Only Yacht / Frédérique Constant

Cartier, Celsius, Chanel and De Bethune at Only Yacht

The Pastor family is undoubtedly the best-known in Monaco after the royal family. Having achieved omnipresent stature on Monaco’s prestigious real estate market, the Pastor Group has diversified under the leadership of Jean-Victor Pastor, particularly in the field of private jets and super yachts. A not-to-be-missed and select event during the Monaco Yacht Show, the Only Yacht soirée hosted 250 yacht owners and VIPs at the group’s Mayabay beachside restaurant. In partnership with the Swiss company Luxeco, Only Yacht also associated the Cartier, Celsius, Chanel and De Bethune brands in the event by inviting them to exhibit some of their exceptional models.

Frédérique Constant honours elegance

Whether on water or on the road, Frédérique Constant is a brand that “revs up” the finest vintage engines and resonates in the hearts of the most enthusiastic collectors. The latest examples of these affinities between the “affordable luxury” brand based in Plan-les-Ouates are its sponsoring of the 39th edition of the famous Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elégance in California, which drew 100 classic boats and 5,000 visitors ; as well as the 29th edition of the famous Carrera Panamericana in October which witnessed a hundred or so classic cars wind their way in five days across 1,800 miles of the finest locations in Mexico.

Brice Lechevalier is editor-in-chief of GMT and Skippers, which he co-founded in 2000 and 2001 respectively. He has also been CEO of WorldTempus since it joined the GMT Publishing stable, of which he is director and joint shareholder. In 2012 he created the Geneva Watch Tour, and he has been an advisor to the Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève since 2011. Also closely involved in sailing, he has published the magazine of the Société Nautique de Genève since 2003, and was one of the founders of the SUI Sailing Awards in 2009 and the Concours d’Elégance for motor boats at the Cannes Yachting Festival in 2015.

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