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Asia Pacific Superyachts is bringing excitement to Monaco!

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The Asia Pacific Superyachts network of owner-agents is excited to return to Monaco to greet visitors at the new air-con APS Stand DS112 at MYS 2019, located in the expansive air-conditioned tent next to the swimming pool by the Parvis Piscine entrance. APS owner-agents planning to attend the sensational event are keen to share the […]

Superyacht Fire at Ao Po Grand Marina in Phuket

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The yacht “Lady D” caught fire this morning at the Ao Po Grand Marina in the north of Phuket, Thailand. “Marina staff were notified of the fire at 8.25am this morning and called the local fire department and also called the Marine Police for assistance as well”, reports Gordon Fernandes, heading up Asia Pacific Superyachts […]

Superyachts & Bali, T+L ‘Best Island’10th Year Honors

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“Bali enters the Travel+Leisure magazine ‘Hall of Fame’ after earning Best Island honors for 10 straight years as a destination, attracting the world’s superyachts”, announced Asia Pacific Superyachts (APS Indonesia) agency directors, Captains Jimmy Blee and Thomas Taatjes. Not only did Bali take third place on the  list, this year Bali is also an honoree […]

10 Best Beaches in Asia – Travellers’ Choice

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Trip Advisor selection of the ’10 Best Beaches in Asia’ announced as the recipients of the 2019 Travellers’ Choice Awards. The winning beaches are often included in Asia Pacific Superyachts (APS) network of itinerary planning for visiting superyachts. The picture-perfect beaches of the 2019 Travellers’ Choice Awards by Trip Advisor yachting destinations with APS and […]

36th America’s Cup Berthage Announcement

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“Over 100 vessels have received their first email overnight regarding their expression of interest for berthage, for the coming 36th America’s Cup”, according to Duthie Lidgard, the Director of Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ. Lidgard enthuses, “We are looking forward to planning the arrival for yachts and happy to share the following information from John Matla, […]

Sri Lanka’s Appeal to Superyachts

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I am happy that we came to Sri Lanka as it gave the crew a great opportunity to have some very interesting time ashore in a country most of us have never visited Captain Glen, M/Y Vava The superyacht M.Y. Vava recently enjoyed a wonderful visit after arriving in all her glory at Port Galle […]

Dragon Viewing at Komodo National Marine Park

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Partial restoration shut-down to not take away from visiting yachts enjoyment In light of recent news from Indonesia regarding the Komodo National Marine Park, the team from APS reports visitors can expect almost the same options for viewing the famed Komodo Dragons as there will be only a partial closure: “It’s business as usual in […]

Great March cruising in Raja Ampat

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The last month has been busy for APS Indonesia in Raja Ampat, with favourable weather patterns making a great cruising season of these wonderful islands. “By virtue of our head guide, Arief, it’s been all hands on deck so to speak”, notes Captain Jimmy Blee: “Jimmy, the thing I love about my job is seeing […]