India Yachting Festival

The India Yachting Festival (IYF) is South Asia's leading nautical event covering; Boating & Yachting, Sport, Entertainment & Lifestyle. Participants include HNI's from across India & Marine brands from across the world providing Luxury and Lifestyle product and service providers a unique opportunity to showcase to the HNI/Affluent categories of Individuals.

The India Yachting Festival had hosted it’s 3rd edition in Goa on 26 – 28 Jan, 2018.

The program construct is based on providing the participants with a comprehensive experience.

  • The IYF, had drawn more than 125 sailors & yachtsmen from 8-10 countries.
  • Participation of 1200 – 1500 HNI’s PAN India over the holiday weekend.
  • Telecast of the event on NDTV Good Times / NDTV International and coverage by other print media.
  • Estimated 1 Mn. spectators in Goa who viewed this event.
  • Apart from viewing the sailing races on a yacht, guests enjoyed an action packed weekend.
  • A nautical conference under the auspices of Confederation of Indian Industries(CII) was organized with participation from Indian and International Maritime experts including B2B meetings.

 

 

Key Highlights –

Boating & Yachting

  • Sailing Regatta
  • Laser Coastal Challenge / Hobie 16 Coastal challenge
  • Boardsailing Nationals / Topper Grand Prix
  • Water Sports

Entertainment & Lifestyle

  • Culinary : Finest of International and Goan cuisine including a Gala dinner with a MasterChef in attendance. Exclusive Sponsor Dinner.
  • Fashion : Fashion show by a well-known designer Prasad Bidappa
  • Music : Indian & International music, DJ evenings and performances by Hari Sukhmani, DJ Russell, upcoming band Raagas to Riches
  • Beach activities : Multiple activities on Goa's best strip. (Aguada & Taj Holiday Village)
  • Watersports : Curated activity during the day for regatta and excursions and water sports.

Business & Conference 

A nautical conference under the auspices of Confederation of Indian Industries(CII) was organized with participation from Indian and International Maritime experts including B2B meetings.