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Singapore Yachting Festival to return bigger and better in 2024

Singapore Yachting Festival to return bigger and better in 2024

Sep 4, 2023

To feature more boats on display, including superyachts and Asian Premieres, as well as a world renowned speakers for the Southeast Asia Yachting Conference.

SINGAPORE, 4 September 2023 – The Singapore Yachting Festival (“SYF”) is set to return for the 25 to 28 April 2024 alongside the Southeast Asia Yachting Conference (“SEAYC”) 23 to 24 April 2024 both being held at ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove.

The annual event is expected to feature the latest boat models on display from the worlds most well known yachting brands, especially superyachts following the addition of new berths and superyacht moorings at ONE°15 Marina Sentosa Cove. The format of the annual event not only promotes the boats on display but also the wider boating lifestyle activities in which was one of the highlights of the SYF 2023.

The second edition of SYF will be organised by ONE15 Events Management, a subsidiary of SUTL Enterprise, in collaboration with SG Marine Guide helmed by Wade Pearce, with a an aim to bring together more boating enthusiasts, lifestyle seekers, mid-range buyers and high net worth visitors, especially the young and affluent, who are considering a yachting lifestyle.

A prelude to SYF 2023 will be SEAYC 2024, a conference that will feature an experienced line-up of speakers across Asia Pacific, who will share insights on dynamic market trends, innovations in technology, and best practices, as well as facilitate networking sessions for local, regional and international professionals congregating in Singapore for the week long festivities.

Mr Arthur Tay, SUTL Enterprise CEO, said: “This year, the inaugural SYF saw the participation of 9,250 visitors, 52 yachts and 72 businesses. As the host, we were thrilled to receive such a huge turnout from the yachting community. The robust reception showed that there is a strong demand, passion and even curiosity about the yachting lifestyle in Singapore and in the region.

“We are looking forward to a bigger and more exciting SYF in 2024 and are announcing the dates early so that everyone can mark their calendars. The longer runway will also enable us to deliver another successful festival and establish SYF as an important yearly affair in the yachting industry.”

Mr Wade Pearce, founder of SG Marine Guide, said: “The level of interest in the first Singapore Yachting Festival was incredible, It showed that more and more people are keen to explore the boating lifestyle in this part of the world, especially from the local communities as boat ownership has become more affordable and understood. We look forward to supporting ONE15 Marina to build on the success of 2023 to make the Singapore Yachting Festival the leading event in the region and an event for everyone”