Published on Wednesday, 12 November 2014
The Nautic trade fair is an annual event that allows boating and sailing enthusiasts and industry professionals to discover the latest models, technology, accessories and developments in tourism. Taking place at the Porte de Versailles exhibition centre, the Salon Nautique International de Paris runs from December 6th to 14th and is one of the world’s leading events in this field.
Catch a fair wind to the Nautic trade fair
The eyes of the nautical world will be on Paris this December as an essential event sets sail. With over 240,000 visitors expected to attend and 785 exhibitors awaiting to entertain them, this is clearly the place to forge new connections and grasp fresh opportunities. There will be some 1,200 craft on display, many of them new models, plus a whole range of exhibitions and displays, along with some illuminating key interviews with leading skippers.
You can expect to see the highly anticipated Dufour 310 GL, Voile magazine sailboat of the year the Dehler 38, the new Optio from the Wauquiez shipyard and Black Pepper’s Code 1. Take a look at motor boats including the new Zeppelin, Zodiac and Bombard. Try out stand up paddleboards in the Sailing Village, including those offered by Hobie, Exocet and Naish. See what’s new from the biggest surfing brands and sport catamarans such as the Hobie Cats and RS Cat 16. Walk along the floating pontoons of the show’s brand new marina and admire vessels in the water, then relax in the lounge and restaurant of the well-appointed Yacht Club at the marina’s heart.
Picture copyright holder : Peet Simard 2010
Hôtel de la Herse d’Or Paris,
a charming hotel in the heart of the Marais district in Paris.