Discount Deadline Extended to April 1, 2018. Charter Yachts Save 20% on registration and dockage for the 2018 Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen. 

The discount deadline for yachts participating in the Newport Charter Yacht Show presented by Helly Hansen has been extended! Captains and charter brokers now have until April 1, 2018 to save 20% on registration fee and dockage. Click here to register

Dates for the four-day event, which welcomes registered and credentialed industry professionals who represent clients interested in chartering a luxury yacht in New England, are June 18-21, 2018. The Newport Charter Yacht Show is the only one of its kind in the U.S. and will feature an exquisite collection of world-class yachts for charter.

Participating yachts - ranging in size from 60 feet up to 190+ feet - will be open for tours to registered participants dockside at Newport Shipyard, 1 Washington Street. Show attendees will enjoy a variety of shore side exhibits and activities including festive social gatherings and a themed "yacht hop" where captains and crew on participating vessels serve guests signature cocktails and hors d'oeuvres.

Yacht Discount for Dockage & Registration Extended Through April 1, 2018 Register here:  (photo © Billy Black)

Yacht Discount for Dockage & Registration Extended Through April 1, 2018
Register here: (photo © Billy Black)

Crew Competitions
Chefs and interior crew aboard participating yachts will add zest to the show on Tuesday, June 19th, Wednesday, June 20th, and Thursday, June 21st when they contend head-to-head in culinary competitions, a signature cocktail competition presented by Keel Vodka, and a tablescaping challenge. Organized by Winnie DeCoster of Captains' Concierge, details regarding this year's culinary theme will be posted on the Newport Charter Yacht Show web site soon. Interior crew will also compete in a designer water competition, which was organized and sponsored by CYBA, AYCA, and IYBA, in 2017.

Industry Focused Seminars
On Thursday, June 21, the American Yacht Charter Association (AYCA) will host its Annual "Signature" Educational and Informative Seminar in the morning. The AYCA PR Committee is actively working on the topics, speakers, and sponsors. Interested parties should contact PR Chairperson, Carol Kent,, 781-631-1800. 

Charter Broker Registration Discount
Discounts are in place for brokers and agents who register prior to April 1, 2018. Register online at:

Exhibiting Vendor Registration Discount
Businesses interested in being an exhibiting vendor can save $100 when they register online prior to April 1, 2018. The registration link can be found here:

Newport Marriott Hotel Block
A specially discounted room block is available to show attendees at the Newport Marriott (walking distance to the show site), which offers a rate of $279/night. The number of rooms are limited and must be booked by May 14, 2018, so book early by visiting:

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Newport Shipyard Contacts:

Veronica Brown, Show Manager
Newport Shipyard
401-846-6000 (o) 
401-855-0945 (m)

Eli Dana, General Manager
Newport Shipyard
401-846-6000 (o)
401-662-1081 (m)

Mindy Campbell, Dockmaster
Newport Shipyard
401-846-6002 (o)


2018 Newport Charter Yacht Show Sponsors & Partners

Presenting Sponsor



Captain and Crew Briefing Sponsors


Closing Cocktail Party & Awards Sponsors


Belle's Daily Breakfast Sponsor


Crew Competition Sponsor


Captain & Crew Briefing Beverage Sponsor


Hotel Partner


Media Partner

About Newport Shipyard:

Newport Shipyard is the owner and producer of the Newport Charter Yacht Show. In 2018,  Newport Shipyard will also be the host site for the Newport Bermuda Race Crew Party on June 13; the Oliver Hazard Perry Gala on June 29; the Candy Store Cup from July 26-28; and the Newport Yacht Rendezvous benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Newport County on August 10.

Newport Shipyard is a full-service marina and shipyard with over 3,500 linear feet of dock space that can accommodate yachts up to 300+ feet LOA. Newport Shipyard owns and operates four Marine Travelifts, one of which (500 MT), is the largest yacht lift in New England. One of the most popular and recommended shipyards in the USA, Newport Shipyard offers many amenities to captains and crew including: a dockside café, ship store, fitness center, courtesy vehicles, crew housing and more. To capture the complete Newport Shipyard experience, visit: