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In pictures: the inaugural BOAT Connect US at the Palm Beach International Boat Show 2024

8 April 2024 • Written by Hannah Rankine

The inaugural BOAT Connect US event took place on 21 March at the Palm Beach International Boat Show 2024. The event was supported by seven partners: 6ix Project Development, artefacto, Cosentino, Florense, Neal Jones, Opustone and Pioneer Linens.

Now in its third edition, BOAT Connect is the yachting industry’s leading networking event and this was the first edition to take place in the US. The event brings together brands and designers from across the industry to facilitate meaningful, in-person conversations and lasting professional partnerships.

The guests

James Horsfall, Neal Jones and Leif Hvide
James Horsfall, Neal Jones, Mary Monell Masri and Cecile Gauert
Leif Hvide, Valeria Maia and Cristiane Klingl Hvide
Rodrigo Britta, Valeria Maia, Mirtha Arriaran, Daisy Gormaz, Carla Guilhem and Fernando Lima
Mauricio Duran, Robert Graziano and Stefano Luppi
Mirtha Arriaran, Fernando Lima and Rodrigo Britta
Fernando Lima and Victor Manuel Garcia
Rodney Pethtel and Destry Darr Pethtel
Adam Voorhees and guest
The Georgia Cassetta team
Guests were served champagne, drinks and canapés throughout the evening

The venue

The event took place on board the Ocean Alexander 35P superyacht, marking the global premiere of this model and the first yacht in the shipyard’s all-new series, named Puro.

The European edition of BOAT Connect will take place in May 2024 in Milan. For more information, contact the BOAT International events team.

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