A few luxuriously outfitted phinisis are offered in Southeast Asian waters, and here we look at one of the favourites, Silolona. Find out more…
Simpson Marine is renowned in Asia as the leader in yacht sales, but we had “charter” in our DNA from the start too. Dating back 35 years, to when Mike Simpson started the very first Simpson Marine office in Hong Kong, one of the principal income segments was a pleasure junk charter operation.
Exploring the beauty of Phuket’s surrounding waters, diving Southeast Asian hotspots, or just enjoying spectacular island scenery, the owners of Amels’ latest 55m Lili are currently enjoying new destinations in the Asia-Pacific region.
Sytske and Bart Kimman, and Lies Sol in Phuket, won the 2018 Christofle Yacht Style Award for Best Asian-Based Charter outfit, presented at Phuket RendezVous last January, and Burgess Yachts took Best International Charter Company, so they have become this year’s standard-bearers for the industry. Latest exotic destinations offered by charter companies are discussed in detail overleaf.
Admiral and Tecnomar, part of The Italian Sea Group, are powering into Asia with two sales of the Tecnomar Evo 120 Ice White Edition series to Chinese clients. First of these vessel is due for delivery in July.
Acclaimed charter agency and multi-faceted superyacht specialist Burgess is targeting mostly Southeast Asia and Indian Ocean cruising waters in the year ahead, although its extraordinary jewels Silver Fast can position anywhere.