At its 6th edition YARE 2016 combines the superyacht industry with territorial marketing.

The sixth edition of YARE (Yachting Aftersales & Refit Experience), the exclusive business event dedicated to refit and aftersales in the Superyacht sector is scheduled from 6th to 8th April in Tuscany (Viareggio/Carrara).

It is one of the most important international happenings in the sector, with a great variety of contents: intense days of business, networking sessions and meetings for the Superyacht industry, will involve international Captains and the best of Italian and foreign companies of the sector.

Superyacht  - Viareggio docks

YARE will take place, as usual, together with the 14th edition of Seatec (international exhibition technologies, subcontracting and design for boats, Megayachts and ships) and the 8th edition of Compotec (International exhibition composites and related technologies), within the area of Carrarafiere.

The event schedules the awaited conference Superyacht Captains’ Forum (the international forum on the state of the nautical world and thematic workshops) organized by The Superyacht Group, and the B2C – MEET THE CAPTAIN meetings, a unique format with face-to-face meetings between Companies and Captains within the YARE CAPTAINS’ LOUNGE, where seminars, cooking shows and themed events will be held, too.

Superyacht Captains' Forum 2015 edition

In addition to these events, YARE maintains its innovative formula as district and territorial marketing event, offering the opportunity to Captains and Companies to enjoy a special program with meetings, tours and social and leisure activities.

More than 100 international Captains participated to the 2015 edition of YARE, coming from UK, Ukraine, Turkey, South Africa, Spain, Russia, Romania, New Zealand, Lebanon, Greece and of course Italy. A delegation with an increasing number of participating [highlight color=”yellow”]Captains with yachts from 40 to 60m[/highlight] (46% of these Captains manage a yacht within these dimensions) which navigate mainly in the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and a market range of larger yachts in which Italy boasts a leading position – with 8 brands within the first 10 in the world.

B2c Meet the Captain 2014 edition

As for the 120 companies that had participated in 2015, the foreign presence (Principality of Monaco, France, Malta, Croatia, Montenegro, Corsica, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Germany, Belgium, USA and Finland) was approximately 50%. From northern Europe shipyards and ports and marinas of the Mediterranean to suppliers of lighting systems, electronic, carpentry, to yacht management and crew management companies, law firms, insurance companies, shipping registers. With an equally qualified presence of domestic companies (Friuli Venezia Giulia, Liguria, Lazio, Umbria, Campania, Sardinia and Sicily) and the districts of Viareggio, Pisa, Marina di Carrara, shipping agencies, services providers and refitting companies.


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