East Coast Selene Rendezvous 2023

Celebrating the Selene community - East Coast Selene Rendezvous in Solomons, MD

In the picturesque locale of Solomons, Maryland, Selene owners and enthusiasts convened for a wonderful event—the 2023 East Coast Selene Rendezvous. This gathering was an opportunity to connect with other Selene owners, share stories, and tour each other's boats. The event quickly sold out and was at full capacity. The new Selene Yachts Americas team accompanied by Selene Yachts owner Howard Chen, attended adding a unique opportunity for the Selene owners to meet the man behind Selene and the yachts they love.

Two Selene 53s passing the Thomas Point Shoal Lighthouse

Celebrating Yacht Craftsmanship and Community 

The Rendezvous offered a vibrant platform for Selene Yachts Americas launch and was graced by the esteemed visionary Selene Yachts owner, Howard Chen. Howard's deep passion was palpable during his presentations and while meeting with each owner.

His visits to every yacht, accompanied by the gifting of Selene burgees, deepened the sense of unity within the Selene community.

With 15 boats and around 50 owners marking their presence, attendees hailed from distant shores like Washington and California, emphasizing the Rendezvous's national appeal. Orchestrating this maritime ballet were the dedicated organizers, Barry and Robin Newland, Greg and Glenda Groome, and Steve and Cindy Covington. Their efforts transformed the gathering into an unforgettable experience, forging lasting connections.

Capturing Timeless Moments 

Selene Americas commissioned a top photographer and videographer who flew in from California, ensuring the event's essence was beautifully preserved. Drones danced in the skies, capturing breathtaking views, while insightful interviews and crisp photographs encapsulated shared memories.

Knowledge Sharing and Anticipation 

Engaging talks peppered the event, including a sneak peek into the West Coast Selene Rendezvous scheduled for Roche Harbor, WA, and insights into the future of the Selene Owner’s Forum by Mark Tilden. 

Conversations bubbled with anticipation for an upcoming Rendezvous in the Bahamas, highlighting the community's zeal for more such gatherings.

Adventures at Sea: More Than Just Tales

A special segment of the Rendezvous was dedicated to the adventurous spirits of the Selene yacht owners. With gleaming eyes and enthusiastic tones, many came forward to narrate tales of their voyages, revealing challenges faced, breathtaking sunrises witnessed, and the sheer joy of being one with the vast expanse of the sea.

Adding a visual touch to these tales was a spirited photo contest. Owners showcased captivating moments from their journeys, each image telling a story of its own. From dramatic oceanic landscapes to candid moments on deck, the contest was a testament to the beauty of seafaring life.

Not only did it offer a chance to relive memories, but it also provided a platform for owners to share their personal glimpses of the world, viewed from the deck of a Selene yacht.

Walking Amongst Nautical Marvels 

Attendees had the privilege of exploring the yachts of their fellow Selene owners firsthand. Every corner echoed the meticulous design and attention to detail. Howard Chen's insights added depth, allowing attendees to marvel at the engineering brilliance of Selene yachts.

An End, Yet A Beginning 

As the horizon swallowed the sun, conversations continued to flourish, filled with tales of future voyages, dream destinations, and the promise of reunions. The Selene community, bound by shared tales and dreams, left with gratitude for moments cherished and anticipation for adventures ahead.