The Iconic Sound of the Monaco Grand Prix
“There is no such thing as a low-risk lap in Monaco. It doesn’t exist. If you want to be fast you have to be on the limit …”
Max Verstappen (F1 Red Bull Racing)
It’s time for the exhilarating Monaco Grand Prix! Whether you’re watching from an apartment or from the deck of a luxury yacht, from Thursday 23rd May until Sunday 26th May (2019) you couldn’t fail to be swept up by the glamour and thrill of the Monaco Grand Prix.
One of the most challenging and exciting circuits on the Formula 1 calendar, this legendary race, now in its 90th year matches prestige with excitement. Running since 1929, with originally only 16 competitors, Monaco will close its roads next week while residents and visitors vie for the perfect vantage point from which to watch Formula 1 drivers test their cars to the limit, screeching and howling round tight bends, making an average of 3,600 gear changes in any one race.
From Casino Square to the World’s most famous Hairpin 6, drivers have to use maximum steering lock as they drive at an approximate speed of 50km/h just to make it round. Through the tunnel and past luxurious superyachts in the harbour, expertly managing the many elevation changes, all to the backdrop of skyscrapers and grand hotels.
For those on yacht charter in the harbour, the view of the action promises to be spectacular, combining the convenience of highly practical accommodation with the ultimate in luxury.
Whilst you’re there why not check out the bright lights and red carpet of the Cannes Film Festival, now in its 72nd year, running from 14th May until 25 thMay 2019.