The 16th annual Asia Superyacht Rendezvous (ASR) will be underway from December 16-18 with some of the world’s finest yachts cruising the waters off Mai Khao Beach.

The event will be held at SALA Resort & Spa with elite sail and motor superyacht owners all gathering in one place. This occurs every year, but this year, there’s added excitement. Sponsors of the event have banded together and will be offering the first ever ‘Rendezvous Cup’ to the winner of the ASR Race. The races will be undertaken near Mai Khao beach and will see mighty yachts and some of the world’s top performing sailors battle it out for the honour.

The event kicks off with cocktails on opening night, December 16, on the stunning phinisi-style Dunia Baru, which will be attended by the owners and captains of the attending vessels. After the show and the races, the event will draw to a close with a VIP Gala Dinner, at which the winner of the ASR Race Winner’s Cup will be celebrated.

Mr Fernandes, of the Asia Pacific Superyachts Phuket Office, has also come out to hail the sponsors and media partners of the event. He went on to state that Sponsorship of a successful world-class superyacht social and racing event is one of the best branding investments a corporation can make as it reflects the status and credibility of the company. This year will be even better and we are expecting thrilling races from the some of the world’s finest superyachts and best sailors.”

This year’s event is highly anticipated by participants and if you wish to be invited to this lavish affair, email

Lee Marine