Cruise Memberships / Associations
Yankee Lady Yacht Charters is currently a member of the following associations:
Canadian Passenger Vessel Association
The purpose and objectives of the Association is to promote the general welfare of the cruise passenger vessel industry; to keep members informed as to developments pertaining to the industry, to represent the industry in the area of government regulations, to promote and encourage excellence in safety aboard vessels of the CPVA, and to promote any enterprise which will benefit members of the Association collectively.
In 2009, CPVA awarded Yankee Lady with their annual “Innovation Award” for the unique design of her dining chairs: they float! Adding extra safety measures to a ship that already carries equipment beyond Transport Canada Marine Safety requirements.
Jill Hicks, Yankee Lady Cruises General Manager, currently sits on the Board of Directors.
Toronto Passenger Vessel Association
Toronto Harbour operates more passenger boats than any other harbour in North America. With that said, the TPVA has the same mandate locally, as the CPVA has nationally. TPVA deals with national regulations as well as local issues such as noise by-laws, liquor laws, and community outreach. Jill Hicks, Yankee Lady Cruises General Manager, is the past president, and currently holds the position of Treasurer on the TPVA’s Executive.
Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association
Since its founding in 1944, the Canadian Restaurant and Food services Association has grown to more than 30,000 members across the country. Through advocacy, research, member savings and industry events, we help our members in every Canadian community grow and prosper. CRFA members represent every sector of Canada’s vibrant and innovative foodservice industry, including restaurants, bars, cafeterias, coffee shops, and contract and social caterers. We also welcome suppliers to our industry as associate members of CRFA.
Boat cruises and dinner cruises for Corporate Events, Weddings and all types of Private Parties.