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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 […]

APS New Zealand Sponsor for ‘The Superyacht Gathering’

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When The Superyacht Gathering in Auckland was being organised, Asia Pacific Superyachts New Zealand was one of the first companies outside of Yachting Developments to put forth their support, encouraging organisers it was a great idea for the NZ Superyacht Industry, for the event to be held in Auckland March 27th-29th, 2019.  The Superyacht Gathering […]

150m Superyacht unloaded in Auckland

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Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ’s managing director, Duthie Lidgard, was on hand for the 150m superyacht unloading from the yacht transport vessel at Auckland’s North Wharf. A ship transporting superyachts arrived in Auckland to drop-off and pick up vessels, including a monster 150m motor yacht, as reported by the New Zealand Herald. The DYT Yacht Transport […]

Good News for yachts attending “Sail the Andamans”

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“Foreign tourists can now directly fly to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands as the Government of India has designated Port Blair airport as an authorised immigration check post for those with valid travel documents for entry into and exit from India”, reports Mr R. Rathnam of Asia Pacific Superyachts Andaman Islands, India. The Government of […]

The Asmat Hill Tribe – A Superyacht Adventure

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The Asmat Hill Tribe, an ethnic group residing in the Papua province of Indonesia, inhabit a coastal region on the island’s southwestern coast bordering the Arafura Sea. Making for an exciting superyacht visit, Captain Jimmy Blee cautions the villages of around 1,000, are accessible only by coastal rivers where the of Asia PacificSuperyachts Indonesia team […]

Cruising Indonesia: “Orangutans in the Wild… a last look?”

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“Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia is delighted to welcome back our good friends from M/y Latitude in November”, reports Captain Jimmy Blee of Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia. “After an amazingly successful Komodo and region expedition in August, the Owner, who is a keen wildlife and underwater photographer, wants more!” The plan for the boat’s November trip […]