Sporting Events on the French Riviera: RWC, Tennis & Monaco F1

Rugby, F1, Tennis & French Riviera Glamour

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Enticing the world’s elite to France’s most glamourous stretch of coastline for a summer of sport is not only the annual Rolex Monte Carlo Masters and Monaco Grand Prix, but also the highly-anticipated 2023 Rugby World Cup.

While these events are perfect to incorporate into your holiday on the French Riviera, they also provide a great setting for a corporate yacht charter. There is no better way to entertain than enjoying these iconic sports events together, followed by an introduction to a favourite sporting legend.

At TJB we pride ourselves on delivering ultra-bespoke experiences, inclusive of securing exclusive meetings with your sporting heroes for these events. Chat with our Yacht Brokers for more details and book your yacht charter or villa holiday to where some of the most exciting sports competitions are played out over a long summer on the stylish French Riviera.


2023 Rugby World Cup

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September and October

Attracting rugby fans from across the globe, France is set to host the 2023 World Cup. With games in Nice and Marseille taking place between Saturday 9 and Thursday 21 September – plus a couple in October – this is the perfect opportunity to soak up the high-energy atmosphere which comes with a world cup whilst on a luxury holiday on the French Riviera. Watch a match in Stade De Nice or Marseille’s Stade Velodrome before enjoying a drinks party or intimate dinner onboard your luxury charter yacht, hosted by a world cup hero.


THUMPER is a 40.05m Sunseeker available for 12 guests to charter this summer on the French Riviera. She is the perfect platform to discover everywhere from Monaco to Cannes and St Tropez. Incorporate a day of world-class rugby into your charter, berthing in either Nice or Marseille to watch a game before hosting a sporting legend onboard.

Thumper, 40m Sunseeker, French Riviera Yacht Charter
Villa Maestra, French Riviera Villa Rental


A breathtaking, ultra-contemporary villa offering comfort and state-of-the-art design for secluded escapes in St Tropez. Leave the privacy of your villa to attend a world cup rugby match, with all travel organised seamlessly by our TJB Private Travel team.

Monaco Grand Prix

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Sunday 28 May

Long-admired to be the most challenging, intriguing and exclusive Formula One race, the Monaco Grand Prix is on everyone list to attend. Experience the thrill and opulent buzz of the Monaco F1 from one of the most prestigious viewing platforms in Monte Carlo; from the deck of your luxury superyacht on the French Riviera.

Alternatively, discover our VIP Package. Enjoy a VIP hospitality weekend at the Grand Prix onboard ARADOS at the prime trackside position on Kennedy Pier. Expect an F1 Legend appearance onboard plus a Michelin Chef and unlimited bar onboard.

Should you prefer a land-based holiday, our concierge service will play your seamless travel into Monaco from your private villa on the Cote d’Azur for a day amongst celebrities and an evening of parties and celebrations.


ROCKET ONE is a 2022 37m Gulf Craft with a berth secured for the Monaco Grand Prix for 12 guests. Soak up the atmosphere from her aft-deck and host a celebratory event onboard. Key features include her sundeck jacuzzi and well-appointed master bedroom on the main deck.

ROCKET ONE Yacht Charter on the French Riviera
DOMAINE VANTINI Luxury Villa Rental in the French Riviera


Hidden in the hills of Super Cannes, Domaine Vantini is one of the finest private villas in Cannes. Set within one of the largest private estates in the region (43,000 sqm), this sprawling luxury villa rental in the South of France is a place to relax and indulge in the highest level of quality and service.


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Saturday 8 – Sunday 16 April

The Principality of Monaco has long attracted those with a love for sport. To kickstart a summer of sport is one of the most stylish events on the Cote d’Azur; the Rolex Monte Carlo Masters. This early-April tennis tournament marks the first of three ATP World Tour Masters and is not only a well-known favourite of both spectators and players, it is a detox from Monaco’s decadent nightlife and thriving restaurant scene.

Invite a tennis legend onboard your luxury yacht to host a glamorous drinks party. Please enquire for more details.


ASYA is a 46.7m Heesen cruising the French Riviera this summer. She is the embodiment of distinction with an impactful aesthetic; reflecting her impeccable Dutch design. Favourite features include a sundeck jacuzzi and zero speed stabilisers for calm anchorages.

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Villa Olivia, Luxury Villa on the French Riviera


Hidden in amongst the beautiful countryside just outside of St Tropez, Villa Olivia sits within private gardens, decorated by the occasional olive tree. Villa Olivia combines barefoot luxury with French country elegance for the ultimate luxury villa holiday.

The outside space of this luxury villa rental is a tranquil paradise, the crowning jewel of which has to be the impressive pool area.

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