Yachting Pages announces crew selfie and survey winners

Last week’s Monaco Yacht Show saw Yachting Pages hand out two iPad minis as ...

Yachting Pages announces crew selfie and survey winners

October 02, 2014

Written by Zuzana Bednarova

Last week’s Monaco Yacht Show saw Yachting Pages hand out two iPad minis as well as two GoPro cameras to shocked competition winners. The competitions were run in partnership with Global Marine Communications (GMC) and Veritais, who donated the prizes.

GMC and Yachting Pages awarding an iPad mini to Daniel from superyacht Starling

GMC and Yachting Pages awarding an iPad mini to Daniel from superyacht Starling

To enter the competitions captains and crews filled in surveys and posted images of themselves on social media with copies of Yachting Pages in a bid to win the sought after prizes.

Costas Charalambous, sales director from GMC and Michelle Williams, website and digital marketing manager from Yachting Pages presented the iPads to the competition winners.

Daniel, first mate on board the 46m motor yacht Starling won for his photographic entry.  Daniel said, “I’m so surprised, I can’t speak.  You’ve made me so happy, I never thought I would win.”

Costas from GMC and Michelle from Yachting Pages handing an iPad mini to Lucas from motor yacht Let it Be

Costas from GMC and Michelle from Yachting Pages handing an iPad mini to Lucas from motor yacht Let it Be

Lucas, first officer on board the 47m superyacht Let it Be, won the second iPad mini for his survey entry and commented, “I’m delighted to have won, it’s such a great prize.  I never win anything, so it’s a real shock for me.  Thank you so much to Yachting Pages and GMC, I appreciate it and will enter again next year.”

The GoPro cameras donated by Veritais were awarded to Chris, 2nd officer from superyacht Blush for his survey and Jaryd, chef on board 45m charter yacht Fathom for his infamous naked chef photograph.

Sarrah Macey, international events manager for Yachting Pages explained, “Jaryd joined us at our stand in Cannes and submitted a naked picture of himself for our photo competition. A copy of Yachting Pages was the only thing protecting his modesty. Fortunately for us, but unfortunately for him, the engineer ran off with his clothes. I think he definitely deserved to win.”

Michelle from Yachting Pages awarding a GoPro camera to Chris from Blush

Michelle from Yachting Pages awarding a GoPro camera to Chris from Blush

Chris, 2nd engineer from motor yacht Blush said, “You enter these competitions and never expect to win.  I’m so excited; I’ve wanted a GoPro for a while.”

Global Marine Communications (GMC) specialises in satellite communication products and services to yachts worldwide.  The company recently introduced BOSS, a bandwith optimiser service, which allows primary users (owners/officers) to have priority internet access.

Veritais is an audio-visual specialist, which focuses on the design, supply and support of high quality audio visual systems.

Yachting Pages Media Group specialises in products and services for the superyacht industry.

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