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Newport Charter Yacht Show
Names YachtAid Global as Charitable Partner for Second Year
NEWPORT, R.I. (May 8, 2013) =96 Producers of the Newport Charter Yacht Show= are pleased to announce that =93YachtAid Global=94 =96 yachting=92s humani= tarian charity =96 has been chosen as the non-profit partner for the second= consecutive year. A favorite event among brokers, the charter show will = take place June 17 - 20th in Newport, Rhode Island at the Newport Yachting = Center.
The YachtAid Global Team delivering aid to Fiji after damage/destruction fr= om Cyclone Evan in December 2012 (Photo Courtesy of YachtAid Global) Click photo to download in high resolution.
YachtAid Global orchestrates the delivery of humanitarian, development and = conservation aid to coastal communities worldwide. The organization was fo= unded in 2006 and is a registered non-profit providing tax benefits to dono= rs. YachtAid Global utilizes a network of volunteers who coordinate logisti= cs with patrons who donate supplies and the yachts that can make deliveries= to those in need.
YachtAid Global delivers to schools, medical clinics, cultural centers and = other organizations in remote coastal locations which other aid organizatio= ns cannot reach. YachtAid Global works with an impressive roster of yachts= to provide the owners and crew an outlet to give back in a unique way that= does not change the course of their cruise.
Since 2006, YachtAid Global has made over 50 deliveries of aid, totaling in= excess of $300,000. Since last year=92s show, YachtAid Global has made f= urther deliveries to Fiji, Galapagos Islands, a second delivery to Robinson= Crusoe Island, Jamaica, plus two deliveries to Isles Secas off the coast o= f Panama. YAG has discovered that many Charter guests are up for a unique a= dventure on their charter, and this is one way to experience just that! htt= p://yachtaidglobal.org/wp/
To help support the efforts of YachtAid Global, the Newport Charter Show wi= ll sponsor YAG=92s exhibit space in the Show.
YachtAid Global (YAG) was founded in 2006 by an ex-yacht Captain who simply= wanted to give back to those he met in remote communities as he traveled t= he globe. Delivering supplies to those in need, YAG has now completed 50+ = deliveries, to 20+ countries and has over 12 main volunteers as well as the= countless crew on the yachts who donate their time & space aboard the yach= t to store supplies. YAG is the charitable arm of C2C, Inc. a mega-yacht p= ort agent operating out of California. We YAG, do YOU? http://yachtaidgloba= l.org/wp/
The Newport Charter Yacht Show continues to gain popularity and traction as= it readies for its 31st edition and second year under the management of Ne= wport Exhibition Group. The event, scheduled for June 17 -20 at the Newport= Yacht Center, hosts a fleet of luxury charter yachts -- ranging in size fr= om 80 feet up to the super yacht size of 150 to 225+ feet -- and is the onl= y one of its kind in the U.S. Throughout the show=92s four days, guests gai= n a feel for a variety of exquisite charter yachts and participate in livel= y seminars, vibrant =93yacht hops=94 and the much anticipated culinary comp= etition.
Newport Exhibition Group (NEG) is a division of Newport Harbor Corporation = that produces major events, including the prestigious Newport International= Boat Show that runs annually in September and the Providence Boat Show, wh= ich is Southeastern New England's premier winter boat show that takes place= annually in January.
Newport Yachting Center Marina & Special Events venue is located on four ac= res in the heart of scenic downtown Newport. The space is able to accommoda= te large yachts and is equipped with long, side tie berthing, high volume f= ueling, single and multi-phase power, WIFI, water, and access to a wide ran= ge of technical repair and support services along with easy access to adjac= ent downtown Newport.
For more information on exhibiting, contact Lisa Knowles, Sales Manager, Ne= wport Exhibition Group, +1 401 846 1115, ext. 216, lknowles@newportexhibiti= on.com. For more information on spon= sorship opportunities, contact Nancy Piffard, Show Director, Newport Exhibi= tion Group, +1 401 846 1115 ext. 212, firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://newportchartershow.com
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