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5 Stunning Superyacht Spots in Asia

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A recent Traveller magazine article reported on approaching 52 of Australia’s most high-ranking holiday experts and five of their regular and leading Traveller writers to nominate their “dream destination for 2020”. Among the responses were five of the dozen+ country destinations represented by Asia Pacific Superyachts owner-agents. APS is delighted to report that when these […]

The Growing Allure of Superyachts to Langkawi

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Langkawi is the largest island in an archipelago of 100 islands in the Andaman Sea and this South East Asia destination is growing in popularity as a ‘Superyacht Hub’. Located off the mainland coast of Malaysia, the number of visiting superyachts making their way to Langkawi is growing as word spreads of this appealing and […]

Christmas Cruising in Southeast Asia

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Cruising during the season of merriment to sun-kissed islands in South East Asia can take you away from the cold European winter and overcrowded Med. Celebrations vary among each region, each represented in a collection of practices by different religions during this festive holiday season with the Western influence making Christmastime more fun and exciting […]

Christmas Cruising in Indonesia

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Cruising incredible Indonesia and its sun-kissed islands during the season of merriment can provide superyacht visitors with a memorable adventure voyage to Bali and on to the Forgotten Islands and Banda Group. If you like blue skies and warm days, December is also the best time to visit Bali. The essence of the yuletide season […]

Phuket – Asia Superyacht Marina Hub

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Phuket Island in Thailand is developing into a major global marina hub. Superyacht visits have been increasing exponentially over the past 15 years and last year 1,500 yachts and cruisers visited the ‘Pearl of the Andaman’. Marinas are playing an increasingly important role globally and marinas on the resort island of Phuket, Thailand can handle […]

Visa-On-Arrival into Myanmar granted to 6 more countries

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The Myanmar Government has introduced new regulations to facilitate easier access for foreign tourists and arriving superyachts as another step towards opening up the country to the world. Located in the Andaman Sea off the coast of southern Myanmar the Mergui Archipelago is home to 800 islands, lagoons, atolls and coral reefs. The archipelago has […]

International Superyacht Community Meets in Monaco

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The Monaco Yacht Show opened September 26, bringing together the global yachting and superyacht community and industry, to the greatest show of its type in the world. MYS 2019 features the top attraction of an incredible line-up of superyachts and services. Among owner-agents welcoming visitors to the Asia Pacific Superyachts Stand is Gordon Fernandes, co-founder […]

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 […]