Debuts and returning brands sign up to Singapore Yacht Show Published: 15.07.2014
Support for the 2015 edition of the Singapore Yacht Show continues to build, as 11 further companies have signed up in recent weeks to display their products and services.
Many of the newly confirmed exhibitors are returning to the Show next year, however it will be the first time display at the Show for boat dealer Boatlab, marine stabiliser manufacturer Seakeeper and modern classic yacht builder Spirit Yachts (Asia).
The other recently confirmed names for the fifth edition of the Show are Aquila Yachts, Cigisped, Complete Marine Freight, Grand Banks, Hong Seh Marine, Multihull Solutions, Northrop & Johnson Asia and Riviera Australia. As the 2015 exhibitor list continues to swell, the occupied space on the water is also growing, with 65% of docks A to E now booked in. For more information on available stand and dockage space, contact the Singapore Yacht Show team here.
"Following a popular and successful Show this April, we are thrilled with the momentum that has already started building for next year’s edition. It’s great to see so many of our past supporters committing to return at this early stage to secure their preferred places, and we are naturally delighted to be welcoming new friends to the show as well,” said event Sales and Marketing Director Nicola Tyler.
Yachts at the Singapore Yacht Show 2014
Set to exhibit at the Singapore Yacht Show for the first time in 2015, we look forward to welcoming sailing yacht builder Spirit Yachts (Asia). Over the last 20 years, Spirit Yachts has developed a reputation for building stunning modern classing sailing yachts that respect traditional aesthetics while pushing the envelope in construction techniques for lightweight and strong wooden yachts. Spirit Yachts offers a range of existing designs for vessels from 37ft (11.3m) and a fully custom design service for vessels from 60ft (19.8m) to 150ft (45.7m). This year Spirit Yachts (Asia) is opening its first presence in the region with a Hong Kong premises overlooking Hong Kong Harbour, complemented by a Spirit 52 vessel as a showboat on location.
Active gyro stabiliser technology experts Seakeeper will be making their debut at the Singapore Yacht Show next year. With an established reputation in the yacht and commercial marine industries, Seakeeper has worked with all manner of leisure vessels from smaller dayboats and fishing vessels up to superyachts. Seakeeper active gyro stabilisers are able to virtually eliminate low-speed boat roll, which can cause the sensation of motion sickness that some people feel on the water, whether at anchor or underway.
Representing leading US boat manufacturers EdgeWater Power Boats and Back Cove Yachts, Boatlab has a presence throughout South East Asia with locations in Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. High-performance EdgeWater Power Boats come with a limited lifetime guarantee and are safe and reliable, being made on the same premises as vessels for law enforcement and US Navy offshore vessels. Back Cove Yachts are built by the highly skilled craftsmen of the company’s Maine facilities in the United States; the vessels are known for their comfort, practical design and well thought out systems. Boatlab will be making its first appearance at the Singapore Yacht Show next year.
As one of the most prolific dealers of sailing and motor multihulls in Asia Pacific, Multihull Solutions has offices in Singapore, Thailand, Australia and New Zealand. The company will be returning once more to display a range of vessels during the 2015 edition of the Singapore Yacht Show. Multihull Solutions is the exclusive distributor of Fountaine Pajot and Catana Catamarans in South East Asia. It also represents Sunreef Yachts, TAG Yachts, NEEL Trimarans and Privelège Catamarans in the region. The company has been promoting the debut of the Privelège 615 sailing catamaran recently. The vessel’s hull, nacelle and deck are constructed with infusion of glass and vinylester sandwich configuration, which makes the vessel particularly well suited to the forces experienced in offshore conditions. With the nacelle set ahead of the mast (like all vessels in the Privelège stable), the Privelège 615 enjoys increased living space of 180sqm, improved mechanical resistance, enhanced stability and comforted, reduced sea spray through the forward netting and a dedicated area for the anchor locker and windlass support. The 18.5m (60.6ft) vessel is available in a four- or five-cabin configuration.
One of the largest boat dealerships in Singapore, representing many prestigious brands from around the globe, at the 2014 edition of the Show Hong Seh Marine presented vessels from Riva, Ferretti, Pershing and Cranchi. The company will be returning once more next year to show its impressive range of comfortable and stylish luxury yachts. As well as working in new boat sales, Hong She Marine also offers clients assistance with vessel brokerage, financing, service maintenance, charter, crew placement and vessel cleaning.
SYS visitors 2014 - photo credit: YachtsXL/Michael Denker
Having experienced a strong reception from past years exhibiting at the Singapore Yacht Show, Riviera Australia has confirmed it will be returning to display at the fifth edition in 2015. The highly acclaimed and popular boat builder has crafted over 5,000 vessels in its 34-year history, which are enjoyed by their owners in over 60 countries. The Riviera boating family includes two distinct ranges, the recently launched marque Belize Motoryacht Collection and the Riviera range, which has three model series’: the Flybridge, the Sport Yacht and the SUV Collection. At the end of this month, Riviera will be launching its new ‘flagship’ 6000 Sport Yacht. With sleek external styling and a solid, robust hull, the 6000 Sport Yacht is perfect for convivial activities on the water, featuring an aft galley with awning window that opens onto the generous cockpit with GRP fiberglass sunroof and provides seating for indoor and outdoor entertainment. The standard power in the 6000 Sport Yacht delivers speeds of up to 30 knots under full load conditions, carrying 2,650L of fuel and 750L of water.
Producing innovative and exciting purebred power catamarans, the Aquila Yachts range of vessels between 11.6m (38ft) and 14.6m (48ft) have design inspiration from Europe, America and Asia. Having been established in 2012 as the result of the partnership between builder Sino Eagle Group and MarineMax, the world’s largest powerboat dealer. The expanding range consists of the Aquila 38, Aquila 48 and most recently launched Aquila 44. Having exhibited at the Show for the first time in 2014, Aquila Yachts will be returning to the show next year.
With a strong following in Asia, head office and construction at Grand Banks Yachts is based on Singapore’s West Coast. The company’s fast cruiser and trawler vessels, which range from 13m to 23m across three series, will be returning to the Singapore Yacht Show in 2015.
Northrop & Johnson will be returning to the Show once more in 2015. The company has a strong presence across the globe, linking yachting centres in the Americas and Europe with Asia Pacific. Northrop & Johnson Asia was founded in 2009 by Bart Kimman, with a focus on yacht sales, yacht charters and yacht management of vessels of 20m (65ft) or more. With a strong presence throughout Asia Pacific, Northrop & Johnson Asia covers 10 countries in the region with a team of experienced expert brokers.
SYS 2014 visitors - photo credit: YachtsXL/Michael Denker
Cigisped is an internationally recognized freight-forwarding organisation that specializes in the transportation of yachts. The company will also be returning to display at the fifth edition of the Show next year.Having started out in Genoa, Italy, the company has grown over the last 20 years to include offices in the US (Miami), Spain (Barcelona), the Middle East (Dubai) and, most recently, Singapore. Cigisped runs weekly departures for boat transport from the Mediterranean to Dubai and from Dubai to the Far East and Australias (as well as the return legs).
Having announced the intention to open offices in Asia at the 2014 edition of the Singapore Yacht Show, Complete Marine Freight has now opened its premises in Hong Kong headed up by boat-shipping expert Charles Massey. With 15 years’ experience in the field, Massey is able to provide clients with attentive service and competitive pricing, as well as a seamless communication between the offices in Northern Europe, the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Complete Marine Freight will be returning to the Singapore Yacht Show to reinforce their regional presence in 2015.
Open bookings for the 2015 Singapore Yacht Show are now available, and full information on stand availability can be provided by contacting the organisers or through the website. Exhibitors from 2014 looking to keep their stand location for next year are strongly advised to contact the Singapore Yacht Show team now to guarantee their preferred position.