Best yachts for charter at the 2024 ECPY Open Days

We recently attended the last ECPY Riviera Yachting Rendez-Vous held in Nice, south of France, from April 16th to 19th, 2024. This premier event showcased a collection of exceptional yachts available for charter this summer.

Here are some of the most impressive yachts we saw:

Fast sport yacht charter: Pershing experience

Pershing 8X available for charter, vessel at full speed

The renowned Italian brand Pershing delivers again with the impressive Pershing 8X yacht. 

Known for their sleek, aggressive designs by Fulvio de Simoni and exceptional performance, the Pershing 8X lives up to the legacy.

This luxurious yacht boasts a remarkable cruising speed of 40 knots while maintaining exceptional comfort thanks to its gyro-stabilization system, ensuring a smooth ride both at anchor and underway.

Ideally located near Monaco, the Pershing 8X is perfectly positioned for exploring the beauty and charm of the French Riviera.


  • Built 2023, Pershing Spa, Italy
  • Length: 25.55m – 83’10”
  • Guests: 9 in 4 cabins, 2 double, 2 twins, 1 Pullman bed
  • Crew of 3
  • Engines: twin 2,638hp diesel
  • Cruising speed: 41 knots
  • Top speed: 48 knots
  • From 69,000/79,000 euros per week + expenses

Key features

  • Sleek, aggressive design by Fulvio de Simoni.
  • Remarkable cruising speed in excess of 40 knots.
  • Gyro-stabilization system for smooth rides.
  • Spacious layout for relaxation and entertainment. This includes a forward lounge, sports flybridge with sunbeds, and a unique open-plan salon that extends seamlessly to the cockpit area thanks to an innovative folding door system.
  • Experienced crew of 3 dedicated to exceptional service. Bringing a wealth of experience from his time on 50-meter superyachts, Captain Steve and his crew ensures every voyage is unforgettable.
  • Exciting selection of water toys for all ages including Sea Bob F5, E-Foil and a jet-ski Sea Doo Spark Trixx.
  • Starlink Internet system available onboard.

Pershing 8X photo gallery

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Superyacht charter: a new four deck explorer

New explorer yacht for charter

Indulge in unparalleled yachting adventures aboard the Kando110, a next-generation explorer yacht. Owned by NBA legend Tony Parker, this vessel boasts exceptional features for discerning travelers.

Key features

Unmatched range and efficiency:

Effortlessly explore distant destinations with the Kando 110’s impressive 6,500+ nautical mile range. Experience exceptional fuel economy with the Kando 110. At cruising speed, it consumes a remarkably low less than 7.5 liters per nautical mile.

Unwavering security:

Navigate the seas with confidence thanks to the Kando 110’s reinforced steel hull and aluminum superstructure, ensuring your safety during any voyage. Experience superior stability at anchor and underway with advanced stabilizers.

Unwind in unparalleled comfort:

  • Luxuriate in the spacious interior, featuring four expansive decks and high-volume living areas: a 45 sq. m. main lounge and a 29 sq. m. Master cabin with dedicated access with floor to ceiling windows and private deck.
  • Accommodate up to 12 guests in six luxurious staterooms, including a full-beam master suite (upper deck), VIP cabin (main deck), double cabins, and a convertible twin/double cabin.

Embrace the outdoors:

  • The Kando110’s expansive deck areas provide ample space for relaxation and entertainment: unwind in the jacuzzi on the partially-covered flybridge, offering breathtaking panoramic views.
  • Soak up the sun on the wide exterior seating areas throughout all decks.
  • Make a splash in the refreshing ocean waters with the extended swim platform, then play with the waves using the yacht’s diverse water toy collection, including jet skis, Seabobs, and paddleboards.

Ava Yacht explorer photo gallery

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Key yacht specifications

  • Built 2022
  • Length: 33.6m
  • 6 cabins: 2*double, 2*twin for 8 guests
  • Crew of 7
  • Stabilizer at anchor and underway
  • Cruising speed: 10 knots
  • Top speed: 14 knots
  • Fuel consumption: 7.5 L/Nm
  • From 120,000/140,00 euros per week + expenses

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Disclaimer: the information provided in this article is for informational purposes only. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information, we cannot guarantee its completeness or correctness.

Charterers are advised to conduct their own research and adhere to any local regulations and guidelines.

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About the author: Remi van der Deure - French Riviera Charter broker.


I am the senior Yacht Charter Broker at Charterminute, a well-known yacht charter boutique in Antibes.

I have served in the yacht charter industry for over 15 years and have gained a strong reputation among my clients, as evidenced by consistent 5-star ratings on Google Reviews and TripAdvisor.

My specialty is organizing corporate yacht charters for startups and large companies during popular events like the Cannes Lions Festival, MIPIM, TFWA, and MIPCOM.

I am also proud to be a member of esteemed yacht broker associations, e-MYBA and ECPY, demonstrating my unwavering commitment to providing exceptional yacht charter services and memorable experiences in the French Riviera.

You can contact me directly at +33 (0)662.465.991 or