Monte Carlo Yachts has appointed Philippe Blattes Yachting as its new exclusive dealer in France and the Principality of Monaco.

The agreement is a further step forward for MCY in growing its presence in one of the most strategic territories in Europe. Philippe Blattes Yachting will provide a full range of sales and service support from its corporate offices in Golfe Juan and Monaco and its sales and service centre in the south of France.

Carla Demaria, President of Monte Carlo Yachts, said: "We are very pleased to cooperate with Philippe Blattes. I have known Philippe now for more than 20 years; we are friends and I see a brilliant future for our new adventure.”

Philippe Blattes added: “I am very impressed by the Monte Carlo Yachts project, and excited and proud to share this new path with people I highly respect.”

The MCY collection currently includes the MCY 65, MCY 70, MCY 76, MCY 80, MCY 86, MCY 105 and the brand new MCY 96, recently launched in Venice in July.