We are pleased to announce the continuation of the Educational and Informative Seminars organized and sponsored by the American Yacht Charter Association (AYCA) during the Newport Charter Yacht Show, June 21-24, 2016. The Show will be at the new location, Newport Shipyard, which now owns and operates this important industry gathering, as well as, many other key New England events.

Thus, please "Save-The-Date" of Thursday, June 23, 2016 on your calendars to attend the Seminar from 9:00am - 12:00pm, with registration and a full breakfast starting at 8:15am. We will be on site at Newport Shipyard in the Event Tent. We already have a commitment from Neal Harrell of Brooks Marine Group to return this year as our amazing Moderator/Emcee and have several Speakers under consideration by the Committee to narrow down to have the best Seminar to date! More details will follow on the Speakers and Program Agenda as the information becomes available. This will not be the Show or Seminar to miss this Summer! 

We are also actively seeking Sponsors for the Seminar at $ 500 per company. Interested parties should contact PR Chairperson, Jennifer M. Saia, jennifer@bnbyachtcharters.com, 401-619-1210.

P.S. If you have not registered for the Show, please go to www.newportchartershow.com. The more of us that register, the better the attendance will be from the yachts! Plus, if you register before April 15th, you’ll save 10-40% depending on the category your business belongs to! 

Kind regards,

Jennifer M. Saia, Sandy Carney, Carol Kent, Molly Marston, Karen Kelly-Shea, and Sylvia Weston AYCA Members/PR Committee

Culinary Competitions and Tablescaping Challenge sponsored by ISS GMT Global Marine Travel. Chefs and interior crew aboard participating yachts will add zest to the show on Tuesday, June 21st, Wednesday, June 22nd, and Thursday, June 23rd when they contend head-to-head in three culinary competitions and a tablescaping challenge sponsored by ISS GMT Global Marine Travel. Organized by Winnie DeCoster of Captains’ Concierge.

Hotel Block - A specially discounted room block is available to show attendees at the Newport Marriott (walking distance to the show site), which offers a rate of $259/night (double occupancy). The number of rooms is limited, so book early at http://goo.gl/Q1V593, 1-800-228-9290 (toll free), 401-849-1000 (local). When making the reservation by phone, reference the Newport Charter Yacht Show. 

Exhibiting & Sponsoring - For information on exhibiting, contact Veronica Brown, Show Manager, Newport Shipyard, +1 401 846 6000, veronica@newportshipyard.com

For information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Veronica Brown, Show Manager, Newport Shipyard, +1 401 846 6000, veronica@newportshipyard.com

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Newport Shipyard, owner and producer of the 2016 Newport Charter Yacht Show, is also host to many other prestigious yachting events including the biennial Newport to Bermuda Race Crew Party and the Candy Store Cup (formerly the Newport Bucket), an annual superyacht regatta to be held July 29-31, 2016. Newport Shipyard is a full-service marina and shipyard with over 3,500 linear feet of dock space that can accommodate yachts up to 300+ feet LOA. Newport Shipyard owns and operates three Marine Travelifts, one of the which (500 MT) is the largest lift in New England. One of the most popular and recommended shipyards in the USA, Newport Shipyard offers many amenities to captains and crew including: dockside café, ship store, fitness center, courtesy vehicles, crew housing and more. To capture the complete Newport Shipyard experience, visit: www.NewportShipyard.com 

Stay tuned to www.NewportShipyard.com and www.NewportCharterShow.com for more information.

Newport Shipyard Contacts:

Eli Dana, General Manager
Newport Shipyard
401-846-6000 (o)
401-662-1081 (m)

Mindy Campbell, Dock Master
Newport Shipyard
401-846-6002 (o)

Veronica Brown, Event Coordinator
Newport Shipyard
401-855-0945 (m)