Please select your home edition
Edition
Absolute Marine

AYSS PacificNet/Tahiti voted a success!

by Asia Pacific Superyachts on 16 Jul 2014
AYSS PacificNet/Tahiti: left to right, Carrie Carter, Carter Marine, Cairns; Etienne Boutin, APS Tahiti; Rachel Harrison, IMG Auckland; Janice Lynch, APS New Zealand; Fleur Tomlinson, 37South Auckland; Cindy Dittrich, APS Tahiti; Phil Tomlinson, 37South Auckland; Jess Bell, Kaleva Yacht Vanuatu; David Jamieson, Yachthelp Fiji Asia Pacific Superyachts
The first AYSS PacificNet/Tahiti, held 26 June 2014 in Papeete, was a welcome success, reports Etienne Boutin of Asia Pacific Superyachts Tahiti, destination host for the first-time event.

The festive and insightful event, also benefiting the Red Cross, drew AYSS agents, sail and motor superyacht crews, Australian, New Zealand, Tahiti, Vanuatu and Fiji yachting industry representatives along with Papeete Port Authority and Tahiti Tourism authorities. Those attending included AYSS agents from Australia - Carrie Carter from Carter Marine in Cairns; from New Zealand - Phil and Fleur Tomlinson from Thirty Seven South, Rachel Harrison from Integrated Marine Group and Janice Lynch from Asia Pacific Superyacht New Zealand; from Vanuatu - Jess Bell from Kaleva Yachting Services; and from Fiji - David Jamieson from Yacht Help.

There were also a fair number of crew joining from sailing superyachts including Erica XII, Mondango 3, Douce France, Nephele, Silvertip, Bliss, and Salperton. Joining the sailing superyachts were motor yachts Ultimate Lady and Jambo, both based for charter in Tahiti.
Among others joining AYSS PacificNet, noted Etienne: 'We were also delighted to welcome visitors from the Australian industry such as Maryanne Edwards from Superyacht Australia, Steve Fisher from Brisbane Rivergate Marina, Steven Mitchell from Sydney City Marina, David Good from Ports North, Peter Luke from Superyacht Solutions and more.'

'We also received Christiane Chaine, the Commercial Manager of Papeete Port Authority, who joined us to present the new marina under construction in downtown Papeete', said Etienne, 'As well, Vaihere Lissant, Marketing Manager at Tahiti Tourism met with Maryanne Edwards to discuss possibilities for joint promotion actions between Australia, New Zealand and South Pacific islands such as Tahiti.'

Tahiti enjoys a year-round tropical climate, cooled by the Pacific trade winds. The average air temperature is about 27°C, and the water of the lagoons is more or less constant at 26°C making this destination the perfect sailing escape and a perfect setting for AYSS PacificNet/Tahiti. For more information about Superyacht cruising in French Polynesia email eteinne@asia-pacific-superyachts.com and visit www.asia-pacific-superyachts.com

pr-comm@asia-pacific-superyachts.com
Sydney Harbour Boat Storage 660x82Hall Spars - BattenNaiad

Related Articles

Yacht Racing Forum announces new three years partnership with Gurit
Yacht Racing Forum announces the continuation of its partnership with world renowned composite materials supplier Gurit Gurit has established itself as a developer and innovator in the composites industry and positioned itself as the leading global supplier of composite materials, engineering services, tooling equipment, and select parts and systems.
Posted today at 2:22 pm
Aquasports Marine marks 10 Years with Mercury
Boat range is extensive, running from runabouts, offshore fishing, and bowriders to cuddy cabins and family all-rounders Situated in the Perth suburb of Midland, the team at Aquasports Marine not only supply and service the full range of Mercury and MerCruiser engines, they provide boat lovers with everything they could need – including new and used boats, full boat and motor servicing and repairs, finance, insurance, fishing gear, watersport equipment, boat chandlery, oils and motor spare parts.
Posted today at 2:14 pm
Bond meets Matrix as Garmin sponsors NSW IRC title
Garmin’s Marine Manager Jason Browne says the experimentation goes beyond anything seen on the local yachting scene Best known in the marine industry for its GPS chartplotters, fishfinder/sonar technology and radars, the electronics company is now infiltrating the high-performance yachting market in a big way following the buyout of instruments manufacturer Nexus.
Posted today at 1:47 pm
Lowrance® celebrates 60 years of domination
Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957 — announced plans for celebration of its 60th Anniversary. Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957 — announced today plans for the celebration of its 60th Anniversary. For six decades, the iconic brand has led the industry in product innovation and customer service, supported professional anglers around the globe and dominated the tournament trail.
Posted today at 5:01 am
New Garmin GPSMAP models now available
Garmin’s popular GPSMAP multifunction display series, new 752xs/952xs touchscreen are now available in Australia. Further expanding Garmin’s popular GPSMAP multifunction display series, the new 752xs/952xs touchscreen and 1022xsv/1222xsv rotary control/keyed units are now available in Australia.
Posted today at 4:40 am
Muir gets behind Australian circumnavigation for Parkinson’s
Moore is aiming to raise $12,000 for Parkinson’s NSW following her father's Parkinson’s diagnosis in 2006. Moore is aiming to raise $12,000 for Parkinson’s NSW following her father's Parkinson’s diagnosis in 2006.
Posted today at 12:38 am
Collinson FX Market Commentary - Mar 23 - NZD rallies against trend
Commodities continued to lose ground and the AUD suffered, falling below 0.7700, while the NZD bucked the trend. Commodities continued to lose ground and the AUD suffered, falling below 0.7700, while the NZD bucked the trend. The NZ Dairy Auction was surprisingly bullish, paving the way for a rally in the currency, pushing up to 0.7050. The RBNZ will announce the rate decision this morning, with no movement expected, although rhetoric is likely to impact.
Posted on 22 Mar
Coral Bleaching Again - Call to Action
Last week I attended latest Reef 2050 Long Term Sustainability Plan meeting of the Reef Advisory Committee in Brisbane It has become abundantly obvious to CAREFISH that climate change has eventuated and massive scale disruption and or destruction of our environment, particularly the Great Barrier Reef (GBR), is currently being experienced and is escalating. Whilst it is acknowledged that Governments are attending to some aspects and attempting to mitigate effect...
Posted on 22 Mar
Aarhus to host tenth edition of Yacht Racing Forum
Denmark’s second biggest city will host the 10th edition of the leading annual conference for business of yacht racing A perfect and newsworthy destination: the city of Aarhus is the european capital of culture in 2017; the city will also host the 2018 Sailing World Championships
Posted on 22 Mar
RAND Boats aims to innovate Australian boating industry
RAND Boats, the Danish brand, has partnered with Premier Marine, the exclusive distributor of luxury and prestige boats RAND Boats, the Danish eco-boat brand, has partnered with Premier Marine, the exclusive distributor of luxury and prestige boats in Australia. Their joint vision of making stylish and efficient electric boating accessible to everyone is now a reality to all Australians.
Posted on 22 Mar