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The Death Of Philippine Sailing?

Saturday, June 4th, 2016
Image courtesy: Girlie Cervantes

STOP PRESS

Through the intervention of Congressman Ricky Sandoval, the head of MARINA this morning confirmed that the proposed Memorandum Circular (distributed on 10th May, 2016), that aimed to regulate private Yachts and Other Pleasure Craft, will not be pursued in its present form. However, in the interests of on-water safety and security, proposals will be accepted for consideration by MARINA under the new administration.

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Sports Tourism Philippines Next Objective

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015
Photo by: Juliet Solar

Sports tourism is expected to bring the next million, first-time tourists to the Philippines. In discussion with Directors of Department of Tourism in Makati City this is the real expectation. But what sports and where?

One example: Subic Bay Freeport

New Yacht Club Philippines: Santa Ana, Cagayan

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012
Image courtesy Girlie Cervantes

It is not often that a new yacht club opens in Asia, even less often that one opens in the Philippines. The Santa Ana Yacht Club has this month announced its opening in the northeast corner of Luzon, in Santa Ana, Cagayan.

If you are a cruising yacht or power boat owner, and you have previously wondered where to tie–up in the North of the Philippines, the Santa Ana Yacht Club has the answer: tie–up in Cagayan. The facilities are a little bit limited at the moment but it is just a question of time before moorings, a clubhouse, restaurant and a bar will be finished to satisfy everyone’s needs. In the meantime an anchorage and partner beach resorts will more than satisfy.

New Yacht Marina Samal Island Philippines: Holiday Oceanview Marina

Tuesday, May 25th, 2010
Photograph: New Yacht Marina Philippines Holiday Oceanview Marina Samal Island
Image courtesy Martyn Willes

The impending opening of a new marina on Samal Island confirms that the island is maturing into an all-round water sports destination. The all new Holiday Oceanview Marina will open its pontoons for visiting yachts from August, 2010.

GetWet has been watching the development of the Holiday Oceanview Marina since it first came onto our radar three years ago. As with most things on Samal Island, it has taken a lot longer than originally envisaged to reach a stage of functionality. Along with the adjacent property development and sub-division, the new marina is an integral part of a water sports vacation destination, about 30-minutes from Davao International Airport.

Philippine Boat Show Sea-Expo 2010 (5) Mikado/Solas Propellers

Saturday, January 30th, 2010
Philippine Boat Show Sea-Expo 2010 Solas Mikado Propellers
Photo courtesy Unilox Industrial

The Philippine Boat Show Sea-Expo 2010 is a great venue for the water sports professional to understand the technology that makes the nautical lifestyle cost-effective and environmentally friendly, simply by choosing the right propeller.

Do you know why there are so many different designs of propellers available for boats and jet skis? And do you know that buying the right one for your boat or jet ski can make you go faster, more safely and maximize fuel economy? Come and educate yourself at the Philippine Boat Show Sea-Expo 2010.

Philippine Boat Show 2010 Sea-Expo (3) Sunbrella Fabrics

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009
Philippine Boat Show 2010 Sea-Expo Sunbrella UV Fabrics
Photo courtesy John Smart

The Philippine Boat Show SEA Expo 2010 is more than just a boat show: Sea-Expo 2010 is the only waterfront lifestyle exhibition in Asia that promotes all of the lifestyle toys and trinkets for playing and laying on the beach. Too keep cool you need Sunbrella ultraviolet resistant fabrics.

Sunbrella is the standard in ultraviolet resistant fabrics for tropical climes. BVZ Asia has the exclusive distribution rights for Sunbrella fabrics throughout most of Asia. With offices in Japan, Taiwan, China, Philippines, Malaysia and Thailand, and with the Head Office in Hong Kong, BVZ Asia has the most extensive and strongest distribution of Sunbrella fabrics anywhere in the World.

New Marina In Manila Bay?

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009
New Marina in Manila Bay Near Mall Of Asia
Photo courtesy Martyn Willes

Could there soon be a new marina in Manila Bay? Newspaper reports in the Manila Standard (19th November) suggest that there are plans afoot to build a new marina in Manila Bay, near the SM Mall of Asia site, along the waterfront in Pasay City. The new marina will also, it is reported, be offering pleasure boats on a timeshare basis.

A new marina is desperately needed in Manila Bay, most especially because of the stranglehold that the incumbent Manila Yacht Club has on safely parking a boat and on the sport of sailing in general in Manila Bay . . . a sport that the Manila Yacht Club appears to have been actively foregoing during the past year, in pursuit of alternative objectives.

Philippine Boat Show 2009 Trevally Boats

Friday, February 27th, 2009
Trevally Boats at Philippine Boat Show
Photo courtesy Trevally Boats

At the Philippine Boat Show 2009 Trevally Boats, the Philippine boat builder company, will be officially launched and will start making waves in the new, luxury sports power boat scene in the Philippines and overseas. The motivation behind, Makati City based, Trevally Boats is to provide a solution for water sports enthusiasts who want to travel the Philippine islands safely, efficiently and comfortably.

What should impress Philippine Boat Show visitors is the attention to detail embodied in every Trevally Boats product