We thought you would be interested to know the main marine distances while having a luxury day charter on the French Riviera.

Please note that distance were measured “as the crow flies”: it reflects the shortest distance between two points, from port to port.

There’re speed limits and other boating restrictions in the Cannes and St-Tropez area.

  • Average cruising time (ex boarding time and manoeuvre):
    Cannes to St-Tropez: 1 hour 30 by motor boat
    Cannes to Monaco : 1 hour 25
    St-Tropez to Monaco: 2 hours
    St-Tropez to Porquerolles: 1 hour 25
  • 1 Nm: 1.852 m.
  • Average cruising speed
    Motor yacht : 20 knots (20 Nm per hour)
    Sailing boat : 5/7 knots
    Displacement yacht: 11/13 knots

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French Riviera marine distance