Upcoming events for superyacht captains and crew 
If there’s an event you’d like us to mention, send an email to lauren@dockwalk.com .



Inspire Giving Through You
Saturday, February 25, 2017
Christophe Harbour, St. Kitts

Once again, IGY Marinas will be hosting community outreach events to support charities in the Caribbean and Latin American, specifically Fundehumac in Colombia, Escuela de Colima in Mexico, New Beginnings Transit Home in St. Lucia, Addelita Cancryn Junior High School in St. Thomas, and Extraordinary Minds Ashley Learning Centre in Turks & Caicos. To participate or make a donation, email Vivienne Yaple at LYaple@IGYMarinas.com or visit www.igymarinas.com/igy-community-service/. 


PYA Superyacht Captains’ Seminar
February 27–28, 2017
Holiday Inn Resort, St. Laurent Du Var, Nice
Captains, join PYA and The Training Academy for the first ever PYA Superyacht Captains’ Seminar. This two day seminar will cover topics such as refit and repairs, accounting, emergency preparation, management of personnel, VAT, disaster management, and more. Spots are strictly limited to 32 places. Email info@thetrainingacademy.net or visit www.thetrainingacademy.net.


Riviera Yacht Support Snow Bonanza
March 3, 2017
Alpes-Maritimes Ski Resort, Auron
Whether you’re a novice or practiced skier, join Riviera Yacht Support for a fun-filled day on the slopes. The day will kick off with breakfast, followed by transport to the mountains from Antibes, Cannes, and Monaco. When you need a break from skiing, there will be a three-course lunch complete with beautiful mountain views waiting for you. Plus, there will be a slalom competition, prize giving, and apres-ski session. Registration to come. www.rivierayachtsupport.com 


Broward County Waterway Cleanup
March 4, 2017: 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
Multiple locations in Broward County
Do some good for the environment at the Marine Industries Association of South Florida and Marine Industry Cares Foundation’s 40th Waterway Cleanup in various locations across Broward County. Register


Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta & Rendezvous
March 10–13, 2017
Virgin Gorda, British Virgin Islands

This four-day event returns to the shores of Virgin Gorda. The first day is registration with a briefing and welcome cocktails, followed by three days of the race. Register


The Dockwalk Photography Contest
March 31, 2017
Want to see your photo on the cover of Dockwalk? Submit your best shot showcasing working crew life for the first Dockwalk Photography Contest. Submissions will go online for crew to vote for their favorites, in addition to being judged by Dockwalk Editor Lauren Beck and photographer Jeff Brown. To be eligible:

1. Image must be a minimum of 8.25-inches wide (209.55 mm) x 7.75-inches tall (196.85 mm).  

2. Must be a 300 dpi, color photo (RAW files preferred).  

3. Do NOT add filters to your picture.  

4. Image not older than 2016.  

Make sure to submit photos to lauren@dockwalk.com. The deadline is March 31, 2017. More info


Pacific Sail & Power Boat Show
April 6–9, 2017
Craneway Pavilion and Marina Bay Yacht Harbor, Richmond, California
This four-day event will feature hundreds of the latest boats, gear, accessories, free seminars, on the water training, demos, a Paddleboard Expo, and more. Tickets for adults are $18 for a one-day pass, $28 for a two-day pass, and $48 for a four-day pass. Multi-passes are available online only. An early bird one-day discount price of $16 is available when you purchase online by March 31. www.pacificboatshow.com


Westrec Marina Captain and Crew Appreciation Party
April 8, 2017: 7–10 p.m.
Sunrise Harbor Marina

Don’t miss Westrec marina's 17th annual captain and crew appreciation party, An Evening at the Moulin Rouge. As always, a good time awaits. This event is by invitation only, and RSVP and registration is required. For more info, contact shmarina@fdn.com


Palma Superyacht Show
April 28–May 8, 2017
Calle Muelle Viejo, Palma de Mallorca

Dockwalk is proud to be the official media partner for the Palma Superyacht Show this year. More than 70 yachts will be showing off their goods and networking opportunities abound. There will also be a new refit and repair area. www.palmasuperyachtshow.com


The World Superyacht Awards
May 12–14, 2017
Florence, Italy

The world's finest luxury yachts will be recognized for their ingenuity and innovation. The Finalists’ Party will be held on Friday and the Gala Evening on Saturday, followed by Sunday Brunch. More info


Loro Piana Caribbean Superyacht Regatta
May 30 – June 3, 2017
Costa Smeralda, Porto Cervo

Sailing superyachts compete for the Loro Piana Prize, the Silver Jubilee Cup by Boat International Media. Registration, briefing, and welcome cocktails will be held on the first day, followed by four days of racing and a prize giving on the last day. Register


America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta 
June 12–15, 2017

Boat International Media will host the America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta during the 35th America’s Cup in Bermuda. The Regatta will take place on thrilling ocean courses off the east end of the island in the week immediately prior to the opening weekend of the 35th America's Cup Match. There will also be an amazing social calendar, including welcome drinks on the first night and an owners’ dinner on the second night, followed by a free night and end of Regatta party on the last night. More info