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BWA Yachting is a worldwide, and world-class, yachting services provider because we truly understand the modern demands placed on yacht owners, captains and crews. BWA Yachting was founded in 2004 to provide a seamless experience for its clients, no matter where in the world they are cruising. We put the needs of our clients first, always maintaining impeccably high standard services.
BWA Yachting delivers effective, trustworthy and innovative yachting solutions. Our clients can rely on a broad range of services that include:
Fresh provisions & supplies | Exclusive excursions | Banking transactions | Travel & transportation | On-board entertainment | Yacht clearances & formalities | Bunkering | Cruising, customs, & immigration procedures | Helicopter & jet rental | Tourism arrangements | Berth reservations | VIP concierge services | Freight handling | Hotel & restaurant reservations | Technical services & support | Itinerary planning | Courier service.
We can help with a single port call or offer a fully tailored package, it all depends on what the client wants. Our custom ERP system, YourBWA, delivers consolidated financial and operational reporting that simplifies business workflows.
BWA Yachting HQ is in Switzerland and we have more than 140 employees working from our corporate offices in these prime yachting destinations: France, Corsica, Monaco, Malta, Italy, Croatia, Montenegro, Albania, Turkey, New England, Florida & Bahamas, Caribbean, Antigua, Puerto Rico. Our BWA offices cover more than 370 ports and marinas across the globe – in 2016, we managed 6,200 port calls and served 1000 clients.
In 2017 BWA Yachting will be the exclusive operational partner for the 35th America’s Cup Superyacht Program in Bermuda.
For more information, please visit www.bwayachting.com
MB92 Barcelona forms part of the MB92 Group that, along with MB92 La Ciotat on the French Riviera, provides service-refit, repair and maintenance to superyachts with lengths from 35 up to 200 metres.
Established in 1992, continued investment in people, facilities, and equipment at MB92 Barcelona has seen an expansion at the shipyard from an initial 25,000m2 to 124,500m2 and containing some of the industry’s best facilities.
Over 110 permanent employees are on-site, supported by an average of over 900 local and international professionals and specialist subcontractors in every naval field.
MB92 facilities in the heart of Barcelona include:
- 220-meter dry-dock
- Syncrolift able to dry dock vessels up to 2,000 tons and 70 meters in length
- 150 ton Travelift
- Docking repair quays with capacity to berth 14 yachts up to a maximum of 220 meters in length
- Hard-standing area for work on up to 6 vessels
- 4,800 ton Shiplift that will permit the dry-docking of vessels up to 110 meters in length with a hard- standing area with capacity for up to 9 vessels to be operational in Summer 2019
MB92’s focus is on maximizing efficiency to complete projects on time & on budget, identify and implement smarter ways of working but always accomplishing its mission to deliver excellence for their clients.
For more information, please visit www.mb92.com
Axxess Marine & Speedcast
Established in 2008, Axxess Marine offers full service global communication services with worldwide customer care. Our powerful online portal allows clients to activate and deactivate their Axxess Marine SIM cards, VSAT plans, view data usage, signal strength and account status anytime, anywhere. Further, the connectivity allows our teams to provide best in class customer service in real time, no matter where our clients are.
Over 1200 super yacht vessels receive the Axxess Marine Global SIM Package ($125 value) free of charge. The SIM pack is kept onboard and used in conjunction with the Axxess Marine client portal to create a complete communication solution tailored to each individual client’s unique needs based on routing, usage patterns and anticipated data demand.
Axxess Marine specialises in Marine Communications, 3G/4G/LTE, VSAT and SatTV, hardware, antennas and installation for Yachts, Superyachts, Cruise Ships, River Cruise Lines, Commercial Shipping and the Oil Industry, in the Mediterranean, Europe, Asia, the UAE, Australia (Trans-Tasman), Caribbean, Latin America, U.S., Canada, Bahamas and beyond.
For more information, please visit www.axxess-marine.com
At ACREW we aim to deliver high–standard worldwide events which introduce professional development opportunities to superyacht captains and crew. Captains and crew are invited to attend free workshops, discussion groups, networking and social activities at our events in Yacht Shows, Shipyards and Marinas to further develop and progress their career in the superyacht industry. For MYBA this year, ACREW collaborates with Inmarsat, Nautiel Service, RDT & MedAire, Porto Montenegro, Holland Marine Lifts, Quantum Marine Stabilizers and our sister company Zoom Yachting. For more information, please visit www.acrew.com
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Marina Port Tarraco is a deep water marina located in Tarragona (Spain) specifically designed and equipped to offer absolute privacy and security protocols to ensure personalized services to any kind of Superyacht available on the market today, their Owners, Managers, Captains and Crew, without any limitation.
Marina Port Tarraco offers 33 berths between 45 and 160 meters and complete range of berthing facilities including: 24hr security and CCTV surveillance, ISPS code complaint, shore power connections up to 1,600 amps at 400 V and 6,600 V / 2,000 VA electrical connection, waste pickup, MARPOL certificate, fresh water, High speed internet and TV Satellite services, berthing operational assistance on arrival & departure and exclusive concierge service to satisfy any possible request.
The marina is also certified as an Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) to bring great economical advantages to their clients assisting them to manage all procedures to comply with European Union customs regulations.
Vilalta is a family business founded in 1956 with more than 60 years in the fuel distribution market. This was the founding object of the company. With the passage of time it has evolved and incorporates the third generation of the Vilalta family to the reins of the business. It has already become an integral and key energy agent for the territory.
VILALTA is now an Energy and Services company for welfare and mobility of people and companies. And it has a wide network of own and associated service stations, Convenience stores (Véconvé! ®), Car Wash Centers (V-Flash®), Restaurants 4Q-4 Carreteras ®, Own brand of Service Stations (BENZOIL®) and several Fuel Distribution Plants (Encompassing the industry and the naval and fishing fleets). Currently has a marketing company of electricity Vilalta Energy Electricity ®.
VILALTA today is a key agent in the present and future development, mobility and energy of the Mediterranean Corridor.
USP of the brand:
• A company with more than 60 years of experience
• Gasoil Bunker Supplier
• Marine Supplier High Quality Fuel Products
• 24-hour service, 365 days a year
For more information please visit www.vilaltacorp.com
Costa Brava Yacht Ports
Costa Brava YACHT Ports is a brand that gathers together different public administrations, which are Ports of Catalonia, Tourism Board of the Costa Brava, the Councils of Roses, Palamós, Sant Feliu and l’Estartit.
The main objective of Costa Brava Yacht Ports is to promote the Costa Brava and its ports to the cruise yachting industry as a fantastic destination easily to reach from Barcelona and quite convenient when travelling to the Balearic Islands.
For more information please visit https://premium.costabrava.org/en/associats/costa-brava-yacht-ports/
Angels On Board
Angels On Board provides freelance massage and beauty therapists and yoga, Pilates and fitness instructors for superyacht charters. They also offer recruitment services for superyachts seeking permanent and temporary spa and fitness crew. And for crew, the Angels On Board Academy delivers professional, accredited, short courses in spa training.
For more information, please visit www.angels-on-board.com
In 1994 Lagoon Watersports in the UK was established by Harvey Dawkins and Sebastian Rouse. Today it has two thriving centres providing RYA (Royal Yachting Association) training and group events to youths and adults. Using his experience and sister company from the UK, Sebastian Rouse set up Barcelona Watersports in 2013. The company has gone from strength to strength, offering RYA training in PWC, powerboat, motorboat and sail, as well as specialising in trips, rides and charters for tourists, corporate and group events.
We are based in OneOcean Port Vell, an unbeatable and glamorous location amongst the super yachts in central Barcelona. With decades of experience in the watersports industry we firmly believe in a dynamic, close and friendly team.
Our equipment is maintained to a very high standard, regularly and rigorously inspected to meet all the training and safety standards of the prestigious RYA accreditation. We are a small company that is expanding each year. We carefully select our staff and keep close contact with all staff on a daily basis. Professionalism, communication and a person-centred approach is key and we pride ourselves on good teamwork. Happy staff and customers are crucial to our success.
All our equipment is maintained to a high standard with an emphasis on safety, our centre is inspected by the RYA on a regular basis, in order for us to be an RYA accredited centre. Customer care on every booking is our major priority from the first point of contact to the event itself, we pride ourselves in a flexible, and person-centred approach that will focus on individual needs and requirements.
For more information please visit www.barcelonawatersports.es
Paradiso Barcelona Floral Design was founded by Marie Lynch. With over 24 years experience in the industry and a passion for nature´s beauty, exquisite flowers and design elements.
Marie started her training in Perth, Australia, to then moved to London, where for 8 years she had the privilege of working with London´s top floral designers, event and wedding planners. Working for high profile and VIP clients on decadent events and weddings in the UK and the South of France, Italy, Russia, US and Mauritius.
Now based in the inspiring city of Barcelona, Marie and her team have quickly established themselves with creating unique and beautiful arrangements, using wonderful locally sourced flowers and plants, along with imported flowers from around the world.
After 9 years servicing the yachting industry in Barcelona, in ever growing Port Vell, we are accustomed to and understand the importance every detail to be of the highest quality. Having built a reputation on providing sophisticated, luxury flower arrangements, always bespoke to the boats interiors and design. With emphasis on providing a rapid, reliable and discreet service.
At Paradiso Barcelona we take great pleasure in designing events and weddings from the spectacular to the most intimate. With a full range clients from the fashion, media, business and hospitality industries, with varying ranges of tastes and budgets. As well as memorable private occasions such a birthdays, anniversaries and parties.
We also service a number of offices, restaurants and private homes in the city. With our seasonal arrangements, we create atmosphere and enhance environments for people to enjoy and to leave a memorable impression.
Smallwood’s Yachtwear has been servicing the yachting industry around the world since 1981. Starting with a headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, Florida it has expanded to have offices in both Antibes, France and Barcelona, Spain. By maintaining offices in these 3 locations, Smallwood’s is better positioned than anyone to assist yachts wherever their itineraries may take them.
Years of experience have taught us that the best way to help our clients is to provide them with items that are not only comfortable, practical, and fashionable but also consistently available. The yachting industry requires more than the average retail brand can provide and, for this reason, Smallwood’s has continually invested in, and expanded, its own label of apparel. Every year Smallwood’s uses customer feedback to determine what items will be changed, and what areas of the line will be expanded upon.
With a well-trained and personable sales staff, Smallwood’s is able to utilize its multiple offices, experience, and in house brand to make sure that yachts everywhere can get the items they need, when they need them.
For more information please visit www.smallwoods.com
Mini Buses Vips is a ground-breaking company in the rental of luxury, cars and buses with driver for the tourist market. In more than twenty years, the company has grown and evolved, accumulating a broad range of different-sized vehicles, all of them focusing on quality tourism in Spain.
Mvips offers private and professional chauffeur 24/7, punctuality and discretion always, with languages (English, French, Arabic, Portuguese, Italian, German, Russian, and Chinese) that guarantee optimal communication with the passenger and at no additional charge.
Among the additional benefits of booking our services, there are bottled water, free wi-fi and baby seats and the guarantee of punctuality which means a 50% discount on delays of 15 minutes in the transfer services, additionally we assure you that the driver will be waiting when the flight arrives by monitoring the status of every flight to avoid inconveniences due to delays or overtaking. Our compromise with reduced mobility people obliges us to break the barriers that could exist between them and luxury transport services. Mvips offers adapted vehicles and qualify people for mobility reduced people assist.
For more information please visit www.mvips.net