The Singapore Yacht Show 2018 returns with a powerful line-up of yachts and superyachts

One of Asia’s best established yachting events in its eighth edition

Apr 10, 2018 | By LUXUO

The Singapore Yacht Show 2018 returns with a powerful line-up of yachts and superyachts

Happening from April 12-15 2018, the 8th edition of the Singapore Yacht Show 2018 (SYS 2018) will present a stellar line-up of the world’s most impressive yachts and superyachts, embodying the art of luxury and living. Building up the anticipation to the official opening of the grand-scale event, over 80 luxurious vessels have already been docked at ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove, waiting for the Show to open its doors this week. Visitors will be able to admire the best collection of superyachts to be exhibited in Asia.

Singapore, being the region’s important business hub for luxury yachting, will host the most celebrated and sought-after yachting brands from dealers. SYS2018 will welcome over thousands of leisure marine lifestyle enthusiasts, including potential buyers and charterers.

The yacht show will also see approximately 18,000 overseas visitors flying in from all around the region to participate in one of Asia’s most reputable boating and yachting events. On top of the amazing line-up of yachts and exhibiting brands, SYS 2018 will also feature a host of exciting programme line-up replete with glamourous parties, networking events and high-end entertainment for everyone! Visitors to the show will get to enjoy a curated schedule of live demonstrations, trials, luxury retail, giveaways, wellness workshops as well as yacht cruises.

Strongly backed by renowned exhibitors, including Feadship, Lurssen, Fincantieri, Benetti, Gulf Craft, Amels, Heesen, Westport, Burgess, Camper & Nicholsons, Y.CO, Princess Yachts, Ferretti Group, Azimut, Boat Lagoon Yachting, Simpson Marine, Beneteau, Hong Seh Marine,  Multihull Solutions, Leopard, Reel Torque, Sunreef, Lee Marine, SG Boating, ProMarine, as well as newcomer to the region, Nautical Habitat… to name a few.

Striking Yachts, Superyachts And Catamarans on Display

Hong Seh Marine will be presenting the new Riva Perseo 76 by Ferretti Group – a striking yacht with its sporty features and elegance, further enhanced by its colour shades.

Ferretti 780, part of the Tai He Ban collection – a special new range with design customisation aimed specifically at the Asian market.

Azimut Yachts will introduce Grande 27 Metri in Asia for the first time. Recently crowned winner of the 2017 World Yachts Trophies’ “Most Achieved” Trophy in the 80’ to 125’ category, it features the use of carbon fibre, a construction choice that allows volumes and surfaces to be increased in size, while keeping the same weight maintaining excellent levels of dynamic stability.

The Australian and Thai company Multihull Solutions will also be unveiling French-built Fountain Pajot MY 44 – a spacious brand-new motor catamaran powered by twin Volvo Penta IPS 350 pod drives delivering exceptional handling over a 2,000-nautical mile range.  This motor catamaran has a combined living and accommodation space of over 50 sqm, more than most inner-city apartments.

Sunreef will debut the Sunreef Open 40 in Asia – a dynamic, sporty day catamaran with a focus on fast cruising and lifestyle. Naturally balanced, this yacht doesn’t require stabilising systems and provides a fast and safe navigation experience.

Joining this year’s Asian premieres, include Absolute 58 Fly – the perfect union between ergonomics and technology, ensuring low consumption, manoeuvrability, silent movement and reliability; and Maritimo 51 – a genuine long-range luxury motor yacht for those looking for space, comfort and power.

Worldwide And Asian Premieres

Yachts and superyachts entirely new to the market in Asia and the world, will be presented by some of the most respected brokers and builders:

Granocean 80 by Asian custom yacht design & build company Granocean, will be making its global debut. The just-launched motor catamaran will be seen for the first time at SYS 2018.

Lagoon 50

Simpson Marine will present the Beneteau Oceanis 51.1 – the first of a new generation, featuring taut lines, a new stepped hull and a stylish deck plan; Beneteau Grand Turismo 46 – a stylish and harmoniously designed boat with a bold sporty look featuring Air Step® technology; and Lagoon 50 –  an elegant 15-metre catamaran with a new visual identity inspired in the 50’s style and featuring unparalleled accommodation possibilities.

Boat Lagoon Yachting will debut Princess 30M – the latest addition to the M Class range and one of the largest vessels on display, stretching the boundaries in hydro-dynamic design, space and comfort.

After successfully hosting the annual edition of the Singapore Yacht Show, now in its eighth year running, the calibre of the local industry players and leading international brands have once again confirmed participation, showcasing their products at SYS, which reinforces Singapore’s position as the ‘Monaco of the East’.

Other important attractions “not-to-be-missed”:

  • The 55-metre La Familia yacht part of a limited-edition line, launched by Amels in 2015. This beautiful superyacht boasts a helipad on her topmost deck, an extravagant owner’s suite, a main saloon featuring folding balconies and an exceptionally practical beach club on her stern for when the water is just too inviting.
  • Aquamarina, a living embodiment of Italian design, was launched in 2006 by ISA. Going on display for the first-time ever at SYS 2018, catch a glimpse of her sleek exterior, finished in an aquamarine pearlescent paint belies a rich and traditional interior, reminiscent of a renaissance Italian villa.
  • Lady Azul, a 40-metre yacht built by Heesen Yachts, was launched in 2001, then extensively refitted in 2015. Designed to enjoy destinations to the full, the yacht can accommodate up to 10 guests in five suites; the owner’s suite in the bow is forward-facing and flooded with light from expansive windows. Also available: an extensive storage for water sports equipment, tenders, dive equipment and more.
  • Happy Days, a stunning 34-metre yacht launched in 2013 by the Ferretti Group as part of their Custom Line range, was specifically built for an Asia-based clientele. Her interior is bold and modern epitomising Italian craftsmanship at its best.

For more information on the 8th edition of Singapore Yacht Show 2018 (April 12-15) and where to buy your tickets, please visit here.

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