Phuket International Boat Show 2015 Gearing Up
Published: Thursday, 27 November 2014
Organisers are preparing for what is sure to be one of the region’s most spectacular in-water boat shows taking place Jan 8-11 in Phuket, Thailand. The list of exhibitors is starting to fill up with plenty of newcomers joining the impressive roster.
Phuket’s Derani Yachts will present the San Lorenzo 72 for the first time in Thailand along with Fairline and other brands in the water. Joining the impressive line-up afloat Northrop and Johnson, working together with Pattaya boat-builders Bakri Cono Shipyard, will display the Heliotrope H65. This intruiging power catamaran is a hybrid solar assisted yacht, which will make its debut in Phuket.
Lee Marine will introduce The Custom Line 112 Next from Ferretti for the first time in South East Asia. The 112-foot yacht will be the largest at the show.
Also on display will be a Pershing 64, Ferretti 882 and a Jeanneau sailboat.
Dufour will be in the show for the first time with a 15-metre yacht along with another French brand, Privilege Catamarans.
Beluga Vodka will have a tasting lounge in the hall where you can take a rest while enjoying top quality vodka mixers.
Luxury lifestyle is an important element of the show – villa developments, condominiums, investment opportunities and luxury cars will also have a strong presence.
Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will exhibit the iconic Phantom and Wraith models in the hall, along with Aston Martin who will be showcasing the latest models following in the footsteps of the legendary DB5.
Thailand Elite has signed up as Presenting Sponsor for the first time. Thailand Elite is a government program that handles visa extensions for business and pleasure.
Uber Thailand has signed up as Official Supplier and will be offering special discounts to exhibitors and visitors. Book a limousine from anywhere on the island from your smartphone.
PIMEX welcomes Class Act Media as Local Media Sponsor offering a range of media options including print (in English and Russian), TV, radio and digital media that will help exhibitors to leverage their exposure.
Regional visitors and high-net-worth prospective buyers from 49 nations made up the majority of visitors in 2014. Europeans and Thais were strongly represented at last year’s show.
Phuket is a hub of the marine leisure in South East Asia with its pristine cruising grounds and excellent services and infrastructure.