BR1 Fleet Show 2018

Superyacht - - WHAT’S ON - By Dan­ny Lo

The BR1 Fleet Show de­di­ca­ted to bro­kers was held bet­ween April 10 to 21 at the Vil­la Igea Ma­ri­na in Pa­ler­mo Si­ci­ly. Or­ga­ni­zed by Mal­te­se com­pa­ny BR1 Ltd. spe­cia­li­sed in ya­cht ma­na­ge­ment wi­th We­st Coa­st In­ter­na­tio­nal UK. The pur­po­se of the event was to pre­sent to at­ten­ding bro­kers the ya­ch­ts whi­ch Br1­hand­les wi­th We­st Coa­st. The event now at its four­th edi­tion was at­ten­ded by an in­ter­na­tio­nal set of ap­pro­xi­ma­te­ly 20 My­ba bro­kers from USA, Fran­ce, Tur­key, Gree­ce, Ita­ly, Great Bri­tain and Bel­gium. They we­re all ho­sted on board of the su­pe­rya­ch­ts ex­hi­bi­ted so as to bet­ter ap­pre­cia­te their qua­li­ties and crew ef­fi­cien­cy.

The ya­ch­ts ma­de avai­la­ble by the or­ga­ni­sing par­ties we­re SY 80’ “Tess”, SY 70’ “Mor­ga­na”, SY 90’ “My Lot­ti”, “Wha­le” a Scat 60’, SY 70’ “Red Car­pet” and the vin­ta­ge lu­xu­ry ten­der 45’ “10der to”. Apo­lo­gies we­re re­cei­ved from MY 84’ “Aria” and SY 120’ “Glo­rius” due to re­fit­ting work still in pro­gress. Thanks to the spon­sors’ sup­port in ad­di­tion to get­ting to know mo­st of the ya­ch­ts in the cour­se of the ten day event, guests we­re in­vi­ted to vi­sit Mo­thia island in Mar­sa­la and the Bo­ta­nic gar­dens in Pa­ler­mo ci­ty. In ad­di­tion to sub­se­quent bu­si­ness mee­tings or­ga­ni­zed by San­gior­gio Ship­ping and Lui­se As­so­cia­tes, guests we­re en­ter­tai­ned at the “Char­le­ston” in Mon­del­lo built in the cor­re­spon­ding pe­riod gi­ven by the na­me to a for­mal din­ner whe­re crew mem­bers from se­ve­ral ya­ch­ts com­pe­ted in a cock­tail ma­king com­pe­ti­tion whi­ch was a draw till the ve­ry la­st one and Mor­ga­na’s crew on­ly ju­st ma­na­ged to win. For fur­ther in­for­ma­tion: www.br1ya­cht.com

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