With the Antibes Celebrates Yachting (AYC) festival now 10 days away, show organisers have announced that the celebration will be offering a number of seminars, workshops, displays and more across the two-day event, which is taking place on 24th and 25th April 2015.
Organisers have also announced that AYC will be exhibiting superyachts for sale, with sailing and motor yachts from 21 to 47 metres on display in front of the Bastion St. Jaume and the Billionaires Quay.
According to the ACY committee, they have put together a tight schedule offering something for all professionals, including crew, captains, owners, brokers and yacht management personnel. The seminars will be moderated in English, with video support available in French or moderated in French with an English medium, answering questions in both languages.
Show organisers also explained how everyone will learn about important current topics such as: how to succeed in the 2015 season, the new regulation of labour on board yachts, the customs and the places reserved for moorings on the French Riviera. Regarding the animations and demos, there will be topics such as: how to do CPR, massage or booting a life raft.
Show organisers commented, “Whether it is the workshops on how to make flower arrangements, or tasting the many products carefully chosen by the provisioning companies like wines, champagnes, coconut water, biscuits, macaroons or Iberian ham ... there will something to awaken all visitors senses.”
Finally, on Saturday 25th April, a dedicated to captains 'petanque' contest will be organised on site.
For the full calendar of events, visit Antibes Celebrates Yachting.