix and their sponsors.

Any advertising or marketing approaches, after the notification of the Commission, by the applicant to prospective clients with the offer of Hospitality products, including the sale of the berth, shall result in the re-examination of the application and the allocation of the berth. This may result in the cancellation of the acceptance of the application submitted. In these circumstances, SEPM reserves the right to retain the application fee.

ATTENTION : ONE FILE PER YACHT

You wish to berth a vessel in the port of Monaco during the 81st Formula One Grand Prix de Monaco which will take place from 23 to 26 May 2024. For this purpose, please find below the information including the general conditions to be respected and the formalities to be completed, when requesting a berth for the 2024 Formula One Grand Prix de Monaco . Requests for berths during the Formula One Grand Prix can only be made online until 28 February 2024. In order for your berth request to be taken into account, we would be grateful if you could pay a booking fee of 282 € VAT included, and send us the following documents

  • If sponsor on board: original letter from the sponsor, signed by identifiable and authorised persons, mentioning the name of the boat, to the following address : SEPM – Grand Prix 2024 – 30, quai l’Hirondelle – BP 453 – 98000 Monaco The SEPM reserves the right to check these documents.
  • The Automobile Club of Monaco pass form, to be completed directly online: https://bateaux.acm.mc/
  • Copy of the charter contract (if chartered boat) to be sent to [email protected]
  • The application fee can be paid directly to the company’s head office, by remote payment by contacting our billing department on +377 97 77 30 00, or by bank transfer. This amount will be retained by SEPM, regardless of whether the application is complete or incomplete, and regardless of the decision taken by the Allocation Committee.

IF PAYMENT IS MADE BY BANK TRANSFER, THE COSTS ARE TO BE BORNE BY THE CLIENT

BENEFICIARY : SEPM / BANQUE : BNP PARIBAS / ADRESSE : 1 BD DES MOULINS – MONACO IBAN : MC 58 3000 4091 7000 0102 8952 576 / SWIFT CODE : BNPAMCM1XXX PLEASE NOTE THE NAME OF THE YACHT

Incomplete applications or those received after the deadline cannot be examined by the allocation committee.

1.Verification

The SEPM verifies the completeness and compliance of the application within 5 working days of submission.

1.1 Incomplete or non-compliant application If the application is incomplete, non-compliant, or contains unusable or dubious documents, it will not be processed and the application fee will be retained by SEPM.

1.2 Complete application A complete application is considered for examination by the Allocation Committee. A complete application may be subject to a subsequent verification by the SEPM of the validity or authenticity of the various documents and declarations making up the application. If a lack of validity or authenticity is found, the application will be invalidated and the application fee will not be refunded.

2. Compliance requirements

2.1 Authenticity The names and signatures of the persons named or authorised in the application must be authentic (original documents). The applicant may attach any proof of authenticity of signatures that he/she deems necessary. The SEPM reserves the right to verify the authenticity of the documents and signatures submitted in the application, and may, if necessary, request legal authentication of the signatures.

2.2 Mooring fees and other costs The applicant, who signs the booking request and commitment form, is responsible for the payment of all fees and charges.

2.3 Period of occupancy Occupation of the berth runs from Monday 20 May at midday to Monday 27 May 2024 at midday. Vessels must arrive in the port no later than 20:00 on Wednesday 22 May 2024. They may only leave the port at the end of the event, i.e. at the earliest on Sunday 26 May 2024 from 19:00.

3. Berth assignment

3.1 Definition The allocation of berths for the Automobile Grand Prix is carried out by an Allocation Committee which examines each file individually. Vessels will be placed according to the pricing zone and to the requirements of the port. The stopover during the period of the Formula One Grand Prix de Monaco is subject to a special flat rate. ( Download the 2024 Formula One Grand Prix de Monaco rates ) The SEPM Management will inform the applicants by e-mail of the decision of the Allocation Committee.

3.2 Payement of the fees The fees must be paid in full within the deadline indicated in the acceptance e-mail, otherwise the allocation will be cancelled. Upon receipt of payment, the corresponding invoice will be issued and forwarded.

3.3 Cancellation by the applicant Any cancellation of a reservation must be made in writing to the SEPM headquarters. It must include the name and signature of the applicant, as well as the reason for the cancellation. It will be taken into account on the date of arrival at the SEPM. The notice of cancellation received is permanent and cancels the allocation. No refunds of the mooring fee will be made in the event of cancellation.

3.4 Health crisis In the event of the official cancellation of the Grand Prix or the holding of the practises behind closed doors, the SEPM undertakes to reimburse the application fees and mooring fees already paid.

3.5 Change of vessel No change of vessel will be accepted for any reason and will be considered as a cancellation (3.3).

3.6 Terms and conditions of vessel’s exclusion Any advertising or marketing of access to a yacht after the Commission will result in the re-examination of the berth allocation. This may result in the cancellation of the acceptance of the application submitted. The application fee will be retained by SEPM.

3.7 Decision of the Allocation Commitee The decision of the Allocation Committee is definitive and without appeal

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