Now in its 10th year, the Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza is the largest winter snow day for the superyacht industry on the French Riviera and we are thrilled to announce our valued Sponsors who are joining our event to maximise their company brand in front of yachting professionals.

The 10th-year anniversary edition of Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza will be hosted at Auron ski resort in the southern French Alps on Friday 29th March 2019.

Please meet our Sponsors for the Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza 2019! 



THE SUPERYACHT GROUP is our main Media Partner for the 10th-year anniversary of the Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza.  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 of Cannes and Monaco Yacht Shows with live broadcasts, interviews and daily reports so we're happy to have them back to support Snow Bonanza ! 

ONBOARDONLINE is returning for the second year running and we're thrilled Sam Watson and team will offer us additional media support from their large network.  OnboardOnline is a digital publication providing news and stories of interest for the global superyacht community.

For clients they provide content marketing to grow brand awareness and strengthen your visibility in online search. They do this by helping you to identify, produce and distribute quality content to engage your target audience and convert interest to action.

Their team of writers have firsthand experience and deep industry knowledge, so they're strong on ideas and striking the right tone with stories that matter.

Reaching the right people is also key. OnboardOnline has an established monthly audience of 35,000 readers with a significant following on social media. Together with their content partners in print and digital radio they have a combined reach of over 100k across different formats.

We're looking forward to having them join us at Auron on March 29! 


RIVIERA CBAY joins us as a Summit Sponsor for 2019's Snow Bonanza. As the premier storage AND sales solution for the French Riviera and beyond, Riviera Cbay sell your ex-yacht items including interior and galley items, water sports and fitness gear, furniture, AV equipment and tenders, bringing welcome funds back to the boat and freeing up your valuable time.

Their 260m2 safe and dry storage facilities in the Trois Moulins area next to the Antibes autoroute exit is also ideal for traditional short and long term storage at very competitive rates.

Riviera Cbay will handle all shipping and logistics and will keep you updated on every step of the process through their user-friendly dashboard which will allow you to stay updated on the progress of your item, your costs, and the ability to collect money owed to you when and how you choose!

EXCELERATE MARINE are proud to be a Summit Sponsor for the 10th-anniversary of the Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza.

Their team members, Mark & Tami, will be on hand to help and advise on all things concerning yacht technology and are looking forward to meeting you all on and off the piste.

Excelerate Marine are passionate about ending wireless communication pain points on-board yachts and offer flexible, tailor-made 4G & Satellite solutions built around customer needs.

Whether a new installation or just airtime package is required, they can get you up and running in no time.

For more information visit or

We're looking forward to a great day with them at Auron on March 29.

A big welcome to PORT VAUBAN and PORT DE CANNES who join us as a combined Summit Sponsor to celebrate our 10th-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.


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. 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.

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.

RIVIERA WINE is your global wine supplier, led by Master of Wine Louise Sydbeck. With over 15 years' experience of supplying wine to yachts, Riviera Wine offers a combination of competitive pricing, dedicated service and personalised advice. They are passionate and knowledgeable about the wines they supply and have a very customer-centric approach.

Louise is the author of 'The Yacht Cru Wine Guide', the first wine book dedicated to yachting. For all of your wine supply needs, WSET®️ courses or tastings, you can rest assured you are in the very best hands.

GNO ACCESSORIES AND PEPLINK/PEPWAVE are joining us for this year's event as Alpine Sponsors. GNO ACCESSORIES specialises in the design, installation, maintenance and support of dynamic IT, AV and cellular systems. 

Their aim is to provide a solution that is secure, reliable and easy for the crew to manage. Their solutions incorporate the latest hardware and they are excited to bring the first 5G ready router to the yachting industry.

PEPLINK/PEPWAVE has set out to create the most reliable and easiest-to-use routers since their inception. Since then, they have developed multi-WAN VPN bonding (SD-WAN) routers, Wifi access points and network switches with industry-leading durability, a straightforward and intuitive web interface, and a wide range of features that are difficult to match. 

From home-office users, to enterprise-branch networks, to emergency vehicles and superyachts they have helped thousands of customers migrate from traditional WAN to our SD-WAN solutions, resulting in increased bandwidth, higher WAN reliability, and lower costs. and 

We are thrilled to welcome BLUE COAST BREWING back for the second year in a row - Blue Coast are joining us as our Après-Ski Sponsor.

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. Thank you to Prestige Driver for their ongoing support of our Riviera Yacht Support events!  Their Facebook page is:




What are you waiting for?

Related articles in



Want to keep up to date with all our latest news and information?