The Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza is the largest winter snow day for the superyacht industry on the French Riviera and we are happy to announce this year is the 11th edition of our winter event for yachting professionals.

The Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza will be hosted at Auron ski resort in the southern French Alps on Friday 20th March 2020.


7am Buses depart from the ports of Antibes, Cannes and Monaco. Enroute all Snow Bonanzees enjoy a complimentary breakfast of croissants, coffee, fruit and juice.

9.30am On arrival at Auron, ski passes with insurance are distributed. Those people who have pre-booked rental gear will get kitted out!

10am Ski or snowboard lessons begin for those who have booked them (1-hour). Everyone else can hit the slopes for free ski time - don't forget we will have a photographer and videographer join us to catch all the action throughout the day!

12 midday Meet at La Bergerie restaurant for an apéritif followed by a hearty 3-course mountain lunch with wine, coffee and dessert. Key sponsors will have the opportunity to address the Snow Bonanza participants and say a few words about their company.

Afternoon Post-lunch, there is time for more free ski. We also host a fun downhill slalom challenge where participants can challenge others to a friendly race on the slopes, finishing with a shot of Génépi.

4pm Après-ski session begins at L'Alpage restaurant with a selection of cold cuts and finger food, vin chaud, Blue Coast beers and more. Our generous prize giving is always much anticipated and this year we will have music provided by Blahkoustics.

6.30pm Buses depart back to the coast.

Please meet our valued Sponsors for the Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza 2020! 



THE SUPERYACHT GROUP is our main Media Partner for the 11th-year anniversary of the Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza.  With a new website, the Superyacht Group is the industry’s leading information and market insight provider. The Group’s portfolio of services comprises print reports, a digital news site, the industry’s leading conferences, bespoke event services, market consultancy and intelligence, and a full-service marketing and branding agency.

RIVIERA RADIO is returning as our Radio Partner for this year's event. Riviera Radio is the only English-speaking radio and daily media in the south of France with specific programming dedicated to yachters, and has been at the center of the yachting community for 30 years. 

An excellent marketing tool for yachting companies and service providers and a strong multichannel platform to connect and provide leads with owners, yachting professionals, charter customers, captains and crew. 

Every year Riviera Radio is media partner all over the Côte d'Azur for yachting news, the Cannes and Monaco Yacht Shows with live broadcasts, interviews and daily reports so we're happy to have them back to support Snow Bonanza !

As well, they have special features such as :

Top Yachts :

The Full English Breakfast Show with Rob Harrision and Sarah Lycett :

Visit their website and playing daily on 106.5FM

ONBOARDONLINE is returning as a valued Media Partner for the 11th edition of the Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza. OnboardOnline is a digital publication providing news and stories of interest to the global superyacht community.

For clients, OnboardOnline specialises in content marketing to grow brand awareness and strengthen your visibility in online search. Its writers have first-hand experience and in-depth industry knowledge, so they're strong on ideas and striking the right tone.

We're looking forward to having them join us at Auron on March 20!

Check out their comprehensive website here: 


RIVIERA CBAY joins us as the Peak Sponsor for 2020's Snow Bonanza. Riviera Cbay is the premier sales platform for ex-yacht items. Cbay will collect, sell and ship your sold items and pay you money for the sale. 

Their 260m2 safe and dry storage facilities in Antibes are also ideal for traditional short and long-term storage and logistical solutions for the yachting industry. If you have unused water toys and equipment, audio-visual and fitness equipment, tenders, furniture or galley items, don’t throw them away or put them into storage to gather dust. Call Cbay and let them do the rest. Their new website allows you, the seller, to keep track of all your items for sale and request to be paid with a simple click of a button. 

To view what CBay can offer you can visit their website for all the latest items on sale.  


A big welcome to PORT VAUBAN and PORT DE CANNES who join us as a combined Summit Sponsor to celebrate our 11th-year anniversary Snow Bonanza!  

Port Vauban is Europe’s largest marina and first marina in tonnage and has 1642 berth places including 19 berths for superyachts along the well-known IYCA. Port Vauban is ideally located in the heart of the French Riviera, between Monaco and St Tropez.

Iconic site of the French Riviera landscape, the Old Port of Cannes is a renowned Mediterranean marina boasting more than 100 berths for yachting. It is also a platform for developing the major events of the city of Cannes and of the adjoining Palais des Congrès, like the worldwide famous Cannes Film Festival. 


RIVIERA WINE is joining us as a returning Summit Sponsor. Imagine a dedicated and passionate wine company who offers you the complete solution to all your wine needs on board. Be it wine supply, bespoke expert advice, WSET crew training and much more. 

Imagine they offer some of the best prices in the industry and are the only wine supplier in yachting headed by a Master of Wine. Then picture that what drives this team is an urge to truly be of service to you, always do the right thing and spread their passion and knowledge for wine through all they do. 

In short, this is Riviera Wine! 

RIVIERA CREW is part of the Riviera Yacht Support group.  In 2009 Riviera Yacht Support opened its Crew Division here in Antibes and continues to provide the very best in recruitment and placement of professional crew. 

Riviera Crew is an industry leader in providing an excellent all round and complete service for Yachts and Crew.  

With a comprehensive database of individually checked and verified crew members they offer an outstanding placement service bar none - the Antibes office is open from Monday to Friday 09h00 to 17h00, with a consultant available 7 days per week.

We extend a huge welcome to TWENTY 47 who join us as a first time partner, coming into the event as a Summit Sponsor.   TWENTY 47 is a business built on technical knowledge with a primary focus on data network infrastructures delivering unbreakable internet connectivity. They offer full management of all your onboard networks and internet connections. Their services include:

Cellular Installations - Twenty 47 takes a no-compromise approach to cellular installations.

Internet Optimisation - Their back-end systems are collating data and alerting them of any inconsistencies, allowing them the ability to optimise your data connections.

Monitoring of Cellular - WANs, VSAT connections, SpeedFusion tunnels and carrier throughput ensure the best reliability and speeds are attained.

SpeedFusion - provides WAN aggregation allowing any combination of WANscellular, VSAT, WiFi etc over a single tunnel. Twenty 47 hosts SpeedFusion tunnels throughout the world allowing the ability to break your connectivity out over different country IP addresses.

Cellular Data Sim Hosting - V SIM - Twenty 47 hosts a bucket of sims that they can remotely and immediately place on a specific vessel in real-time.

Onboard Network Health - Monitoring of all network infrastructure devices, ultimately ensuring end to end data transmission.

Data Usage - Monitoring of data usage.

Firewall management - Supply and maintenance of firewalls.

Secure Data backup - Onboard and ashore

Remote Monitoring - Twenty 47 will maintain remote monitoring of onboard infrastructure.

Audiovisual systems – They install, monitor and support onboard AV systems.

For more information, you can email them:  


HEINEN & HOPMAN is the leading specialist and global supplier of HVAC systems onboard yachts. Yachts are the embodiment of luxury and individuality and if there is one thing that luxury motor yachts are known for, it’s comfort. Cruising the Caribbean or the Mediterranean Sea in summer, nothing says ‘comfort’ like a perfect indoor climate thanks to high-quality HVAC.

From standardized to highly advanced

From standardized yachts to fully custom-builds, Heinen & Hopman designs,engineers, manufactures, installs and commissions HVAC and refrigeration systems that exactly meet the client’s needs. They are known for their fully custom-built systems for super advanced yachts, but they can deliver robust quality at competitive pricing for standardized motor yachts as well. 

Ongoing support

Heinen & Hopman's attention to detail doesn’t end after delivery. Regular preventive maintenance and having the right spares in stock is extremely important. Don’t let your trips get spoiled due to an air conditioning malfunction. Their service team provides maintenance, on-site repairs and a quick spare parts delivery service. You can rely on them 24/7, anywhere in the world.

STURGE Sturge International & Sturge Taylor are the leading professionals in the field of luxury yacht insurance and a continued supporter of our Bonanza events. With a combined experience of over 100 years and a portfolio of total values in excess of US$7 billion they are able to negotiate highly competitive rates and offer extremely comprehensive insurances.

We are thrilled to welcome BLUE COAST BREWING back as our Après-Ski Sponsor where they'll be serving chilled beer with a mountain backdrop.

Blue Coast Brewing Company embodies all things good in the South of France: the magic of a warm summer evening, a BBQ with friends, a day at the beach, a fast run down the slopes followed by an après-ski by the fire.

Produced using only the finest ingredients, Blue Coast beer is the calling card for all discerning beer drinkers, as well as the ideal gateway for curious consumers who want to discover craft beers. / /

PRESTIGE DRIVER is our fantastic sponsor of VIP van transfers for those Bonanza attendees who won't be joining the journey on our buses. Founded in 2012, Prestige Driver is directed by Julien Lanteri and Christophe Sella who started their own enterprise after more than 10 years' experience in transport. Since then, their company has evolved by expanding their car fleet and they work day and night to ensure five-star service from Monaco to St Tropez.

A big thank you to Prestige Driver for supporting our Bonanza events!    You can contact them via their website: or email : 




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