On Thursday, February 17, YachtAid Global (YAG) is kicking off the first day of the Miami Boat Show with a fundraiser titled, “The Event…Benefitting YachtAid Global.” Sponsored by and located at Sunset Harbour Yacht Club, South Beach’s only private yacht club accommodating vessels up to 125 feet.
The Event will feature live music, specialty cocktails and culinary delights while raising awareness among Yacht owners, captains, crew and industry professionals about YachtAid Global’s efforts in working with superyachts to deliver humanitarian aid to isolated coastal communities worldwide.
All proceeds from The Event will go toward YAG operations such as the purchase of school supplies, medical supplies and other basic necessities for children. "YachtAid Global has grown at such an enormous pace with yachting professionals working together to help a one-of-a-kind charity with a great cause. The YAG fundraiser on February 17 is no different as sponsors have been lining up to help make this event happen,” said Dhardra Blake, events advisor for YachtAid Global. “We couldn’t do it without them.”
In addition to YachtAid Global’s premier title sponsor,Sunset Harbour Yacht Club, sponsors include Black River Caviar, Bush Brothers, C2C inc., Carefree Lifestyle, East Coast BBQ, Edmiston, Ghirardelli Chocolate, International Yacht Collection, Island Global Yachting, Marsh Yacht Insurance, Marshall Island’s Registry, MegaYacht News, MTN Satellite Communications, National Marine Suppliers, Perfect Vodka, Perini Navi, Puro Uno, re:newal and Zacapa Rum.