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March 2017

With 108-years of heritage behind them, Norman R Wright & Sons are looking forward to the start of a new chapter, relocating to Rivergate Marina & Shipyard at Murarrie.

Port Douglas’ The Reef Marina continues to emerge as one of the challengers to the current set of more traditional superyacht destinations as the latest motor yacht Spirit makes the seaside town its home port.

An impressive sight at award-winning Rivergate Marina & Shipyard, the one-of-a-kind explorer motor yacht, 45m (147.64ft) BIG FISH will spend a few weeks carrying out maintenance, while crew take a well-earned shore break in Brisbane.

Fuegy Limited, Hong Kong’s number one Superyacht fuel supplier, continues its support of the Hong Kong Yachting Industry as a sponsor of the Aberdeen Boat Club’s Waglan Series.

In conjunction with the Shipowner’s P&I Club specialist yacht insurance broker Expat Marine is pleased to announce the launch of their new Claims Guide for yacht owners and captains.

For the 6th year, Sevenstar Yacht Transport is sponsoring the Asia Pacific Yachting Conference taking place on 5 and 6 April in Singapore’s One Degree 15 Marina...

Introduced at the 2016 Cannes Yachting Festival, the new model SL78 is the latest entry-level addition to the SL range, Sanlorenzo's fleet of fiberglass, planning-hull motor-yachts. 

The Asia Pacific Yachting Conference, Asia Boating Forum and VIP Industry Multipass are your opportunities to discuss current and strategic issues in a forum of forward-thinking business leaders from the global yachting sector.

With a strong focus on continuous improvement, Abell Point Marina, the popular Queensland marina precinct, has seen significant infrastructure and service upgrades since it came under new ownership in 2013.

Following a strong 2016 year of growth in the Hong Kong and Asia refit markets, OBMG is already booked for a solid start for 2017, With a recent refit signed on a 75ft Sailing Yacht , to be completed in Q1 in Langkwai following a paint re-spray by another APSA member.

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 onland.

Off the back of our highly successful Inbound Familiarisation Tour - 2016, the Super Yacht Group Great Barrier Reef are in the midst of arranging the 2017 edition of this great initiative.

The 2017 Singapore Yacht Show is now only three short weeks away, and just as ONEº15 Marina Sentosa Cove will be jam-packed with the most impressive fleet of boats, yachts and superyachts on display in Asia, so too is the Show’s social calendar filling up with can’t-miss events.

The Lighthouse Consultancy have expanded, employing experienced yachtswoman Ana Coll as part of their consultancy team, providing 360° shore support services in Indonesia.

Simpson Marine Thailand division is delighted to announce its recent sale of a 2017 Premiere model, the Monte Carlo Yachts 96 to Thailand. It is the first sale of this new model to Asia.


A superb example of a luxury expedition motor yacht, 35m (115ft), Tenex-built Codene was slipped at Rivergate Marina & Shipyard for several weeks while it underwent annual maintenance, repairs and Lloyds Class Survey to retain its commercial status.

Super Yacht Group Great Barrier Reeft recently hosted their monthly Nautical Nights event at the Salt House – sponsored by BSE Cairns Slipways.  It was a great turnout and a good chance for members to network with visiting crew and invited guests.