20TH MONACO YACHT SHOW SHOWS & EVENTS8Isea&iIWINTER 2011[ssecae&inesNews from aroundthe world of luxury yachting ]CNI's presence was as strong as ever during the 20th MonacoYacht Show, hosted between the 22 and 25 September 2010.Eight yachts from the CNI fleet were on display, including the 58m(190') Baraka from Proteksan, the 56m (184') Selene from Perini Navi,the 54.2m (177'8) Maraya from CRN, the 46.1m (151'2) Wellenreiterfrom Jongert, the 43.3m (142') Pure Bliss from Palmer Johnson, the43m (141') Sofico from CRN, the 43m (141') Clear Eyes from Pax Navi,and the 36.5m (120') Beverley from Benetti. Also on display was the60m (196) Cloud 9 with the CMN yard, and the 56m (184')Panthalassa with Perini Navi. Both yachts are available for charterwith CNI. During the show, Panthalassa was honoured with theprestigious Prix du Design award - a volute bowl handcrafted atNymphenburg and presented to Perini Navi by HRH Prince Albert IIof Monaco (below left). Many celebrity owners attended theceremony on board Panthalassa on 23 September. On the eve of the show's opening, CNI began a series of socialevents with a splendid evening at the Yacht Club de Monaco(below), in association with Banque J Safra and Rolls Royce Marine.Guests were entertained with music from The Wilburns and prizesfrom Vertu, Six Senses, Space Adventures and Royal Mansour.
WINTER 2011 Isea&iI 9newsandviewsFORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW From the 28 October to 1 November, superyachts rubbed shoulders with fast productionboats at the 51st Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - the world's largest yachtshow. This year CNI showcased 18 superyachts from its sales and charter fleet, including the43.3m (142') Incentive from Palmer Johnson, the 43.3m (142') Pure Bliss, also built by PalmerJohnson, the 40.23m (132') Life's Finest II from Northcoast Yachts, and the 28m (92') RayburnCustom Yacht Kathleen. CNI hosted clients throughout the show with refreshments at theVIP café and terrace, as well as a private car service. Prior to the show, CNI put on an annualcaptains' appreciation dinner at the Johnny V restaurant. More than 100 captains and theirpartners attended the invitation-only event for cocktails, dinner and live music. The CNIevening was sponsored by Advance Mechanical, Chartis Insurance, Global Marine Traveland the Wine Warehouse. Newport BucketA fleet of 16 yachts gathered in Newport betweenthe 10 and 12 September for the annual NewportBucket - the somewhat irreverent but much-loved annual regatta for large sailing yachts. Assponsors of the event, CNI brokers and clientswere there to cheer on the 30.5m (100') Virago,which was racing in the Bucket. The Swan 100Smodel is a fabulous high-performance yacht thatjoined the CNI charter fleet earlier this year.Sleeping six guests in three cabins, she is availablein the Caribbean this winter. Sailing yachtsAzzura, Hanuman, Meteor and White Wings wonvarious fleet races throughout the weekend.St Barths Bucket If you missed September's Newport Bucket,rest assured you can still join in the fun if youtravel further south, as a sister event in StBarths is held annually at the end of March.The sailing regatta is one of a kind, gatheringsailing superyacht owners and their yachtsin St Barths' Gustavia Harbor for a week ofpure fun. As the sleepy French island comesto life, the quay, which is usually filled withmotoryachts, is a sea of sailing vessels. In2011 the event is welcoming several yachtsfrom the CNI charter fleet, including the58m (190'5) Ethereal, the 56m (184')Panthalassa, the 54m (177') Parsifal III, the45m (148'7) Helios, and the 35m (114'8)Sojana. CNI has once again sponsored the2011 Bucket, which takes place from the 24to 27 March 2011.EtherealPanthalassa