Entering the second year under management of Newport Exhibition Group, the 31st installment took place at the Newport Yachting Center and featured luxury yachts from 80 feet, to superyachts in the 150 to 225 foot range.
About 60 yachts registered.
Luxury sailing charter vessels joined motoryachts normally based from Sag Harbor to Bar Harbor for the 4-day affair, attended primarily by yacht charter agents from North America. Agents had an opportunity to inspect yachts, interview the crews, and attend educational seminars about cruising in the northeast United States. Social activities included evening yacht hops and a culinary competition among the charter chefs. Yachting displays like the New England and Monaco luxury yacht shows are important for agents to remain aware of all things yachting!
After the show, the yachts returned to their summer bases to be in position for accepting inquiries for week-long yachting vacations such as: