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Samui Highlighted For Donation Efforts

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Samui was highlighted by the Center for the national Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) for its “community effort” to feed those on the island in need of food. Reporting on a live update, the Samui Times published news of the singling out of Koh Samui, an island in the Gulf of Thailand. Natapanu Nopakun, the Deputy Spokesperson for the Ministry […]

Sealife Sightings in Thailand

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Pink Dolphin, Sea Turtle & Black Tip Shark Sightings during Covid-19 Unusual and growing sightings of sealife is emerging in Thailand, which scientists attribute to the absence of tourists and fishing boats during the Coronavirus pandemic, reports Captain Charlie Dwyer and Gordon Fernandes, co-founders of Asia Pacific Superyachts, heading up Koh Samui and Phuket respectively. […]

Thailand Marina Update (Pattaya)

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Established in 1995, the Ocean Marina Yacht Club was founded under the love and passion for sailing and yachting and in knowing Thailand’s Gulf boasted some of the best sailing conditions… supported by the optimal winds, beautiful islands, crystal clear waters, and sunny weather, standing as one of Asia’s largest marinas, offering full facilities for […]

Phuket in the time of COVID-19

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The Phuket Governor has extended all lockdown orders to Apr 30. The previous orders were set to expire on Apr 26. The orders made special note that the health regulations in force to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 also apply to all boats and that all boats except commercial fishing boats, traditional fishing boats, […]

Bali’s New Benoa Marina

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A new marina, commonly referred to as the Benoa Marina, has been built by a subsidiary of the government docking company, PPI Marina (Pelindo Property Investments), a subsidiary of Pelindo, the government harbour company. The marina concept has been in place for years and now has been renovated, opening in January of 2020. Indonesia’s first […]

Andaman and Nicobar Islands Defeat COVID-19

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Record Recovery of all 11 Patients “Andaman and Nicobar Islands was declared COVID-19 free on Thursday after Chief Secretary Chetan Sanghi announced that 11 out of 11 positive cases in the archipelago recovered from the disease”, shared R. Rathnam of Asia Pacific Superyachts Andaman Islands. In the article published April 16 in The Logical Indian, […]

Bali Nyepi & Border Closing

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During these unchartered times when all are living in the moment, the team at Asia Pacific Superyachts (APS) Indonesia would like to extend a heartfelt wish to everyone and their families and loved ones to stay well and safe during the Covid-19 crisis. Recently “Nyepi” was celebrated in Bali (March 7th). It is the biggest […]

Yacht Marina @ CROSSROADS Opens On The Maldives Riviera

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The Maldives is a destination continuing its growth in popularity among luxury yacht visitors and charterers. These exotic atolls stretch across the equator, rich green colours of the lush tropic jungle and gleaming white sands. On land, The Maldives oozes luxury and elegance with shores dotted with exclusive resorts and services to be enjoyed. And […]

Adventure Cruising in Borneo!

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Sabah’s diverse & exotic unique wildlife & natural wonders Yachting destinations off the beaten path of Malaysia’s eastern coast and Borneo may be new cruising grounds, but they are rapidly developing as favourites for superyachts due to the region’s unique natural beauty and adventure-tapped itineraries with an amazing array of wildlife viewing. While the west […]

Superior Provisioning to Superyachts in the Andaman Islands

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Full-service care by Asia Pacific Superyachts for visiting yachts in Port Blair, India Provisioning when dealing with superyachts goes beyond food & beverage, it’s often comprised of many factors and unknowns. Provisioning needs were a challenge in the past for vessels visiting the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, located more than 700 miles east of mainland […]