The fourth edition of the XMASter event, organised by Marina Genova, invites superyachting professionals to discover Genoa, key player of International Yachting.
Marina Genova increases its commitment to sustainability and protecting the sea. This year the event is supporting Blue Marine Foundation and its Ocean and Mediterranean Sea protection projects.
Genoa, 24 October 2019 – On Friday 29 November 2019, Genoa will once more be the stage for the fourth edition of XMaster - Superyacht masters get-together, the exclusive Christmas event organised by Marina Genova for yacht and superyacht captains , with the involvement of the top international brokerage and management companies as well as a number of world yachting players that recognise the city as the consolidated capital of yachting.
“As ever, we are very proud to welcome influential guests from the yachting industry to our city thanks to what has become the 'traditional' rendez-vous we have been organising for years to celebrate the end of the season and Christmas. Captains, yacht brokers, international yachting industry professionals and influencers will be able to discover the hidden treasures of Genoa, the yachting capital with a long sailing tradition,” said Giuseppe Pappalardo, Chief Executive Officer of S.S.P. Società Sviluppo Porti srl, the managing company of Marina Genova. – “This edition, we remain committed to supporting the protection of the sea and will continue to work on significant concrete initiatives and constant awareness creating in the area. This year, we will launch a fund collection on behalf of Blue Marine Foundation, an association which is already known internationally for its commitment to protecting the marine environment and its interesting projects in the Mediterranean Sea too.”
As always, Xmaster will reserve its guests a unique, original programme revealing the treasures of Genoa's historic centre which enjoys UNESCO world heritage status, through its age-old bottegas, the magnificence of Palazzi dei Rolli, historical facts, places for viewing art and, of course, for tasting local dishes. The gala evening will be held in an exceptional location.
The event is organised by Marina Genova, with the support of important sponsors like Lusben, San Giorgio Shipping & Yachting services, Solo Portofino, Eazy Bunker, Boero, Orbis Yacht, DYT, Cambiaso e Risso and Lynx Yacht as well as Slam, Foglizzo and Euthalia fragrances. It also boasts the support of big international players such as Bluewater, Burgess, Engel & Voelkers Yachting, Hill Robinson, Italian Yacht Master and West Coast Brokerage & Yachting Services supporting Blue Marine Foundation.
Boat International is media partner of the event.
Marina Genova is one of the most modern facilities for superyachts.
Located just 10 minutes from the city centre and 5 minutes from Genoa’s international airport, it consists of 3 large docks and 500 berths, of which 100 for yachts from 30 to 130 metres, exclusive boating stores as well as other sorts, 9 different venues for eating & drinking: in addition to a more elegant restaurant, there is a quality pizzeria, a trattoria, Ligurian focaccia outlet, Asian cuisine, a seafood restaurant, a pub, ice cream parlour and coffee bar. Marina Genova is currently the Mediterranean’s top boating centre, capable of offering the very best in terms of logistics and service. The validity of our permit to use state property, which does not expire until 2092, is unique among the marinas in the Italian and French rivieras. Marina Genova (44°25’N – 08°50’E) also holds RINA's “MaRINA Excellence” certificate and additional 24 Plus and 50 Gold certifications. www.marinagenova.it
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