> Powerboat-World.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Newsletters FishingBoating Features Photo Gallery Sail-World Australia Australian Cruising
MarineBusiness-World
Sail-World.com : Singapore Yacht Show 2012 ‘a resounding success’
Singapore Yacht Show 2012 ‘a resounding success’

'Aerial shot of the SYS'    Singapore Yacht Show    Click Here to view large photo

It just got bigger, better and stronger. The Singapore Yacht Show returned in style last week, attracting an excellent turnout of really high quality visitors to fully justify the participation from some of the world’s top yacht builders, brokers and exhibitors. The second edition, held from April 27 to 29, inspired visitors and exhibitors alike with a fuller and finer line-up of some of the world’s most current and talked-about superyachts and finely crafted boats.

The sun shone (most of the time), and the pontoons were full of interested visitors there to see the remarkable collection of floating hardware on display. In some cases it was more than ‘just looking’.
Ultra high net worth visitors, exhibitors and yachting industry professionals participated in this year’s showpiece event, where first class contacts were made and significant deals were signed.

The first deal of the show was signed by Simpson Marine when they sold a stunning Azimut 40 to a businessman residing in Singapore. Designed by the renowned Italian yacht builder, the 40ft motor yacht is one of the Azimut flybridge collection, combining Italian design flair with engineering skill. Azimut Yachts is represented by Asia’s leading yacht dealer and broker, Simpson Marine, who also carry a wide range of exclusive power and sailing yachts to suit all requirements. In the final minutes of the show, Simpsons also clinched a deal on an Azimut 53, winner of the Boat of the Year Award by Power & Motoryacht Magazine 2011. The sale was the icing on the cake and a fabulous end to a very successful show for Simpson Marine.

'The response has been great. We had expected a good showing based on the success of last year’s inaugural event, and the reaction from visitors and exhibitors has fully justified our expectations,' said Andy Treadwell, Managing Director of the Singapore Yacht Show. 'This further strengthens the show’s position as the foremost yachting industry showcase in the Asia Pacific region, and I am confident that business in this new market will continue to develop rapidly now and fuel growth for the global industry.'

ONE°15 Marina, Sentosa Cove was also abuzz with activity, with more than 30 private parties held on the yachts berthed at the marina during the three-day show. The luxury and exclusiveness of a yacht is making it an increasingly attractive setting for networking events and corporate entertaining, as well as fun times for friends and family.

Minister of State for Trade and Industry, Mr Teo Ser Luck, showed support for the event and the industry by joining guests on a tour of the yachts and other exhibits on the opening day of the show.
This year’s edition featured a first class line-up of some of the world’s premier yachting brands, including Feadship, Sanlorenzo, Palmer Johnson, Westport, Heesen, Azimut, Beneteau, Princess, Cranchi, SportRiva, Mangusta and J–Craft, among others.
The show also saw strong participation from leading yacht brokers such as Burgess, Ocean Independence, Simpson Marine and Northrop & Johnson. Other top exhibitors in the Dockside Village include Sevenstar, Gulf Craft, KOP Group, and Luxury Yachts.

A parade of supercars shared the spotlight with luxurious superyachts at this year’s event courtesy of Eurosports Automobile Munich Automobiles, with BMW M Owners Club and Lamborghini Club organising convoys to the yacht show.

Azimut 40 -  Singapore Yacht Show   Click Here to view large photo


by SYS Event Media

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.powerboat-world.com/index.cfm?nid=96708

11:17 PM Mon 30 Apr 2012GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.







Power Boat News

























Understanding the Ocean's role in Greenland Glacier melt by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI),


Dangerous conditions for boating on entire NSW Coast by Transport Roads and Maritme Services,


Revealing report on Search for American yacht Nina released *Feature by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,












AYSS PacificNet/Tahiti voted a success! by Asia Pacific Superyachts,














Dangerous conditions forecast for NSW boaters by Roads and Maritime Services,


APSNZ appoints Duthie Lidgard as new MD by Asia Pacific Superyachts,


Whale freed from rope at Byron Bay by Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry,








Marine Auctions experiencing rising tide of interest *Feature
Tags reveal Chilean devil rays are among ocean's deepest divers
Auckland On Water Boat Show to hold world record attempt
Zodiac at Sydney International Boat Show 2014 – Australian
Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Exhibitor space filling fast
Ceramic coated exhaust manifolds reduce engine bay temps on superboat
Reminder of safe distance requirements for whales
Changes to Australian bass closed season
Fusion achieves industry-wide acceptance of FUSION-Link
BSE Brisbane Slipways open for business as normal
Honda’s everywhere at Sydney International Boat Show!
Fifth round of XCAT World Powerboat Series moves to China
Sly 43 - Making her Australian premier
Maritimo full of confidence following recent wins
Australia event cements its position as hosting 'the' marina party
Up close and personal with whales on the Gold Coast
SA Marina Day encourages South Australians to enjoy their marinas
Southport Yacht Club raffle: Dusit Thani, BRIG Falcon, Marriott stay
Enjoy the whale spectacle, just keep your distance
The Dinghy Nav Light Solution- a brilliantly dumb idea
Extension granted for salvage of a paddle steamer on the Murray River   
Sydney International Boat Show set to embrace new location   
Thermal imaging helping bulk carriers avoid collisions in port and in   
Third CYCA Solas Trusts grant to Australian Volunteer Coast Guard   
CruiseCraft adds Explorer 595 Hard Top   
Severe weather warnings prompt reminder to boat owners   
Be won over by the new Azimut 50   
Predictwind unlocks more features on free accounts   
Tammy Wolf and Mercury's Formula 2 Powerboat on to Divisional Champion   
Monaco Yacht Show 2014 - the biggest superyacht show ever   
Biggest Display ever and 18 launches at SIBS   
Gold Coast International Marine Expo helps Sailability grant FREEDOM   
Exhibitors heat up for Cannes Yachting Festival   
Benetti 108 tri-deck Tradition Supreme will launch in Cannes   
St Kitts open for superyacht business   
Marine World Sales: The latest in buying and selling marine online   
UIM XCAT - Massive fight from Fazza secures fourth consecutive title   
Peters & May launch Mediterranean and USA to East Coast Australia   
Lifejackets are imperative: don't rely on sheer luck   
XCAT World Series - Qatar Team claim second successive victory   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png   http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW PBW
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT