Vista Mar Marina of Panama to Attend Exclusive Event for Palm Beach International Boat Show

PALM BEACH, FLORIDA – Vista Mar Marina of Panama will one of the sponsors for the 2018 Worth Avenue Yacht Hop. This is the marina’s first time sponsoring the exclusive yachting event, and will be attending the Hop to showcase Vista Mar Marina in the Palm Beach International Boat Show.

The Worth Avenue Yacht Hop is described as “an evening of pure luxury” by the Worth Avenue website. The private event will include some of the top guests attending this year’s Palm Beach International Boat Show, such as Rolls Royce partners, jewelry collectors, and other exclusive yachting and charter entities. Worth Avenue Yachts hosts the event in order to create networking opportunities in a luxurious and entertaining setting.

The Yacht Hop will be held on the evening of March 22nd and is a part of the Palm Beach International Boat Show, which runs from Wednesday March 21st to Sunday March 25th. The show features more than $1 billion worth of boats, making it one of the top five boat shows in the United States. This year’s show will mark the 33rd year of the event, and is the largest Boat Show of Palm Beach to date.

Vista Mar Marina will be represented at the Palm Beach International Boat Show and Yacht Hop event by marina leadership from San Carlos, Panamá, as well as by Bruce Blomgren, CEO of Brandy Marine International, the marina management company contracted by Vista Mar in June of 2017. The marina spokespeople are eager to showcase the luxuries of the Panamanian marina. “The Palm Beach show will be a huge event for us,” Blomgren states. “We are happy to be able to showcase what Vista Mar Marina has to offer.”

Vista Mar Marina was also represented at the recent Miami International Boat Show and Miami Yacht Show in February. The marina is 42 nautical miles southwest of the Panama Canal and has 206 berths with capabilities to accommodate over 1,000 feet for megayachts. Safe harborage, 5-star service and luxury activities are some of the attributes that the marina boasts.  
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