News and Events

May 2013

Hello Charter Professionals: We are pleased to announce the continuation of the Educational and Informative Seminars organized and sponsored by the American Yacht Charter Association (AYCA) during the Newport Charter Yacht Show, June 17-20, 2013. The Show is now owned by the Newport Harbor Corporation and, based on last year’s improvements; we really feel that this year will be better than ever!

Please plan to join us on Wednesday, June 19, 2013, to attend the Seminar from 8:00 - 11:00am, with Registration and a Full Breakfast starting at 7:30am. We will be on site at the Newport Yachting Center in the Sunset Tent.

Brian Butler, who was our Marketing/Motivational Segment Speaker last year, will be our Emcee this year. We are especially thrilled to announce that the Hay House Author and Executive Dream Producer, Jennifer Grace, will be our Keynote Speaker this year! Her Motivational Topic: “Directing Your Destiny: How to Become the Writer, Producer, and Director of Your Dreams” is sure to be inspiring!

The two other Segments are: “The Charter Voice”, a Panel of Captain/Crew/Charter Professionals addressing “What Would You Do If...?” questions related to our industry; and MTN Satellite Communications will bring everyone up to speed on the latest in communications on board yachts, “VSAT for Charter Agents, Managers, and Captains”.

The cost of the Seminar is $30 per person if paid in advance by 6/15/2013,
or $ 40 per person after 6/15/2013 or paid at the door.

Checks can be made payable to: AYCA

c/o Sandy Carney
Sanderson Yachting
223 Wapping Road
Portsmouth, RI 02871

Or, pay online via Credit Card/Pay Pal

Please RSVP to Sandy,
to let her know that you will be attending.

Thus far, our "signature" seminar is generously sponsored by: Mediterranean Yacht Brokers Association (MYBA), ISS-Global Marine Travel (ISS-GMT), Boat International Media/Charter Fleet, and National Marine Suppliers.

**** Additional Sponsorship opportunities are available at $ 500 per company.****

For more details, email Jennifer M. Saia at IYC or call 954-522-2323.

If you have not registered for the Show, please go to The more of us that register, the better the attendance will be from the yachts!