The Monaco Yacht Show 2021 | Meet The Biggest ‘Giga-yacht’ At This Years Event Because Yes, Size DOES Matter
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The Monaco Yacht Show 2021 | Meet The Biggest ‘Giga-yacht’ At This Years Event Because Yes, Size DOES Matter

September 23, 2021 Share

Welcome to the most prestigious display of superyachts in the world. The 2021 Monaco Yacht Show.

The 2021 Monaco Yacht Show. Prepare to witness a fleet of supreme luxury and unrivalled pedigree in the super – and mega-yacht world.

As the world’s super-rich make their way to the Principality of Monaco, anticipation has never been higher.

The revamped 2021 Monaco Yacht Show will take place from September 22- 25 with visitors descending on Port Hercules to see the most exciting yachts launched in the past year.

With an average vessel length of 54m, the Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) promises to more than meet the hype. 

The organisers of the MYS have presently confirmed that 300 exhibitors will be participating. They have also announced that nearly 60 superyachts will be exhibited.

This includes 40 brand-new launches by some of the most famous shipyards – not to mention regulars here at the MYS – including Benetti, Feadship, Lürssen, Oceanco and more.

For a full exclusive map of the show – click here.

The demand for all boats—ranging from cutting-edge electric powerboats to the largest superyachts—has increased by 11% according to Boat international

This increase is completely understandable after we have all longed to get away during the major pandemic.

Not only do they provide the best way to social distance, safely with friends and family, but provide a direct link to the fun, relaxation and healing power of nature and the ocean. 

Benetti Gets A Sale For A Sail At The 2021 Monaco Yacht Show

Last year Australian billionaire, casino mogul and superyacht collector, James Packer took delivery of his latest play-thing, a brand-new 354-foot Benetti Giga yacht. He named his precious IJE.

The Italian-built floating palace—Benetti’s longest yacht ever—is estimated to have cost, Mariah Carey‘s former fiancé, around $200 million. It was handed over at the builder’s Livorno yard, just in time for the prime Mediterranean cruising season.

Packer, 51, who recently sold a stake in his casino company, Crown Resorts, for a reported $1.8 billion, named the yacht IJE after his three children: Indigo, Jackson and Emmanuelle.

2021 Monaco Yacht Show
James Packer

This year, at the 2021 Monaco Yacht Show, the for sale sign is back up once again as Packer has put, his once prized possession, on the market. The Italian-built super-yacht has been listed for sale with an eye-watering price tag of $282 million

So before it gets snatched up at the event, let’s take a look at what lies within the majestic super-Giga-yacht.

So How Big Is BIG? – The Benetti 354-Foot Long IJE 

This year IJE appears at the 2021 Monaco Yacht Show in collaboration with Burgess.

Weighing in at a whopping 3700 tonnes, the superyacht’s exterior lines were designed by British company RWD.

The interiors were developed by Benetti’s in-house team.

The yacht IJE has a steel hull and aluminium superstructure.

She is powered by 2 MTU engines, which give her a cruising speed of 16.0 knots and a top speed of 21.0 knots.

2021 Monaco Yacht Show

It provides accommodation for up to 22 guests across 11 cabins, IJE also includes effectively three functioning levels including a private owner’s deck and a sun lounge bridge deck.

In addition, the yacht comes with all the toys, like a cinema, sauna and gym.

This includes everything from the heated swimming pool on the main deck to the collection of water toys and tenders that can be deployed.

The yacht features more than 10,000 square feet of outdoor deck space. This includes a vast observation deck and oversized fire pit.

Along with a foredeck, it has space to accommodate the yacht’s two 45-foot tenders. 

Dying To See What’s Inside?

Take a look:

The Bathroom


– Benetti
All The Fun Extras
The Outside Deck


– Benetti
The Inside Bar
Top Deck Lounge


– Benetti
The Grand Staircase
The Lounge Area


– Benetti

How Do You Get Into The 2021 Monaco Yacht Show??

Anyone wishing to visit the show can do so from Thursday 23 September 2021 (Wednesday, September 22 is by invitation only).

Following strict Covid-19 guidelines, the event starts at 10:30 am and closes at 6:30 pm, from Thursday to Saturday.

A one day ticket starts at €500 but feel free to visit their website for more information here.

The 2021 Monaco Yacht Show is a world-class event that represents the pinnacle of luxury.

Since 1991, the show has enjoyed the recognition and support of His Serene Highness, Prince Albert II of Monaco. 

The elite and all those who join are welcomed back to the event with open arms.

Even though Monaco is the 2nd smallest country in the world, after Vatican City, the land of the rich and famous are thrilled to host the 2021 Monaco Yacht Show once more. 

YES, size does matter in a billionaire’s playground. After all, who wouldn’t want to experience a port full of luxury toys and tenders?

Benetti IJE 354 Footer


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