THE ANNUAL MEETING FESTIVAL OF GLOBAL YACHTING IN ATHENS
3rd Yachting Festival
ALIMOS Marina – April 23-26, 2020
The 3rd YACHTING FESTIVAL is one of the largest Intl events of the Greek and Global YACHTING & SEA TOURISM Industry, in the East Mediterranean area, and worldwide.
Well-established, held in the Alimos Marina, the largest Marina of the Athenian Riviera, and similar to those of Cannes, Monaco and Monte Carlo’s, the YACHTING & SEA TOURISM FESTIVAL is organized for the third consecutive year by Mact Media Group and SITESAP (Hellenic Professional Bareboat Yacht Owners Association), with the aim to elevate Yachting Industry Professionals and promote all types of Sea Tourism be accomplished with Yachting in Greece.
The 3rd Yachting Festival highlights the opportunities and challenges for Sea Tourism investments, demonstrating the majestic potentials of Greek Sea and Water-sports pleasures to all guests, introducing yachts owners, managers and operators, vendors, chartering brokers, tourist services providers, whilst enhancing business relationships between YACHTING Professionals, Technologists, Entrepreneurs, Stakeholders, Suppliers, Unions, Academics, Public/Port Authorities, on/offline media correspondents, and the Regulators of the field.
SAIL IN GREECE & EXPERIENCE THE BEAUTY OF SEA TOURISM
Domestic and foreign visitors have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the beautiful Greek seas while sailing with a medium or small size sailing or motor boat, being governed either by themselves (with appropriate knowledge and training) or with the guidance of professionals. During the 4day Festival, guests could get aboard boats of all kinds, be informed of either owning or chartering one ie a Skylounge Motor Yacht with Cockpit, a flybridge, a sports or express cruiser, a super or mega-yacht.
The Athens Yachting Festival hosts a series of events aiming to showcase state-of-the-art Yachting Vessels, Sea Tourism and Marine Services, and all respective aspects alluring high-end tourism, in the domestic and Global Market.
- The YACHTING and SEA TOURISM Festival & Exhibition (2.000sqm).
- The Conferences, including B2B/Tech Meetings, Presentations & Workshop
- The Sailing Regattas (200 charter Bareboats, Motor & Sail Yachts).
- Special Events, such as the Marathon Racing, the Athens Yachting FESTIVAL Gala, winning tickets for equipment purchasing and Navigation, free Day/Weekly Trips, Command and Nautical Training by Professionals
Under the auspices of:
- The Greek Ministry of Shipping
- The Greek Ministry of Tourism
- Greek Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change
- The Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO)
- The Nautical Chamber of Greece
- Hellenic Yacht Brokers Association
- ESIN – European Small Islands Federation
The Promotion of Greek Yachting & SEA TOURISM Professionals
At the Athens Yachting Festival, a series of Marine Tourism Events promote the Coastal & Island Destinations and the various Sea Tourism types, Sailing, Jet/Sea Ski, Swimming, Fishing, watersports (Water Skiing, Windsurfing, Kitesurfing, etc) with Exhibitors meet thousands of visitors – sea and sports lovers.
The YACHTING and SEA TOURISM Festival & Exhibition
More than 200 motor/sailing Yachts, catamaran, all types and sizes bareboats on display and the major Professionals in Exhibition Pagodas are to cater every visitor’s need (info, training, navigate, charter or purchase manned/unmanned boats). 220 Athens YACHTING FESTIVAL Exhibitors (20.000+ brands), Global marine equipment manufacturers, motor/sailing boats, Yacht Interior Specialists, Port Organizations Authorities, Consultants, Shipyards, Naval Architects & Marine Engineers, Marine services suppliers, traders etc professionals of YACHTING & SEA TOURISM present and demonstrate actually and virtually, their services/products/activities.
The 3rd Yachting Festival Exhibitors are professionals, Unions, Public sector, Authorities and
marine – tourism services and product providers from the following sectors:
|Vessel Management Companies||Marina Equipment: Agents and Industry Leaders|
|Insurance||Marine Equipment Supplies: Mechanical, electrical, electronic, anchoring & docking, mooring ropes & anodes, paints, winches, spares, deck, plumbing, galley design and constructions, etc|
|Registers of Shipping||Maritime Communications and Boat Instruments|
|Banking & Financial Services||Fuel & Energy Providers|
|Port Brokers||Port Services|
|Marinas Services Companies
|Marinas, Port Authorities, Shipowners/Charterers Unions, Regions, Prefectures, Municipalities|
|Repair & Maintenance Services||Communication and Digital Services|
|Shipyards & Shipbuilding Units||‘Yacht Equipment’ Providers (furniture, Linen, Towels, Cabin Supplies), Interior Designers|
|Rescue Services, Salvage Tugs||Entertainment Services – Beach Resorts, Tour Operators, Real Estate Agents|
GET ON BOARD AT THE ATHENS YACHTING FESTIVAL
AND LIVE A UNIQUE YACHTING EXPERIENCE
At the Alimos Marina, guests can board boats, get informed about challenging coastal and island destinations, attend business, recreational, marine tourism events, and experience a wide range
of activities accomplished by boat, such as:
|· Sailing||· Sea ski|
|· Swimming||· Snorkeling|
|· Water skiing||· Bottle diving|
|· Windsurfing||· Fishing|
|· Kitesurfing||· Speargun|
|· Jet ski|| · Other sea/sports