Only one week to the opening of the second edition of Yare the refit and after sales operations show, that will take place in Viareggio from Apruil 26th to 29th. Despite the critical situation of the yachting industry – or probably because of this – over 120 exhibitors (15% coming from 8 European countries) will take part to the event collecting the pick quality of refitting and related suppliers and subcontractors.
The main news of this edition is the shape of the show, around Darsena Europa, the heart of Viareggio harbour. To connect the two sides of the basin there is a floating bridge, recalling an old iron bridge that was used for events during the ‘80s.
A large delegation of foreign guests composed by over 80 members, mostly large yacht captains, will be present during the first two days of the show. To welcome the delegation in the best way, on Thursday 26th the show will organise an evening party in the foyer of Pucciniano Theatre in Torre del Lago, Maestro Giacomo Puccini’s home.
On Thursday 26th at 10 am the Italian Superyacht Forum will start, organised by The Superyacht Group, focusing the state of the art of Italian yachting industry, in English. At 3 pm, at the same location, there is a conference on “Importance of the supplying chain in the yachting industry”, organised by CNA Nautica, the small companies association. At 5 pm Navigo, will present “Innovation in the Tuscan boating production”.
Still on Thusrday 26th from 10 am to 4 pm at Club Nautico Versilia Ainud the charter company association will present “Charter business after the last legal measures” followed by its General Assembly. At 5 pm in the same room Fondazione Mario Tobino will present a reading of pages by Mario Tobino, the famous writer from Viareggio, on the local wooden ship construction and the early boating building of the ‘60s. In the same location there will be the exhibition of extraordinary B/W pictures of local caulkers portrayed by the lenses of Giovanni Nardini.
On Friday the 27th at 9.30 am in Sala Udina Wista, the Women’s International Shipping and Trading association, will present “Future of the nautical supplying chain”. At 3 pm Promotech and Philips will present “Led&Oled, an integrated lighting, the light as you never saw”.
On Friday the 27th at 10 am in CNV room Yep will present “Program for quality painting in refitting”. At 3 pm University of Pisa will present the “Programs of Masters in boating industry management and nautical design for the year 2012/2013”.
Saturday 28th still in CNV room Navigo and the University of Genoa will present “Somain, modular design for refitting”, with an exhibition of students’ works.