We are fast approaching the International Multihull Show in La Grande Motte (2023 edition). We’ll be there again as official media partners, so please look out for us and come and say hello if you are visiting!
The International Multihull Show is an annual event held in the south of France, dedicated to the world of multihull sailing. It is one of the biggest catamaran and trimaran shows in the world, attracting visitors and exhibitors from all over the globe. The show is held in the town of La Grande Motte, which is located on the Mediterranean coast between Montpellier and Nimes, the home of Outremer and Gunboat.
The history of La Grande Motte Multihull Show dates back to 2010, when it was first organized in partnership with Lorient on the Atlantic which hosted the show in even years
Over the years, the La Grande Motte Multihull Show has grown in size and popularity, becoming a major event in the world of sailing. The show features the latest multihull models and technologies. It is a platform for sailors, enthusiasts, and industry professionals to network, share ideas, and discuss the latest trends in the industry.
The Boats to See
This year, the main attraction will be the unveiling of the new Outremer 52, the Bali Catsmart and the upgraded Nautitech 40. The Excess 14 will be there, along with a healthy selection of Lagoons (42, 46, 51, Sixty 5), Fountaine Pajot, Marsaudon and Bali, plus the Catana OC50. You’ll be able to take a look at the Rapido 40 as well.
The Show is known for its unique atmosphere and setting. It is held in the heart of La Grande Motte, known for its buildings designed by French architect Jean Balladur who was inspired by lost civilizations of the past. His designs draw on the design of grand Mayan ruins with an added touch from the sixties. Balladur spent almost thirty years developing his vision, which now attracts over 2 million tourists every year.
The marina itself is a work of art, with its geometric shapes and colourful facades. The town’s location on the Mediterranean coast also adds to the show’s appeal, with visitors able to enjoy the sun, sea, and sand while attending the event.
In addition to the exhibitions, the La Grande Motte Multihull Show also features live demonstrations, test sails, product launches workshops, conferences, and races. The show is also a great opportunity for visitors to get on the boats on display, and even head out for a sail.
The La Grande Motte Multihull Show is a unique event that celebrates the world of multihull sailing. It has a rich history and has grown in size and popularity over the years, becoming one of the biggest multihull shows in the world. It’s a must-visit for anyone with an interest in sailing or the marine industry.