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150m Superyacht unloaded in Auckland

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Asia Pacific Superyachts NZ’s managing director, Duthie Lidgard, was on hand for the 150m superyacht unloading from the yacht transport vessel at Auckland’s North Wharf. A ship transporting superyachts arrived in Auckland to drop-off and pick up vessels, including a monster 150m motor yacht, as reported by the New Zealand Herald. The DYT Yacht Transport […]

Good News for yachts attending “Sail the Andamans”

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“Foreign tourists can now directly fly to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands as the Government of India has designated Port Blair airport as an authorised immigration check post for those with valid travel documents for entry into and exit from India”, reports Mr R. Rathnam of Asia Pacific Superyachts Andaman Islands, India. The Government of […]

The Asmat Hill Tribe – A Superyacht Adventure

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The Asmat Hill Tribe, an ethnic group residing in the Papua province of Indonesia, inhabit a coastal region on the island’s southwestern coast bordering the Arafura Sea. Making for an exciting superyacht visit, Captain Jimmy Blee cautions the villages of around 1,000, are accessible only by coastal rivers where the of Asia PacificSuperyachts Indonesia team […]

Cruising Indonesia: “Orangutans in the Wild… a last look?”

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“Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia is delighted to welcome back our good friends from M/y Latitude in November”, reports Captain Jimmy Blee of Asia Pacific Superyachts Indonesia. “After an amazingly successful Komodo and region expedition in August, the Owner, who is a keen wildlife and underwater photographer, wants more!” The plan for the boat’s November trip […]

Andamans Remove “Restricted Area Permit”

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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 restricted area permit (RAP) is […]

APS Sets Sail for Monaco Yacht Show

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Visit APS Stand QH25 next to Monaco Yacht Club Asia Pacific Superyachts (APS) owner-agents are eager to return to Monaco with new information of stunning Asia Pacific cruising destinations at the ultimate luxury rendezvous, featuring extraordinary one-off superyachts, at the Monaco Yacht Show September 26-29, 2018. Members of the APS network, the largest in Asia […]

Asia Pacific Superyachts a Perfect Match for Asia-Pacific Superyacht Association

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The announcement of new membership with the non-profit association is celebrated by all APS owner-agents, providing the very highest level of service to Superyachts by an unrivaled network of 18 regions in 16 countries. Each APS office is individually owned, awarding superyacht owners and captains a tailor-made, personalised service. Branches in the Asia Pacific Superyachts […]

Asia Pacific Superyachts Returns to Monaco Yacht Show

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Visit APS Stand QH25 next to Monaco Yacht Club Asia Pacific Superyachts (APS) owner-agents are excited to return to Monaco and share new information and government changes of stunning Asia Pacific regions at the ultimate luxury rendezvous for the international elite clientele, the Monaco Yacht Show to be held September 27-30, 2018. APS owner-agents at […]

Good news in Indonesia for foreign yachts!

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Indonesia studying to scrap Luxury Goods Tax on foreign cruise ships & yachts A press release from Indonesia Investments reports Indonesia’s Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said her ministry is currently studying the proposal to scrap the luxury goods tax (PPnBM) for the arrival of foreign cruise ships or luxury yachts into Indonesian waters. Based […]