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The New Zealand America’s Cup Boat Launched

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“We were fortunate to be on site for the invitation-only launching of Te Aihe, the Emirates Team New Zealand’s AC75”, enthused Duthie Lidgard and his team from Asia Pacific Superyachts New Zealand. Team New Zealand christened their new America’s Cup yacht “Te Aihe” – Maori for dolphin – at the official launch in Auckland on […]

Fiji’s Port Denarau Marina inducted in MIA Hall of Fame

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Fiji’s premier and only superyacht marina has once again been recognised at an international stage for its efforts in promoting tourism and providing a world-class marina service to a range of customers. Dave Jamieson of Asia Pacific Superyachts Fiji reports, “Port Denarau Marina, which has been awarded twice as the ‘Best International Marina’ by Marina […]

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 […]