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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 […]

Yacht Charter Cultural Experiences in New Zealand

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Asia Pacific Superyachts ready with full support for yachting ventures Based in Auckland, the main superyacht hub, Asia Pacific Superyacht (APS) New Zealand charter services cover all aspects of large yacht shore support; such as obtaining a charter licence, guiding through the local tax policies and up to date legal advice for captains and management […]