The event was due to be held in Viareggio from March 18-20

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YARE participants typically come from 23 different countries

YARE, the international aftersales and refit event dedicated to the superyacht sector, is the latest event to be postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Now in its 10th year, YARE was originally due to be held in Viareggio, Italy from March 18-20. It will now take place from November 4-6.

Today event organiser NAVIGO released the following statement:

“In light of the developments in the international situation regarding the COVID-19 virus, the Management Board of the organising company NAVIGO held a meeting for an evaluation and monitoring of the situation.

”Tuscany remains a completely safe area for business and tourist travel and the authorities have managed protocols and actions that have been reported among the best in Italy, also by medical and scientific institutions.

”Despite this, the recent decisions to apply restrictions on flights and travels from foreign countries to Italy do not allow to carry out the 10th edition of YARE to its full potential, not being able to count on the presence of all guests and companies, coming from 23 different European and non-European countries.

”Therefore NAVIGO has decided for a postponement of YARE to 4-6 November 2020.

”A difficult choice, as you will understand, but necessary to best meet the needs of all those who believe in YARE together with us.

”With your support we will build an even richer edition full of opportunities and contents for the captains, with a greater visibility for the companies.”