Record Number of Brands Choose Singapore Yacht Show 2017 to Debut Yachts!
The seventh instalment of Asia’s premier boat show promises to impress with regional premieres on water, lifestyle events and glamorous parties on water and on-land. Excitement and anticipation for the seventh edition of the Singapore Yacht Show (SYS) is already building despite being three months away.
From 6-9 April 2017, some of the industry’s most important yacht builders and brokers will once again showcase their vessels at ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove.
As the Show organisers draw the curtain on last December’s successful Thailand Yacht Show, they now shift their focus to Singapore. The second edition of the Thailand Yacht Show, held in partnership with the Thai government, took place from 15-18 December 2016 in Phuket’s Ao Po Grand Marina. With 60 exhibitors and no less than 55 vessels on display including 18 superyachts, the offering was certainly ‘bigger and better’ than any before. In addition to the sparkling displays of yachts and superyachts presented along the pontoons of Ao Po Grand Marina, the Demo Platform by Java Yachting offered live demonstrations of dinghy sailing, SUP, dragon boating and kayaking. Luxury lifestyle brands were also on land at the Exhibition Pavilion, to feature the very finest in Phuket property, fashion, cars and nautical ancillaries. The social scene at TYS was electric, with parties every night both on land and on board. TYS is set to come back with its third edition, which will take place between 14-17 December 2017.
Looking onward to SYS 2017, Andy Treadwell, Managing Director of both shows said, “We are very proud of what we have achieved in just seven years. We’re thrilled that so many of the industry’s most important players have identified SYS as the most effective platform from which to present their products to the Asian market. We are working flat out with a whole raft of important new local partners in all the strategic countries in the region to get the right kind of visitor coming to Singapore next April”.
Asian Premieres & Debuts
Asia’s leading yacht dealer and one of SYS’ first exhibitors, Simpson Marine, will return to the Show with Asian premiere Beneteau Oceanis Yacht 62. Committed to partnering with leading brands, Simpson Marine will also exhibit several Singapore debuts including the Lagoon 42 and the Monte Carlo 6.
Loyal supporter Boat Lagoon Yachting will be present to the Show again with an impressive line-up, including three iconic models from the world-renowned British brand, Princess Yachts presenting a 30M, S60 and Princess 49, all making their Asia Debut at SYS. While Italian yacht builder Azimut Yachts will introduce the Azimut 95RPH to the region for the first time.
Hong Seh Marine will once again display an impressive lineup of yachts, including the Asia premiere of the Cranchi Z35, and the return of the popular Cranchi Eco Trawler 43, which made her premiere at SYS 2016. These along with an impressive array of Ferretti’s will give Hong Seh Marine one of the largest presences at the Show.
Superyacht Brokers & Builders
SYS2017 will welcome a high calibre of brands including superyacht builders Amels, Baglietto, Benetti, Feadship, Fincantieri, Heesen, Lürssen, Silver Yachts, Heysea and Westport. International yacht brokerage company Fraser Yachts will return with an impressive array of superyachts. Ferretti Group will introduce two new yachts to the market, showcasing the brand new Ferretti 450 and Pershing 5X, while the Ferretti 700 will make her Asian debut as well.
Catamarans are King
Multihulls have long been popular in South East Asia, and have been particularly well received at SYS. Not only do they offer expansive interior and exterior spaces, they also provide great stability while underway and at anchor. SYS 2017 will welcome a new exhibitor, HH Catamarans who builds state-of-the-art, carbon fibre, high-performance catamarans for a discerning clientele seeking an exceptional experience. Sunreef Yachts will be returning to the Show with an expanded line-up including the newly redesigned Sunreef 62, which will be making her Asian debut. Leopard Catamarans will be making two regional debuts with the Leopard 40 and 43.
SYS 2017 will have lots in store for those looking to while away the hours around the yacht-filled marina. Exciting partnerships are in the pipeline to introduce a whole host of new food outlets and a beer garden which will provide a lively party atmosphere. VIPs can head to a chic, redesigned VIP Lounge in the West Pavilion, or hop onboard one of the yachts in the marina. Guests will be able to enjoy the Show into the evening hours now open from 3 – 9pm daily. Energetic supercar parades, glamorous fashion shows and the on-water Demonstration Platform will provide lots of entertainment for those on the docks.
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