Published: Thursday, 07 January 2016

The 13th Phuket International Boat Show presented by Thailand Elite has officially begun and is offering a stunning display of yachts, marine equipment, cars, luxury property, and lifestyle goods at the Royal Phuket Marina (Jan 7-10).

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A number of major yacht companies will be showcasing at the event including Northrop & Johnson displaying the Bering 65 trawler Serge.

Princess Yachts is returning to the show with an impressive six-yacht line-up including the special edition Princess 82 Motor Yacht, Princess 42, Princess 60, 72 Motor Yacht, 78 Motor Yacht and the new S class Princess S72.

Simpson Marine will also be showcasing a stunning line-up with the MCY 86, MCY 70, MCY 65, Lagoon 630 MY, Lagoon 560, Lagoon 450 and the Monte Carlo 4.

A first for the show, organisers will be offering a dedicated superyacht section at the show for yachts over 35-metres. A reception lounge for owners and agents to meet and greet invited guests interested in chartering or purchasing superyachts will be created in one of the luxury villas from where potential customers will be transferred by luxury tender to see the superyachts on display.

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(MCY 65)

An expansion of lifestyle offerings at PIMEX sees an unmatched display of automobile brands. Joining Ferrari, making its debut in Phuket, are Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Aston Martin, BMW and Mini in what is set to be an impressive and expanded auto line-up.

In the exhibition hall and along the marina boardwalk a selection of fine wines and craft beers will be displayed, as well as an extensive range of premium whiskies and cigars.

C&C Marine will showcase its range of Yanmar engines, Kohler generators and ZF gearboxes as well as other engineering products, while Hansmen from Malaysia will feature a range of low energy electrical products particularly suitable for onboard use.

Joining the property and lifestyle section is Glam Habitat who will be featuring its luxury condominium project in Kamala (Phuket), and Buritara Development who will be showcasing the Buritara Pool Villa Resort Home in Koh Phangan, Kamala and Laguna Phuket.

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Complementing the luxury property offerings are PlastArt Phuket who will be displaying a selection of outdoor furniture and fittings for poolside or patio.

Show hours are from 11:00 to 19:00 daily and restaurant and beverage outlets will be open all day on the boardwalk at Royal Phuket Marina.