Benetti is proud to join the prestigious coterie of Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Sponsors, greeting vessels from Asia and around the globe, arriving to enjoy friendly races and festive social events.
With the highest growth rate among the world’s manufacturers of super and mega yachts, Benetti is an icon of timeless Italian style and elegance known for its building excellence. Established in 1873, Benetti is the Italian luxury shipyard with a long and successful heritage, reflecting its owner’s distinguished personal style and needs in every fine detail.
Vincenzo Poerio is CEO of Benetti Yachts, and Fabio Emetto, CCO, with facilities in Viareggio, Fano, Livorno and offices in Fort Lauderdale, Dubai and Hong Kong. Benetti is part of Azimut Benetti Group, the world’s largest private group in the yachting sector. Benetti Asia entered the Asian market in 2010 with its primary office in Hong Kong.
Asia Pacific Superyachts
Asia Pacific Superyachts has supported the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous for the past 15 years and together with the organisers, are dedicated and passionate in working towards greater success each year.
Charlie Dwyer (Captain S/Y Yanneke Too and Asia Pacific Superyachts Koh Samui MD): “This is by far the coolest Superyacht Event I have ever participated in. The people, the beaches and the atmosphere all make this a very special event.”
Gordon Fernandes: (Asia Pacific Superyachts Phuket & Myanmar MD) “We expect the 2016 Asia Superyacht Rendezvous to be a great success! We look forward to seeing you at the Rendezvous this year to join in the exclusive festivities.”
Host Hotel Sponsor
SALA Phuket Resort and Spa
Nicolas Reschke, Group Director of Business Development for SALA notes: “We are delighted to be the official Host Venue for this year’s Asia Superyacht Rendezvous. We believe that SALA Phuket Resort and Spa with its focus on personal and private service, culinary offers and design complements the high end experience of the participating Superyachts. As a host venue we strive to be a meeting place for think alike minds coming together to enjoy the best accommodations that sea and land has to offer.”
The deluxe pool villa resort and spa is outstandingly situated at Mai Khao Beach, which when combined with Nai Yang Beach to the south is the longest stretch of sandy beach on the island, covering 9 km. This luxury resort in Phuket provides the best accommodation, which combines rare historical Sino-Portuguese architecture with luxury hotel facilities in one of the most dramatic settings in Phuket.
Located on pristine Mai Khao beach in Phuket’s north-west shoreline, the luxury Spa Hotel is only 20 minutes from Phuket International Airport along with nearby Blue Canyon Country Club and famed Phang Nga Bay.
Host Opening Night Party
Sailing Yacht Dunia Baru
The phinisi-style Dunia Baru resides in all of her glory while at anchor outside Rendezvous host hotel, SALA Resort, and is the Host of the Opening Night Cocktail Party. The evening promises to be very special and will trigger the start of the following morning superyacht sailing races, on a course marked by spectacular power yachts.
Mark Robba, the owner of the sailing yacht Dunia Baru, comments: “This will be Dunia Baru’s first time participating in the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous and I am really excited that we will be hosting the opening cocktail party on board. The cruising grounds around South East Asia are a superyacht owner’s dream and Phuket is a wonderful place for such a prestigious global gathering of superyachts, their owners, VIP guests and crews. I’m glad we can join the Rendezvous in its celebration of yachting in this region before we make our way to Myanmar for charter and some new adventures.”
Lux Inc Media
As one of Asia’s fastest growing high-end media platforms, LUX INC MEDIA is committed to providing high quality, luxury lifestyle content for an affluent audience across the Asia Pacific region.From publishing market leading magazines and digital media to events connecting the region’s most affluent with top tier brands and lifestyle opportunities, LUX INC MEDIA caters to the diverse needs and interests of High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI’s) in Asia.
Having built an active platform and market presence across the region, our group strives to introduce opportunities for a sophisticated lifestyle while helping to establish connections amongst the luxury community.
From upscale properties and yachting to the luxury lifestyle that surrounds it – high-end fashion, luxury watches and jewellery, luxury cars and travels, fine wine and spirits, financial services and private banking – LUX INC MEDIA is the ultimate rendezvous for Asia’s elite.
The boating and lifestyle magazine for the truly affluent, Yachtstyle is the most authoritative and influential yachting magazine in Asia. Our readers find the pages full of useful and interesting material that keeps them informed about people, places, events regattas and parties. As befits a yachting magazine, our photographers travel the world to bring our readers spectacular photography.
Our experts personally test-drive the multi-million dollar yachts they review, and give our readers the low-down on the latest releases. Articles on travel, food, exotic destinations, sailing, regattas, motor-yacht voyages, entertainment, fashion, high-end must-have goods and gadgets, and the style of true yachting life.
Asia’s Elite Property Showcase with 38.000 copies circulated – is the region’s leading upscale property magazine connecting property professionals and developers with a highly discerning audience of wealthy Asians, established expatriates and real estate investors looking to buy property and diversify their portfolios. PALACE engages readers with compelling write-ups and features of some of the most exclusive luxury residential properties for sale from around the world in an ultra-premium format.
The STC magazine
The STC magazine is the iconic luxury travel & lifestyle publication for the new generation of very affluent Chinese global travelers, businesspeople, and influencers. All content is original and exclusive. Published in New York City. Founder & Publisher: Pierre Gervois.
JETGALA is Asia-Pacific’s foremost ultra luxury magazine with a focus on private jet aviation. JETGALA is published four times per year and circulated throughout the Asia Pacific and the Middle East.
CharterWorld is a luxury yacht charter specialist with worldwide offices and worldwide reach, that was established to enhance services, value and professionalism in the yacht charter industry. Our clients receive outstanding, well-organized charters, on the finest available charter yachts, with recommendations based on quality, amenities and most importantly, the crew. Our brokers offer exemplary professional customer service, which is second to none and our clients’ testimonials are a true testament to our commitment and expertise.
CharterWorld News covers the important luxury superyacht news from around the world, bringing you information from designers, shipyards, superyacht marinas, associations and organisations, as well as events, boat shows and awards.
Marine Scene Asia
Covering the marine scene in Asia – news, views, opinion and more. Want to know what’s happening in Asia’s marine industry? Make Marine Scene Asia your daily destination. From regattas to boat shows, dinghies to superyachts, boat and product reviews, Asian sailing destinations and a whole lot more.
Robb Report Thailand
For 40 years, Robb Report has been an arbiter of living well. Covering the newest and finest in luxury worldwide, Robb Report fuels the contemporary desires of today’s elite consumers as a source for luxury knowledge and inspiration. Through all they do – print, digital, tablet, events, and international editions – their mission is to provide inside access and fresh insight to living well.
Luxury Society aims to promote and strengthen business relationships among sophisticated and affluent professionals in Thailand & Asia, through a mutual interest in all things luxurious.
The club was established in 2001 for networking amongst people who passionate about luxurious things, and Asia’s professionals.
Today, The Club attracts professionals from diverse business backgrounds including the financial and banking sector, company owners, executives, senior management, celebrities, local influencers, journalists, and bloggers.
Founded in 1993, the Phuket Gazette is the island’s largest newspaper, with a circulation of 30,000 and more than 80% of the local readership market. The publishers also produce Phuket’s top-rated website, the Gazette Online. This leadership in both print and Web (as rated by Google) makes the Gazette an easy decision for advertisers focused on expats, educated Thais and tourists.
The Gazette is 20% owned by The Nation, publishers of The Nation newspaper (circulation: 70,000); Kom Chad Luek, the 500,000-copy-a-day Thai-language newspaper; and Krungthep Turakij, Thailand’s leading business journal. The Gazette is inserted into The Nation every Saturday for distribution nationally and aboard all 12 major world airlines serving Thailand.
Gazette Radio caters to an educated audience interested in the world around us. Top local news content and lifestyle reports powered by the Phuket Gazette and well-known deejays and are the highlights of our daily schedule. But we don’t stop there; the station also brings the world to your doorstep with in-depth coverage of the latest global issues brought to you by renowned international radio producers, including Voice of America, Deutsche Welle and the Center for Investigative Reporting. In between some of the finest music ever created, Gazette Radio also broadcasts informative and insightful talk radio shows, such as Humankind, Planetary, and Harvesting Happiness.