The first Yacht Style of 2019 features a particular evaluation of Chapter One of this yr’s two-part Christofle Yacht Style Awards, which kicked off the boating season in Asia in some fashion.
The cowl photograph of the brand new Azimut Grande 25 Metri represents simply one of many 15 winners at Café Del Mar Phuket, which hosted the elegant beachside occasion.
Over 350 VIPs together with yacht homeowners, business leaders and the Tourism Authority of Thailand attending a memorable night that required additional tables to fulfill demand.
For the yacht classes, the emphasis this yr was on new fashions that had been delivered or can be delivered quickly to Asia, and the checklist of nominees and winners throughout the board was sturdy.
And there’s much more to return as Chapter Two can be held in Singapore in April, when one other 15 Christofle Mood trophies can be introduced.
This first version of the yr is all the time an eagerly awaited one because it options the Top 100 Yachting Personalities in Asia, an annual function reflecting the pioneers and movers within the business.
About 1 / 4 of this yr’s checklist are new entries, which reveals that there’s a variety of change within the boating panorama as new yachting corporations in Asia develop and extra worldwide manufacturers set up representatives within the area.
News tales in Yacht Style #45 contains the 91.5m Equanimity on the market in Malaysia, main Spanish model Astondoa speaking about their hopes for Thailand and the area, Sanlorenzo shopping for again its shares from China’s Sundiro Holding, the more and more reputation of Aquila energy catamarans from China, and Yacht Sourcing constructing a brand new marina in Indonesia.
In Europe, Benetti entered a brand new ‘giga’ period with the launch of the primary of its three 100m-plus motor yachts, whereas a bunch of spectacular new yacht designs are additionally unveiled.
Azimut Yachts is celebrating its 50th anniversary this yr and Yacht Style is delighted to function an unique interview with founder Paolo Vitelli in regards to the firm’s exceptional journey over the previous 5 many years.
The constitution and journey options are significantly numerous this situation, masking Thailand, Myanmar, Malaysia, Indonesia, Tonga and so far as Mexico, the place there’s a particular alternative to with whale sharks in July. Look out for some completely spectacular photographs from the Blue Sphere Foundation’s international expeditions.
In our yacht critiques, we’ve got Asia exclusives on the world’s largest trimaran motor yacht, the 84m White Rabbit in-built Australia and delivered to Singapore, plus the primary Figaro Beneteau three foiling monohull into the area.
There are additionally articles on the attractive Custom Line Navetta 42, the modern Azimut S6 and the enjoyable Fairline Targa 43 Open, all fashions launched in latest months.
We’re now busy on placing collectively Yacht Style #46, which is able to hit the bookstands within the third week of March and embrace an enormous array of content material. It’s set to be one in every of our largest and finest points up to now.
The situation could have a particular give attention to the Singapore Yacht Show, with a particular preview of the four-day occasion at ONE˚15 Marina and profiles of thrilling new yachts that can be on show from April 11-14.
Yacht Style #46 can even profile lots of the main new fashions unveiled on the 50th version of Boot Dusseldorf, a staggering indoor occasion at Messe Dusseldorf that once more attracted virtually 250,000 guests over 9 days.
Princess Yachts once more led the way in which at its favorite present with three world premieres and have been intently adopted by their opponents, who’ve made Hall Six and its neighbours among the best locations to view a world-class array of luxurious yachts.
The Ferretti Group’s acquisition of the enduring Wally model can even be coated intimately because the Italian conglomerate goes from energy to energy, with a spread of thrilling new launches deliberate for 2019.
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