Kata Rocks' New Superyacht Rendezvous in Phuket

Posted: 5th August 2016 | Written by: Georgie Bentley-Buckle

This December the yachting elite will be heading to Phuket, for the inaugural 'Kata Rocks Superyacht Rendezvous’ (KRSR), sponsored by Infinite Luxury, the management brand behind Kata Rocks. The exclusive event in southeast Asia’s luxury destination and superyacht hot spot will welcome sailing and motor yachts over 24 metres along with sponsors and industry partners.

Kata Rocks has hosted similar superyacht rendezvous over the past few years but this is the launch of the first event under their own brand. A haven of calm on the Andaman Sea, Kata Rocks is also an ideal location for this upscale event.

For Owners & Yachting Professionals

With a view to owners, there will be the opportunitiy to network at an exclusive owners' dinner in Kata Rock’s Sky Villa Penthouse. By invitation only, KRSR iwill play host to like-minded people, bringing Kata Rock villa owners together with superyacht owners in a relaxed and social environment.

Also with a view to the industry, charter managers will have access to excellent media coverage and the chance to meet potential clients at the Charter Season Opening Party.

Michael Nurbatlian, Marketing Director at Infinite Luxury concluded, “The Kata Rocks Superyacht Rendezvous signals the opening of Phuket’s luxurious charter season and one of Asia’s largest luxury maritime markets.”

Industry Partners

Industry sponsors are also showing a keen interest, with Burgess, the leading superyacht brokerage, having already agreed to join the rendezvous as a participating partner.

“It’s a pleasure to welcome Burgess as a partner. Burgess has been a pioneering player and true authority in the superyacht industry for the past 40 years and we share a similar passion about service excellence and attention to detail in our resorts and the yachts they manage” said Richard Pope, CEO of Kata Rocks.

Richard Lambert, Burgess Asia Managing Director, added, “We are thrilled to be part of the inaugural Kata Rocks Superyacht Rendezvous at this award-winning luxury resort."

Hemisphere Crew Solutions, a superyacht crew recruitment agency based in Monaco is also excited to join as a participating partner, “A fantastic rendezvous is planned to kick off the Asian yachting season with various events tailored for owners and crew." said Nicky Andre, Managing Director.

Seventy-Seven Design based in Singapore is another high profile partner supporting the event. "It’s great to be going back at Kata Rocks for this amazing event, where personal space really is the ultimate luxury.” said Managing Director, Jody Chapman.

Program

The renezvous will be held  from 10- 12 December offering a first class three-day program both on and off the water. There will be a welcome reception on a superyacht, a cruise to a secluded beach for a gourmet BBQ, presentations by superyacht professionals, 'Gins of the World' sunset cocktails, a yacht hop and 'big boys' toys'. 

Attendees will also be able to enjoy complementary use of resort facilities, the award winning Infinite Luxury Spa, the new Kids Club, a Wine and Cheese Master Class and Thai Cooking Classes, to name a few.

FULL PROGRAM 

About Kata Rocks
Kata Rocks is a design driven, luxury boutique resort, located at the southern end of the famous Kata Beach on Phuket’s west coast. It features 34 Sky Villas with between one and four bedrooms, each with a private infinity-pool, large living and dining area, beautifully appointed bedrooms and bathrooms. Each villa is equipped with latest interactive iPad technology allowing control at the touch of a button. It offers exquisite dining, a pool side restaurant and bar, an Infinite Luxury Spa and fitness centre. In October 2015 Kata Rocks won a World Travel Award, Asia’s Leading New Resort and Asia’s Leading Villa Resort, bringing the total to over 40 international awards.

 

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