The 2017 Riviera Yacht Support Golf Bonanza

The 2017 Riviera Yacht Support Golf Bonanza will be hosted on Friday 6th October at the Grande Bastide Golf Course on the French Riviera.

Come and join us for one of the most highly anticipated events on the superyacht industry calendar with a full day of friendly competition on the fairways and greens, a delicious 3-course lunch (with drinks) and a generous prize giving. 

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We've had some outstanding support for our 8th year of our golf day, and this year we have rejuvenated sponsorship packages, great prizes and a dynamic marketing plan with Dockwalk announced as main media partner and Riviera Radio joining us as radio partner. 

We welcome on board our returning and new sponsors and are really excited to be working together for our iconic Riviera Yacht Support Golf Bonanza ! 

SCHEDULE FOR THE DAY

7am sharp Complimentary shuttle transport will leave from the ports of Antibes (opposite the Australian Bar), Cannes* (Vieux Port) and Monaco* (by the Piscine at Port Hercules) (*6.30am by demand).

7.30am Start your day with a hearty full English breakfast on arrival courtesy of So-sij, as well as Goody Bag at morning registration.

8.30am  Shotgun start for 18 Holes of golf with a chance to win a prestigious Mercedes Nouveau GLA if you land a Hole-in-One at Hole ## 3 (sponsored by Excelerate Marine).

Approx 1pm  Complimentary 19th Hole Champagne bar, snacks and rosé tasting courtesy of Riviera Wine, followed by a group photo. 

Approx 2pm  A wonderful 3-course lunch with wine thanks to AGL Marine and wine sponsor Chateau d'Esclans, followed by a generous prize giving.

NOTE:  GOLF CARTS - If you want to book a golf cart for the day, all carts must be booked directly by participants with the Grande Bastide Golf Course.  The Rental Agreement exists between the Player and the Host Golf Course, and must abide by their terms of rental. Phone:  +33 (0) 4 93 77 70 08 | Email: grandebastide@opengolfclub.com

CHAMPIONSHIP SPONSOR - MONACO MARINE

Monaco Marine have been key supporters of the Riviera Yacht Support Golf Bonanza since inception and we welcome them back as Championship Sponsor.  With their network of 6 shipyards and marinas on the Mediterranean coast, Monaco Marine offer a dedicated maintenance and refit service for short or long-term technical stops : Monaco, Beaulieu-sur-Mer, Saint Laurent du Var, Antibes, Golfe de Saint Tropez and La Ciotat. 

www.monacomarine.com

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PLATINUM SPONSOR - AGL MARINE / AWLGRIP / SEAJET

AGL Marine / Awlgrip are our valued Platinum Sponsor for the marvellous three-course lunch that is served at the conclusion of the golf day at Grande Bastide Golf Course. The lunch session is always jovial and a great time to network with other yachting professionals.

Since 1993, AGL Marine S.A has been serving the yachting industry. Participating in the boat building, refit, painting and maintenance of all types of boats, chooses to promote the premium brands such as Awlgrip, Epifanes for varnishes, Seajet for antifouling, West System for epoxies, 3M, Sika and lots of other brands.

3 locations are dedicated to a faultless service : Cannes with 2000sqms of warehouse and a shop for professionals, La Rochelle and Lorient.

www.agl-marine.com

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MAIN MEDIA PARTNER - GOLD SPONSOR

Dockwalk joins us as Main Media Partner and is well known as the number one international monthly magazine for professional crew, celebrating the life of superyacht captains and crew since 1997.  Dockwalk entertains, informs, and, above all, helps crew pursue their chosen career by tackling the hot issues, delivering essential information, and offering a serious technical element for captains and engineers.

www.dockwalk.com

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RADIO PARTNER - GOLD SPONSOR

Riviera Radio is the only English-speaking radio and daily media in the south of France with specific programming dedicated to yachters, and has been at the center of the yachting community for 30 years.

An excellent marketing tool for yachting companies and service providers and a strong multichannel platform to connect and provide leads with owners, yachting professionals, charter customers, captains and crew.

Every year Riviera Radio is media partner of Cannes and Monaco Yacht Shows with live broadcasts, interviews and daily reports so we're thrilled to have them come on board as our radio partner!

www.rivieraradio.mc

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HOLE-IN-ONE SPONSOR - GOLD SPONSOR - EXCELERATE MARINE

Excelerate Marine is the leading and trusted critical communications provider to Government and the Emergency Services, failure to deliver is not an option in their world.  

Formed in 2001, they pioneered the concept of rapidly deployable, totally independent and resilient broadband via satellite for emergency responders which now supports a broad range of applications. 

They have now extended their experience and expertise into the Maritime market where no other provider has these end-to-end credentials and are providing solutions covering; communications, navigation, safety & security, IT & AV integration and more.

If you sink a Hole-in-One at Hole # 3, you will walk away with a brand new Mercedes Nouveau GLA vehicle which will be parked outside the Clubhouse with keys ready!

www.exceleratemarine.com

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Win this beautiful Mercedes Nouveau GLA on Hole # 3 if you sink a 'Hole in One', kindly sponsored by Excelerate Marine

Win this beautiful Mercedes Nouveau GLA on Hole # 3 if you sink a 'Hole in One', kindly sponsored by Excelerate Marine

POLO SHIRTS

All Golf Bonanza attendees will be gifted a smart and stylish polo shirt featuring all Sponsor logos, courtesy of Dolphin Wear who have specialised in Uniforms and Interior Products since 1989.

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SILVER SPONSORS - ON COURSE REFRESHMENTS - RIVIERA WINE, RIVIERA CBAY, RIVIERA CREW, SIMPLE 2 SHIP

Our on course refreshments prove hugely popular and a great way to refuel with snacks and cold drinks.  This year, we will have 4 stations set up along the course including 2 themed bars - Mexican and Hawaiian - to inject some fun into your day!  Our 2017 Silver Sponsors will be pleased to meet you on course.

Riviera Wine is the only fine wine supplier for the superyacht industry headed by a Master of Wine, Louise Sydbeck.  As well as bespoke wine lists, Champagne and spirits for yachts they are an Approved Programme Provider of WSET Level 2 and 3 Courses.   www.rivierawine.com

Riviera Cbay is a unique, creative solution to your yacht's problem where many items take up valuable space. These items are often in good condition, even new, but may never be used by the yacht again.   They collect, store, sell and ship your items and give you cash back that would otherwise be lost including interior items, furniture, water sports equipment, engineering and galley items.  Their secure storage facility is located in Antibes with pick up and collections available at ports and marinas on the Côte d'Azur and beyond.  www.riviera-cbay.com

Riviera Crew provides the very best in recruitment and placement of professional crew.  Headed by Maureen McManus who has over 25 years of experience in the Industry, they are a leader in providing an excellent all round and complete service for Yachts and Crew with a newly updated database of individually checked and verified crew members. www.rivieracrew.com

Simple 2 Ship and their sister company, LAmico offer a packaging and shipping solution that is an easy way to save time and money by offering competitive rates for shipping anything, anywhere, anytime.  http://expertducolis.com/

HOLE # 4 : CLOSEST TO THE LINE - HILL ROBINSON

Hole # 4 is kindly sponsored by Hill Robinson, the leading yacht management company.  With multilingual office staff and a presence around the world, Hill Robinson is on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year committed to the highest standards of professionalism and integrity offering clear and unbiased advice.

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HOLE # 5 : BEAT THE PRO - RIVIERA GOURMET

Get your tee-off and putting skills fine tuned for the 'Beat the Pro' challenge at Hole # 5 where you can take on our golfing professional!   This hole is proudly sponsored by Riviera Gourmet, your number one Chef and Yacht Interiors provisioning company with a mission to provide you with exceptional quality and unrivalled service, every time.

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HOLE # 7 : CLOSEST TO THE PIN IN 2 SHOTS - ZEPHYR YACHTING

Zephyr Yachting return to our iconic Golf Bonanza day to sponsor the 'Closest to the Pin in 2 shots' challenge set up at Hole # 7.  

With offices in Antibes and Barcelona, team Zephyr provides both the professional and pleasure yachting enthusiasts the finest selection of the latest luxury tenders and big boys toys for your charter, private parties or team building exercises.  In addition to that, Zephyr provides all crew and VIP training you may need through world recognized governing bodies such as the RYA (Royal Yachting Association), MCA (Maritime Coast Guard Agency) and the Marshall Island Registry.

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HOLE # 10 : LONGEST DRIVE - HEM/CATHELCO

The 'Longest Drive' is one of the most hotly contested competitions on the day!  Kindly sponsored by HEM/Cathelco who specialise in design and manufacture of equipment for superyachts with desalination and water treatment systems.

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HOLE # 16 : CLOSEST TO THE PIN - FREEDOM MARITIME

We are happy to welcome back Freedom Maritime who will take on sponsorship of the 'Closest to the Pin' competition at Hole # 16.   Freedom is located a short distance from Port Vauban in Antibes and offers a product range including interiors, deck, engineering, water sports, safety and logistics supplies.

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HOLE # 17 : TARGET SHOT / FLOATING GREEN - STURGE

Perfect your target shot at the floating green located at Hole # 17, proudly sponsored by Sturge.  Sturge are one of the respected names in the field of Luxury Insurance Brokering with many of the Sturge Team having operated in this sector in excess of 20 years and responsible for arranging bespoke insurance solutions for some of the world's finest yachts.

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BREAKFAST SPONSOR - SO-SIJ

On arrival at the Grande Bastide Golf Course, all attendees will enjoy a hearty full English breakfast thanks to Emma and the friendly team at So-sij, your 'go to' supplier of homemade specialty sausages.

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PREMIUM SHUTTLE TRANSFERS - PRESTIGE DRIVER

Our minivan transport for the day is provided courtesy of Prestige Driver, your source for luxury transfers with chauffeurs.

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FINE WINE SPONSOR (LUNCH) - CHATEAU D'ESCLANS

To accompany your wonderful 3-course lunch, fine wine with your meal will be supplied by Château d'Esclans.  Located in the heart of Provence, they are well known for their rosé wines and brands such as Whispering Angel.  Great to see you return!

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JOIN US FOR THE SUPERYACHT INDUSTRY GOLF EVENT OF THE YEAR - THE 2017 RIVIERA YACHT SUPPORT GOLF BONANZA!

**** TIPS FOR REGISTERING ****

1) If you opt to register as an 'Individual', choose 'Individual' and follow the onscreen steps.

2) If you opt to register a 'Team', choose 'Team'.  At the next screen, enter the name of an existing registered Golf Bonanza team OR if you are registering a new team, choose 'Create Team'.

At the next step, enter your Eventbrite log-in details.  If you are not an Eventbrite member, choose 'Sign Up' then simply enter your email address and a password before continuing registration.

3) Name your team and choose registration options.

NOTE:  If you have forgotten your Eventbrite password, go to www.eventbrite.co.uk and enter your email address and click on the link 'I have forgotten my password'.  A reset password link will be sent to you by Eventbrite. Once you reset your log-in, you can use the Eventbrite search function to find 'Golf Bonanza' in the events.

NOTE:  GOLF CARTS - If you want to book a golf cart for the day, all carts must be booked directly by participants with the Grande Bastide Golf Course.  The Rental Agreement exists between the Player and the Host Golf Course, and must abide by their terms of rental. Phone:  +33 (0) 4 93 77 70 08 | Email: grandebastide@opengolfclub.com

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THANK YOU TO ALL OUR VALUED SPONSORS !

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