As Asia continues to expand as a market and play ground for super yachts so to does the areas shows and seminars.
The Singapore BoatShow is becoming an increasingly more important venue than in previous years. Running from 18th until 21st April it is preceded by the Asia Pacific Superyacht Conference which offers unrivalled insight into the superyacht market.
The conference will bring together over 200 industry leaders to discuss the best ways to create a cohesive market that maintains its current momentum, and to identify and expand areas of growth within the region.
The conference is hosted in the stunning surroundings of One°15 Marina Club, right in the heart of the Singapore yachting hub. Providing added value to those already planning to visit the Show and area, the conference is designed to give delegates and sponsors a platform to reach real avenues of influence and growth in the Asia Pacific arena.
The event is attracting the attention of European based brokerages houses and YPI have announced that they will display Shamoun a uniquely classic sloop from the boards of award-winning designers, Hoek Design.
Russell Crump, Director of Sales for the company said, “YPI and our parent company, BRS, have had a strong presence in China and Asia for quite some time now. We are keen on promoting this region to yacht owners, especially those who charter their yachts – it has to be one of most exciting and least explored charter destinations in the world.”
One of the company’s Asian clients recently took delivery of a Feadship F45 Vantage, which the company now manages.
Shamoun the yacht they will feature at the show was created for both chartering and family use, she features four equally sized guest cabins with en-suite facilities and a large open-plan salon and galley.
A classical layout characterises her flush deck, the traditional deckhouse housing the navigation station as well as a dining area and mini bar. There is also a full entertainment system, including video screen and projector incorporated into the ceiling.