Sevenstar Yacht Transport and sister company DYT Yacht Transport, the two most prolific yacht transport companies in the world, have announced that they will jointly sponsor the 34th annual Bisbee’s Black & Blue Marlin Tournament in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico this October 21-25. The gold-level sponsorship complements Sevenstar Yacht Transport’s lift-on/lift-off sailings to La Paz from Palm Beach (via Golfito) and Victoria, Canada (via Ensenada) that coincide time-wise with the tournament. DYT Yacht Transport also services Golfito with a float-on/float-off voyage aboard Yacht Express, loading in Le Marin (Martinique) and Port Everglades (Florida) in November; it then sails to Papeete (Tahiti), Brisbane (Australia) and Auckland (New Zealand).

Considered the “Super Bowl of Billfishing,” the “Black & Blue” was started in 1981 and has grown from six teams with a purse of $10,000 to more than 150 teams with millions of dollars on the line. It consists of five days of hard-core fishing and camaraderie for approximately 1500 like-minded competitors coming from all 50 United States and over 15 countries world-wide. With the lively city of Cabo San Lucas as the backdrop, thousands of people crowd the marina walkways of Puerto Paraiso Entertainment Plaza to watch huge black or blue marlin weighed in at the scales, making it a once-in-a-lifetime experience for spectators as well as participants.

“In America alone, there are 44.3 million anglers, and in our family of clients, we already have a large number of sport fishing enthusiasts who count on us to get their boats safely to their favorite fishing grounds,” said Richard Klabbers, Sevenstar’s managing director, adding that the company’s recently announced West Coast representative Kris Caren will be working closely with Lauren Hartman from the Sevenstar USA Agencies in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida to provide quick rate quotes and oversee the loading and discharging operations. “We want those who have not used us before to understand what their options are for reaching the Los Cabos region of the Baja Peninsula and, for that matter, other prime fishing destinations.”

Having announced their partnership earlier this year, Sevenstar Yacht Transport and DYT Yacht Transport offer lift-on/lift-off and float-on/float-off services by a fleet of over 125 ships wholly owned and operated by Amsterdam-based parent company Spliethoff Group.

For more information on sailings to Bisbee’s Black & Blue Marlin Tournament, contact Lauren Hartman, +1 561-622-7997lauren@sevenstar-usa.com or Kris Caren, +1 415-316-3072kris@seventar-usa.com.

Sevenstar Sailing Schedule (Remainder of 2014 – subject to change) 

Lift-On/Lift-Off Sailings
To the Pacific West Coast: Palm Beach – Golfito – La Paz/Manzanillo (Mazatlan) – Ensenada – Victoria

Approximate dates, departing Palm Beach, Florida:
September 15 – September 25
October 15-November 15
November 15-December 15

From the Pacific West Coast: Victoria – Ensenada – La Paz/Manzanillo (Mazatlan) – Golfito – Palm Beach

Approximate dates, departing Victoria, Canada:
September 1-September 25
October 15-November 15
November 15-December 15

Sevenstar Yacht Transport will also be offering monthly sailings from Palm Beach, Florida and Savannah, Georgia to Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Canary Island where fish activity is reported to be high.

DYT Yacht Transport Sailing Schedule (Remainder of 2014/early 2015 – subject to change)  

Float-On/Float-Off Sailings (aboard Yacht Express)
To/from the Pacific West Coast and South Pacific

Martinique, end of November, 2014
Port Everglades, early December, 2014
Golfito, mid December, 2014
Tahiti, end December, 2014
Brisbane, mid January, 2015
Auckland, mid-late January, 2015
Golfito, mid-February, 2015
Port Everglades, end February, 2015
Palma de Mallorca, late March, 2015

For more information on Sevenstar Yacht Transport and DYT Yacht Transport, visit http://www.sevenstar-yacht-transport.com/ and http://www.yacht-transport.com; contact Sander Schuurman, Sevenstar, +31 20 4488 693communications@sevenstar-yacht-transport.com or Catalina Bujor, DYT, +1 954-525-8707pr@yacht-transport.com.

Logo courtesy DYT Yacht Transport

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