Profile 145' Palmer Johnson GRAND ILLUSION

The 71st Cannes Film Festival will take place from the 8th through 19th of May, 2018 in Cannes, France – located in the middle of the French Riviera’s splendor spanning from Saint Tropez to Monte Carlo! The annual film festival previews new films of all genres from around the world, nominating these films for various awards – the most prestigious of which is the Palme d’Or.

Learn more about the history of the Cannes Film Festival.

GRAND ILLUSION is the ideal vessel for a memorable holiday – especially during the Cannes Film Festival. This 145 foot Palmer Johnson motor yacht is a fine example of the builder’s Italian flair and elegance in design.


GRAND ILLUSION was designed and built to be able to undertake long cruises in the Mediterranean, Caribbean and the choicest areas of the world. Accordingly, this large motor yacht provides every possible comfort and luxury.

GRAND ILLUSION has confirmed space for the Cannes Film Festival and is keen to book a charter for the event!

GRAND ILLUSION accommodates 10 guests in 5 ensuite staterooms.

Her interior styling is by Demitri Christian of Demitri Christian Design and features the use of exceptional materials and highly original details. The experience onboard GRAND ILLUSION is enhanced by a five-star captain and crew who do everything to make every day exceptional.

GRAND ILLUSION is designed to provide comfortable places for the entire party to dine and socialize. Spacious outdoor areas offer a variety of places to enjoy the sun or cool off in the shade. The Sky Lounge Aft deck is a favorite place for alfresco dining, seating up to ten at the large wood table. An additional 8 persons can be seated on the two corner settees for cocktails and conversation.


LOA: 145′ / 44.20m
Beam: 26’4″/ 8.03m
Draft: 7’9″ / 2.36m
Builder: Palmer Johnson
Year: 1994 / 2017
Flag: Jamaica
Guests: 11
Staterooms: 5
Bed Configuration: 2 King, 1 Queen, 2 Singles + Pullman
Cruising Speed: 11 knots
Captain: Steve Knobbe + 8 crew

Tenders & Toys

18′ Nautica RIB
3 x Yamaha wave runners
Wave runner docking station
2 x SeaBobs
1 x 2-man canoe
Towable tubes / rafts
Snorkel gear
Beach set up – BBQ
12-person Jacuzzi on sun deck

For more information on booking your dream yacht charter, contact the yacht charter team at Worth Avenue Yachts.