Crew events at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Bluewater has so much happening during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show for all crew. See below for details of free events, special offers, and how to attend the seminars.

By Shalom Weiss • 29 October 2018

The OASIS Captain & Crew Lounge Presented by Bluewater

OCTOBER 31 - NOVEMBER 4 – PRE-REGISTRATION RECOMMENDED - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Wed. Oct 31, Noon - 7pm
Thur. Nov 1, 10am - 7pm
Fri. Nov 2, 10am - 7pm
Sat. Nov 3, 10am - 7pm
Sun. Nov 4, 10am - 6pm

Exclusive hospitality lounge for boat show captains and crew members during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.

Experience the essence of Fort Lauderdale with these special offerings for superyacht captains & crew.

EASY TRANSFER
Golf carts available daily to pick-up and drop-off Oasis guests from the face dock to the lounge.

SPA SERVICES
Receive complimentary spa treatments including massages, shoe shining and express manicures.

DECOR
The International Swimming Hall of Fame will undergo a full transformation by a first-rate interior decorator. Explore one of the many lounges inside from a gaming area to a luxurious spa sanctuary.

CATERING
Authentic, high-quality food and drink to suit any palate from local culinary experts and restaurants - providing guests with a plentiful buffet and hors d’oeuvres throughout.

DAILY GUEST SPEAKERS & SEMINARS
Hear from the local CBP, Naval Architects, Marine Service Providers, Air Charter Specialists, athletes and more.

Escape all five days for free lunch, exciting giveaways, gaming area, spa services, scheduled presentations and more!

LOCATED WITHIN THE INTERNATIONAL SWIMMING HALL OF FAME MUSEUM
1 HALL OF FAME DRIVE - FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33316

Free Crew Seminars at the OASIS Lounge presented by Bluewater

OCTOBER 31 - NOVEMBER 4 – PRE-REGISTRATION RECOMMENDED - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Hear from the local CBP, Naval Architects, Marine Service Providers, Air Charter Specialists, athletes and more

For the next five days, the sponsors of the Oasis Lounge will offer two dozen free seminars for yacht captains and crew. For your planning purposes, we include the complete list here. To attend, simply register for the Oasis on site or at theoasislounge.flygmt.com/register/. Captains and crew only.

Wednesday, Oct. 31
12pm Intro to HELM, Kevin Petrovsky of Bluewater Yachting
2pm Yacht CV: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Gavin McMichaels of SuperYachtResume.com
3pm The Evolution of the Smart Bridge, John Mann of Bluewater Superyacht Bridge Services and Corey Ranslem of Automated Risk Management Solution
4pm Intro to Yachting: What to Know, Joanne Damgaard of Bluewater Yachting

Thursday, Nov. 1
10am Barista training, Theresa Mainwaring of Bluewater Yachting
12pm Yacht CV: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Gavin McMichaels of SuperYachtResume.com
1pm Real Estate Investing for Yachties, Albie and Marcia Van Zyl of Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate & Houses for Yachts
2pm Between Two Yetis, Oasis sponsors discuss FLIBS and the future of yachting
3pm Maritime Cyber-Security, Sean Donnelly of Resolvn
4pm Welcome to the ONE Account, Bluewater Yachting’s crew placement and training one-price bundle

Friday, Nov. 2
10am Stews Only, Bluewater Yachting
11am The Evolution of the Smart Bridge, John Mann of Bluewater Superyacht Bridge Services and Corey Ranslem of Automated Risk Management Solution
12pm Floral Care and Arranging, Edie Guzman of Bluewater Yachting
1pm Sea Changes Seminar, John Wyborn of Bluewater Yachting
2pm CVs, Resumes and Food Photography: A Clinic for Chefs and Cooks, Gavin McMichaels of SuperYachtResume.com
3pm What it Takes to Be a Great Charter Captain, Ami Ira, Irina Blogodyr and Alejandra Pereira of Bluewater Yachting USA and Russia
- Herb Magney - M/Y Ocean Club
- Dale Parker - M/Y Mim
- Sean Meagher - ex M/Y Latitude/ M/Y Ohana
- Paul Clarke M/YLoon
4pm Between Two Yetis, Oasis sponsors discuss FLIBS and the future of yachting

Saturday, Nov. 3
10am MCA Engineering Licensing Update, John Wyborn of Bluewater Yachting
11am Between Two Yetis, Oasis sponsors discuss FLIBS and the future of yachting
12pm OOW Preparation, John Wyborn and Amilee Luke of Bluewater Yachting
1pm Investment Strategies for Yachties, Dave Smith of Southern Cross Wealth
2pm Drone Videography and Editing for Happy Charter Clients, Shelton Dupreez of Luxury Yacht Films
3pm Intro to Yachting: What to Know, Joanne Damgaard of Bluewater Yachting
4pm Yacht Management — Risks of Non-Compliance, Brian Luke of Bluewater Yachting

Sunday, Nov. 4
10am Wine Pairing, Theresa Mainwaring of Bluewater Yachting and Lev Zeitsev of Yacht Chandlers
12pm USCG 300-500T Yachts – Port State Inspections, USCG
1pm New US Flag for Yachts over 300T, USCG
2pm Adventure at Any Latitude, Capt. Sean Meagher
3-6pm YachtInfo: Insurance — The Perfect Storm. Speakers include Nancy Poppe of Willis Towers Watson, Laura Sherrod of N&J Private Insurance Services, Kristina Agustin of Wright Maritime Group. Organized by the International Superyacht Society

The Official Top Notch Tabletop Competition at FLIBS

NOVEMBER 2 – ALL DAY - PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Aqualuxe Outfitting - Top Notch Tabletop Competition
Must be on a yacht in FLIBS to compete.
Photos and Judging will be Friday, November 2nd onboard each vessel that enters.
Winners will be announced inside the show at the USSA Stage on Friday, Nov 2nd at 4.30pm.
For more information, please click the registration link!
NOVEMBER 2 – 8:00PM - 10:30PM - REGISTRATION REQUIRED - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Captain and Crew Happy hour
East parking lot at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina - 2301 SE 17th St.

New and exclusive Sperry’s and Spirits Captain and Crew Party Appreciation Party

NOVEMBER 2 – 8:00PM - 2:30AM - REGISTRATION REQUIRED - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Happy hour, social gala, casino fundraiser.
Pier 66 Hotel & Marina Panorama Room - 2301 SE 17th St.

Yacht Chandler’s 11th Annual Captain and Crew Customer Appreciation Party

NOVEMBER 3 – 7:00P-11:00P - REGISTRATION REQUIRED - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
Yacht Chandlers Hollywood Nights/Captain & Crew Appreciation Party
SWAY Nightclub - 111 SW 2nd Ave.

Our offer to you

Bluewater is having a winter sale and cutting its prices for the ONE Account!

For a limited time only, sign up for a ONE Account for your yacht - giving you unlimited access to our global database of crew, which means ZERO agency fees when you hire crew members, and we also give you THOUSANDS back in FREE TRAINING - and in addition to all of this, you will get your free Apple product and 10% off the cost of the ONE Account.

The 10% discount is only valid from now until November 4th, the end of FLIBS.

Click here to see the full menu of benefits and the full price cost to your yacht, don’t forget to take off the discount!

Give us a call or drop an email to crewusa@bluewateryachting.com to request further details.