Asia Superyacht Rendezvous
Date(s) - Dec 16, 2016 - Dec 18, 2016
Asia Superyacht Rendezvous 2016
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Asia Superyacht Rendezvous gears up for 2016
The exquisite waters of the Andaman Sea surrounding Phuket will usher in stunning superyachts from around the world at the 16th annual Asia Superyacht Rendezvous to be held 16th – 18th December 2016.
This exclusive invitation-only event welcomes sail and power superyachts from Asia and throughout the world. All are sure to thoroughly enjoy the three full days of relaxed socialising, activities and friendly but competitive sailing races on a course marked by the motor vessels.
SailingThe sun, sail and six-star superyacht spectacular is the largest of its kind in Asia and attracts a wonderful fleet of superyachts, their owners, captains and VIP guests from around the world. The extensive gathering of superyachts provides a spectacular setting on and off the water for friendly camaraderie along with the exploration of the surrounding cruising grounds by owners and their guests.
Benetti Yachts join the prestigious coterie of Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Sponsors this year as Co-Sponsor, greeting invited visitors arriving to enjoy friendly races and festive social events. A perfect partner for the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous and 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.
The Rendezvous will kick-off opening night with a cocktail party aboard ASR Sponsor, the 51 Meter phinsi-style Sailing Yacht, Dunia Baru, prior to the next morning’s superyacht sailing races. Following the first day of racing the famed model boat-building design and racing, the ‘Benetti Challenge’, will be held am
idst a relaxed tropical party at the SALA Resort Phuket, presided over by Benetti and Benetti Asia. The popular model boat racing sparks some major jousting for ‘bragging rights’ from competing superyacht teams and an incredible affair to behold and enjoy! The second day of racing is followed by the thrilling ‘Rendezvous Booty’ Pirate Treasure Hunt – on land & sea with teams comprised of crews and families.
The Rendezvous event host hotel is the international award-winning SALA Resort and Spa Phuket, a stunning five-star destination resort outstandingly situated at Mai Khao Beach, featuring private swimming pools in 63 out of 79 villas and suites with a focus on privacy. Following the 2nd day of racing, the SALA Phuket is the host for the closing cocktail party and opulent ‘VIP Gala Owners’ Dinner’, followed by dancing.
World-renown LUX Media, one of the world’s leading media group serving the superyacht industry, will bring extensive coverage to this spectacular event, giving valuable exposure to the yachts while respecting owners’ privacy at all times.
Long time Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Organizers Gordon Fernandes, General Manager of Asia Pacific Superyachts and Charles Dwyer, former captain of S/y Yanneke Too and valued Sponsors, will be front and centre to welcome all to the largest gathering of sail and motor superyachts on the water in Asia.
Preparations for this year are already in full swing and we look forward to welcoming many new faces while greeting returning friends and superyachts, joining us at to be a part of what is sure to be another successful Asia Superyacht Rendezvous.