Monthly Archives: January 2013

Port City Marina in St. Maarten

US Superyacht Association - Larry Rizzo & Tim Keogh

Tim Keogh from Crown Bay Marina, Ron Cleveringa of Burger Boats, and Larry Rizzo from Port City Marina

Representatives from Port City Marina recently attended the 8th Annual Captain’s Briefing organized by the US Superyacht Association in St. Maarten.  The annual event serves as an educational outreach program to work with Superyacht Captain’s and Senior Crew Members licensing, regulations, and promoting the US as a destination for cruising, refit, and repair.

This year’s briefing included an expanded two-day format covering a variety of topics with a special security program hosted by the Maritime Security Council.  Over 60 Captain’s, Senior Crew members, industry professionals, and sponsors attended the seminar and evening cocktail receptions. Continue reading

USSA 2013 Captain’s Briefing

US Superyacht Captain's Briefing St Maarten

The Port City Marina team will be joining the U.S. Superyacht Association for the 2013 Captains’ Briefing in St. Maarten. PCM Representative Larry Rizzo will attend the event as a guest of Crown Bay Marina, a 5-year sponsor of this event.  This event is an educational outreach effort organized by the USSA to promote the US as a destination for megayachts.  The event targets the Captains and Senior crew members on-board the yachts which are docked at local marinas. Typically, there are 100 to 150 megayachts docked in St. Maarten during this event.

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