, 2022-06-29 13:31:23,
Newport Charter Yacht Show Gets Rousing Round of Applause
NEWPORT, R.I. (June 29, 2022) – On June 23rd, a prolonged, synchronized blast of horns from a magnificent fleet of luxury yachts marked the successful conclusion of the 2022 Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen Newport and produced by Safe Harbor Newport Shipyard. The melodious “hoorah” also signaled the start of the charter season in New England and the long-lasting effects of the Show’s four-days of activities on that industry’s success – for the present time and into the future.
“I’m working on charter bookings right now as a result of the Newport Charter Yacht Show,” said Charter Management Director Jeff Shaffer from Superyacht Sales and Charter, “so it was definitely well worth attending.” Shaffer represented the 88-foot No Matter What, which was not only new to the show but also a brand-new build (2022) by Sanlorenzo in Italy. She specializes in term charters (New England in the summer and Bahamas and Turks & Caicos Islands in the winter) and is a clever crossover of a traditional flybridge yacht and a rugged explorer.
“No Matter What is perfect for an active on-the-go type,” said Shaffer, adding that the yacht’s vast array of water toys include jet skis, an e-foil, Seabobs, paddleboards, surfboards, wakeboards, scuba equipment and snorkeling gear. “We’ve got two tenders, an inflatable dock, and a wide ‘beach club’ with a lowering platform that makes access to the water fun and easy!”
Indeed, each of the participating yachts had plenty to crow about, such as the 92’ Slipaway’s…
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