The 4th edition of the By Tourist on The Sea event and familiarisation trip showcasing the best of what the Amalfi Coast can offer to superyacht owners and yacht charterers ended on a very successful note! The event, which took place this past weekend, was attended by representatives from numerous important yacht charter and brokerage companies from the US, UK France, Monaco, and Germany together with press representing all of the most important yachting media outlets.
The FAM trip was created by Luisa Del Sorbo in partnership with the Luise Group and was aimed at promoting the Campania Region to the superyacht industry. The group was taken on a yacht cruise from Capri to Positano, visiting Amalfi, Castellammare di Stabia, as well as Naples. The personalised itinerary also incorporated exclusive tour, and behind the scene access to a variety of cultural sites. Superyacht builders and facilities were also included, with the attendees being offered the possibility to meet the most important providers and businesses in the area.
Amongst the sites and facilities were the enchanting medieval castle of Castellammare of Stabia, the Palumbo Shipyard, Marina Molo Luise in downtown Naples, as well ass Stabia Main Port. In addition to the various visits, guests were also introduced to the gastronomical excellence of the Amalfi Coast and Naples, with a number of Michelin-starred chefs preparing meals throughout the weekend.
The cruise from Positano to Capri has taken place aboard the striking traditional Turkish gullet SILVER STAR, provided by Plaghia Charter and Gruppo Battellieri of Amalfi. Guests were able to experience the breath-taking natural beauty of the coastline, which was followed by a lovely lunch under the lemon groves on the terrace of the famous Da Paolino restaurant. The medieval castle if Castellammare of Stabia opened its doors for an explosive guided visit and a reception, offering amazing views of the Vesuvius volcano. A number of the best restaurants in this area, including La Caravella in Amalfi and Palazzo Petrucci in Naples, created mouth-watering local dishes for the attendees while Chef Antonio Mellino of the restaurant I Quattro Passi inNerano hosted the inaugural dinner. chef Paolo Gramaglia from the eatery President offered a taste of the one-of-a-kind antique culinary traditions from this area of Pompeii at a private champagne reception held at the Bulgari flagship store in Naples.
“We are now getting ready for our next event,” explained Luisa Del Sorbo, Director of By Tourist. “From November 7th to 10th, our next event is exclusively reserved forsuper yacht captains and will be run in conjunction with several important partners including the Luise Group, Italian Yacht Masters, Marina Molo Luise, Stabia Main Port, OceanoMare, Versilia Supply Service, and the Palumbo Shipyard.” Stabia Main Port, located in the heart of the charming little town of Castellammare di Stabia, strategically located between Sorrento and Pompeii, is the newest facility in the region and is quickly becoming a reference point for the largest yachts in the industry.
“In November, Captains will be able to take part in professional development opportunities, free of charge, and visit the protected areas of Punta Campanella and super yacht refit facilities with ANRC. They will be able to experience first hand, the berthing options at Marina Molo Luise in the heart of Naples’s Mergellina district, and Stabia Main Port as well some of the exclusive spa facilities in the area. The event will culminate in an awards ceremony where we will recognize one captain for their excellence representing the Italian superyacht industry.”
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