, 2022-06-10 02:00:00,
The Newport Charter Yacht Show, a charter industry event presented by Helly Hansen Newport, is evolving into an impressive showing of fully crewed luxury charter vessels, both power and sail. Thus far, the Show’s 17 participating yachts range in length from 66 feet (the sailing vessel Gaia, presented by Nicholson Yachts) to 164 feet (the motor vessel TCB, presented by Northrop & Johnson). All will gather for four days of activities scheduled Monday through Thursday, June 20-23, at Newport’s Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard, which owns and produces the show.
“Each vessel has its own character and a professional captain and crew willing to take the charter yacht vacation experience to the next level,” said Safe Harbor’s Show Manager Veronica Brown. “For over 35 years, the Newport Charter Yacht Show has been the only one of its kind in New England, so our focus has been not only on facilitating the connections between yacht brokers (who represent charter vacation “clients”) and managers (who represent the yacht owners) but also on presenting them with a valuable tool kit for pitching Newport and New England as preferred charter destinations during the summer months here in the U.S.”
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Toward that end, the American Yacht Charter Association (AYCA), which is to hold its annual meeting and various seminars during the Show, has teamed with Rhode Island Commerce to…
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