ONE15 Christmas Boat Light Parade Announces Key and Contributing Sponsors

Singapore, 3 December 2014 – ONE15 Christmas Boat Light Parade announces its key sponsor, DBS Insignia Visa Infinite Card, and contributing sponsors, W Singapore – Sentosa Cove and World Sport Group.

ONE15 Christmas Boat Light Parade is proudly presented by ONE15 Marina Club. The event will be take place on the evenings of 6 and 13 December 2014 (Saturday). Held for the first time this year on local Singapore waters, the parade will include about 12 to 15 power and sail boats of different lengths decked out in Christmas lights and decorations to the theme of A Tropical Christmas on Water.

“We are thrilled to lend our support to one of the season’s most unique events, and most possibly, one of the island’s first water procession – a true celebration in style,” said Mr Stephane Fabregoul, General Manager of W Singapore – Sentosa Cove, where vibrant contemporary art meets vibrant natural elements and lingers amid dynamic design details. W Singapore – Sentosa Cove is an oasis of modern luxury for discerning business travellers, vivacious staycationers and sophisticated globetrotters. Located minutes away from ONE15 Marina Club and with its property also overseeing the Club’s marina, Fabregoul said, “Come 6 December, we anticipate a marina glistening with a myriad of lights and colours, adding much vibrancy to an already delightful sight of the marina for our guests.”

Added Mr Dharpan Randhawa, Vice President of Corporate Partnerships, Southeast Asia of the World Sport Group (WSG), “the parade is a yachting event which unites the local boating community in creating an awareness of the recreational sport in Singapore and WSG is proud to contribute to this initiative with its sponsorship.” WSG is Asia’s largest sports marketing, media and event management company. With 22 years of experience and expertise in the business of sport, WSG is the market leader in Asia, with unrivalled access to the fastest-growing and potentially largest sports market in the world. The Group is involved in delivering almost 600 sporting events annually and over 5,000 hours of sport programming across more than 30 countries in the region. Headquartered in Singapore, WSG employs about 200 staff across eight regional offices in Asia – Beijing, Beirut, Delhi, Dubai, Hong Kong, Seoul, Sydney, Tokyo – strategically located in some of the continent’s largest markets and most dynamic business hubs.

The flotilla will depart from ONE15 Marina Club each night around 7.45pm to Sentosa Boardwalk, cruising along Sentosa’s coast and passing by the precinct’s various attractions including Siloso Beach, Resorts World Sentosa, HarbourFront Centre and VivoCity. At Sentosa Boardwalk, the participating boats will be judged by a panel of judges selected from the event’s sponsors between 8.15pm and 9.15pm each night of the parade. Participating boats stand a chance to win attractive cash prizes totalling over S$15,000.

Parade participation is open to both boaters (boat dealers, charter boat operators and boat private boat owners from all Singapore Boat Marinas and beyond) and non-boaters alike. Boats are available for charter from ONE15 Luxury Yachting for those who do not own boats. There are over 28 charter yachts available to chose from that can accommodate 8 to 50 passengers. Decorate them in festive lights and cruise along with catered food and drinks onboard the chartered for the festive holiday boat light parade.

“Christmas has always been our family's favourite season of the year. Our kids can't wait to help light up their beloved Zensea in her colourful best and joining the boating community at ONE15 in this inaugural and creative parade,” shared Mr Foo Wei Young, one of the parade’s participants and owner of yacht, Zensea.

Participation fee for both of the parade nights is at $100 (excluding GST) per boat, inclusive of two tickets (worth $35 per ticket, excluding GST) to the Awards Ceremony and Closing Party and a starter kit of lights to kick start the boat decoration.

Supporting Sponsors who are also onboard with the event include well-established boat dealerships in the region – Simpson Marine and Princess Yachts Southeast Asia. Product Sponsors who will be supporting the event in kind include Nestlé Singapore, PengWine®, Sony Singapore and Gogreen Segway®.

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About ONE15 Marina Club
ONE15 Marina Club is the winner of several international accolades including the Outstanding Hospitality Award at the Helm Magazine Singapore Yacht Show Awards 2013, Asian Marina of the Year consecutively from 2012 - 2014, Best Asian Marina/Best Yachting Club 2009 and the prestigious FIVE Gold Anchor Award. The Club also has the honour of hosting upscale international yachting events including the Clipper 2013-14 Round the World Yacht Race, the Volvo Ocean Race 2008/09, Asia Superyacht Conference 2009 – 2011, Asia Pacific Superyacht Conference 2012 and 2013, the 6th Asia Pacific Yachting Conference 2014 and the Singapore Yacht Show 2011 – 2014. Located in Sentosa Cove, the prime leisure district of Singapore, ONE15 Marina Club features a beautiful marina of 270 berths with facilities to accommodate megayachts of up to 200 feet. The well-appointed clubhouse encompasses world-class facilities including fine restaurants and bars, luxurious suite rooms, a modern spa, a well-equipped gymnasium, members’ and kids’ lounges as well as conference and meeting rooms. Evoking the glamour and elegance of Monte Carlo, ONE15 Marina Club and is emerging to be Asia’s most desired waterfront leisure destination.
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