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Online Nominations Open for Asia Boating Awards 2017


HONG KONG: Online nominations for the 2017 Asia Boating Awards are now open. Everyone including readers of Asia-Pacific Boating and China Boating magazines, yacht owners, sailors and industry professionals are invited to state which boats, brands, marinas, clubs, shows and regattas deserve to be recognised as the best in the Asian yachting scene.

The nomination deadline is March 12, 2017 (Sunday) at noon Hong Kong time. All participants who submit a nomination will receive a FREE 2-month digital subscription to Asia-Pacific Boating and China Boating magazines.

Nominations take place in the Awards section of the Asia-Pacific Boating website, www.asia-pacificboating.com/awards/2017/nominate.These online nominations determine the shortlist submitted to the panel of expert judges who choose the winners of the 2017 Asia Boating Awards.

Everyone is welcome to nominate their preferences in any of the 26 categories covering Asian and international yacht builders, motor yachts, sailing yachts, regattas, marinas and yacht clubs, as well as personalities and charter companies. New categories include Best Sportscruiser, Best Flybridge Yacht, Best Explorer Yacht and Best Recreational Boat.

Now in its 13th year, the prestigious Asia Boating Awards applaud the ‘best of the best’ in Asian and international yachting. The awards ceremony will be held on April 5 (Wednesday) at ONE°15 Marina Club – ahead of the Singapore Yacht Show – and feature VIPs, HNWIs and key personalities in the yachting industry.

Asia Boating Awards 2017 categories:

  • Best Asian Yacht Builder
  • Best Asian Built Yacht
  • Best Custom Built Yacht
  • Best Semi Custom Built Yacht (above 160ft)
  • Best Sportscruiser (up to 45ft)
  • Best Sportscruiser (above 45ft)
  • Best Flybridge Yacht (up to 55ft)
  • Best Flybridge Yacht (above 55ft to 80ft)
  • Best Flybridge Yacht (above 80ft)
  • Best Explorer Yacht
  • Best Recreational Boat (up to 43ft)
  • Best Multihull Motor Yacht
  • Best Multihull Sailing Yacht
  • Best Sailing Yacht (up to 65ft)
  • Best Sailing Yacht (above 65ft)
  • Best Yacht Design
  • Best China Marina
  • Best Asian Marina
  • Best Asian Yacht Club
  • Best Asian Regatta
  • Best Asian Boat Show
  • Best Asia-based Charter Company
  • Best Asia-based Charter Yacht
  • Best Brand Presence in China
  • Best Brand Presence in Asia
  • Personality of the Year

 To learn more about the awards, please visit www.asia-pacificboating.com/awards/2017/home. For more information about the awards or the nominating process, please email us at awards@bluincmedia.com or call +852 2165 2812.

About Asia-Pacific Boating
With a heritage spanning 41 years, and a reputation among Asia Pacific’s yachting enthusiasts for being the leading source of news and information on the luxury boating and yachting industry, Asia-Pacific Boating is the most established and respected boating magazine in the region. Blu Inc Media also licenses the publication of the India Edition of Asia-Pacific Boating.

About China Boating
China’s first luxury yachting magazine and the co-organiser of the prestigious Asia Boating Awards, China Boating reaches the wealthiest Chinese entrepreneurs and tycoons. It introduces yachting culture to China and provides information to boat owners and yachting enthusiasts. Since its launch in 2004, China Boating has established itself as the ultimate luxury lifestyle reference for wealthy Chinese.

About Blu Inc Media
Blu Inc Media (HK) Limited is a subsidiary of SPH Magazines Pte Ltd, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of media giant Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Blu Inc Media’s philosophy is to publish market-leading magazines that connect with Asia’s wealthy, brand-conscious individuals through their chosen lifestyle activities. Blu Inc Media ensures that each magazine meets the highest international publishing standards, providing readers with a blend of international and locally produced content in a fresh and innovative format.



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