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October 27, 2017

The Superyacht Forum Means Business

It may not have the glitz and glamor of some of the other event that are taking place world-wide during this super boat show season, but The Superyacht Forum (TSF), which will be held in Amsterdam during the  METSTRADE Show, really means business!

TSF, which this year runs from November 13 -16, is sponsored by the SuperyachtNews It combines several other meetings that have also been traditionaly hosted by the SuperyachtNews, into one all-encompassing event, that the organizers say will, “bring together the design community, the shipyards, the strategic thinkers and marketers, the financial, tax, and business communities, along with the owner advisory network, while at the same time introduce a unique mix of experts to the existing community of the Global Superyacht Forum, to create the most valuable and powerful meeting place for everyone involved in superyachts.”

As such, while open to anyone who wishes to attend, the event is a “must see” for the business side of yachting. According to SuperyachtNews, there is a “business theme that runs throughout the program this year.” Highlights include: “The Investor Summit”, the launch of the new Red Ensign Code and a discussion on cyber insurance.

As we ourselves have reported several times over the past year, cybercrime is a growing concern among yacht owners. TSF has invited several leading “tech gurus” to address the issue of cybercrime, more from a market perspective and not so much focusing on what the individual yacht owner can do to prevent it.

The other topic of major concern to the yachting industry is the adoption of the “Red Ensign” Code. The Red Ensign Code, proposes a consolidation of the Large Yacht Code (LY3) and the Passenger Yacht Code for yachts flagged with the “Red Ensign.” The final proposed new regulations will be presented at TSF, and it will be the first, of what will undoubtedly be many opportunities, for stakeholders to read, analyze, discuss and debate the relative pros and cons of the new code.

You can still reserve your space at TSF by clicking on this link.

Reliable Information on Superyachts and Yachting

As 2017 draws to a close, we have had some exciting news for the yachting industry and the yachting community.  But, the best is yet to come, such as the events in Amsterdam, and the highly anticipated Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show, which this year runs from November 1-5.

Keep reading these pages for some of the other amazing superyachts to look out for as boating season hits full swing, and for some of the most reliable information on motor yachts, anywhere on the internet – all year long!

Whether you are interested in market intel, or tips on buying or selling your yacht, or the latest info on yacht charters, you can find it all right here at 26 North Yachts!



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