Fri, 19 August 2016

Benetti Sponsors Asia Superyacht Rendezvous 2016 in Phuket, Thailand

Benetti Yachts has become a co-sponsor of the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous 2016, an annual sail and motor superyacht event to be held this year between 16 and 18 December in Phuket, Thailand.

With one of the highest growth rates among the worlds manufacturers of super and mega yachts, Benetti is an icon of timeless Italian style and elegance known for its building excellence.

Established in 1873, Benetti, part of Azimut Benetti Group, has facilities in Viareggio, Fano, Livorno and offices in Fort Lauderdale, Dubai and Hong Kong.

Benetti entered the Asian market in 2010 with its primary office in Hong Kong. The city is also the base for Dedicato, a 5-year operation programme giving all Benetti yacht owners an all-in-one solution.

Benetti currently has a fleet of fourteen yachts based in Asia Pacific with eight in Hong Kong ranging from 93ft to 65m and is headed by General Manager, Nizar Tagi.

The Rendezvous will kick-off opening night with a cocktail party aboard the phinsi-style Dunia Baru prior to the next mornings superyacht sail racing. Following the first day of racing the model boat-building and races will take place.

The Benetti Challenge will be held amidst a relaxed tropical party setting presided over by Co-Sponsor Benetti.

ASR 2016 is one of the few regattas in the world that allows both motor and sailing yachts (75 and longer) to participate alongside each other, with sailing superyachts racing on a course marked by power superyachts.

Participating high profile yachts from among the many attending past events, include: the 65-metre SY Lamima the worlds largest operational wooden sailing boat; the 31-metre SY Lady Thuraya; the 40-metre MY Vie San Soucis; the 32-metre, MY Antares; the 67-metre Archimedes; the 50-metre Liberty; and the 65-metre Callisto, to name a few.

See also: Woman Sails from California to Terengganu, Malaysia - HD Video Interview.

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