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Asia Pacific Superyachts a Perfect Match for Asia-Pacific Superyacht Association

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The announcement of new membership with the non-profit association is celebrated by all APS owner-agents, providing the very highest level of service to Superyachts by an unrivaled network of 18 regions in 16 countries. Each APS office is individually owned, awarding superyacht owners and captains a tailor-made, personalised service. Branches in the Asia Pacific Superyachts […]

Asia Pacific Superyachts Returns to Monaco Yacht Show

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Visit APS Stand QH25 next to Monaco Yacht Club Asia Pacific Superyachts (APS) owner-agents are excited to return to Monaco and share new information and government changes of stunning Asia Pacific regions at the ultimate luxury rendezvous for the international elite clientele, the Monaco Yacht Show to be held September 27-30, 2018. APS owner-agents at […]

Good news in Indonesia for foreign yachts!

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Indonesia studying to scrap Luxury Goods Tax on foreign cruise ships & yachts A press release from Indonesia Investments reports Indonesia’s Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said her ministry is currently studying the proposal to scrap the luxury goods tax (PPnBM) for the arrival of foreign cruise ships or luxury yachts into Indonesian waters. Based […]

Local Papuan woman heads up Raja Ampat Superyacht Team

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APS Raja Ampat, Indonesia GM, Fitri Sukma Dewi With bureaucratic red tape often associated with Indonesia slowly being removed as the local governments understand the huge economic potential of visiting superyachts and other vessels, Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia opened its own highly experienced yacht services agency in Raja Ampat. The APS Raja Ampat branch is […]

Ultra-ambitious New Maldives Island-City & Yacht Marina

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Developments from the Maldives of the new Hulhumalé Yacht Marina continues, reports Asia Pacific Superyachts Maldives director, Mohamed Hameed. The marina, to be part of the coastal island most ambitious and extensive new development ever in the Maldives, will be a boom for visiting vessels. The APS Maldives yacht services agency works closely with arriving […]

APS Indonesia Bali Office Blessing Ceremony

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In keeping with the rich Hindu culture on the island of Bali the APS Indonesia Bali office held its renewal Blessing Ceremony. A wonderful spiritual event was held with the local district Pemunku (Balinese Priest) leading blessing prayers and a ceremony with all of the Asia Pacific Superyachts (APS) staff in attendance and in Balinese […]

APS Raja Ampat organises 3 yacht birthday cruise!

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Asia Pacific Superyachts Raja Ampat (APS) shared news of a recent huge birthday celebration – a three yacht birthday party voyage in Raja Ampat. The festive event was for an Indonesian business mogul and organised by Asia Pacific Superyachts director and longtime skipper, Captain Jimmy Blee. Jimmy and his team arranged for three big boat […]

Samui’s growing appeal… or, why wait for a marina?

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A sparkling jewel in the crown of Thailand’s stunning island destinations, Koh Samui is a paradise found. The third largest island in Thailand after Phuket and Koh Chang, Samui boasts of gorgeous pearl-white sandy beaches, lush tropical rainforests and magnificent waterfalls and high end luxury resorts and spas. All this with beautiful nearby anchorages and […]

Emirates Team NZ America’s Cup Base Plan agreed for Auckland

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News of Emirates Team New Zealand regarding an agreement in principle between the New Zealand Government and Auckland Council on a final plan for the America’s Cup Base was announced March 26, 2018 by Emirates Team New Zealand, reports Duthie Lidgard, director of Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ, noting: “Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ offices are fielding […]