Dockwalk - The Essential Site for Captains and Crew - Events

Upcoming events for superyacht captains and crew 
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Marina Genova staff vs. Crew Match 

Every Tuesday evening 

Sestri Ponente 

Compete in a staff versus crew football match every Tuesday at 8 p.m. For more information and to join the crew team, email Margherita at  


Hill Robinson Crew Party 

September 21, 7 p.m.-midnight 

Blue Pearl Beach, Villeneuve Loubet 

Kick off the show by partying with Hill Robinson at its annual crew party. This event is invite only.


Crew Career Clinics
September 25, 26, and 28
La Belle Classe Academy at Monaco Yacht Club

Join the PYA and Bluewater Yachting for an informal Crew Career Clinic. Talk with experts on anything to do with your yachting career from your sea service and certificates to your career path and job opportunities. The clinic times are September 25 and 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. and September 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. Feel free to drop in at any time during one of the three 2-hour sessions. There’s no need for an appointment, but you can register your interest so they have an idea of who would be best for you to talk to when you arrive:  


Monaco Yacht Show
September 26–29
Port Hercules, Monaco

The Monaco Yacht Show takes place this year from Wednesday, September 26 to Saturday, September 29. Each year, the MYS curates an exhibition of 125-plus superyachts, with 580 exhibiting companies and partners participating in the yacht show. Purchase tickets.

Monaco Yacht Show Captains & Crew Lounge
September 26–29
Port Hercules, Monaco

For the fifth year, the official Captains & Crew Lounge of the Monaco Yacht Show will return to Port Hercules. The MYS organizers will invite all captains and crew to enjoy the wide range of entertainment and amenities presented all day throughout the show. Dockwalk is pleased to announce that it has renewed its partnership with the C&C Lounge as the exclusive yachting publication present in the Lounge.
Relax in the upstairs lounge area, complete with modern, comfy sofas, free Wi-Fi, a reading area, and access to refreshments and fine wines. It’s the perfect location to unwind with friends and chill out with the available entertainment and game options, or to network. If you’re looking to truly relax, massages will be available all day (reservation only). Registration opens July 1, so go to to get started.


Edmiston Captain and Crew Party 

September 26 

Edmiston Quay 

All Edmiston captains and crew are invited to commemorate the start of the show with a party on the docks.  


ISS Monaco Member Event 

September 26, 6-7:30 p.m.
Yacht Club de Monaco

Kick off the Monaco Yacht Show by joining the International Superyacht Society for an evening of building relationships. You can register for a ticket here:   


The Crew Network Breakfast 

September 27 

Location to be announced 

Stop by for an informal captains' gathering and a chance to network with Fraser management. Invitation only.


Fraser Yachts' Captains' Dinner 

September 27, 8 p.m. 

Yacht Club de Monaco 

Break out the bow ties and ball gowns for Fraser Yachts' annual black-tie dinner to honor the best in its fleet.


PYA Sea Changes Seminar 

September 27 

International Hydrographic Organization 

In this year's Sea Changes Seminar, get the latest on what's going on in the industry, including regulations and certificates. The PYA will be addressing the hot topics of environmentalism and sexual harassment in yachting. To register for the seminar, visit


MYS C&C Lounge Crew Party 

September 28 

MYS C&C Lounge 

Join Dockwalk at the MYS C&C Lounge Friday night for drinks, music, and the chance to win some amazing prizes.


Boat International Party 

September 28 

Twiga Monte Carlo 

Commemorate the launch of The Superyachts book at the party hosted by Boat International Media. Invitation only.


ISS Yachtinfo Event
September 29, 2-6 p.m.
Hotel Novotel Monte Carlo

The seminar features an expert panel discussion followed by a networking reception, and the topic is the flag regulatory and the EXPY French Social Security update. Register for a ticket here: 

IBEX’s Education Conference
October 2–4
Tampa Convention Center

The 28th International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition and Conference will offer more educational opportunities than ever. To attend, visitors can register for an individual, three-pack, or full conference seminar pass. IBEX Super Sessions are also taking place before the event, on September 30 and October 1, which also requires advanced registration. Register here.

Weather and Sailing Seminar 

October 6 

National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London 

The Royal Institute of Navigation and the Royal Meteorological Society will host a one-day seminar with the Royal Yachting Association. It is aimed at anyone who loves the sea and sailing from professionals from the yachting or meteorological communities to leisure yachtsmen. The seminar will explore the relationship between weather and sailing, technology, safety, and performance. Tickets are £35 for RIN/RMetS members, £45 for non-members, and include lunch and refreshments. Advance registration is required via the event page at


The International Billfish Tournament 

October 15 - 21 

Club Nautico de San Juan 

Join other deep-sea fishing anglers for a fishing tournament to remember. You can either fish with your same team all four fishing days (IGFTO observer on board) or use the rotating angler’s system where visiting anglers can fish on a different yacht every day. You can register online at, by sending an email to Salvi Egea at, or by calling Marely Gutierrez, tournament coordinator, at 787-722-0177 ext. 226.


Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
October 31 to November 4
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The 59th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show will highlight yacht builders and designers, exotic cars, and beautiful brokerage yachts for five days. The show will feature three million square feet of exhibition space spread across seven locations in Fort Lauderdale. There will be six miles of floating docks, 1,500-plus boats on display, and more than 1,200 exhibitors, represented by 52 countries. Get tickets.  

November 13–15
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

As the world’s biggest and most visited B2B leisure marine equipment show, this year’s three-day event at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre will once again focus on market developments, innovation, and priceless on-site networking opportunities. To plan your trip, go here.

Antigua Charter Yacht Show
December 4–10

The 57th annual Antigua Charter Yacht Show takes place from Tuesday, December 4 to Monday, December 10, 2018. For six days, the show will take place at Nelson’s Dockyard Marina in English Harbour, the Falmouth Harbour Marina, and the Antigua Yacht Club Marina. This year’s additional day is “Day Sail” day, offering management companies a chance to visit brokers to experience a “micro-charter” that will cruise Antigua’s water and islands. 

Antigua Charter Yacht Show Concours de Chef
December 4–10

Also making a welcome appearance this year will be the 18th annual Concours de Chef at the Antigua Charter Yacht Show. Beyond the galley, stewardesses are encouraged to bring creative efforts to the Tablesetting competition. Check for registration updates