B14 January 2014
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
New year brings boat shows, training courses and regattas EVENT OF THE MONTH Jan. 22-23 9th annual USSA Captain’s Briefing, St. Maarten
Informational seminars for captains, senior crew and industry leaders hosted by U.S. Superyacht Association. Topics include updates on U.S. cruising permits, flag state audits, MLC implementation. Events include golf, welcome dinner and program, and cocktail party. Details at info@ ussuperyacht.com, +1 954-7928666, ussuperyacht.com.
Jan. 1-5 New York Boat Show, New York, N.Y. NYBoatShow.com
Jan. 29-31 12th International
Marina and Boatyard Conference, Ft. Lauderdale. Presentations, workshops, roundtables, panel discussions, exhibit hall of 130 booths, networking receptions, field trip to local marinas and more. www.marinaassociation.org
Feb. 3-5 MYBA Broker Seminar, St.
Laurent du Var, France. An intensive course covering charter, sale and purchase and yacht management. www.myba-association.com.
Feb. 5 The Triton’s monthly networking event (the first Wednesday of every month from 6-8 p.m.) with Aere Docking Solutions in Ft. Lauderdale. www.the-triton.com
Feb. 7-9 Miami International Map Fair.
Jan. 4-12 Tullett Prebon London Boat Show, UK. www.londonboatshow.com
The 21th anniversary of the fair, the largest map fair in the world. Search map fair at www.historymiami.org.
Jan. 9-18 Florida Keys Uncorked
Feb. 7-23 22nd Olympic Winter
Food and Wine Festival, Key Largo and Islamorada, Florida Keys. www. keylargofoodandwinefestival.com
Jan. 15 The Triton’s monthly
networking event will be the third Wednesday of this month due to the New Year holidays. Join us from 68 p.m. with Adventure Sports in Ft. Lauderdale. www.the-triton.com
Jan. 15 39th annual Fort Lauderdale to Key West Race. Runs before Key West race week. www.keywestrace.org
Jan. 18-26 Boot Dusseldorf, Germany. www.boat-duesseldorf.com
Jan. 19-24 27th annual Quantuum Key West race week, Key West, Fla. Features top-tier international competitions. www.premiere-racing.com
Jan. 21-24 ABYC Electrical
Certification Course, Medford, Mass. www.abycinc.org.
Jan. 22-24 Boatyard Business
Conference, Ft. Lauderdale. The American Boat Builders & Repairers Association (ABBRA) hosts the annual conference, “Reflect, Rethink, Refocus: Business Leadership for Tomorrow’s Boat Building and Repair Industry.” www.abbra.org
Jan. 23–26 San Francisco Boat Show, San Francisco. SFBoatShow.com
Jan. 29 USSA Pacific Northwest
Captains Association networking meeting. ussuperyacht.com
Games, Sochi, Russian Federation. www.sochi2014.com, www.olympic.org
Feb. 11-14 American Boat and Yacht
Council Marine Systems Certification, North Vancouver, BC. www.abycinc.org
Feb. 13-17 The Yacht and Brokerage Show and the Miami International Boat Show, Miami Beach. www. showmanagement.com, www. miamiboatshow.com
Feb. 14 Valentine Wobbly Club Race,
Antigua. Yacht crew in teams of four compete in BYOLB (build your own love boat) for the Wobbly Club Race. All funds donated to ABSAR, the search and rescue service in Antigua. info@ absar.org, firstname.lastname@example.org
Feb. 16 5th annual Team Westrec Fun Walk and Run, Ft. Lauderdale. A 13.1mile A1A half marathon to benefit students from the marine magnet program at New River Middle School. A1AMarathon.com
MAKING PLANS March 20-23 Palm Beach International Boat Show More than $350 million worth of boats, yachts and accessories from 8-foot inflatables to superyachts more than 150 feet. In-water portion of the show is on the Intracoastal Waterway along Flagler Drive. www. showmanagement.com
Monthly publication with news for captains and crew on megayachts.