The oceans near Phuket played host to more than just Phuket boat charter, as the Kata Rocks Superyacht Rendezvous (KRSR), the most exclusive yachting event in all of Asia, took place in Phuket, with the leaders of the yacht industry from across the world attending the event, playing host to glamorous parties and dinners. The event started at December 8, 2017, and ended after three days at December 10.
The KRSR was organized by Infinite Luxury, a Phuket-based property investment company, who expected the event to hold up to the numbers of last year’s KRSR, which had 17 participating luxury yachts from some of the most notable yacht brands in the world. The largest yacht in the event this year was the magnificent Feadship brand yacht, the Lady Christine, clocking in at a whopping 70 metres in length and hosted it’s own private party during the event.
Other events held on luxury yachts included ‘yacht top’ day on December 8, which was held ‘King’s Cup Superyacht Experience’, with attending superyachts offering a special take on the Phuket boat charter; taking participating visitors out for an exclusive view of the action of the last racing day of the Phuket King’s Cup Regatta. On December 10, the Zeelander hosted the Northrop & Johnson’s sunset cruise.
The event officially began on December 8, mid-day, with the Burgess presentationon the luxurious 51 metre MY Northern Sun, with some assistance from Princess Yachts and their new 32m superyacht.
Part of the KRSR are the launching of new makes and models of superyachts in Asia. One such launch was from the family-owned Contest Yachts, known for their custom-built made to order sail yachts, which was introduced to the Asia market at a cocktail party at the Kata Rock Resort.
Lee Marine, a long-time patron and supporter of the KRSR launched the’Lee Marine Luxury Tasting‘ event on the 8th, which was then followed by The Boat International Party. The following day saw a The Surin Phuket host a swanky gourmet barbeque near the beach, as well as the Feadship Owners’ Dinner, which was the KRSR 2017’s mainline event.
A first in KRSR’s history, VistaJet and Benetti joined forces and hosted their Benetti&VistaJet Owners’ Dinner during the 9th.
The KRSR officially concluded with the Charter Season Opening Party on the 10th of December.