Luxury Yacht Show Planned In January In Phuket

There are plans to organize a boating and yachting lifestyle festival in January next year, which will combine Thailand Yacht Show and Phuket Rendezvous. It would surely be one of the biggest events in this category. The combined event would be put together by Verventia Pte. Ltd. This company also organizes Thailand Yacht shows as well as shows in Singapore. They are also principal organizers of similar events in Penang and Phuket.

The organizers would like to showcase this event in January to be one of the biggest in the region which would be a marine industry event. It would be held in Phuket and would bring in most high net worth individuals, sailors, boat owners and others of the sailing community. The merging of the two events follows the need for yacht shows that are well organized and are fewer in number. It is felt that the industry is stretched out too thin when there are several competing shows organized in this region. In contrast, this particular event would include marinas that are based on different islands and would be a comprehensive representation of the marine industry in Phuket.
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VOR: BRUNEL BETTER MAPFRE ON TUESDAY

Team Brunel was able to get one over their rivals Team MAPFRE on Tuesday, according to reports. Peter Burling played a crucial role for Brunel, with their tactical late night sailing helping them over their close rival. This just confirms that the Volvo Ocean Race is a different ball game entirely.

Burling and MAPFRE’s Blair Tuke are teammates in Americas Cup and Olympic sailing but they are on the fronts of completely different teams in the VOC and this was obvious on Tuesday. Burling said both teams battled late into Tuesday night as they sought for an advantage over the other.

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