Russian billionaires this year, can not boast of the size, extravagance and high cost of their favorites. The Monaco Yacht Show, the largest boat show in the world, put an end to his 30-year continuous history of years due to the coronavirus.
the Largest yacht show, a gathering for one week in one part of the world boats worth at least $ 3 billion, originally planned for September 2020, but will be no earlier than September of the following year. As explained by the organizers, the authorities of Monaco and the organizers have reached an agreement on the terms of the health and safety of the yacht show in Monaco. However, the fears of some participants were stronger and the exhibition was cancelled.
the Exhibition brings income of about $ 2 billion per week – for the Principality of Monaco, the organizers and participants of the exhibition. Come a lot of Europeans from neighboring countries — the ticket costs about 300 Euro.
the Yacht show in Monaco at the end of last year brought together 125 of those superyachts with a total value in excess of $ 4.3 billion.
Yacht – part of the image of rich people and Russian billionaires is no exception. The yacht is owned by Roman Abramovich, Vladimir Potanin, Dmitry Pumpyansky, Dmitry Rybolovlev, and other Russians on the Forbes list of the richest people.
co-Owner of “EuroChem” Andrey Melnichenko is still the owner of the largest and most extravagant yachts in the world. It cost nearly half a billion dollars and length of 143 meters, height match up to 100 meters.
the Monaco Yacht Show is not the first victim of coronavirus. The Geneva international motor show (International Geneva Motor Show), the most important event for automakers, has again canceled, but already for 2 years. The losses forced the organizers to sell the rights to the exhibition of another company. According to the schedule exhibition was planned for March, and because of the pandemic, it was postponed. But Geneva International Motor Show, the most prestigious autovelikoletna. obayatelnaya, charming exhibition in the world, will not take place in 2021. This was announced by the organizer of the exhibition in Geneva — the Foundation of “international automotive salon”.