The month of December in Phuket has been somewhat of a yachting festival attracting some of the worlds most extravagant superyachts. Rendezvous’s, Yacht Shows, Crew Parties and Regatta’s have filled the calendar for in the popular yachting destination. Kata Beach again hosted the prestigious Kings Cup sailing regatta from the 3rd – 10th December. Immediately…

Cruising areas in Thailand expand from the Pacific Ocean to the Andaman Sea with thousands of islands to explore, beautiful beaches and a melting pot of cultures. The Kingdom of Thailand draws more visitors than any other country in southeast Asia with its irresistible combination of breathtaking natural beauty, inspiring temples, renowned hospitality, robust cuisine and…

AYC Bangkok Outreach visit 2016

Superyacht Crew or those seeking to join the industry are invited to meet with the team from AYC Superyacht Recruitment during an outreach visit to Bangkok in May 2016. As part of our ongoing efforts to personally reach out to the local yachting community around S.E. Asia, meeting yacht crew and helping fresh candidates into…

The inaugural Thailand Yacht Show is set to launch The Superyacht industry throughout S.E Asia into a new dimension in February 2016, with a host of industry news capturing headlines around the world recently, ‘Phuket’ is becoming somewhat of a buzz word for any discussion arising about yachting in the Asia Pacific. On the 11th –…

Palawan Island in the Philippines has recently topped the list for best island in the world by Conde’ Nast Traveler Reader’s choice awards, also in the list are Cebu and Boracay islands at no. 19 and no. 15 respectively. Palawan has beat out famous destinations such as Mykonos, Bali and the British Virgin Islands for…

AYC launch interactive yacht crew database

AYC Superyacht Recruitment, a founding member of the Asia Pacific Superyacht Association (APSA) has recently launched a fully interactive database of yacht crew, available to employers to search and contact potential candidates for superyacht jobs. AYC is the leading resource for yacht recruitment in Asia Pacific and this new interface provides a swift and convenient…

The results from the 2015 Salary Survey by Dockwalk are now out ! More than 1,700 crew have contributed to the survey, providing the analysts with data to prepare tables outlining average yacht salaries and trends. A significant change in format this year is the results and tables for each position, available here, which provide…

The recent refit on the 67.3m Feadship Superyacht M.Y. White Cloud has caught our attention and offered the 30yr old vessel a new lease on life. Launched by the Dutch shipyard in 1983, she was originally custom built for Millionaire Bram van Leeuwen and named M.Y. New Horizon L. For years she was considered one…

On the 6th June, 2015 Gulf Craft presented the new largest, fly bridge motor yacht to be built at the UAE factory, the Majesty 155. The ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by His Highness Sheikh Rashid bin Saud bin Al Mualla, Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan and the Chairman of Gulf Craft Mohammed Alshaali….

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