November 2018 Boatshow Sponsors

Sun 4th Nov 2018

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

New Crew Orientation: A short introduction to the show for crew new to the BVI or new to the independent yacht scene. Glean tips from veteran crews and learn "Who's Who" in the industry. Meet at Nanny Cay Beach Bar

Mon 5th Nov 2018

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Yacht Check In. Come to the CYS Registration desk and pick up your captain package.

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Charter Yacht Society Annual General Meeting & Crew Social. It's more than a meeting, it's an event. Open to CYS members only. Where: Genaker's Restaurant Sponsored by: Parts & Power, Northern Lights, Volvo AND Marine Maintenance Services (BVI) Ltd.

Tue 6th Nov 2018

8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Broker Check In. Come to the CYS Registration desk

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Viewing of Yachts. Dockside

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Show Contests: Both "Best in Show" and CYBA Designer Water contest run the duration of the show. Best in Show is judged by a slate of anonymous brokers who score each yacht/crew combination on criteria ranging from cleanliness of vessel to self presentation. To participate in CYBA's Designer Water Contest Email:

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

CYBA Broker Orientation. Meet at CYS Registration Desk. New brokers are teamed up with veteran CYBA brokers to shadow for the morning.

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch Hour

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

CYS New Broker Orientation. Meet at CYS Registration desk. A brief orientation for new brokers by the show presenters.

6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Business Expo and Opening of CYS' 37th Charter Yacht Show. An industry gathering which brings together the crew, owners, charter brokers and businesses that are key to running a successful charter yacht. It feels like one big reunion. Everything happens under the big white tents.

Wed 7th Nov 2018

7:45 am - 9:00 am

Meeting of the Boards. CYBA and CYS Board members only. Location TBA

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Viewing of Yachts. Dockside

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch Hour

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Yacht Hop on Participating vessels. Theme: "Take me to the Movies". Crew "dress" up yacht and selves to reflect theme movie. Nibble size hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be served. Each section of yachts is open for no more than 1 hour. Flow of broker traffic on the docks will be released day of the event.

Thu 8th Nov 2018

8:00 am - 9:00 am

CYBA Seminar for Brokers. "What would you do if ...?". Work through real life scenarios encountered whilst brokering. Under the tent.

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Viewing of the Yachts Dockside

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Culinary Contest: Aboard participating yachts. Mama always said, "Eat your veggies". This year our focus is on your best Vegan dishes. Sponsors Veuve Clicquot through Caribbean Cellars and All at Sea. Time will be assigned day before. Registration is open. Select CULINARY from the drop down.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch Hour

1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Broker Land & Sea Tours: We want to share the full extent of our recovery with our sales force. Brokers will have an opportunity to choose between an afternoon land or sea tour. BVI Adventure Tours will take brokers on a sea excursion whilst the BVI Tourist Board has organized a land tour with key stops along the way. By sea-$50 pp. Email copy By land: Email Cost $25

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Quiz Night on the Beach: This is an alternative event for crew not hosting brokers for dinner and brokers not attending dinner. Bring your team or form one on the evening. Remember Quiz Master Dick has the final say! Pizza and refreshments served. Exact location TBA.

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Dining on Deck. Broker dinners aboard participating yachts. Crew responsible for organizing their own guest list.

Fri 9th Nov 2018

7:45 am - 8:45 am

Unveiling mysteries of the BVI. Presented by Dr. Mitch Kent author of Twice She Struck: The Story of RMS Rhone. Dr. Kent makes BVI history come alive. Treat your guests to fascinating facts about the islands and their untold stories. Location TBA

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Yacht Viewing Dockside

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Lunch Hour

6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Farewell Dinner and Awards. Beachside under the tents. Sponsored by Nanny Cay and Riteway Food Markets. We are going to Jazz things up with Saxophonist Kamau Georges and his band.