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Fiji’s Port Denarau Marina Reaping Awards

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The Marina Industries Association (MIA) recently announced Port Denarau in Fiji has been awarded ‘Marina Fish Friendly Marina Level 3’ accreditations. Port Denarau Marina is also among the Finalists for the Marina Industries Association (MIA) ‘Club Marine Marina Awards’ for the 2017/18 period. The awards celebrate industry best practice and provide a benchmark for other […]

Phuket-Indo Marine Relations Campaign Announced

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“Phuket Governor Norraphat Plodthong welcomed the Indonesian Tourism Minister to discuss strengthening of marine tourism relations between the two countries”, reports the Phuket Gazette in an article written by Sukawin Tanthavanich. Gordon Fernandes of Asia Pacific Superyachts Phuket explains the article relays that the Governor met Arief Yahya from The Indonesian Ministry of Tourism at […]

Exclusive Interview with Scott Walker

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Popular and highly respected superyacht refit and services expert in Singapore, Scott Walker, responds to questions about his background and how he came to be one of the founders of the Asia Pacific Superyachts Company and decades long Asia Pacific Superyachts Singapore Managing Director. Question:  Please share some of your personal background and how you […]

Cruising the Other Side of Thailand…

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Koh Samui is the perfect base for a Gulf of Thailand voyage. Yachting visitors can enjoy the many attractions on this beautiful island while planning explorations to surrounding stunning islands. Great Gulf cruising waters await, but in the interim, there are lots to enjoy on Koh Samui. Changing from a ‘backpacker’ island 30 years ago, […]

North or South? How to discover the best of New Zealand

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There are two sides to New Zealand – or rather two ends – but which island should you choose? The spectacular subtropical North, or the rugged, glacier-carved South? Craig Tansley takes you on a whistle-stop tour of both. Kiwis are famously a friendly bunch unless the All Blacks are playing, but if one subject can […]

New Maldives Resort

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Mohamed Hameed, Asia Pacific Superyachts Maldives owner and Muthaafushi Orient Investments Ltd. Director shared the news announced April 6, 2017, that Centara Hotels and Resorts of Thailand has decided to open the brand’s third resort in the Maldives on Baa Atoll’s Muthaafushi Island. It will comprise 24 land villas and 77 water villas with an […]

Unique Cultural Adventure for Superyachts in Fiji

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For the superyacht owner seeking to explore unspoilt tropical islands with unchanged customs and traditions and a destination and no any tourist activity, nothing can match the Fijian Lau group of islands. Known as the ‘Exploring Islands’, a handful of superyachts only have discovered the cultural adventures of the Lau Islands. The remote eastern group […]

From Purser to Yacht Agent at Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ

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“Our newest recruit Emma Crawshay joins Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ freshly from a 5 ½ year stint on the 90 meter Royal Huisman, Athena”, announces Duthie Lidgard, managing director of Asia Pacific Superyachts New Zealand. Noting while on board she progressed from stewardess to chief stewardess and then finally Purser, Duthie said she had completed […]