The weekend of Oct 26-28, 2019 was marked by the annual Dream Yacht Charter Owners’ Meeting that took place in the Bay of Naples, Italy. This awaited event was destined for success with over a hundred registered owners coming from all over the world. A large fleet of eight catamarans and four monohulls was mobilized for the occasion, including Bali, Fountaine-Pajot, Dufour, and Beneteau.
Dream Yacht Owners were welcomed on Friday by Dream Yacht Charter CEO Loic Bonnet and its teams. All crews were presented in a festive atmosphere around a typical Italian cocktail and deejay party.
Saturday morning was the start of the regatta departing from Pozzuoli bay in direction of the island of Procida. Despite moderate wind, participants could enjoy fantastic sailing conditions and have lots of fun with a lively buoy passage. Congrats to the Dufour 520 Corps Moran who finished widely ahead of its competitors due to a master’s departure!
After the regatta was the time to rest at anchor in front of the picturesque village of Marina Corricella (Procida). Dream Yacht Owners were able to enjoy the summer weather and took the opportunity to jump in a 73°F water.
Later in the afternoon, the fleet sailed together to the south towards “Chiaiolella Marina”, a traditional fishing village which offers ideal point to visit the island of Procida. Crews took the time to prepare for a city walk and meet for a friendly dinner in a typical Italian restaurant. There was also the occasion for a quiz game where winners could win two magnificent watches and three trendy bags from our respective sponsons Alpina Watches and Capitole Finance.
Next Sunday morning was free for Dream Yacht Owners to enjoy and discover around places, as some crews took the chance to sail nearby towards the Island of Ischia to take a bath in the natural volcanic sources. The map below shows the main itinerary chosen by most of the fleet.
In the afternoon, the crews met back at the Marina of Pozzuoli and were accompanied for a guided tour of the Roman remains of Rione Terra.
Upon returning to the marina, the Dream Yacht Charter teams congratulated the competitors on the Regatta Award Ceremony. To end in style, the whole group headed to Posillipo Hill, emblematic place of the Gulf of Naples, for an authentic Italian dinner where quality and quantity are required!
In line with previous events, the 6th Annual Dream Yacht Charter Owners’ Meeting was a great success. Dream Yacht Owners showed great enthusiasm and confirmed their strong relationship with the Dream Yacht Charter teams. Being a Dream Yacht Owner also means to be part of a beautiful community.
See you next year for the 7th annual Dream Yacht Charter Owners’ Meeting!
The Dream Yacht Charter Team wishes to thank :
– All the Owners for coming and helping make this the great event it is
– All sponsors: Alpina Watches, Plastimo, Elvstrom Sails, Liz mer, Flagship Marine Underwriters, Raymarine, NV Equipment
– Fabrizio Maglietta, Director of Sud Cantieri at Marina di Pozzuoli, for his logistics support
– Mario and Giuseppe, Dream Yacht Charter Napoli base Managers, for their unconditional disposal
– Rosario Caramiello, photographer at Studio Caramiello, and his video team, for their complete coverage