Registrations open for Riviera and Belize Festival of Boating May 23 to 26

Registrations are now open for the 2019 Riviera and Belize Festival of Boating, exclusively for Riviera and Belize owners.

The Festival this year will deliver an exciting new format over three days, bringing the Festival and the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show together as a celebration of the Riviera Family.

The Riviera team of experts will present the very best and most popular aspects at over 30 individual educational seminars and hands-on workshops, both on and off the water at the Festival. They feature new content and reflect owners’ specific interests and the very latest technology on board Riviera and Belize motor yachts.

Festival seminars will be held within the InterContinental Resort and on board the Riviera Motor Yacht Club at the end of Pier F on the Boat Show marina as well as aboard multiple Riviera yachts on the water.

The Riviera team is also delighted to announce that the very special Living The Riviera Dream seminar will be presented this year by David and Lis Paton who have undertaken a significant circumnavigation and three-year live-aboard adventure on their Riviera 53 Enclosed Flybridge Pascua Lama in Tasmania

The Riviera Motor Yacht Club will be the nucleus for the luxury showcase and on-water workshops including the popular Ask The Experts panel, the Fishing Clinic, Offshore Seamanship and more.

The very popular Galley Wise – Planning and Provisioning seminar will be held at the Riviera Motor Yacht Club where popular television personality, Sally Jenyns will cook an onboard banquet with flair and ease using the appliances from a Riviera galley as well as a Riviera barbecue.

Festival signature events – Ladies Luncheon and Riviera Gala Marina Party

The Festival will once again include two signature owner events.

A fusion of exotic textiles, unbridled colour and liberal embellishments will be on full display at the annual Ladies Luncheon on Friday afternoon, May 24.

Amid the character and charm of The Grange at the InterContinental Resort at Sanctuary Cove, the luncheon features a fashion showing by Australia’s own Bonita label and makeup show and demonstration by Brisbane-based Issada.

The theme for this year’s Riviera Gala Marina Party is Triple Platinum and will be held over two evenings, on Friday and Saturday 24 and 25 May. These Gala evenings on the red carpet of the Riviera Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show display and on board the Riviera Motor Yacht Club, will celebrate the magnificent 11-model showcase and the greatest motor yachts and music of all time.

All tickets and spaces, the Festival of Boating seminars, workshops and events are limited. Online registration for all Festival of Boating events is now open to Riviera and Belize owners at FestivalOfBoating.com

22 individual boating education seminars are on offer this year at the Riviera and Belize Festival of Boating from offshore seamanship to advanced weather forecasting and navigating at night.

The Riviera and Belize Festival of Boating Gala Marina Party will be held this year on Friday May 24 and Saturday May 25.

The Riviera and Belize Festival of Boating Ladies Luncheon will be held this year on Friday May 24 at the InterContinental Resort at Sanctuary Cove.

Always a must attend event for Riviera and Belize owners, the Gala Marina Party will be a feast of lights, music and beautiful boats.

Expert trainers are on hand at the Festival of Boating and seminar and workshop capacities are restricted to allow quality one-on-one time.

12 individual on-water and hands-on boating education workshops are on the 2019 Riviera and Belize Festival of Boating education program.

David and Lis Paton have been living the Riviera dream for the last 3 years. This adventurous couple have cruised from the Gold Coast north to the turquoise waters of Lizard Island and then taking a south-bound course to run to Tasmania to experience the spectacular pristine wilderness that can only be fully enjoyed by boat. David and Lis will share their adventures and immense experience and knowledge at the Festival of Boating this year.

The Festival of Boating fishing Clinic this year will be hosted by seasoned fishing expert, Raffi Manijikin.

Sally Jenyns returns to the Festival of Boating in 2019 to offer more practical advice, tips and demonstrations to educate and inspire greatness in the galley.

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