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December 2020

Goodbye to 2020 and Welcome to 2021!

This has been a year of many challenges, and our thoughts are with those members who have been affected personally by the Covid-19 virus, or whose business has suffered because of the restrictions and lockdowns. While some members of our industry have seen a decline in business, a good proportion of companies are seeing expanded opportunities.

Save the dates for the ‘APSA Grand Tour’ series of webinars to be hosted in January 2021. Designed to promote superyacht cruising and charter in the Asia – Pacific Region, the webinars will be held on Tuesday 12th,19th and 26th January, 2021.

The first Asia Pacific Superyachts (APS) Phuket foreign-flagged superyacht client has now completed quarantining aboard in Phuket”, reports APS co-founder, Jojo Tanyuta Singmanee (Jojo), adding: “All aboard are now preparing to enjoy their time in Thailand”. 

At a virtual press conference in December, Benetti presented two new products: the Motopanfilo 37M in the Class category and the 67-metre Custom yacht FB284.

In this, 6th edition of Comprehensively Yachts, HFW has taken the conscious decision to address matters other than those related to Covid-19.

The Marina at the Lantau Yacht Club represents the first dedicated superyacht berths to come onto the Hong Kong yachting scene in decades.

As Papua New Guinea eases border restrictions to welcome back commercial and research vessels, the team at Melanesian Luxury Yachts recently partnered with an Australian client to give back to to some of the regions they've visited previously.

Since 2014 the Club has experienced 17 yacht fire claims. This Podcast miniseries has been created to generate awareness surrounding the causes of yacht electrical fires and provide guidance from industry experts on how these incidents may be avoided.

Leave your worries and cares behind and start the New Year in the peaceful tropical paradise that is the Maldives luxury yacht charter grounds.

The first Asia Pacific Superyachts (APS) Phuket foreign-flagged superyacht client has now cleared into Phuket and is quarantining aboard, reports APS co-founder, Gordon Fernandes. 

Benetti’s 63-meter mega yacht “Metis” was the winner in the World Superyacht Awards in the category “Displacement yachts between 1,000 and 1,499 tonnes”.

Represented by Simpson Marine Sanlorenzo Asia confirms the success of the Asymmetric concept with strong sales across the region.