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Fiji looking at 750 visiting yachts in 2018

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“The 2017 yachting season with 65 superyachts visiting the country was a record year for the company. Considered a hub for the country’s visiting super yachts the marina welcomed 554 yachts and 65 superyachts last year, this shows strong growth from 2016 following Cyclone Winston”, stated Denarau Marina general manager Cynthia Rasch in an article […]

Sri Lanka… the next sailing destination in Asia?

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Continuing efforts are underway to make… “Sri Lanka the next sailing destination in Asia” and “…a magnet for yachters and pleasure sailors worldwide”, reports Priyantha Perera of Asia Pacific Superyachts Sri Lanka. The APS yacht services agent shares the following article written by the editor and published in NewsIn.Asia and includes additional port news. While […]

Embassy Visa Agreement “Sail the Andamans”

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“The Indian Embassies in Thailand and Malaysia have agreed to issue visas to “Sail the Andamans” participants that are non-residents of these respective countries. Otherwise, non-residents may obtain their visas in their home country”, reports R. Rathnam, heading up Andaman Holidays and Asia Pacific Superyachts Andaman Islands. The inaugural “Sail the Andamans” Yacht Carnival & […]

New APS Superyachts Indonesia Office

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“Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia is proud to announce the opening of our Raja Ampat branch office”, reports Managing Director, Richard Lofthouse. APS Indonesia, who celebrate 10 years of operations in Indonesia later this year, was the first company to offer specialist superyacht shore support in the vast archipelago of Indonesia. Now they become the first […]

Indonesia seeks to welcome more yachts in New Year

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“As the country with the world’s second-longest coastline, Indonesia has yet to bank on its rich marine resources to support the growing number of superyacht visitors to Indonesia”, shares Richard Lofthouse of Asia Pacific Superyachts Bali and Raja Ampat in Indonesia. This is changing, notes Lofthouse, as exemplified by reports from the Indonesian government about […]

“Sail the Andamans” First Yacht Event

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Read this and more in our December Newsletter. Register here for our monthly newsletter. Andaman Islands Yacht Carnival… Unlimited Sailing! Unlimited Fun! Sail into the heart of Andaman Seas for the premiering “Sail the Andamans” Yacht Carnival & Rally from 20th February to 21st March 2018 – to begin and end at Port Blair, India. […]

Indonesia seeks to ease & welcome more yachts

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Read this and more in our December Newsletter. Register here for our monthly newsletter. “As the country with the world’s second-longest coastline, Indonesia has yet to bank on its rich marine resources to support the growing number of superyacht visitors to Indonesia”, Richard Lofthouse of APS Indonesia Bali and Raja Ampat, as reported by the Indonesian […]

Opening Party Host at ASR Cup: S/y La Numero Uno

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Read this and more in our December Newsletter. Register here for our monthly newsletter. Celebrating its 17th year in Phuket, Thailand and continuing to draw stunning sail and motor superyachts from the far corners of the globe, the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup (ASR), to be held 19-21 January 2018, at the Sala Spa & Resort […]

First ‘Sail the Andamans’ Yacht Event

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Sail into the heart of Andaman Seas for the premiering ‘Sail the Andamans’ Yacht Carnival & Rally from 20th February to 21st March 2018 – to begin and end at Port Blair, India. Planned as an annual event, boats may sail from Phuket and other destinations to the Andaman Islands with friends, family and crew […]

America’s Cup Challenge put up by New York Yacht Club

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Sharing news of Team New Zealand welcoming the return of the legendary New York Yacht Club (NYYC) to the America’s Cup after an absence of 15 years, is former America’s Cup USA participant, Captain Charlie Dwyer of Asia Pacific Superyachts Langkawi & Koh Samui, Thailand and Duthie Lidgard of Asia Pacific Superyachts New Zealand. America’s Cup veteran […]