The America’s Cup, the oldest trophy in international sport, was on display during the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show on Thursday, October 25. The main aim of this showcase party was to promote the America’s Cup Superyacht Program as well as to celebrate the success of the inaugural year of the America’s Cup World Series.
Julia Budniak, marketing manager at Yachting Pages said, “We were delighted to be part of the celebrations at the showcase party hosted by The U.S. Superyacht Association (USSA) and to witness in the flesh, the oldest trophy in sport.” The America’s Cup was first awarded to the Schooner America for winning a regatta in England in 1851.
Andy Hindley, the COO at America’s Cup Race Management and guests raised a toast in celebration at the event in Fort Lauderdale, the America’s Cup will unveil this year’s schedule, which includes AC World Series races this season along with the Louis Vuitton Cup (America’s Cup Challenger Series), Red Bull Youth America’s Cup and the America’s Cup Finals in the summer of 2013. All in all up to 55 days of racing will take place next summer in San Francisco.
Yachting Pages, the world’s leading superyacht directory, is appearing amongst the superyacht industry’s most prestigious brands, based at booth 680b where it is attending the Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show. Passers-by can pick up a new 2012-2013 copy of Yachting Pages, take home the new revamped Superyacht Owner’ Guide and leave their business card to enter a prize draw to win a year’s worth of advertising.
Julia Budniak added, “Yachting Pages can benefit business’s and crew within the industry, the new printed directories are the best ever, with over 13,000 plus updated and verified listings; we include more contact details and information year on year.
“In a recent survey 98% of captains and crew had a copy of Yachting Pages on board their boat and 85% of them used the book regularly.
“Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show 2012 is a great opportunity for businesses, superyachts and professionals to get involved with Yachting Pages. Our experienced consultants will be happy to talk with people about their individual needs. “
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