Monaco Capitale du Yachting

capital of advanced yachting

Monaco is not only the capital of luxury yachting, but most importantly, the capital of sustainable yachting.

HSH Prince Albert II

Yacht Club de Monaco President


vocations through training


innovation to build the yachting of tomorrow


synergies and coordination of actions with all local actors


our knowledge

Yachting in monaco

Maritime legitimacy, geographical location, tourist destination with multiple assets meeting the expectations of shipowners & yachtsmen and a high concentration of players and services necessary for this industry.

In 2012, the MONACO YACHTING CAPITAL initiative has been launched under the leadership of the Yacht Club of Monaco.

Proud of a long tradition for innovation, Monaco is one of the most influential places in the world that sets trends in yachting: this is the opportunity to be a “Silicon Valley of the Seaside”.


Number of employees on land in the sector


Number of local companies where yachting is main source of revenue


Million euros of revenue

Quotes From Our signatories

“The vision is simple: Monaco must always be ahead on economic and environmental issues. We must mobilise all stakeholders. It is an essential factor in our economy’s appeal to business, as the Principality offers an exceptional network of all professions operating in this industry” 

H.E. Mr Pierre Dartout

Prime Minister

“We must all be on board with this theme to meet our commitments to reduce greenhouse gases” 

Céline Caron-Dagioni

Monaco’s Minister of Public Works, Environment and Urban Development

“In order to preserve the fragile link between mankind and the sea, this growth and modernisation can only be achieved by respecting the marine environment.” 

Frédéric Genta

Interministerial Delegate for Attractiveness and Digital Transition

“Capital of Advanced Yachting is above all about connecting the various sectors and players in different disciplines, while addressing the issues of sustainability and protecting marine ecosystems”. 

Olivier Wenden

Vice-President and CEO of the Prince Albert II Foundation

“Yachting today faces a major evolution, and retrofit is at the centre of reflections on the sector’s future.” 

Bernard d’Alessandri

YCM General Secretary
President of Cluster Yachting Monaco

Monaco’s two harbours are already equipped with electricity terminals. A major project is underway with SEPM (which manages the harbours) and government teams to equip the main harbour wall and install electrical connections for the very large vessels”. 

Thomas Battaglione


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