Thursday, January 9, will be marked by the official opening of the 11th edition of Phuket International Boat Show (PIMEX). Set to take place at Royal Phuket Marina, the event will be hosting all of the major dealers as well as brokers in Thailand, representing all of the most important global brands.
Win A Flight Above Phuket
All registered visitors have the chance to win a scenic flight over Phuket sponsored by the local media partner Phuket Gazette and Phuket Airpark. One flight will be drawn out every day.
Featured in the Marina
Multihull Solutions are now the distributor for Fountaine Pajot in Thailand and will be displaying one of their sailing Catamarans on Dock D. Multihulls are by far the most popular sailing boats for exploring Phang Nga Bay.
Pinnacle Marine recently appointed as distributor for Italian brand Azimut Yachts will be there with a 82ft model on Dock D.
Princess Yachts Southeast Asia will have an impressive line-up of five motor yachts from 43ft up to the newly arrived 83ft. One of the best selling brands of yachts is Southeast Asia this year.
Lee Marine representing Ferreti Group, Pershing and Riva as well as Jeanneau will clock up their 11th show to complete a 100% record of PIMEX exhibitions. They will have three yachts on Dock E.
Sunseeker Thailand will display a 63ft and a 73 ft model on Dock E. Sunseeker, one of Britain’s most successful boat builders, has recently been acquired by Chinese investors, as is the trend in recent years.
Another feature of the in water display will be a number of brokerage yachts including two over 100ft and the yacht Miquette, well known to Phuket, is on the market.
Chill Out In The Hall
The air-conditioned hall is now finalised and the exhibitors will be keen to demonstrate all kinds of gizmos and gadgets.
Charter agents and equipment and services suppliers have reserved prime indoor space.
Partnering with SMART Property – the region’s leading luxury property shows – a number of regional and international investment opportunities will be showing in the Hall, including Knight Knox, Megaworld and Hamilton Grand who will be joined by Net Estates from Prachuab Kirikhan and Vista Del Mar and RPM La Reserve from the island.
Fine dining (including three new outlets: Madame Saigon, Pasta Basta and Speakeasy), music on the boardwalk and plenty to see and do. What better way to spend a day. Bring the family. Entry is free.