Boaties set course to Phuket show

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PHUKET, 22  February 2018: Thailand Yacht Show opens Thursday at the Ao Po Grand Marina in Phuket for its third edition.

The event is open to both trade and consumers, 22 to 25 February.

During the four days, Phuket will host thousands of nautical lifestyle enthusiasts.

Show goers will include potential buyers and charterers, who are invited to climb aboard and experience the watercraft featured in the show.

Available for trial sailing are a variety of yachts, superyachts, catamarans, sailboats, sports-fishers, dinghies, tenders, water sport boats and day cruisers.

Thailand Yacht Show is presented by Verventia Pte Ltd, organisers of the Singapore Yacht Show, and sponsored by the Tourism Authority of Thailand under the supervision of the Ministry of Tourism & Sport.

It aims to bring together leading brands and dealers to present their most popular products for a growing fraternity of leisure sailors resident in Asia.

This year’s exhibitors include Asia Marine, Asia Yacht Agency, Azimut Yachts, Boat Lagoon Yachting, Cholamark Boat Co, Fraser Yachts, Lee Marine, Multihull Solutions, Northrop and Johnson, Princess Yachts, Sky Marine, Sunreef, and Sunseeker.

Visitors will also be able board some of the superyachts on show and built by world’s best-known brands in the industry such as Feadship, Ferretti, Heesen, and Perini Navi.

Unlike other boat show in the region, TYS is a “Try-it-and-See” event.

Morning cruise trips, live demonstrations and parties will allow visitors to enjoy the luxurious yachting lifestyle.

Complementing the show will be a line up of social events including electric private parties on board superyachts, a floating VIP Lounge, supercar parades and VIP morning and dinner cruises.