Participants Confirmed For Thailand And Singapore Yacht Show
Published: Monday, 17 October 2016
Singapore Yacht Events Pte Ltd announced the dates for the second edition of the Thailand Yacht Show (TYS) and the seventh Singapore Yacht Show (SYS). TYS will take place Dec 15-18 at Phuket’s Ao Po Grand Marina, with SYS four months later Apr 6-9 2017 at ONE°15 Marina Club in Sentosa Cove.
(Photos: TYS & SYS - Thailand Yacht Show)
The two complementary shows are timed to bookend industry activity in the region. TYS will mark the beginning of the Asian yacht charter season, while offering the chance to discover some of the best boats, yachts and superyachts available to the region. Visitors will have the chance to take part in exclusive sea-trials, check out on-water demonstrations and explore some of the latest and greatest luxury, yachting and boating products. SYS will showcase an impressive line-up of regional boating and yachting premieres thanks to the unprecedented support of global brands. Both shows will offer visitors a bumper schedule of social events, parties and entertainment both on-land and on-water, including the Demo Platform with the return of Flyboard world-champion Suksan Tongthai.
Thailand Yacht Show
TYS will work in partnership with the Thai government, with the Ministry of Tourism & Sports and the Tourism Authority of Thailand (the TAT) dedicated to promoting Thailand as the principal hub for yachting in Asia, owing to its superb cruising grounds and strategic location. With new dates for its second edition, the Thailand Yacht Show will give visitors the opportunity to head over to Phuket for the show and extend their trip to stay there for the Christmas holidays.
Following the huge success of the first edition of the show, an increasing number of the region’s premier yachting, boating and luxury brands have signed up for the forthcoming instalment, including Boat Lagoon Yachting, Lee Marine, Simpson Marine, Multihull Solutions and Leopard Catamarans among others.
Returning exhibitor Boat Lagoon Yachting has confirmed a line-up across a range of prestigious brands including Princess Yachts, Jeanneau and Prestige Yachts. The line-up will feature eight yachts, including a 32m Princess. Simpson Marine, one of Asia’s leading new and brokerage yacht sales companies will return once again, presenting the stunning Italian-built superyacht, Sanlorenzo 46Steel Forwin.
Local dealer Lee Marine will display a range of large yachts from some of the world’s most prestigious brands such as Ferretti Custom Line, CRN and CdM among others.
The iconic Norman Foster-designed Ocean Emerald will be returning to Thailand’s shores this December. The ultimate yacht for an intimate charter, this contemporary masterpiece provides an expert crew of nine and Michelin star on-board dining.
In an effort to further promote Thailand as South East Asia’s yachting destination, the Thailand Yacht Show is working closely with the Thai Marine Business Association (TMBA) to organise a ‘familiarisation’ trip for international charter brokerage professionals to discover some of Southeast Asia’s finest cruising grounds onboard a selection of the best charter yachts in the region.
Singapore Yacht Show 2017
The show’s on-water berths are already filling up at ONE°15 Marina Club, with many of the world’s leading yacht and boat-building brands having already signed up to support the seventh edition of the show. It is set to be the perfect platform for the regional launch of their boats. This year’s line-up already features more than 10 regional premieres and with more on the horizon the list is only set to grow!
The show will feature luxury yacht models from various brands, for example: Leopard Catamarans, Ferretti Group, in partnership with their regional dealer Hong Seh Marine, will present no less than three Asian premieres as well as founding exhibitor Simpson Marine will showcase a fleet of the latest boats and yachts from Sanlorenzo and the Beneteau Group including the Asian premiere of the Lagoon Seventy 7, the popular catamaran brand’s latest and largest offering to date, which will be prominently displayed on the Show’s Premiere Berth.
Some of the world’s most reputable yards have also confirmed their participation in the Show’s Superyacht Pavilion. This year the list has expanded to cover every global market, with Amels, Baglietto, Benetti, Feadship and Heesen from Europe, Westport from the USA and Heysea from China. All of the yards will be showcasing their very latest design concepts for visitors to discover.