THE 14TH EDITION of the Phuket International Boat Show will attract over 100 exhibiting participants, including 40 yachts in the marina and a new Superyacht Zone on a nearby private island featuring 10 yachts over 35 metres.
There will be an exciting programme of fashion shows, live bands and cooking classes as well as highlight on Charter Cruising, a comprehensive Conference Programme and a Mariners’ Market.
Booked in the in-water display is Azimut, returning for its third year on E-Dock. Multihull Solutions will be back for the fourth year and display the 74ft Freizer power cat Sherkhan.
Asian yacht dealership Simpson Marine has also confirmed it will display up to six yachts from its range of brands, including Monte Carlo Yachts (MCY), Lagoon and Beneteau.
On D dock will be Go Boating Thailand, which plans to display its range of Majesty Yachts, Gulf Craft and Oryx brands, including superyachts, sports cruisers, functional resort transfer and work boats ranging from 27ft to 155ft.
Pan Pacific Island Tours of Pattaya will feature its classic speedboat, designed for island hopping in the tropics or river cruising. There is a large scope for customisation of this boat according to individual customer requirements. The Palm Kathu-Patong, a luxury property development company based in Phuket, will be a first-time addition to the exhibitors’ list. Another first-time exhibitor Lalizas will showcase its marine equipment and life-saving equipment. www.phuketboatshow.com.