Innovations at the 2015 MYBA Charter Show

Organisers of the upcoming MYBA Charter Show have announced that this year’s edition is set to be one of the most innovative yet. Furthermore, the show will also once again boast an impressive assembled fleet, comprising of an impressive line-up some of the world’s best superyachts. A total of 350+ brokers have already pre-registered with the show, who will come to discuss cruising itineraries as well as inspect, appraise the yachts, as well as enjoy networking opportunities at the Show Cocktail Party and combined Yacht Hop on the Aquarium Quay.

Amongst the yachts confirmed to attend is the 40 metre Thumper from Sunseeker, the 43.6 metre Latiko and the 28.5 metre Zehava, both from Benetti. One of the oldest yachts attending for the first time will be the 1927 schooner, Xarifa.

For the yachts in attendance, the MYBA Superyacht Chef’s Competition provides opportunity for chefs and crew to stand out. This year’s culinary theme is a ‘Cannes Film Festival Red Carpet Dinner Party with Decadent Chocolate Dessert’. Two top chefs, including a local Genovese fine dining Chef, and the double Michelin starred Chef Antonio Mellino from Quattro Passi in Italy and London, along with the manager of La Mère Germaine in Villefranche sur Mer, Thierry Blouin, will form part of the already highly experienced judging panel.

New this year will be the relocation of the visitor reception area and combined lounge/complimentary breakfast zone, enabling 13 additional exhibitor spots to be opened, as well as more reliable Wi-Fi and the addition of a new upstairs meeting room for up to 100 seminar delegates. The show will also welcome a new complimentary MYBA Revitalise Area, offering yoga, early morning fitness/kickboxing classes, mini-massage sessions and additional beauty treatments by Noona Ayres from Revitalize and partners throughout the duration of the Show.

The renowned MYBA Crew Party will take place on the last evening of the Show at the new venue, RossoPomodoro, co-sponsored by MYBA and Global Services, with associate sponsor EventsbyZoom. The fancy dress theme this year is Moulin Rouge, with prizes for best boat, best individual and most unique costume.

The MYBA Charter Show will be held in the Port of Genoa from the 27th to 30th April.

By Gemma Fottles



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