With its dedicated Crew Club, Porto Montenegro is an excellent place for crew to visit and be based year-round, providing facilities such as a sports clubs, education and training, on-water activities, and many crew BBQs and social events. It is arguable that summer in Porto Montenegro is the best time to visit due to the excellent weather and the increase in visitors – creating an exciting buzz around the marina.
This year is no exception with a jam-packed calendar of social activities, including the first ever ‘Rubix Festival’ hosted by the luxury marina. Read on to discover some of the highlights of Porto Montenegro’s Summer Calendar…
Starting from the end of April, Porto Montenegro is hosting an array of exciting events that yacht crew can get involved in, making your visit to the marina a highlight of the Mediterranean season this year. Here is a selection of some of the parties, evening soirées, concerts and shows to look forward to on the summer calendar.
Gumball 3000 – June 16th – 17th
With over 100 vehicles expected to be presented at this world-renowned event, be prepared to experience the thrill of high-performance cars whilst rubbing shoulders with A-list celebrities and entrepreneurs from around the world. Starting in Edinburgh, the star drivers will travel through Porto Montenegro, where they will stop to attend parties, concerts and other exciting events hosted by the marina.
Superwine 10 – July 1st
For crew that are passionate about wine, the Superwine 10 is one to pin on your calendar, widely recognised as one of the most diverse wine tasting events in Southeast Europe. With a wide range of wines available for tasting, from Western Europe to the Balkans, this is a real wine enthusiasts treat. Hosted at the chic Buddha-Bar Beach at Porto Montenegro Yacht Club, truly an unmissable event for wine lovers.
Mediterranean Cricket League – July 10th – 13th
For sport-loving crew members, this event is an opportunity to rub shoulders with some of cricket’s biggest stars, such as Brett Lee, Chris Gayle and Darren Maddy. Witness a full weekend of exciting matches whilst sampling great food and enjoying the overall vibe.
International Fashion Festival – July 21st – 22nd
The International Fashion Festival sets out to showcase both emerging and established designers, a glamorous event that is a must-see for fashion forward crew. Make sure to pull out your best frock to don at the after party.
Rubix Festival – July 28th – 30th
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Undoubtedly the highlight of the calendar, the first ever Rubix festival is packed full of entertainment, hosted this year by Porto Montenegro. Named ‘The Weekend of Wonder’, lucky ticket holders can expect to immerse themselves in live music, art, cinema and technology. This vibrant event is sure to create happy memories and provide some well needed frivolity for hardworking yacht crew. Not one to be slept on!
Rose Picnic – August 5th
What better way to unwind between charters than with a glass of rosé by the pool? Don’t miss out on the opportunity to taste a variety of exquisite rosés with your fellow crew members at the rosé picnic.
Gastro Weekend – August 17th – 20th
Calling all foodies, the Gastro Festival is back this year to offer up more indulgent culinary experiences. Take time to celebrate local food and culture, enjoy refreshing beverages and soak in the lively atmosphere and entertainment. The event starts with an al-fresco picnic at sunset, and ends with dancing under the stars.
The Crew Awards – October 20th – 22nd
Honouring the hardwork and dedication of Superyacht crew members from around the world, the Crew Awards is an unforgettable weekend of celebration. The glamorous event is a true celebration of the industry and allows yacht crew to mingle and unwind after a busy season with parties and events throughout the weekend.
Further, be sure to keep an eye out for Porto Montenegro’s Summer Games announcement, an exciting opportunity to partake in some frivolity with your crew – details pending.
For more information on any of the above, and to see the full calendar of events this summer visit portomontenegro.com
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