The European superyacht show season kicked off in style yesterday with the opening of the eighth Antibes Yacht Show dedicated to the brokerage market. Over 20 of the almost 50 yachts present yachts on show are over 30 metres in length, with brokers from around the world in attendence.

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All photos: Mike Edwardson

Ocean Independence, Moran Yacht & Ship, Worth Avenue Yachts, Fraser Yachts, YPI, Dbeere Yachts, Bernard Gallay and ABYS were among the attending brokers showcasing their yachts, the biggest of which were the 49.5-metre Anadigmi from Worth Avenue, the 47-metre Sweet Doll from Yachting Concept, and the 47-metre Project 12 from Opal Marine. Wajer & Wajer and Explosion Marine were showing superyacht tenders, and there were a host of superyacht refit yards, and service and management companies, including Pendennis Shipyard, Huisfit by Royal Huisman and Hill Robinson Yacht Management. For more images from the first day of the show, click here