YPI and Persico Marine Announced as Sponsors for Life Under Sail Summit
Ahead of the BOAT Live: Life Under Sail summit next month, BOAT International is pleased to announce premium partner Yachting Partners International (YPI) and event partner Persico Marine as sponsors.
Founded in 1972, YPI manages its clients from offices in London and Monaco. Recent sales by the firm include 52 metre Royal Huisman Schooner Meteor and 37 metre Fitzroy Sloop Moonbird. The partnership between BOAT International and YPI for Life Under Sail is a continuation of their previous work together. At the Monaco Yacht Show 2019, the yacht broker was the main sponsor of the annual BOAT International party.
Italian shipyard Persico Marine will also be joining the Life Under Sail summit as event partner. The award-winning builder is world-renowned for its work on custom carbon sailing yachts for private owners. Persico Marine have delivered a number of yachts for the America's Cup and Volvo Ocean Race too.
The first-of-its-kind sailing summit for yacht owners and industry experts will be an opportunity to explore the current state and future possibilities of the sailing yacht market. Speakers include top racing and cruising yacht builders Nautor’s Swan, Southern Wind, Perini Navi, Wally and Baltic. Renowned naval architects from the studios of Dykstra Naval Architects, Tripp Design and Hoek Design will also be participating.
Guests can expect to hear from experienced sailors and entrepreneurs such as Gordon Kay, Michael Schmidt, Stefano de Vivo, Alain Janet and Lamberto Tacoli. Top sailing yacht brokers and charter experts including Jonathan Beckett, Will Bishop and Barbara Müller will also be present, as will innovators such as Marcello Persico of Persico Marine and experts from North Technology Group. The summit will delve into technology, design and innovation for speed, comfort and exploration under sail.
BOAT Live: Life Under Sail will take place on November 13 and will be hosted at the Yacht Club de Monaco. Tickets are required and seating is limited. More details are available at boatint.com/lifeundersail.