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February 2024

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Dear APSA Members and Friends

January was a busy month, with APSA’s involvement in the inaugural Thailand Yachting Conference and our attendance at the Thailand International Boat Show in Phuket. It was great to finally catch up with our APSA members in Thailand, and ASPA looks forward to growing the superyacht community in Asia in 2024.

The Thailand Yachting Conference 2024 (TYC) held on 10th January at the White House, Phuket Boat Lagoon, had something for everyone. Speaker presentations are now online on the Conference website at Click here to get access to all presentation from the Thailand Yachting Conference 2024

Bringing together maritime investors, experts, and enthusiasts, the milestone event underscores Dubai’s position as a top destination for HNWI and tourists alike. Set to take on the most transformative agenda yet, DIBS will this year focus on marine life sustainability and the emergence of disruptive technologies.

After a highly successful inaugural event in 2023, the Singapore Yachting Festival (SYF) will take place from 25th – 28th April 2024 at ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove.  With over 70 yachts on display and an abundance of F&B, entertainment, and immersive activities on offer, guests will be able to fully immerse in the distinct yachting way of living.

Burgess is delighted to present Song of Song which is for sale in Asia. This brand-new, beautifully designed and built yacht has an asking price of EUR 20,000,000, and this 42.2m (138.5ft) motor yacht is constructed in GRP to RINA classification standards.

Among the top six destinations in 2024 for fans of luxury sailing as determined by are the South Asian Island countries of the Maldives and, is a beach resource for finding out about the best destinations for a seaside getaways.

Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard (GCCM) are proud to be Naming Rights partner of Australia’s newest ocean race - the inaugural GCCM Gold Coast Mackay Yacht Race 2024 which will set sail 1st August.

Horizon Group starts the year with two celebrations, Horizon’s biennial Open House, which is a celebration of yachts, culture and innovation being held at the shipyard’s facilities in Kaohsiung from the 5-7 March, 2024.

Benetti launched in Livorno M/Y M·BYOND, the third unit in the B.Yond 37M line. With a steel hull and aluminium superstructure, M/Y M·BYOND is equipped with SCR catalytic filters and the innovative Siemens Energy E-Mode Hybrid system that optimizes onboard energy consumption according to specific usage profiles, ensuring a reduction in CO2 and NOx emissions never recorded on a yacht of this category before.

SuperYacht Times is pleased to announce that the first Asia-Pacific Superyacht Summit will be taking place on 5 and 6 June 2024 at the Renaissance Harbour View Hotel Hong Kong. The Asia-Pacific Superyacht Summit will focus on the development of Asia as a superyacht cruising destination and how to get more Asian clients interested in the construction, purchase, and charter of yachts.

Early January 2024 saw an iconic Sanlorenzo 500EXP explorer superyacht arriving into Hong Kong. This followed her five-year long circumnavigation cruise which featured in-depth stops in Alaska, the southern hemisphere, French Polynesia, and New Zealand, before calling at Asia’s yachting gems including Raja Ampat, Indonesia and Palawan, the Philippines.

The new Pershing model continues to be a huge success and the third unit was launched in the port of Fano. With a powerfully sporty character and superlative liveability, this yacht is bursting with innovation and excitement and revolutionises the cruising experience, taking it into a new dimension

The Asia-Pacific is back in action with boat shows, conferences and events being held in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore and Hong Kong. There is a lot to look forward in the coming year, so make sure you put these dates in your calendar now.