2022 Boats Afloat Show Review

The inaugural Boats Afloat Spring Show was a success for Worth Avenue Yachts, with the debut of SUMMERTIME II, a 116’ Hatteras, the first-ever charter yacht displayed in the show. Being offered for charter in the Pacific Northwest, she boasted the title of largest yacht in the show. On Wednesday, during the VIP evening event, the skilled crew of five emulated a charter experience by hosting Calvisius Caviar, hors d’oeuvres, and champagne on board. Charter consultant, Lori Eastes, discussed the endless opportunities of a private yacht vacation while showing guests through the luxurious accommodations.

Seattle Boats Afloat Show Photo of yachts on display

Worth Avenue Yachts also showcased eight luxury yachts for sale: PACIFIC SHADOW II, an 82’ Westport, ORIENT EXPRESS, an 80’ Ocean Alexander, PRES DU SOLEIL, an 80’ Ocean Alexander, BLUE EYES, a 76’ Alaskan, JEANNE SEA QUA, a 72’ Ocean Alexander, DAY TRIPPER, a 44’ Tiara, MR PARKER, a 33’ Formula, and FOR THE GIRLS II, a 26’ Regal. The impressive range of yachts allowed guests to preview a large variety in a short period of time. With 13 additional yachts being offered for sale on the West Coast between La Paz, and Vancouver, Worth Avenue Yachts is poised to serve prospective buyers wanting to purchase a yacht that perfectly suits their needs. Several yachts in the Worth Avenue Yachts display received sale pending status, assuring owners alike that their yacht will be sold quickly for top dollar.

Undoubtedly, the premier event of the show occurred on Wednesday during the VIP evening event. Guests enjoyed amuse-bouche presented by Perfect Pair and served on the Worth Avenue Yachts signature hospitality booth. Local wines, including the 2019 Chardonnay al-di-la and 2021 Rose of Pinot Noir were poured by Lachini Vineyards. Experienced sales brokers Ray Prokorym, Niel Steenkamp, Scott Hauck, Diego Gomez, and Chris June were available throughout the show to discuss yachts available for sale and new-build opportunities from luxury shipyards around the world.

Boats Afloat Show Worth Avenue Yachts Team Members Photo

With 70 yachts on display during the all-new Boats Afloat Spring Show, and an impressive attendance, the addition of the Spring Show in April proved to be paramount. Guests will be able to preview yachts for sale and charter both before and after the summer yachting season. Added experiences included live music, cocktail and food pairing demonstrations, and two full bars that provided guests with an exceptional atmosphere to preview yachts. The Boats Afloat Fall Show will return to Lake Union Piers on September 15th through the 18th and include a VIP night on September 14th, 2022. Look for Worth Avenue Yachts, located on the East Dock!

For all your yachting needs, sales, charter, or information on how to list your yacht with Worth Avenue Yachts, call (206) 209-1920 or email Seattle@WorthAvenueYachts.com.


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