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O ne of the where visitors could view and purchase the latest and most sought-after boats from leading manufacturers. From sleek, modern designs to classic, timeless styles, there was a yacht for every taste. Visitors in search of luxury living could check out the Super Yachts Hub, where the most opulent and extravagant boats were on display. These yachts were truly a sight to behold, with features such as cinemas, spas, and even highlights of the show was the Super Yachts section, helipads. Prices were varied but some well in excess of 50 million THB. Some of the most exclusive brands were on show such as Princess Yachts, Sunseeker, Benetti, Regal Boats and Azimut to name a few. All were offering very enticing canapes and Champagne to those considering purchasing a boat. The weather each day was truly

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Thailand International Boatshow 2024 Royal Phuket Marina

magnificent, around 30 degrees with clear blue skies and a light breeze. For those who appreciate the elegance of classic yachts, the show had a section devoted to vintage boats. These yachts had been lovingly restored and maintained

to their original beauty, and they were a testament to the enduring appeal of classic design. The Eco- Friendly Booth showcased the latest innovations in sustainable boating, highlighting the industry's efforts to reduce its environmental impact.

T he Tourism Authority of culture and beautiful landscapes, inspiring them to explore the many charms that Thailand has to offer. Visitors could also indulge their tastes with various food stalls serving up delicious Thai food as well as international fare. For those in search of a more refined culinary experience, Champagne and oysters were available at multiple areas throughout the marina. Thailand Booth gave visitors a taste of the country's rich

In addition to boats, the show also featured other exhibitors showcasing related industries such as marine suppliers, yacht charters, luxury properties, travel, jet and helicopter operators, fine jewelry, and art galleries. Visitors could also test out watercraft such as jet skis and pocket submarines to get a feel for the latest technology in marine sports. There were also sea trials available for those who wanted to experience the thrill of being on the water.

Live music added to the relaxed atmosphere of the show, drawing in visitors who appreciated the chance to relax and enjoy the entertainment. The Thailand International Boat Show was a truly memorable event that showcased not only luxury boats, but also the other various industries related to marine living and travel. We all left the show feeling inspired and ready to set sail!

T he Thailand International Boat Show took place from January 11th to 14th, 2024, at the Royal Phuket Marina and it was an event to remember. The show featured over 50 luxury boats on display and drew in exhibitors from various industries related to marine and luxury living. Visitors were treated to an array of sights, sounds, and tastes as they wandered through the different booths.

24 THAILAND ONE Story by Colin White Photographs by AX Media TH


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