BY Anna Cummins on 11 May 2023

Six of the most sophisticated superyachts to charter and enjoy the Cannes Film Festival in movie-star style

Top superyachts to charter during the 2023 Cannes Film Festival

Each May, the French Riviera undergoes a transformation into a superyacht hotspot. The arrival of the Cannes Film Festival from 16-27 May 2023 marks the beginning of the Mediterranean charter season, soon followed by the Monaco Grand Prix from 26-28 May 2023.

For 75 editions, the illustrious Cannes Film Festival, known as Festival de Cannes, has beckoned esteemed filmmakers, directors, and actors from around the globe to its prestigious award ceremony.

With its invite-only status and an aura of exclusivity, the Cannes Film Festival is known as a symbol of artistic excellence and the pinnacle of cinematic achievement. Most importantly, there are some killer parties to enjoy.

The harbour is set to be the centre of attention during the 76th Cannes Film Festival, and what better way to immerse oneself in the spectacle than aboard a magnificent charter yacht?

Discover the top superyachts to charter at the Cannes Film Festival and experience the week in true movie-star style.

Phoenix 2

Phoenix 2

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Step back into the 1930s with a charter aboard Phoenix 2, an Art Deco-inspired yacht that brings a touch of classic Hollywood glamour to the water.

The luxurious 90m Lürssen superyacht, available through Edmiston, is decadent and offers virtually every conceivable amenity, including a cinema room, a cinema under the stars, three pools and an impressive inside/outside dining area.

On the main deck, the décor is full of glamour, with gold tones and red furnishings adding to the ambience. There is a vast main salon, which includes a piano room with a Steinway grand piano and a separate dining area.

Phoenix 2 sleeps 12, from €1,150,000 per week (hosting up to 60 guests for events).

Mimi La Sardine

Mimi La Sardine is a remarkable 33.85-metre explorer yacht that was built by Cantiere delle Marche (CdM) in Ancona, Italy. The vessel belongs to the builder’s Nauta Air 110 series and was launched in 2019.

This award-winning superyacht boasts a collaboration of Italian talent. The exterior and interior design has been masterfully executed by Mario Pedol and Massimo Gino of Nauta Yachts. The naval architecture was skillfully handled by Hydro Tec, further enhancing the yacht’s performance and seafaring capabilities.

Mimi La Sardine is available for charter through SuperyachtsMonaco, offering an opportunity to experience unforgettable luxury during the Cannes Film Festival 2023. With its stylish design, top-notch amenities, and exceptional craftsmanship, Mimi La Sardine promises an unforgettable superyacht charter experience during the Cannes Film Festival.

Mimi La Sardine sleeps 8 from €120,000 – 140,000 per week.


Resilience Edmiston

Resilience is a brand-new yacht with innovative touches for charter guests looking for stylish spaces inside and out. On the main deck, a generous salon benefits from a separate dining area that can be closed off with sliding glass doors for more privacy.

This exquisite yacht, built by International Shipyard Ancona, has a classic profile and midnight blue hull and comes with a raft of amenities that will keep even the most demanding of guests satisfied, including a pool and a jacuzzi, a vast beach club and a cinema under the stars. It is available for charter through Edmiston, and is among the most eye-catching superyachts to charter at the Cannes Film Festival this year.

The innovative 65-metre-long vessel hit the charter market in 2021 fresh from the yard. Resilience‘s interiors are decorated in a neutral palette of brown, cream, grey and white, with modern, minimal module furniture allowing for flexible living spaces.

Resilience sleeps 12 from €650,000 per week (hosting up to 110 guests for events).

Royal Falcon One

The Royal Falcon One is a state-of-the-art catamaran motor yacht that measures an impressive 41.15 metres in length. It showcases a unique design that differentiates it from traditional superyachts.

A testament to a decade-long construction phase, this extraordinary vessel emerged from the top-secret Kockums facility in Sweden in 2019, ready to conquer the seas. It is available through Fraser Yachts.

Royal Falcon One proudly showcases the ingenuity of Studio F.A. Porsche, the Austrian masterminds responsible for its futuristic exterior and stylish modern interior.

The impressive interiors feature a modern and luxurious atmosphere, incorporating high-end materials, contemporary furnishings, and sophisticated lighting to create a refined onboard experience. For those looking to host, there’s a 10-seat dining table, a bar and generous seating throughout.

Royal Falcon One sleeps 10 from €195,000 per week.

Silver Fox

Silver Fox Edmiston

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For guests looking for a charter yacht that maximises outdoor relaxation areas and actively encourages fun, the Baglietto yacht Silver Fox is sure to tick lots of boxes.

With a neutral and calming colour palette and floor-to-ceiling windows, it ensures the connection to the sea is strong wherever you go. It’s out on deck where Silver Fox really excels with a 140 sqm sun deck — notably the largest in its class and a great space for events.
Module furniture allows for flexibility, as they can be swept aside for a yoga session, or to make room for a dancefloor, while the pool is a real scene stealer.

Available through Edmiston, Silver Fox sleeps 12 from €295,000 per week (hosting up to 25 guests for events).


Victorious is a multi-award-winning superyacht renowned for its elegance and luxurious features. This exceptional vessel is a product of Turkish craftsmanship, built by Akyacht, and is available through Fraser Yachts.

Measuring an impressive 85 metres, Victorious has multiple decks, featuring luxurious amenities such as a sun deck with a Jacuzzi, spacious lounging areas, and a fully-equipped bar. The vessel is an entertainer’s dream, with a large beach club and wellness centre on the lower decks, complete with a swimming pool, two lounge areas, a hammam and spa.

Other key features include two lounge areas on the sun deck, one with a fireplace. Naturally, the interior of Victorious centres around luxurious materials, including fine woods, marble, and sumptuous fabrics.

This superyacht offers accommodation for 12 guests in elegantly appointed cabins. Victorious also boasts a variety of water toys and sports equipment in case the allure of the nearby Cannes Film Festival doesn’t provide enough entertainment for all guests.

Victorious sleeps 12 from €800,000 per week.

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