July 25th, 2016
BWA Yachting partners with IMS Shipyard and ACT Organisation to deliver the official Superyacht Program for the LVACWS event in Toulon, France
Leading marine agency services company BWA Yachting has been exclusively appointed to manage and deliver the Superyacht Program for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series event in Toulon, France, in September 2016.        

France will host the fifth Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series event of 2016 when racing comes to the Mediterranean city of Toulon. Located between Marseille and St. Tropez, Toulon will host the best sailors in the world, racing foiling, wing-sailed catamarans, on September 9-11, 2016. Toulon will be the third European city to host the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series, and is the only stop in the Mediterranean Sea.   Superyacht owners are provided with a rare opportunity to enjoy an elite level of spectator experience unlike any other. BWA Yachting has put together a unique program stretching from September 8th to 11th 2016, offering Superyacht owners a premium berthing location at the well renowned IMS Shipyard, the same shipyard where the America’s Cup Teams will be based. Owners and their guests will enjoy exclusive privileges and experiences, including VIP viewing flags providing front row access to the racecourse and VIP passes to the Cup lounge, a special hospitality experience organized by ACT Organisation, the local organisers of the event.  

BWA Yachting, the IMS Shipyard and the ACT Organisation are partnering to offer superyacht owners an unprecedented on- and off-water experience that will honor the historical ties between the America’s Cup and luxury yachting. BWA’s Chief Executive Officer Stefano Tositti said he is delighted to be partnering with IMS Shipyard and ACT Organisation for this event. “We are thrilled to offer superyachts this exclusive opportunity to be part of the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series, and we look forward to supporting our clients with a dedicated team of professionals who will ensure a fantastic experience in Toulon this September. BWA Yachting has the experience and the expertise necessary to deliver a truly amazing experience for superyacht owners, charterers, captains, and crews, who will join us in Toulon. Inspired by the Mediterranean beauty and the first class facilities Toulon has to offer, including excellent golf courses, luxury hotels, fine dining restaurants, BWA Yachting has put together a bespoke program of activities that will ensure participants have a wonderful experience during the event.”  

A typical Mediterranean port town, Toulon has one of the prettiest harbors in France. This beautiful natural harbor is filled with small fishing boats and fashionable yachts. Along the picturesque port, palm-fringed waterfront sidewalks are lined with boutiques and the terraces of bustling brasseries. Leisurely seaside strolls and time spent basking on the beach help to soak up the sunny Mediterranean lifestyle. Take advantage of your coming on the occasion of Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Toulon to discover this territory where the lifestyle, the culture, and the nature conjugate in perfection.

BWA Yachting offers marine agency services to help owners with the demands of managing modern superyachts. Services the company provides to captains, crews, and managers include fully integrated packages, through to single port calls and last minute specialist VIP concierge requests. BWA Yachting, which has offices throughout the Mediterranean, Caribbean, and the Americas, also provides clients with advance itinerary planning.  

For a glimpse as to what to expect from the Superyacht Program for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series event in Toulon in September, watch the video: www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q0l0gyt14Ks. For all technical and practical information, the village location, race zones, the race and entertainment programs, please visit the event’s official website http://acws-toulon.americascup.com.  

BWA Yachting is also the exclusive manager of the 35th America’s Cup Superyacht Program in Bermuda in May/June 2017. The America’s Cup Superyacht Program offers premium berthing locations in Bermuda, in both the capital Hamilton and in the heart of the America’s Cup Village at Royal Naval Dockyard. Owners and their guests will enjoy exclusive privileges and experiences, including access to Club AC (the official hospitality venue) and invitations to special VIP functions and parties. Outside of the America’s Cup races, there is other action scheduled in June including: the J Class Regatta, the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, and the America’s Cup Superyacht Regatta. The berthing inventory is already almost sold out for the America’s Cup Superyacht Program in May/June 2017, with just a few precious berthing packages remaining.  

For further information about the superyacht program, please contact: Laura Esteve – VP Americas
l.esteve@bwayachting.com
AC35@bwayachting.com