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Newport Charter Yacht Show 2019 draws closer

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By Katia Damborsky  10 June 2019

Running between 17 - 20 June, the 2019 Newport Charter Yacht Show will be hosting a fleet of 20 charter yachts in the marina at Newport Shipyard, Rhode Island.

Now nearing its fourth decade, the Newport Charter Yacht Show is one of New England’s largest in-water boat shows with a focus on private charter.

Kicking off next week, the industry-only event will give brokers the chance to tour the luxury yachts on display and network with the owners, captains and crew of the yachts in attendance.

Attendees will also have the chance to browse a wide range of products and services dedicated to the superyacht industry; from interior design studios to luxury marine suppliers.

Aerial view of marina in Newport, New England
Luxury yachts during Newport Yacht Charter Show, illuminated at night
Superyachts lined up along Newport Harbour

Among the yachts on the line-up, the 45m/148ft motor yacht ‘Time for Us’ holds the crown for the largest confirmed to attend so far.

The Delta Marine-built superyacht has recently enjoyed a busy summer season exploring the Bahamas, and is sure to turn plenty of heads with her ample deck areas and sundeck bar and TV.

Benetti’s 2013 launch, the 37m/121ft luxury yacht NAMASTE will also be available to tour at the event, as will the 40m/130ft motor yacht ENDEAVOUR, a sleek and compact Westport.

Now nearing its fourth decade, the Newport Charter Yacht Show is one of New England’s largest in-water boat shows with a focus on private charter.

While most of the participating 2019 fleet are motor yachts, several prestige sailing yachts will also be participating. The 31m/103ft schooner EROS will be showing off her classic profile, alongside the 43m/141ft sailing yacht COLUMBIA, with her Old-World elegance.

A lively social programme will ensure four days of fun are to be had, including cocktail functions, breakfast events, an informative seminar, a historic trolley ride and yacht hop.

Some friendly competition will be injected to proceedings, with a tabletop competition, chef’s cook-off and cocktail-making contest.

Luxury yacht Time for Us underway aerial shot
Luxury sailing yacht EROS
Superyacht Endeavour aerial view while in port

As ever, the setting of the show will be hard to beat. Ideally located to give easy access to the yachting hotspots of Nantucket, Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard, the town of Newport enjoys a vibrant regatta circuit, friendly sailing community and plenty of history and culture.

The show aims to both celebrate and enhance Newport’s potential as a yacht charter destination, and is a valuable event for those interested in networking and getting accustomed to the charter fleet in this region.

The yacht charter destination of Newport

If you’d like to know more about any of the attending yachts, please reach out to your preferred yacht charter broker.

Alternatively, you can view and compare all luxury yachts for charter in New England.

 
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