Royal Phuket Marina’s new, state-of-the-art covered Dry Stack
Grow Boating Networking Evening Friday 7th June 2019
Want to protect your boat? Then look no further than Royal Phuket Marina’s new, state-of-the-art covered Dry Stack boat storage. Located on the hardstand right next to the water, the new Dry Stack offers safe and secure storage for all power boats up to 12m (39ft) LOA.
All lifting and launching is by our new state-of-the-art Marina Bull Wiggins forklift which will safely have your boat in (and out) of the water in no time at all.
Asia Marine Phuket appointed exclusive dealer for Bali Catamarans in Thailand
The next Grow Boating Phuket Networking Evening will be held at The Speakeasy Yacht Club, at The Royal Phuket Marina on Friday the 7th of June 2019 from 5pm onward.
For this months Grow Boating we are delighted to announce that Asteri a sister company to Asia Yacht Agency will be our drinks sponsors. Asteri is the official distributor for Thailand for Zodiac, Bombard and Avon RIB’s. See www.asiayachtagency.com/
Maya Bay Closed For At Least 2 Years
Asia Marine Phuket is now the exclusive dealer for the French designed Bali Catamarans. One of Phuket’s longest established charter agencies, Asia Marine will take delivery of the first Bali catamaran in November 2019, the Bali 4.1 sailing catamaran.
“We are excited to represent Bali Catamarans for buyers in Thailand and especially Phuket” said Vincent Tabuteau, CEO and founder of Asia Marine. “Their yachts fill a niche for open space models in the mid-range market, and those boats are in high demand for chartering from Phuket and around Andaman Sea”.
Change of date - TYBA AGM 17th May 2019
Maya Bay on Koh Phi Phi Le, which was closed to the public on the 1st of June 2018 is to remain closed for up to two more years, possibly even longer.
Originally the bay was closed to the public for four months to allow the coral to recover, this was extended by a further 6 months to the end of March this year, but the bay remained closed. At a meeting this week it was decided that the bay will remain shut to visitors for at least another two years as its ecology needs more time to recover.
Grow Boating Networking Evening Friday the 3rd of May 2019
The Annual General Meeting for the Thai Yachting Business Association will be held at the Boat Point meeting room below the Boat Lagoon resort starting at 2pm on Friday the 17th of May 2019. The TYBA would like to invite all members to attend. An agenda for the meeting will be sent out to you all prior to the meeting.
Special Offer For TYBA Members at the Thailand Yacht Show and RendezVous
The Grow Boating Networking Evening for May 2019 will be held at The D’Deck Bar, at The Ao Po Grand Marina on Friday the 3rd of May from 5pm. We are pleased to announce that C & C Marine have agreed to be our drinks sponsor. See www.candc-marine.com/
Come and join in the fun, everyone is welcome. There is no entry fee, just drop your business card or register at the bar. We hope to see you there and if you know anyone you think would be interested in coming please invite them along.
TYBA at the Pattaya Boat Show
The Thailand Yacht Show & Rendezvous is proud to announce the launch of a dedicated area for Thai Yachting Business Association members at the forthcoming show. The ‘TYBA Pavilion’ will be one of the most sought after sections of the exhibition hall with 10 spaces available exclusively for members with a dedicated area to display products and promote local Thai businesses.
“ASR Superyacht Cup” Returns To Phuket from January 18th to 20th
Come along to the Ocean Marina Pattaya Boat Show and visit the TYBA stand at B26.
We are still looking for someone for Sunday so if you are a TYBA member and would like to assist and have the opportunity to showcase your own company on the stand please let me know.
Thailand Yacht Show & Rendezvous Joined By Phuket Yacht Show
‘The Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup will be celebrating its 18th year in Phuket, drawing stunning sail and motor superyachts from around the world to enjoy exclusive racing and parties on & off the water!’
The highly regarded Asia Superyacht Rendezvous Cup regatta dates of January 18-20, 2019 marks the return of the ASR Cup to the exclusive SALA Phuket Resort & Spa and pristine Mai Khao Bay Phuket for thrilling racing and exclusive events dedicated to superyacht owners and their guests and captains and crew.
Underwater Clean Up day
Event organisers unite to show support for yachting industry and Thai Government's drive to make Thailand the yachting hub of Asia. Phuket's only boat show to be called “Thailand Yacht Show & Rendezvous”
In a joint statement issued today by Andy Treadwell, CEO of Verventia Pte Ltd, owners of the Thailand Yacht Show (TYS), Gael and Olivier Burlot, owners of Asia RendezVous, and Gulu Lalvani, Chairman of Royal Phuket Marina, it was announced that the three parties have agreed to collaborate in producing one combined boat show in Phuket next year 10-13 January.
Andaman & Nicobar Islands Remove the Restricted Area Permit
The TYBA was represented at the recent Underwater Clean Up day last Sunday the 30th of September. Members of the TYBA joined the MV Dive Asia with a total of 47 people including 42 volunteer divers.
TYBA supported lunch, fruit, gloves and garbage bags. The divers collected 15 bags of garbage and removed 500 kilos from underwater!! Well done to all those involved.
Kata Rocks Superyacht Rendezvous 6th to 9th December 2018
A big change for visiting yachts as the restriction is lifted through 2022
"There is a big change in the Andaman Islands of India for visiting yachts… they are no longer restricted by the 30 days stay regulation", reports R. Rathnam, heading up Asia Pacific Superyachts Andaman Islands, India.
The Inaugural Edition of Penang Rendezvous 2018 Sets a High Bar for Many Ahead
International yachting giants are queuing up to support Asia’s leading superyacht event from the 6th to the 9th of December 2018. By invitation only, the Kata Rocks Superyacht Rendezvous is designed to bring like-minded people together.
Thailand Yachting Symposium 24th of September at Sheraton Grande Sukhumvit
The inaugural edition of Penang Rendezvous 2018 happened from 26th to 29th July 2018, and has proven to be a successful first event in the state, with many more future editions to come. Over 3,000 visitors from all around the Southeast Asia region graced the event, including the Minister of Tourism in attendance.
Ocean Marina Pattaya Boat Show 29th November to 2nd December 2018
The Thailand Yachting Symposium brings together key marine industry stakeholders in a two-hour conference format. Informative panel sessions and presentations by speakers from the public and private sectors will provide insight and the opportunity for public-private sector co-operation with the aim to grow boating in Thailand.
Thailand and Singapore Yacht Shows Join Forces with Asia Rendezvous Events
Thailand is gearing up for its annual showcase of marine and luxury from 29 November to 2 December when leaders in the country’s boating and luxury lifestyle industries come together for the 7th Ocean Marina Pattaya Boat Show, and where consumers gather to see the latest products and technologies on offer.
New MCA Advanced Seafarer Courses Approved for Galileo
Event Organisers Unite to show Support for Government and Yachting Industry In a joint statement issued today by Andy Treadwell, CEO of Verventia Pte Ltd, owner of the Singapore and Thailand Yacht Shows, and Gael and Olivier Burlot,
The UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA) has now approved six new courses for advanced STCW seafarer certification for delivery by Galileo Maritime Academy from its’ Phuket, Thailand professional seafarer training facilities at Yacht Haven Marina.