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The Superyacht Forum - Pacific Tour

15th - 17th June 2022

The superyacht industry's key stakeholders and influencers will gather for an exclusive edition of 'The Superyacht Forum - Pacific Tour' on the 15-17th June 2022, in Victoria, British Columbia. This event will have the theme 'Change Makers' and for three days in the BC wilderness we will workshop, brainstorm and challenge our industry for the long-term future. Find out more and Register for The Superyacht Forum - Pacific Tour' below.

Key Decision-Makers

We will bring together stakeholders from around the Pacific region, with key industry leaders, influencers and advisors from across the world congregating to map out the long-term future of one of the most exciting client cruising grounds in the market.

Shape a Region

Attendees will build a strategy that will establish the region as a viable alternative to the Atlantic milk run for owners, guests and charter clients from Sydney to Tokyo, and from Seattle to Singapore and everywhere in between, over the next decade. We will raise the profile of this ‘Pacific Network’ to the wider superyacht market, from the perspective of both existing stakeholders and potential investors.

Experience the potential

This unique event will be hosted in one of the most beautiful locations in the Pacific Northwest - Victoria, British Columbia - so global stakeholders and influencers can experience the incredible potential first-hand, establishing a new group of ‘Pacific Ambassadors’.

The Programme

8:30 - 9:30
Breakfast & Networking  

Breakfast and Networking

Location: Delta Hotel – Harbour Lights
9:30 - 10:00
Setting the Scene  

The Chairman of The Superyacht Group will discuss the first day’s activities and share his vision and expectations for the second day of interactive experiences.

10:00 - 10:30
Transport to the Woods  

Transport to the Woods

Location: Dean Park
10:30 - 13:00
Blue Sky Thinking – The Pacific Innovation Challenge  

Delegates, Speakers and Partners will be split into 5 Pacific Forum teams and will escape into the forests in British Columbia to find inspiring locations to sit in their teams and use this incredible environment for some nature inspired blue sky thinking. The objective is to sketch, draw, think and explore brand-new innovative solutions or ideas that are focused on building yachts for the future, with the key objective of reducing the impact of superyachts on the planet, but optimised and designed to operate in the Pacific.

Location: Dean Park
13:00 - 13:30
Transfer back to the Delta  

Transfer back to the hotel

Location: Delta Hotel
13:30 - 14:30
The Power Hour Lunch  

A representative from each of the 5 Focus Groups will be asked to share their most interesting or crazy ideas during lunch, with the wider audience.

Location: Delta Hotel - Harbour Lights Room
14:30 - 15:30
Innovation Keynote – The Future of Planet Superyacht  

A world-renowned naval architect will share their perspectives and opinions on the impact of naval architecture, engineering and design on the planet, inviting the audience to rethink their ideas and focus on energy efficiency, reusability and upcycling.

15:30 - 16:30
Engaging the Next Generation – The Future of Ownership  

Experts from the world of wealth, family offices, private investment and Pacific North West regional experts will explore and discuss how we can better engage and target the next generation of clients that are based on, in and around the Pacific and the Pacific North West Tech Sector.

Location: Delta Hotel
16:30 - 16:45
Transfer to Victoria International Marina  

Transfer to Victoria International Marina on foot

16:45 - 17:15
Beers and Conversations  

Beers and Conversations

Location: Victoria International Marina
17:15 - 18:30
The Effect of the Ocean - A Deep Dive Keynote Presentation  

A dynamic and inspiring session that explores the future of the Pacific Ocean and the impact we could have as the Superyacht sector, if we changed the way we think about the ocean, the way we use the ocean and the way we explore the ocean.

Location: Victoria International Marina
18:30 - 19:15
Drinks and Discussions of the Day  

Drinks and Discussions of the Day

Location: Victoria International Marina
19:15 - 22:00
The Pacific BBQ Party  

A charming and relaxed BBQ dinner party that uses the freshest ingredients and plays upon key themes from the Pacific.

Location: Victoria International Marina
22:00 - 23:00
Night Cap Conversations  

For those delegates that want to carry on their networking, over brandies or whiskies, all delegates, speakers and partners will enjoy a relaxed fireside chat with cigars and good exchanges, including unique stories, ocean tales and personal anecdotes from this unique group of industry leaders.

Location: Victoria International Marina – Lounge Area

Experience the Region

Beautiful British Columbia

June is the ideal time to visit British Columbia and The Pacific Tour presents the perfect opportunity to incorporate the trip of a lifetime. Enjoy a city break in the world-class cities of Vancouver or Seattle, or go-off grid and access over 50,000 square miles of wild terrain – the possibilities are endless!

West-Coast Wilderness

Escape the stress of everyday life and experience the tranquillity of the less-explored West Coast. Following the Pacific Tour why not visit Nimmo Bay, an exclusive wilderness resort in the heart of Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest, on the wild shores of the Pacific Ocean for a truly unique experience.

Inspired Adventure

Where else can you Ride Waves, Climb the Bugaboos, go on a 10,000 year-old glacier hike, see a Grizzly, Spot Orcas and spend the night in a Rainforest? British Columbia is the very definition of adventure where forests rise against a backdrop of snow-capped mountains, whilst you’re in the area be sure to plan unrivalled adventures in Nature’s playground – you won’t regret it!

Hotel Information

As part of the event, we have a special partnership with the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort meaning we have a special group rate secured (349 - 399 $CAD per night / 275 - 310 $USD / €245 - 280 Euros).

“Discover a seamless blend of modern comfort and convenience at the Delta Victoria Ocean Pointe Resort. Ideally located on Victoria's vibrant Inner Harbour, the hotel features outstanding amenities and an unbeatable location- offering the very best views of the city. The hotel features versatile meeting space, a full fitness centre and LURE Restaurant & Bar, with Victoria’s hottest patio!  Located only 750 meters away from Victoria International marina it is a beautiful waterfront walk of less than 10 minutes” 

To take advantage of this special rate for your hotel stay during The Superyacht Forum - Pacific Tour click here

   

 

COVID-19 Information

UPDATE: Effective April 1, 2022 at 12:01 AM EDT, Fully vaccinated travellers will no longer need to provide a pre-entry COVID-19 test result to enter Canada by air, land or water.


For more information on visas and travel restrictions, please visit the Canadian Government website.

 

Travel

How to get to Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

For commercial jets there are three major airports in close vicinity host numerous national and international air carriers.

Victoria International Airport (YYJ) British Columbia, Canada is 30min by ground transport to the marina.

Vancouver International Airport (YVR) British Columbia, Canada.

Seattle International Airport (SEA) Washington, USA.

Below are the options for private jets including hangarage or charter. 

VIH Execujet based at the Victoria International Airport, conveniently located to serve Victoria, Vancouver and all of British Columbia, providing charter flights anywhere in the world, with no geographical limitations.

London Air located at Vancouver International Airport, providing executive private jet and helicopter charters.

To arrive by helicopter there are daily non-stop direct flights to Victoria, Nanaimo and Vancouver, as well as private charters and sightseeing tours.

Helijet competitive rates and kids fly free.

London Air located at Vancouver International Airport, providing executive private jet and helicopter charters.

West Coast Helicopters heli adventures in British Columbia; enjoy breath taking views, experience the finest wildlife in the world and fish, hike or ski until you’re exhausted.

VIH Execujet based at the Victoria International Airport, VIH is conveniently located to service Victoria, Vancouver and all of British Columbia, as well as provide a direct connection from Seattle to Victoria. Charter flights are available anywhere in British Columbia.

For arrival by seaplanes the marina is just across the harbour from the seaplane terminal.

Harbour Air Seaplanes connect to one of 9 destinations in British Columbia with frequent service between the Lower Mainland and Vancouver Island. 

Harbour Air will be offering an exclusive 15% discount on Go Flex and Go Gold, and their scenic Harbour Air tours for bookings between 8th - 22nd June for delegates attending The Pacific Tour. Just use code PSFEXPLORE15

Kenmore Air offer a floatplane service between Vancouver, Victoria, Seattle, San Jan Islands, and the Inside Passage.

For a ferry service the marina is located across the harbour from local and international ferries.

Victoria Clipper offer a high-speed, passenger-only ferry ride through Puget Sound, between Victoria’s Inner Harbour and Seattle, Washington

Black Ball Ferry Line M.V. Coho is a vehicle and passenger ferry crossing the Strait of Juan de Fuca between Victoria’s Inner Harbour and the city of Port Angeles in Washington State.

BC Ferries provides all major passenger and vehicle ferry services for coastal and island communities in British Columbia.

Headline Partners

Camper & Nicholsons Millstream Underwriting Limited Monaco Marine MTU RINA Victoria International Marina

Local Partners

Arksen Limited Destination Greater Victoria Marine Group Boat Works White Glacier
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