Based in New York City, World Yacht has provided dining services aboard luxury yachts since 1984 and serves international and regional cuisine. It offers buffet brunches, dinners, cocktail receptions and continuous cocktail party buffets. It organizes special events on Valentine s Day, Mother s Day, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving and New Year s Eve. World Yacht's fleet is comprised of three climate-controlled yachts. Each yacht can be privately chartered for corporate and social functions for up to 500 guests. A full event planning service is also offered. World Yacht provides professional meetings and conference facilities aboard its yacht, Duchess. The ship offers classroom-style and theater-style seating and is electrically equipped to handle all types of audiovisual equipment.