Dear CYBA, MYBA, IYBA members plus captains and crew - 

The AYCA is delighted to welcome you to another AYCA SEMINAR with an informational set of speakers and a unique change up from last year! 

April Fool's Day registration discount! Charter brokers will save $50 when they register for the Charter Show by this Sunday, April 1. **It's easy now to register for both the show and the AYCA annual breakfast seminar, which will be held on Thursday, June 21st, through the Newport Charter Yacht Show Web site.** Brokers click here to register.

Captains and crew can also register online for the AYCA breakfast seminar. Captains and crew register here

Brokers, captains, and yacht managers also have until April 1, 2018 to save 20% on yacht registration fee and dockage.  Click here for yacht registration.

photo: ©  Billy Black

photo: © Billy Black

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. 

The AYCA committee is working on securing interesting topics this year...so far this is the line up:
SOS YACHTING - Learn about the European VAT and chartering in countries abroad.
YACHTING MAGAZINE - Changing face of affluence and generational marketing US.
CUSTOMS - Hear how new regulations affect our charter yachts and clients. 

Round Table Participation: 
Travel Guard
- Insure your client's vacation and protect your commission.
Money Corp USA - Working globally? Do it with intelligent international payment processes and personalized risk management strategies. 
New York - What you need to know about chartering out of Sag Harbor. 
Crew Change and Cancellations - How to handle and protect all parties - not impossible.
Give us your best SHOT - Photography guidance to the great outdoors. 
Food Safety - What you and your clients want to know so you can sell the dream vacation.

Contact AYCA PR CHAIR: Carol Kent (vacation@carolkent.com

AYCA Committee Members: Sandy Carney (sandy@sandersonyachting.com); Jennifer Saia (jennifer@bnbyachtcharters.com); Sylvia Weston (swanboat29@yahoo.com); Karen Kelly Shea (Karen@nicholsonyachts.com); Molly Marson (molly.marston@oysteryachts.com).

The American Yacht Charter Association (AYCA) is committed to maintaining professionalism, integrity, communications and standardization in the business of the yacht charter industry.