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Singapore Yachting Festival 2024: Sailing into Splendour and Magnificence

Singapore Yachting Festival 2024: Sailing into Splendour and Magnificence

Apr 29, 2024

The Singapore Yachting Festival 2024

The Singapore Yachting Festival (SYF) 2024 has concluded on a high note. The festival ran from 25 to 28 April and boasted a dazzling display of yacht premieres, networking events and yacht parties. With over 11,500 visitors, 100 brands and 70 boats, SYF 2024 was a grand culmination of luxury, innovation, and celebration within the yachting industry.


ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference 2024


In conjunction with the SYF, ONE°15 Events Management partnered with ICOMIA and Singapore Boating Industry Association to organise the ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference 2024, where industry leaders converged to discuss the latest trends, technologies, and challenges shaping the global boating industry. This conference served as a platform for networking, knowledge exchange, and fostering collaborations that drive the industry forward.


Welcome Address by Mr Arthur Tay at the ICOMIA Boating Industry Conference

Mr Arthur Tay, CEO and Executive Director of SUTL Enterprise, delivered a welcome speech in which he highlighted our collective response to the demand for change. He expressed satisfaction at witnessing a significant shift in the luxury yacht market towards embracing eco-friendly materials, energy-efficient technologies, and strategies for waste reduction.

Darren Vaux delivering his keynote speech

Keynote speaker Darren Vaux started the conference by giving an overview of ICOMIA’s study on “Pathways to Propulsion – Decarbonisation in the Recreational Marine Industry.” Teo Eng Dih, Chief Executive of Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore, was the Guest of Honour for the conference and he shared on the ongoing advances in Singapore’s marine industry.


Subsequent sessions comprised presentations and panel discussions addressing research and technological advancements spanning various facets of the industry. Additionally, they aimed to delve into strategies for implementing sustainable business practices tailored to address the distinct challenges posed by the burgeoning markets in Asia.


Opening Ceremony of SYF 2024

A lively and jubilant Opening Ceremony signifies the start of the Festival. Left to right: Kerry Chung, Group General Manager of SUTL Enterprise; Thien Kwee Eng, Guest of Honour of SYF 2024 and Chief Executive Officer of Sentosa Development Corporation; Arthur Tay, CEO and Executive Director of SUTL Enterprise.

On the afternoon of 25th April, the Singapore Yachting Festival 2024 officially began with the Opening Ceremony. A lion dance and ribbon-cutting ceremony commenced the Festival and our VIPs were brought on a tour around the festival ground.


An Impressive Display of Yachts


Amongst the 70 yachts displayed, each one was a testament to the elegance and sophistication of the yachting world. The Festival presented a diverse lineup of vessels, ranging from sustainable fuel-compatible and solar panel-powered electric motors yachts, to hydrofoil crafts and boats with energy-efficient designs. Notable debuts included the world premiere of the HH88 Catamaran and the premieres of 19 yachts across Asia-Pacific, Southeast Asia, and Singapore. This rich variety of yachts and innovation on display underscored the Festival’s commitment to making SYF an immersive and inclusive experience.


World Premiere: HH88 by HH Catamarans.


Asia Premieres: Wallypower58 and Wallywhy200 by Ferretti Group; Nomad 65 by MAG Subsea; Saxdor 400 GTO by DCH Marine; Azimut Fly 53 and Magellano 60 by Marine Italia; Aquitalia 68 FB by Aquitalia Yachts; Parker Monaco 110 by Neptune Yacht Asia; Axopar 37 Sun-Top by Derani Yachts; Senous 830 by Yacht Sourcing; Fairline Squadron 58, Sanlorenzo SD118 and Bluegame BGX73 by Simpson Marine; Dufour 41 by The Yacht Sales Co.; and Princess X80 and Princess Y95 by Boat Lagoon Yachting.


Southeast Asia Premieres: Bluegame BG42 by Simpson Marine.


Singapore Premieres: Rivamare 38 by Ferretti Group; Axopar 45 and Greenline 40 by Derani Yachts.








World premiere HH88 at the festival








Wallypower58, an Asia premiere








Nomad 65 at the festival, an Asia premiere








Rivamare 38 at the Festival, a Singapore premiere








Boat Lagoon Yachting’s display of yachts, of which the Princess X80 and Princess Y95 are Asia premieres.








The Sanlorenzo SD118, an Asia premiere

Besides the yacht premieres, the festival also boasted other noteworthy yachts. A first in the Singapore Yachting Festival, a hovermarine craft was on display in the water. The AirFish 8 from ST Engineering redefines coastal transport and logistics. The craft seats 10 passengers including crew.

AirFish 8


The largest yacht at the festival was M/Y GALILEO, an impressive 55.7m superyacht build by Perini Navi and brought in by IYC Yachts. M/Y GALILEO is also number 668 in the world rankings for largest yachts.



Second largest at the festival was M/Y SILENTWORLD, measuring 40m and was recently refitted in 2023. She was brought in by ISEO Yachting and is available for charter in Asia.



A boat that can’t be missed is Fu Ning, the largest Chinese junk boat in the world. Managed by Discover Sailing Asia, this unique vessel caught the attention of many at the festival.

Fu Ning at the Festival


The Candela C-8, showcased at the Sentosa Cove Promenade, boasts cutting-edge electric hydrofoil technology. Due to its efficient design, it is the first electric boat to combine a long range with high performance.

Candela C-8


Leopard Catamarans brought their fleet of 5 catamarans – the Leopard 42, 50, 40PC, 46PC and 53PC. Lined up beside each other, it was a spectacular sight.

Leopard Catamarans


Simpson Marine celebrated their 40th anniversary at the Festival by presenting a remarkable fleet of six yachts, including Asia Premieres of the latest models ranging from 40 to 120ft from renowned builders such as Sanlorenzo, Bluegame, and Fairline.

The elegant lounge by Simpson Marine

Azimut launched the Asia debut of its award-winning Magellano 60 at the SYF. Magellano 60 is synonymous with reduced emissions, because she is the first boat in the Azimut fleet to run on Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil, the biofuel produced with 100% renewable raw materials.

DCH Marine premieres the Saxdor 400 in Asia

ASIAMARINE presents the Galeon 375 GTO, 400 FLY and Nimbus T11

Activities Abound at SYF


The Festival also showcased an array of water toys, including the exhilarating Seabob, which added an extra dimension of excitement to the event. Guests could partake in RHIB (Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boat) rides, experiencing the thrill of speed and agility on the water. There were also supercar parades that brought an air of excitement in the crowd. Aston Martin, one of the sponsors for SYF, displayed their latest cars, the DB12 and DBX707 at the festival.

Visitors trying their hands at the Seabob

Preparing to take the RHIB ride out

Members of The ExotiCars Club owners with their cars on Thursday, 25 April

Porsche Club Singapore members with their Porsche supercars on Friday, 26 April

Lamborghinis on display on Saturday, 27 April

Ferrari Owners’ Club Singapore that joined the SYF on Sunday, 28 April

Aston Martin cars on display throughout the 4-day event

Our VIP passholders got to cruise around Lazarus Islands, courtesy of our Visitor Experience Partners, MelodyBel and YachtCruiseSG.


Festival and Beyond


Entertainment was in abundance at the Festival, with roving live percussionists creating captivating rhythms that harmonized with the gentle lapping of waves. Roving stilt walkers added a touch of whimsy and spectacle, enchanting attendees as they navigated the festival grounds. On land, the carnival games brought some fun to the family, together with the F&B stalls as everyone indulged in their offerings.

Roving percussionists who brought some lively tunes to the festival

Stilt walkers walking the festival ground

Attendees trying their hands at the carnival games and buying refreshments


As the sun sets, a live DJ, Chloe, took the stage at Boaters’ Bar and brought the festivities and atmosphere to a high. Many were seen grooving to the tunes when they entered the festival grounds.

DJ electrified the evening with pulsating club beats


ONE°15 Members Hospitality Suite


Located at innerCove, the ONE°15 Members Hospitality Suite offered events that our Members could take part in. Our Members had the chance to experience making their own diffusers with Candles of Light, as well as to participate in private wine tasting sessions organised by 67 Pall Mall.


On 26 April, Members were treated to a Car Scent Diffuser Bar, where they got to customise their own aromatherapy car scent. 28 April saw the diffuser bar transforming to a reed diffuser bar. Members got to choose from a selection of 6 – 8 customised botanical scents.


Members customising their own car scents and reed diffuser.


Members of ONE°15 Marina and 67 Pall Mall were also treated to private wine tasting sessions hosted by 67 Pall Mall, titled “A Maritime Wine Tasting with Richard Hemming MW”. At the sessions, Members tasted a variety of 5 wines, the NV Taittinger Brut Réserve, 2021 Nanclares y Prieto, Dandelion, Albariño, 2021 Hamilton Russell Vineyards, Chardonnay, 2016 Folium, Pinot Noir and 2019 Château Le Puy, Cuvée Emilien. A selection of nibbles accompanied the wines, all while Master of Wine Richard Hemming brought them through the origins of the wines, their taste profiles and nuances.

Members listening to an insightful presentation Master of Wine Richard Hemming


Thank You, from all of us at ONE°15 Marina


From Asia to Southeast Asia and beyond, the Singapore Yachting Festival 2024 served as a testament to the enduring allure of yachting, bringing together stakeholders, enthusiasts, and innovators to celebrate the beauty and splendour of maritime luxury.

A resounding success at the Singapore Yachting Festival 2024

ONE°15 Marina would like to thank all our Members, sponsors, exhibitors, boaters and staff for making this event a memorable one. As we bid farewell to the extraordinary SYF this year, we eagerly anticipate the next edition, which will take place from 10 – 13 April 2025.


Participating Brands & Companies:

Absolute Yachts

Al Dhaen Boats

American Equipment Services

AMI Marine

Ansac Technology

Aqua Fitness Global

Aquila Yachts

Aquitalia Yachts Asia-Pac

Asia Global Yachting

Asia Yacht Brokers


Asiatique Yacht Supplies

Axopar Boats Oy

Azimut Yachts


Boat Lagoon Yachting

Camper & Nicholsons

Catalano Shipping Services

CAYAGO Asia Pacific

Dassault Aviation

DCH Marine

De Antonio Yachts

Derani Yachts


Discover Sailing Asia

Dufour Yachts

Ferretti Group

Fischer Panda

Flow Yacht Club

Fountaine Pajot

FP Autosports



Greater Bay Yachts

Greenline Yachts

Gulf Craft

Hanse Yachts

HH Catamarans

Hong Seh Yachting Pte Ltd

ISEO Yachting

IYC Yachts


Kopuway Ewave

Leopard Catamarans

Lynx Adventures

MAG Subsea

Marine Italia

Neptune Yacht Asia

NextWave Yachting

Nimbus Boats

Northrop & Johnson

Oceanic Link

Parker Poland

Premium Nautical

Princess Yachts

Pro Sail Asia


Quick S.p.A.

Regal Boats

Riva Yacht


Saxdor Yachts

SEA Yacht Sales



Sessa Marine


Simpson Marine


SYC PowerSports


The International SeaKeepers Society

The Kinetic Option

The Yacht Sales Co.

UX Marine

Wally Yachts

Yacht Controller

Yacht Sourcing


ZheJiang Zhongya Industrial


Organised by: SUTL and ONE°15 Events Management

Official Beers: Guinness and Heineken Silver

Official Wine: Pernod Ricard

Official Beverages: FIJI Water, Nestle and Pepsi

Official Furniture: CanCan Furnishings

Official Luxury Partner: Quintessentially

Sponsored by: Aston Martin, Codigo 1530, Damen Yachting, Dassault Aviation, El Pico, The Glendronach, Glenglassaugh, HSBC, Infiniti Jewels, SevenStar Yacht Transport, ST Engineering

Preferred Accommodation Partner: HotelPlanner.com

Preferred Merchandise Partner: Quality Marine Clothing

Media Partners: CNBC, Asia Pacific Boating, GMT, Hong Kong Living, LUXUO, Ocean Media, Oceanway, SG Marine Guide, SuperYacht Times, Tatler, The World of Yachts, Yachting Pages, YachtStyle

Visitor Experience Partners: MelodyBel, YachtCruiseSG