Winter Games for Superyacht Crews

The much celebrated and eagerly awaited ACREW superyacht winter games are to return to Montenegro and are set to start week next month The games, which will take place from 4th – 6th February 2022 will be returning for its third edition with a suite of exciting sporting and entertainment activities to keep crew members entertained this season. Porto Montenegro, the superyacht marina and luxury lifestyle destination, has invited superyacht crew and industry professionals to take part in an exciting and competitive weekend of mental and physical challenges. With a maximum of four people per team, participation in the games is open to all superyacht crew members and industry professionals – from Porto Montenegro marina crew members to those from other marinas in the Adriatic and wider Mediterranean.

The winter games will take place in the heart of the Montenegrin skiing centre in the picturesque Bjelasica mountains, located in the town of Kolašin. Participants will partake in a wide range of mountain sports adventures, including traditional snow sports such as skiing and snowboarding, to more unconventional sports including ‘Big Foot’ racing on wooden skis to add a fun and competitive edge to the tournament.

Exceed the needs

Porto Montenegro continually strives to exceed the needs of captains and crew who over winter there. Located on the UNESCO protected Bay of Kotor, the full-service marina is within close proximity to three international airports and offers year-round sunshine, as well as a mild climate – making it the ultimate destination for winter yachting adventures. Porto Montenegro offers exceptional crew lifestyle throughout the year, with an extensive events programme and international fashion boutiques, as well as a vibrant dining scene.

The Porto Montenegro Superyacht Winter Games has become one of the most popular traditions we hold on a bi-annual basis. This year, we are excited to host teams currently based in Porto Montenegro, and those flying in for the event from around the entire Mediterranean.”

winter games at Porto Montenegro

Participants of the Superyacht Winter Games can expect an atmosphere of healthy competition, team building and fun parties, whilst also experiencing incredible Montenegrin food. The event will also provide a taster of the highly anticipated Crew Awards weekend, in partnership with ACREW, which will be hosted at Porto Montenegro for the first time in October 2022.

Extra incentive

This year, to add an extra winter games incentive, there will also be a generous €3,000 cash prize for the winning team as supported by A+ Yachting and Evolution Yacht Agents. Entries are priced at €150 per person, which covers the participation fee, alongside accommodation, food, sports equipment, instructors and ski passes.

Sponsors supporting the event include

  • A+ Yachting
  • Evolution Yacht Agents
  • Red Bull
  • 13 Jul Plantaze
  • Portokali.

The Crew Club is a unique marina community that is complimentary for all crew residing in the marina. It brings together crew and marina clients all-year round through a range of seasonal events and activities. From sports tournaments to parties and jetty-side BBQs, each event is designed to bond crew mates but also to meet other people living and working in Porto Montenegro.

A series of discounts are also available exclusively to Porto Montenegro Crew Club members, to ensure that they are entertained throughout the winter months. Highlights include selected discounts at partner retail outlets throughout the village – from luxury fashion boutiques to restaurants, cafes and bars, offering diverse dining options.