2019 AYCA Seminar Speakers Announced for Newport Charter Yacht Show

2019 AYCA Seminar Speakers Announced for Newport Charter Yacht Show

The American Yacht Charter Association(AYCA) announced today confirmed guest speakers for the daily show breakfasts and their annual AYCA Seminar Series & Breakfast which will be held during the Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport. AYCA will host one speaker each morning during the Belle's Daily Breakfast on June 18 and 19 and a panel discussion and series of speakers on Thursday, June 20 under the main show tent.

Twenty Yachts Registered to Date for Newport Charter Yacht Show Presented by Helly Hansen Newport!

Twenty Yachts Registered to Date for Newport Charter Yacht Show Presented by Helly Hansen Newport!

The Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport now has 20 yachts registered for the show with several more expected to enter in the next 6-8 weeks.

Dates for the four-day event, which welcomes registered and credentialed industry professionals who represent clients interested in chartering a luxury yacht in New England, are June 17-20, 2019. The Newport Charter Yacht Show is the only one of its kind in the U.S. and will feature an exquisite collection of world-class yachts for charter.

The Charter Show is offering a $50 discount through the end of April for all charter brokers who are members of AYCA, CYBA, IYBA or MYBA.

HELLY HANSEN NEWPORT TO BE PRESENTING PARTNER OF 2019 NEWPORT CHARTER YACHT SHOW AT NEWPORT SHIPYARD

HELLY HANSEN NEWPORT TO BE PRESENTING PARTNER OF 2019 NEWPORT CHARTER YACHT SHOW AT NEWPORT SHIPYARD

Newport Shipyard is proud to announce that Helly Hansen Newport, the oldest Helly Hansen licensed store in North America, owned by Jay Lasky, has signed on for the fourth straight year as the presenting partner of the 2019 Newport Charter Yacht Show. Held each June at Newport Shipyard, the Newport Charter Yacht Show will feature an impressive lineup of power yachts and sailing vessels available for private charter. The 2019 show, slated to be held June 17-20, will offer yacht charter brokers and industry professionals from around the world the opportunity to preview participating charter yachts headed to New England for the season.

Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport: Where Business Meets Pleasure

Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport: Where Business Meets Pleasure

From June 18-21, the Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newportprovided a four-day window of opportunity for brokers, managers and other industry professionals to acquaint themselves with 24 luxury yachts available for summer charter in the New England area. As well, it gave attendees a chance to network, share information and socialize on the docks and at seminars and special events, mixing business with a good amount of pleasure.

“Everyone is ‘on’ and friendly here, like they’ve known you forever,” said Maggie Vale, a local broker with Churchill Yacht Partners who attended the show. “It’s the New England way, and with the sunny weather we’ve had, you can’t say anything bad about Newport.” 

Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport

Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport

There was no shortage of crew enthusiasm at this year’s Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport (Monday, June 18 through Thursday June 21), especially at the show’s five competitions designed specifically for showing off the talent, determination and creativity of chefs, captains, deck hands, stewards and stewardesses. In cheering on the crew contestants, brokers, managers and other charter industry professionals who attended the show enjoyed a break from business and gained further insight into the personalities of those who normally spend their days lavishing attention on charter guests.

Of the 24 charter yachts registered for the show, 18 were new to the event and 13 measured in at 100 feet and longer. Over 45 crew from 15 boats participated in the competitions. The Newport Charter Yacht Show was staged at the mega-yacht friendly Newport Shipyard, which also owns and operates the event.

Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport: A Sneak Peek at Yachts for Charter in New England

Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport: A Sneak Peek at Yachts for Charter in New England

With its illustrious maritime history, picturesque coastlines and quaint islands and towns, New England is a summer hot spot for luxury charter vacations, and from June 18-21, the Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport will showcase the impressive lineup of world-class yachts available for charter in the region this season. Staged at the mega-yacht friendly Newport Shipyard in Newport, R.I., the annual event is the only one of its kind in the U.S., allowing brokers and industry professionals to tour each yacht’s accommodations and get to know the captain and crew. Of the 24 charter yachts currently registered for the show, 18 are new to the event and 13 are measuring in at 100 feet and longer.

Register for the Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport by May 22 to be included in our printed program

Register for the Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport by May 22 to be included in our printed program

The Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport is coming together nicely with 19 boats and more than 50 charter brokers registered to date. If you would like to be listed in our printed program, please register for the show by May 22, 2018. Click here to register

Dates for the four-day event, which welcomes registered and credentialed industry professionals who represent clients interested in chartering a luxury yacht in New England, are June 18-21, 2018. The Newport Charter Yacht Show is the only one of its kind in the U.S. and will feature an exquisite collection of world-class yachts for charter.

AYCA SEMINAR TO FEATURE EXCITING TOPICS & NEW FORMAT AT NEWPORT CHARTER YACHT SHOW PRESENTED BY HELLY HANSEN NEWPORT

AYCA SEMINAR TO FEATURE EXCITING TOPICS & NEW FORMAT AT  NEWPORT CHARTER YACHT SHOW PRESENTED BY HELLY HANSEN NEWPORT

Changing it up this year, AYCA is organizing six roundtables for speakers to rotate from table to table for "speed info presentations." It will be an intimate setting where you will sit at a table of your peers and gather information as presenters bring pertinent industry information to you! 

Guest speakers, also hosted and organized by the AYCA, will be featured on June 19 and 20 for one hour during breakfast (8:45am-9:45am) on subjects important for charter professionals and captains.