[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n light of the developments in the international situation regarding the COVID-19 virus, the Management Board of the organizing company NAVIGO- centre for innovation and development of the nautical sector- held a meeting for an evaluation and monitoring of the situation regarding Yare (Yachting Aftersales and Refit Experience), the international event of the yachting industry scheduled for the coming weeks in Viareggio.

Tuscany remains a completely safe area for business and tourist travel and the authorities has managed protocols and actions that have been reported among the best in Italy also by medical and scientific institutions.

As a business event with a strong international participation, Yare involves Companies, Stakeholders and Superyacht Captains, 60% coming from abroad.

The high participation of foreign companies and people in the program of events prompted us to meet their needs and their inability to travel due to the restrictions of airlines and foreign authorities.

The decision taken by the management board is to postpone the tenth edition of YARE from 4 to 6 November 2020, due to the present international context.