MIPIM 2018: Book Now or Miss Out

MIPIM is one of the biggest and most prestigious events that takes place in Cannes each year, and that being so, it is also one of the best opportunities for you to charter a luxury yacht! Every year, thousands of influential players within all types of international property sectors descend on the city to showcase and explore major development projects, connect with potential partners and clients, and gain insights into the latest market trends.

MIPIM 2018, Cannes Croisette

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The Singapore Yacht Show and Asia Pacific Super Yacht Conference 2013

This years Singapore Yacht Show and Asia Pacific Super Yacht Conference will take this place this year from the 18th to the 21st April at the One 15 Marina Club at Sentosa Cove. The show provides a great platform for yachting professionals to develop new business in Asia, which is increasingly becoming one of the most vibrant and fastest growing markets in the world. The luxury Sentosa Cove is the perfect home for the Singapore Yacht Show, bringing together the worlds best yachts, glamorous parties and high-end entertainment. Expect to see the newest releases from Feadship, CRN and San Lorenzo, as well as luxury motor yachts from Sunseeker, Fairline and Azimut.


As a yachting destination, Singapore is ideal for short sailing trips through the city and neighboring islands, as well as for longer charters to Malaysia and Indonesia. Where else would you be able to get such a diverse trip in a limited time frame? Singapore is also one of the leading business centers of the world and a very popular tourist hub, connecting Europe to the Far East and beyond. Many local businesses choose to organise corporate events and team building exercises on yachts in Singapore, providing their employees with a memorable and motivational day out.


Flybridge-on-the-Azimut-116-in-SingaporeWe have a stunning Azimut 116 available for day charters from Singapore, accommodating up to 30 guests for a private or corporate event. This is one of the finest motor yachts on the charter market in the Asia Pacific region and makes the ideal companion for cruises through the city and around the southern islands of Singapore. Whether you want this yacht for a large corporate event or small private event, we can help to organise the very best itinerary for you, as well as the finest catering. Are you looking to charter a yacht but not sure how to go about it? We have a great tool for helping you to plan your charter and once you have decided which yacht to go for, all you have to do is to send us an enquiry and we would be delighted to make it happen for you.

At www.boatbookings.com, we welcome everyone from sailing professionals to complete novices and will help you at every step of the way to make your dreams a reality. We have a team of highly skilled professionals who are extremely knowledgeable in their destinations and will be able to help you with any questions you may have.

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Chartering a Luxury Event Yacht for the Chinese New Year in Singapore

Chartering a yacht in Singapore during Chinese New Year is a fantastic opportunity and promises to be a fascinating experience for everybody involved. Whether you are interested in large fireworks displays, street festivals, carnivals, live music, or the lighting of thousands of Chinese lanterns, Chinese New Year on a luxury yacht  is an experience not to be missed.

Chinese New Year (also know as Lunar New Year) is one of the biggest events celebrated by the Chinese community in Singapore. Around 75% of Singapore’s resident population are of Chinese origin, making them by far the largest ethnic group in Singapore. The next New Year (which will bring in the year of the snake) comes in on February 10th 2013.

Lagoon450The festivities begin on first day of the first month of the new Lunisolar calendar and last for 15 days. The Reunion dinner on the eve of the New Year is arguably the most important part of the celebrations. All of the family members will come together for a lavish meal with multiple courses, and the streets of Singapore come alive with parties and traditional music. During the festival, Chinatown and Boat Quay are full of street decorations, night markets, parties and dazzling lights. There are also plenty of dragon and lion dancers, and female dance groups in the main Kreta Ayer Square.

Check out one of our favourite Luxury Catamaran Corporate Event yachts for charters in Singapore is the Lagoon 450, which can take up to 27 guests. She would be the perfect companion to take your close friends and family on a day charter and to celebrate the New Year in style. Her extIndoor-entertaining-area-onboard-the-Lagoon-450erior is second to none, providing lots of space to relax and take in all that Singapore has to offer. She offers great flexibility to her guests and can do half day, as well as full day charters.

The Chingay Parade is the largest carnival in Singapore, with fantastic floats and thousands of dancers. Since 2009, it has been held in the pit area of the Marina Bay Grand Prix circuit, which is right on the marina waterfront, This allows the parade to accommodative maximum spectators in the Formula One grandstands and to include a long waterway that allows performers to show off their spectacular aquatic stunts. An estimated 150,000 spectators attended the Parade in 2009.

The River Hongbao, which takes place on the floating platform at Marina Bay and the Esplanade Waterfront Promenade, is another extremely popular event. This event is famous for being one of the largest displays of Chinese lanterns in Southeast Asia, and includes performances from both foreign and local artists. It is suggested that the lanterns symbolize the people letting go of their past selves and starting fresh for the New Year.

Watch this space for more information on upcoming events, destinations and itineraries. If you would like to look at our other corporate event charter yachts and enquire about them, please follow the links above or send an email to [email protected].