Home LifeStyle  Luxury Yachts Yacht Fest Sails into San Diego

Yacht Fest Sails into San Diego

Posted: Jun. 8th, 2007  |  By Christina StewartManaging Editor | JustLuxe
RSS Syndicated News Email a Friend Suggest an Article Share Visit Website
Boat Shows: For all of you yacht aficionados out there, be sure to clear your calendar from September 13-16. Back for its eighth consecutive year, Yacht Fest sets sails into San Diego's Shelter Island to present some of the world's finest boats, yachts, and super yachts available for purchase or charter. With a flourishing maritime community and arguably the nation's most agreeable climate, San Diego makes for a perfect backdrop to host this grand event.

Spanning the docks of San Diego's Shelter Island Marina and the halls of the Island Palms Hotel, Yacht Fest will feature more than 30 super yachts with price tags teetering at $50 million. With more and more consumers than ever cutting checks for these high-priced sea vessels, you better believe they come fully equipped with the finest amenities money can buy. Just some of the luxuries within these "mini-mansions" include helicopters, hot tubs, workout rooms and wine cellars. Only the most prestigious of luxury yacht builders will be in attendance to showcase their vessels; participating manufacturers range from Christensen and Ocean Alexander to Sunseeker and Northstar Yachts. Also on site will be a crew of sales and charter brokers ready to answer questions pertaining to the sea cruising lifestyle. Dubbed as one of the West Coast's premier yacht shows, Yacht Fest, presented by the San Diego Marine Exchange, is expecting record-breaking attendance.

Highlights of the four-day event entail everything from workshops and seminars to fundraisers and fashion shows. Attendees can take advantage of free seminars where they can talk candidly with captains, crewmembers, engineers, stewards and chefs about their experiences aboard a luxury yacht. On Sunday from 9 to 11 a.m. be sure to attend "Your Career in Yachting," a seminar covering the many facets of today's yachting industry.

Benefiting the San Diego Armed Services YMCA, the "All Decked Out" fashion show will showcase the finest yachting apparel. Models outfitted in attire-suited for any mega yacht millionaire-will make their way down the red-carpeted docks. Tickets for Friday's fashion show at 1 p.m. are priced at $60 or $75 for preferred access admission.

YachtFest will be open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

  • General Admission tickets are priced at $32 and allow guests to experience the life aboard a first-class yacht. Two Day General Admission tickets are also available for $46.
  • The Preferred Access Badge is available for $68 and gives yachting enthusiasts priority when boarding all yachts, as well as a complimentary beverage.
  • The Two-Day Preferred Access Badge is the ultimate package for yachting connoisseurs. Available for an amazing price of $82 this badge enables guests to soak in the lavish lifestyle of a yachtsman. Experience all YachtFest offers by expanding your experience into two days worth of intimate yacht viewing.


    For LxM Christina Stewart
  • Related Topics : Lifestyle News
    Share on Facebook Share
    See Next Article
    Related Articles
    Featured Contributor
    Courtney DriverCourtney Driver
    With almost an entire summer's worth of racing coming to an end this week, anyone with even the...
    Read More | View Profile
    The Best of Luxury
    Event Calendar

    the holiday gift guide 2013

    DISCOVER THE LIST >
    1

    Sony DSC-QX100 Smartphone Attachable Lens

    Sony basically packed all the usual camera inner workings within the lens... more >

    2

    Flask Bangle by Cynthia Rowley

    For the life of the party this Cynthia Rowley flask bangle holds three ounces... more >

    3

    Carbon Fiber Ciclotte

    Designed and crafted in Italy, Ciclotte's luxury exercise bike models... more >

    Day

    Keeping Up with JustLuxe
    Like Us on FacebookFollow Us on TwitterRSS Feeds
    Sign Up for Our Newsletter!
    Current News & Features
    Property Envy Host Lists $1.5 Million Mid-Century Palm Springs Desert Oasis
    Sky High $11.7M Miami Beach Penthouse Offers a Pneumatic Elevator and Posh Designer Fixtures
    Headed to the Masters Golf Tournament? Here's Why You Should Fly Private
    Will the 2005 Mouton Rothschild Outshine the Renowned 2000 Vintage? (and Should You Invest?)
    Here is How to Create This Cover-Worthy Quinoa Salad From The Ranch at Live Oak Cookbook
    Pebble Beach Food & Wine Gears Up for 8,000 Attendees, Supports Daniel Boulud, Thomas Kellerís Foundation
    Pastrovich Studio Creates 55m X-Easy Concept for Simplified Cruising
    Where Do Fashion Designers, Hollywood, Opera Houses and Luxe Hotels Turn for Ethereal Lighting Installations?
    The Results Are In! Whiskey Reigns Supreme at 2015 San Francisco World Spirits Competition
    The Brutal Deaths and Bright Afterlives: Catching Up With Our Favorite Dead Game of Thrones Characters
    See the complete list

    Best of Luxury

    Finding the best in luxury can be a daunting task, which is why we've taken it on for you.
    View All Best of Luxury
    LivingLuxe. Exclusive Deals and Luxury Brands. Learn More
    JustLuxe Galleries presents Popular Photo Galleries
    Meet Our Writers Become a Contributor
    Take a Yacht Break and Row Out in This Beautiful Handcrafted Guideboats
    Mila Pantovich »
    Need a Reason to Charter a Yacht for Your Next Vacation? We Have Seven
    Charter World »
    See More Contributors
    THINGS WE LIKE