Asia Superyacht Rendezvous organisers are happy to present the prestigious international event’s new Host Hotel Sponsor, the Angsana Laguna Phuket and Xana Beach Club. It will be the new home of the annual prominent gathering of superyachts, taking place in Phuket, Thailand 16-18 December 2012.
Asia Superyacht Rendezvous 2012
This event is host to superyachts of 100’ and longer from throughout the world and is the largest event of its kind in Asia. Bringing together some of the world’s great sail and motor Superyachts, the annual social gathering gives owners, captains and crews the opportunity join in friendly but competitive sailing races along with relaxed socialising at festive private events held at the Angsana Laguna Phuket and the Xana Beach Club.
In addition to superyacht sailing races with a course marked by the magnificent attending motor vessels, late afternoon and evenings will feature an opening night cocktail party aboard a superyacht, the popular ‘Feadship Challenge’ model boat building and race and cocktail party, the next edition of the hugely popular ‘Rendezvous Booty’ pirate treasure search, and the dazzling VIP ‘Boat International Gala Dinner’ – all part of the three-day program.
According to the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous organisers, the sponsorship by the flagship property of the Angsana Hotels & Resorts, the Angsana Laguna Phuket and Xana Beach Club, represents a strong partnership that benefits both parties well.
'The 12th Asia Superyacht Rendezvous is the leading superyacht event of its kind for the whole of the Asian region,' said Gordon Fernandes, GM of Asia Pacific Superyachts and Captain Charles Dwyer, skipper of the Yanneke Too.
'We are proud to have the Angsana Laguna Phuket and Xana Beach Club join our elite group of sponsors which includes Principal Sponsor Feadship Royal Dutch Shipyards, International Media Partner Boat International Media, Co Sponsor Asia Pacific Superyachts, Contributing Sponsor Royal Huisman and regional Media Partners, YACHTStyle and Palace magazines.We are most grateful to all of our sponsors and all welcome the Angsana Laguna Phuket and the Xana Beach Club as a wonderful and integral part of this exciting event.'
Superyachts from around the world will be streaming into Phuket to join the prestigious sailing and social event, their owners and captains a part of a new generation of discerning travellers seeking a stylish and vibrant holiday experience amidst the privacy of the Angsana Laguna Phuket and the Xana Beach Club during the Asia Superyacht Rendezvous.
The resort is setting aside the highest premium private and ocean front tropical locations for superyacht fun and social activities on and off the water. Angsana Laguna Phuket is ideally located within the Laguna Phuket destination resort at scenic Bang Tao Bay, Phuket’s most exclusive resort address, and features over 400 luxuriously appointed rooms, lofts, suites and private residences with vibrant and stylish rooms and facilities designed for the dynamic cosmopolitan traveller.
The newly opened Xana Beach Club will provide an excellent platform to view the stunning superyachts anchored in the bay and there’s amazing views of lush tropical gardens, magnificent ocean vistas or the serene palm-fringed lagoon complementing the resort’s accommodations.
Other facilities include an Angsana Spa, Angsana retail gallery, seven dining and entertainment venues, exquisite beachfront access and lush garden venues, a 323 metre free form pool which spans the entire resort, a Tree House Kids’ Club, Fitness centre, aerobics, yoga/pilates studio and the rejuvenating Angsana SpaJust.
Organisers Gordon Fernandes and Captain Charlie Dwyer report, 'We have a feeling this year’s event will be better than ever and we are expecting more thrilling but friendly races from the some of the world’s best superyacht sailors followed by relaxed socializing and festive events within the beautiful tropical ambiance of the Angsana Laguna Phuket. Such excitement will attract superyachts from near and far and we will do our best in supporting superyachts visiting Asia and Phuket, Thailand.'