APSA’s Grand Tour 2021

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.

1. Oceanic/Pacific Region: Tuesday 12 January, 2021.

Panel Speakers: David Good, Mark Wightman, Angela Pennefather and Trenton Gay.

APSA has members in Australia, New Zealand, Melanesia, Tahiti, the Solomons and PNG. The Pacific Ocean is a vast cruising area and local knowledge is key to making the most out of any yacht’s visit to the region. Besides great cruising opportunities, Australia and New Zealand also offers specialised shipyard services and technical and professional expertise making these countries a centre of excellence for refit or maintenance stopovers.  Topics will include Covid updates, key destination advice, and special event updates on the America’s Cup.

APSA Premium Members: HFW, Catalano Shipping Services NZ, Gold Coast City Marina and Rivergate Marina and Shipyard.

APSA Standard Members: Tahiti Tourism, Melanesian Luxury Yachts, Indies Trader Marine Adventures, Intergrated Marine Group, 37 South, Superyacht Australia, and Superyacht GBR.

2. East Asia Region

Panel Speakers: Colin Dawson, Mike Simpson, Paul Brackley and Nigel Beatty

The second APSA Grand Tour webinar moves to East Asia on Tuesday 19 January, 2021. APSA has members in China (the Greater Bay Area and Hainan), Hong Kong, Japan, and Taiwan. With infinite opportunities to explore Japan, cruise and chartering in Hong Kong, or undertaking refits and maintenance in Taiwan, this region has a lot to offer superyachts whether it is for cruising, maintenance or refits.

APSA Premium Members: Benetti, HFW, and Simpson Marine.

APSA Standard members: AON, ASIAMARINE, Brookes Bell, Camper & Nicholson Marinas, Central Yachts, Expat Marine, Fraser Asia, Fuegy, Kingship, Lantau Yacht Club, Lodestone Yachts, M Yachts, Marsh, Rosemont Trustees (Asia), The Baroque on Lamma, and SYL Japan.

3. South and South East Asia Regions: 26th January 2021

Panel Speakers: Joe Yuen, Gordon Fernandes, Andy Shorten and Scott Walker.

The third APSA Grand Tour webinar covers South and Southeast Asia and APSA has members in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, India, and Sri Lanka. South and South East Asia provides diverse and adventurous cruising opportunities along with more charter opportunities. Service and refits are now also available as yachts spend time in the region.

Premium Members: Asia Pacific Superyachts, Cayman Registry, Catalano Shipping, HWF, Mectra, Navim, Simpson Marine, Travel Cue.

Standard (15): Indies Trader Marine Adventures, JJ Marine Indonesia, The Lighthouse Consultancy, Labuan Shipyard, GMT Global Marine Travel, Burgess, NABS Engineering, Spinnaker International, Yachtowners, Clearvac Engineering Asia, Lee Marine, Northrop and Johnson Asia, TechWorX, West Coast Marine Yacht Services, and Sail Lanka.

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