Singapore Yacht Show to present historical vessel Vega
Published: Wednesday, 29 March 2017
The Singapore Yacht Show (April 6-9) will have a line-up of yachts with numerous regional premieres and an impressive display of superyachts including the 65m Benetti Ambrosia and Norman Forster-designed Ocean Emerald. There will also be various activities for water fun including Quayside Isle for children, the showcase of historical vessel Vega, virtual reality sailing, Supercar Parade and Demo Platform.
(Photos: SYS - Vega)
The historical vessel Vega, which was from the craftsmanship of yersteryear, will be on display throughout the show. She operates a humanitarian programme delivering donated educational and medical supplies to some of the most isolated and poorest island communities in South East Asia.
Quayside Isle is putting on a range of fun children's activities during the Show. Stilt-walkers will be roaming the show on Friday to Sunday from 16:30-20:00. A bouncy castle, carousel and lots of games stalls will be open for all:
April 7: 17:00-21:00
April 8-9: 14:00-21:00
Boat Lagoon Yachting will bring the largest display with a total of 13 yachts, including 11 from Princess Yachts: 32M (show debut), 88 Motor Yacht, 75 Motor Yachts, S72, 68, S60 (Asia Pacific premiere), 60, 56, 52, 49 (show debut) and V39. Completing the fleet are the Asia Pacific premiere of Jeanneau Merry Fisher 895 and the show debut of Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 349.
Ignite VR will be showcasing the latest in Virtual Reality sailing during this year's Show for kids to get a taste for sailing, without the need to be on the water.
The Supercar Parade will witness impressive displays from some of Singapore’s leading supercar clubs, showcasing the featured models, including some that have never been seen before.
Visitors can check out the water toys at the Demo Platform, which offer the gravity-defying FlyBoard demonstrations and opportunities for Stand-Up Paddleboarding and kayaking in the marina. There will also be a Remotely Operated Vehicle “Deep Trekker”, which allows kids to explore the underwater world without getting wet. Latest inflatable water slides from Funair will also be available to try on.
U-boat Worx’s new underwater virtual reality dive experience will give kids the chance to be a part of the underwater world, to see fish and sea animals up close. The set-up includes mood lighting and surround sound.