Superyacht event starts today in Newport

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The 13th annual Superyacht Industry Rendezvous opens today with an open house at the Newport (R.I.) Yacht Center, followed by a buffet dinner at the Hyatt Pavilion overlooking Narragansett Bay. It runs through Thursday.

Each day there are events on land and water, including:

• Match racing on 12-Meter sailboats

• A scavenger hunt by tender

• Cirque du Soleil-themed dinner at a private jet hangar

• A clam bake on historic Rose Island

• Cocktail cruise and waterfront pub crawl

• Private concert by the James Montgomery Band

• Gatsby-themed lunch and croquet tournament at a local mansion

• Luncheon and tennis at the Tennis Hall of Fame

• Barbecue and live entertainment at a private mansion

Transportation is provided to all activities by old-fashioned trollies. The event is free for all brokers and employed large yacht captains.

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