MYBA Charter Show 2024

Happening April 22 - 25, 2024

Celebrating 34 Years of Excellence: The MYBA Charter Show

The annual MYBA Charter Show is a professional trade show and a true celebration of yachting. The show boasts a long history and is known for bringing together the world’s leading charter professionals, providing an opportunity to browse the best charter boats, meet with captains and crew, and learn more about ancillary services. 

The 2024 MYBA Charter Show is scheduled to take place from April 22nd to the 25th in Marina Volo Vecchio, Genoa, Italy, with organizers promising an enriched social agenda and an innovative setup.

Now in its 34th year, the MYBA Charter Show is born from the re-imagined Barcelona International Boat Show, offering the perfect balance between business and celebration. Guests can explore the service offerings from the world’s leading luxury charter professionals, including Northrop & Johnson, and enjoy meet-and-greets with captains and crew, cocktail events, and the eagerly anticipated Chef’s Competition. 

Meet Northrop & Johnson at the 2024 MYBA Charter Show

As a leading charter brokerage, Northrop & Johnson will have charter brokers from around Europe and beyond on-site to meet with clients and discuss services at the 2024 MYBA Charter Show. To schedule an appointment or access any of Northrop & Johnson’s services, please contact your preferred Northrop & Johnson broker.

Traveling to the MYBA Charter Show 2024

By Air

Genoa International Airport is less than 10 km from Marina Molo Vecchio and is a dedicated hub for helicopters and private flights. Convenient taxi and transfer services are available to/from the marina and the city center.

By Rail

Marina Molo Vecchio is ideally situated just 2 km from Piazza Principe and 3 km from Brignole, Genoa’s central railway station. Regular train connections with the French Riviera, Milan, and other major Italian cities are available.

By Road

Genoa Ovest, the nearest motorway exit to Marina Molo Vecchio, provides easy access to the marina via the Sopraelevata. Numerous parking options are available nearby, and MYBA Charter Show attendees enjoy a 30% discount on parking fees at designated car parks.

By Yacht

When planning your arrival in Genoa, please consider the following:

  • Yachts exceeding 300 GRT must appoint a local ship agent in advance to accomplish mandatory pre-arrival formalities.
  • Yachts exceeding 500 GRT are required to have a Pilot on board and Port mooring assistance.
  • Sailing yachts with a draft of more than 60 meters must inform Marina Molo Vecchio to facilitate their entry.

Upon arrival, observe these procedures:

  • Call Genoa Port Pilots on VHF channel 12 one hour before entering the Port.
  • While nearing the Port Area, call Genoa Traffic on VHF 11 and stand by on VHF 16.
  • Once inside the Port, contact Marina Molo Vecchio on VHF channel 71.
  • Dock assistance is available through Marina Molo Vecchio dock attendants on VHF channel 71. They are ready to assist during mooring maneuvers, provide ground lines from dinghies, take stern lines from the dock, and offer water, shore power, and internet connections.

MYBA Charter Show 2024: The Perfect Occasion to Discover Genoa

The City

As an ancient maritime republic in Italy, Genoa unravels a rich tapestry of trade and cultural exchanges. Its historical center is a labyrinth of narrow medieval streets, grand palaces, and landmarks such as the UNESCO World Heritage site – the Rolli Palaces.

The city’s cultural fabric is embellished with numerous museums and art galleries, spotlighting works by illustrious artists. Luxury shoppers will find their haven in streets like Via XX Settembre, Via Roma, and Via Garibaldi, housing elegant boutiques. The Genoa Opera House stages enthralling performances that breathe life into Italian opera. Gastronomically, Genoa is celebrated for its pesto sauce, seafood, and Ligurian focaccia. This fusion of intriguing history, vibrant culture, and delectable cuisine makes Genoa an ideal host for the MYBA Charter Show 2024.

The Surroundings

Geographically strategic, Genoa opens doors to explore the Italian Riviera, Cinque Terre, and neighboring regions. To the east of Genoa lie Camogli, Santa Margherita, and Portofino. Head west, and you’ll encounter Noli, Varigotti, Bergeggi, Alassio, and Borgio Verezzi, offering stunning beaches, shopping, and cultural experiences. Venture inland to discover Milan, Turin, and Florence. Wine and food connoisseurs can journey to Tuscany and Langhe to indulge in world-class wines amidst awe-inspiring landscapes.

Charter Yachts on Display at the Show

Know before you go

MYBA Charter Show 2024 FAQs

When is the 34th MYBA Charter Show taking place?

Mark your calendars for the 34th MYBA Charter Show, scheduled from Monday, April 22 to Thursday, April 25, 2024.

Where is the MYBA Charter Show located?

The show unfolds at the picturesque Marina Molo Vecchio, Genoa, Italy.

Can anyone attend the MYBA Charter Show?

The MYBA Charter Show is a professional trade event dedicated exclusively to luxury charter professionals in the yachting industry. If you wish to attend the event with a luxury yacht broker, contact Northrop & Johnson. 

How can I explore Genoa's historic center?

Genoa’s historic center is best navigated on foot. Meander through its winding streets and soak in the grandeur of its majestic palaces and historical landmarks.

What dining options are available in Genoa?

Genoa is a gastronomic paradise offering a variety of dining options. From quaint trattorias serving homemade pasta and pesto to upscale restaurants presenting fresh seafood dishes, Genoa’s culinary scene caters to every taste bud. Enjoy the city’s famous local delicacies, such as focaccia and farinata.

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