2015 event schedule

Sunday, June 21

Yachts move in - Newport Yachting Center - Contact Marina Office Directly 401-846-1600 x1

12:00 NOON - 5:00 PM - Registration Desk Open; Free Wi-Fi available, sponsored by FYBA.

12:00 NOON - 5:00 PM - Vendor/Sponsor stage in - Show Tent

2:0 0PM - 4:00 PM- Luxury Yacht Career Event, sponsored by RI Marine Trade Association and Nicholsons Yachts Worldwide.

5:30 PM - Meeting for all competitors/competitions for Best Charter Yacht Chef Competition, Tablescaping & Healthy Beverage Challenge, and Sunset Canapé Challenge - Main Show Tent - please submit applications

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM - Captains & Crew Briefing / Happy Hour; beer, wine and appetizers served - Main Show Tent; sponsored by Newport Shipyard, Engineered Marine Coatings, and West Marine Mega Yacht Supply.

 

Monday, June 22

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Registration Desk Open. Free WI-FI available, sponsored by FYBA

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Yachts Open for Viewing

10:00 AM - 4:00 PM- Sunset Canapé Competition - Yachts 99 ft. and under; Judged by Brokers/Agents - Please submit application

12:00 NOON - 1:00 PM - Luncheon Break - Private Yacht Luncheons

1:00 PM - Farmer's Market open on site near Main Tent, sponsored by The Captain's Concierge.

1:00 PM - 5:15 PM - Yachts Open for Viewing

5:15 PM - 5:45 PM - Awards Presentation - Sunset Canapé Competition - Main Show Tent, sponsored by Crew Food Safety, Culinary Convenience, and DYT/Seven Star Transportation.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM - Welcome Reception, open to all show participants; sponsored by U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism; Local Purveyors will be promoting and selling their goods - Main Show Tent

 

Tuesday, June 23

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Registration Desk Open. Free WI-FI available, sponsored by FYBA.

10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON - Yachts Open for Viewing

12:00 NOON - 1:00 PM - Luncheon Break - Private Yacht Luncheons

1:00 PM - 3:30 PM - Best Charter Yacht Chef Competition judging - Main Show Tent - all yachts welcome to participate - Please submit application - pre-registration is required.

1:00 PM - 5:15 PM - Yachts Open for Viewing

5:15 PM – 5:45 PM - Awards Presentation - Best Charter Yacht Chef Competition - Main Show Tent. Sponsored by Crew Food Safety, Culinary Convenience and DYT/SevenStar Transportation.

5:45 PM - 7:30 PM - 2nd Annual SeaHex Challenge for Captains of Large Yachts, 100 ft. and over. Location: Show Docks, sponsored by seaHEX and Fuerte Amador Resort & Marina. (If you have not pre-registered, please sign up in the show office)

5:45 PM - 7:30 PM - 1st Annual “Pitch and Putt” Golf Competition for Large Yachts, 100 ft. and over. Location: Show Dock. Prizes will be awarded! (If you have not pre-registered, please sign up in the show office)

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM - Yacht Hop - Yachts under 99ft.

 

wednesday, june 24

11:15 AM* - 5:00 PM - Registration Desk Open. Free WI-FI available, sponsored by FYBA
*Due to AYCA Seminar taking place in Show Tent, Exhibitors/Sponsors will not have access to their display until 11:15 AM.

8:00 AM - 11:00 AM - Annual AYCA Educational Seminar (breakfast is served at 7:30 AM) - Click Here to Register - Sunset Terrace Tent (main show tent)

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Yachts Open for Viewing

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM - Tablescaping & Healthy Beverage Competition – Interior Crew - All size yachts welcome to participate; Judged by Brokers/Agents, sponsored by Crew Food Safety, Culinary Convenience and DYT/SevenStar Transportation - Please submit application

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM - Luncheon Break - Private Yacht Luncheons

1:00 PM - 5:15 PM - Yachts Open for Viewing

5:15 PM - 5:45 PM - Awards Presentation - Tablescaping & Healthy Beverage Competition - Main Show Tent.Sponsored by Crew Food Safety, Culinary Convenience and DYT/SevenStar Transportation.

5:45 PM - 7:30 PM - 2nd Annual SeaHex Challenge for Captains of Yachts, 99 ft. and under. Location: Show Docks, sponsored by seaHEX and Fuerte Amador Resort & Marina. (If you have not pre-registered, please sign up in the show office)

5:45 PM - 7:30 PM - 1st Annual “Pitch and Putt” Golf Competition for Yachts, 99 ft. and under. Location: Show Dock. Prizes will be awarded! (If you have not pre-registered, please sign up in the show office)

6:00 PM – 9:00 PM - Yacht Hop - Yachts over 100ft.

 

thursday, june 25

8:00 AM - 10:00 AM - AYCA Semi-Annual Meeting at Seamen’s Church Institute

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM - Registration Desk Open. Free WI-FI available, sponsored by FYBA

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM - Seminar: Food Safety & Hygiene On Board Vessels and MLC Compliance for Crew. Speaker: Carmen M. Foy, Instructor, Crew Food Safety Training, LLC; Open to all show participants.

10:00 AM - 12:00 NOON - Yachts Open for Viewing

12:00 NOON - 1:00 PM - Luncheon Break - Private Yacht Luncheons

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM - Captains SeaHex Challenge – Winners “Face-Off” and Awarding of Prize. Location: Show Docks.

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM - Yachts Open for Viewing

5:00 PM - Show Closes - Sound All Horns please.

Thank you for a great 2015 show!