Boat Asia 2008 will be held at the newly opened Marina at Keppel Bay from 24 to 27 April 2008. As the region’s leading boat and luxury waterfront lifestyle event, Boat Asia 2008 has become the top-draw, annual event for new owners of luxury boats as well as the thousands of boating enthusiasts from around the region. For the first time Boat Asia will be held on the private Keppel Island, just a few minutes drive from Singapore’s central business district and major shopping centres.
Boat Asia 2008 will feature on-water displays of luxury motor yachts, sail boats, keel boats and catamarans, mega yachts and super yachts amidst a carnival atmosphere of fun and music.
A highlight in the social calendar for distinguished guests and captains of industry, the event will include an Exclusive Night Gala Dinner replete with the finest champagne, fine cuisine and live music performances.
For a select group of invited guests, there will be the opportunity to experience the show in a lavish manner including a door-to-door limousine service, personalized ambassadors to guide them through the event and exclusive access to the Island Suite of Marina at Keppel Bay where they can enjoy all-day, first-class service and fine cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs.
These guests will be joined by thousands of boating enthusiasts who are anticipated to visit the on-land display of speed boats, jet skis, sailing yachts, marine equipment and accessories, luxury resorts and properties as well as high-end, exclusive lifestyle brands.
Along with the F1 night race and the Singapore Airshow, Boat Asia contributes to the repositioning of Singapore as the next luxury leisure hub in Asia. These flagship events of land, air and sea will brand Singapore as the global city for business, entertainment and leisure attracting the rich and famous from around the world.
Herman Ho, Managing Director, TMX Show Productions, said, “This year’s event promises to be the premier leisure boating event in the region that will put Singapore on the map as the leading yachting destination. Together with Marina at Keppel Bay, we are confident that we will grow from strength to strength.”