Festa Nautica sets sail in spectacular fashion
The inaugural Lantau Yacht Club Boat Show – Festa Nautica featured a range of models by over a dozen luxury European brands.
The three-day Lantau Yacht Club Boat Show held under the theme Festa Nautica was a roaring success, presenting 14 esteemed brands represented by seven Hong Kong dealers.
The opening ceremony was officiated by Ivan Lee, Executive Vice President of Operations at HKR International Limited, Franklin Mak, Senior Vice President of Hospitality Operations at HKR International Limited, and David Lee of Director of Hong Kong Property at CITIC Pacific Limited, along with representatives from Princess Yachts Greater China, NextWave Yachting and Simpson Marine.
The honoured guests looped a rope around the ceremonial mooring bollards, symbolising the beginning of the three-day Festa Nautica yacht extravaganza.
Festa Nautica 2023 redefined the concept of luxury, presenting a curated selection of high-end, elegant vessels exhibited by Absolute Marine, Asia Boating, Asia Yachting, Marine Italia, NextWave Yachting, Princess Yachts Greater China and Simpson Marine.
The exceptional yachts were by some of the most esteemed brands from around the globe, namely AB Jet, Absolute, Azimut, Bali, Beneteau, Capoforte, Fountaine Pajot, Invictus, Karnic, Lagoon, Nimbus, Prestige, Princess and Saxdor.
The three-day event also offered an unparalleled experience for discerning yacht enthusiasts and industry professionals, creating a platform for networking, collaboration and forging valuable connections.
Beyond the stunning array of yachts, Festa Nautica 2023 provided a myriad of captivating experiences to pamper participants.
From premier luxury automobiles by Mercedes-Benz, the Official VIP shuttle service for the event, to luxury diamond jewellery showcased by De Beers Jewellers and the most notable spirits experience offered by The Macallan, Highland Park and The Glenrothes single malt whiskies and No. 3 Gin, visitors were able to partake in the highest levels of extravagance.
During the boat show, Auberge Hospitality’s resort leisure lifestyle brands put on premium hospitality services and experiences to suit every taste.
Discovery Bay Golf Club offered golf chipping and putting games, while Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong featured handcrafted made-to-order grilled abalone and delectable Hainanese Chicken Rice, as well as head and shoulder massages presented by Spa Botanica.