17 December 2020

YARE 2020 DIGITAL: SUCCESS OF THE 10TH EDITION TOTALLY ONLINE

Over 2,000 participants, 13 hours of live streaming for the international yachting industry event. Highly specialized audience from all over the world

Over 2,000 participants, 102 speakers, 19 events for over 13 hours of live streaming for a total of 115,126 minutes of connection. From Asia, the Middle East, the USA and Europe, the Superyacht Captains’ Forum, the digital workshops, the virtual shipyard tours and the Forum on European projects, focus of the event organized by NAVIGO, have been followed from over 25 countries.

Two days to celebrate 10 years of YARE, in a totally digital edition for the first time. The Live Streaming accessible through the YARE app allowed open discussions and debates and open interaction with panelists and speakers in a completely innovative format, through interactive workshops, live shows and visits to the local shipyards in Viareggio.

The event is still ongoing until December 10 with the B2C – MEET THE CAPTAIN sessions dedicated to the online meetings between captains and companies, an agenda divided into four days for a total of 1.000 meetings confirmed and part of which already held with high satisfaction.

Change is part of the challenges that companies must face and even in this difficult situation many companies and captains have accepted to take part in a completely digital event – underlines the president of Yare, Vincenzo Poerio. This is the evidence of the highly innovative quality of Yare which, after 10 editions of growing success, has taken a step forward by converting the problem due to the pandemic into a new opportunity tracing a path towards the future of the Yachting Industry and representing an important first time in the world of nautical events”.

The digital version has made it possible to reach people all over the world, from yacht captains to associations located in the American area and in the Asian-Pacific area.

Leading shipyards, both in new build and refit, have participated in this edition such as Rossinavi, Lusben, Overmarine, Tankoa, Rosetti Superyachts, Fabiani Yachts, Gin Superyacht, Lürssen and Monaco Marine. Along with companies specialized in different sectors such as green solutions, critical issue in the market, law and regulations, marinas, painting and coating, design and technical provisions.

On the Captains side, 80 professionals, mostly foreigners, on board of yachts between 30 and 60 meters have participated in the b2c and the live activities; 53 shipyards were represented with a prevalence of private yachts.

YARE is sponsored by Tuscan District for Yachting and Marinas, The Chamber of Commerce of Lucca, Lucca Promos and The Lands of Giacomo Puccini project and by a group of international companies: RINA, Jotun, Boero, Rossinavi, Lusben, Overmarine, Porto Montenegro, Miele Marine.

With the support of SYBAss, ISS, Pya, Confindustria Nautica, APSA, ECPY, Italian Yachtmasters, Sezione Yacht Federagenti Italia. And of the local institutions: Municipality of Viareggio, Municipality of Lucca, Lucca Province.

International media partner: The Superyacht Group. Media partner: The Boat Show, Nautica Report, Superyacht Radio, The World of Yachts, Superyacht Digest, Yachting Pages.