First ever Greek Olympic Yacht Show planned
The first Olympic Yacht Show is scheduled to take place in Greece between October 1st – 4th 2020. Hosted less than an hour’s drive from Athens’ centre at Olympic Marine, it is the only yacht show in Greece dedicated to medium and super yachts.
Preparations for the show are well underway. 50 exhibitors have already confirmed participation and over 80 yachts will be on display in the marina.
After exhibitions around the world have been cancelled in the wake of Covid-19, early October is was decided to be the best possible period to go ahead. Organisers expect the pandemic in the EU and Greece to improve and promise the show will attract a range of interesting yachts of various sizes and types.
Greece’s lockdown ended in early May. The Hellenic borders opened on June 15th and the yacht charters for foreign guests were allowed on the very same day. Furthermore, Greek yacht legislation is expected to be simplified over the coming month. Yachts will be free to sail in Greece with less bureaucracy, and formalities will be available through online platforms.
Yacht builders displaying at the new show include: Azimut, Fjord, Pardo, Princess Yachts, Ferretti, Bluegame, Sunseeker, Pershing and Brabus 900. Also on display will be superyacht tenders built in Greece – such as the Technohull, Onda, Ribco, Skipper BSK , some making their debut. . Fountaine Pajot plans to host the world premiere of a new luxurious motor catamaran model, the Power 67. Whilst organiser’s have said the Olympic Yacht Show’s layout will offer the opportunity to enable models to complete sea trials.