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Ocean Marina Boat Show
Written by Administrator    Wednesday, 28 November 2012 16:22    PDF Print E-mail
2012 Ocean Marina Boat Show
Ocean Marina Yacht Club and the Ocean Property Co Ltd are pleased to announce the inaugural OMYC Boat Show 2012 to be held at Ocean Marina, Km 157 Sukhumvit Road Jomtien from Friday 23rd November to Sunday 25th November. The event will feature three days of marine activities and exhibitions by leading boat manufacturers, brokers as well as a number of marine leisure activities. There will be over 60 exhibitors with displays set out in the tropical parklands of Ocean Marina with a further 20 displays of yachts in the water and all types of water sports and marine leisure on display on the lawn. There will be in-water displays and you can test sail such items as catamarans, canoes, kayaks and other water craft such as jet skis. There will be a good selection of diving, fishing and related goods on display and a chance to book a charter cruise during the evenings of the event. There will be a wide variety of marine accessories on display from outboard and inboard engines of all sizes, marine electronics, safety gear, marine and other goods for sale from the exhibitors.
The show is being organized by the OMYC who are providing the space free of charge and spending the show space rental revenues, after the cost of infrastructure on the promotion of the show through advertising. The in-water activities will include dragon boat racing, dolphin jet skis, Jet packs, competitions, lucky door prizes and other entertainment including the opportunity to try many of the marine leisure products on display such as jet skis, canoes, surf skis and other water born craft. There will be all day food and beverage service from Ocean Marina Yacht Club Hotel. It is expected that there will be many visitors drawn from Bangkok and the Eastern Seaboard for this unique festival of Marine Leisure.
Activities
Hobie Cat
There are many plans for activities during the Boat Show including:
8-10 Hobie kayaks in the lake behind the tents for customer testing throughout the day.
2-3 sailing trimarans on the water, near the Marina, adjacent to the open area display for Customer testing. For more information, contact:
Gary Baguley
Director and General Manager
Blue Seas Marine Asia Co. Ltd.
225/6 Moo 9, Na Jomtien, Sattahip, Chonburi,
20250, Thailand.
Tel: +66 81 622 9372
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Skype: gary.baguley
Dragon Boat Racing
Thanks to Mike Downard from Sail in Asia http:// www.phuketdragonboats.com/index.html , two Dragon Boats have been brought here all the way from Phuket for Dragon Boat racing here in the lake at Ocean Marina.
Completely free, teams of 15 to 18 people can get together and race on the lake right next to the show. The program will feature practice racing on the Saturday with racing on the Sunday. Teams wanting to enter should do so quickly to avoid missing out. To enter a team, contact:
Mike Downard
Sail in Asia Co., Ltd
6/37 Ao Yon Bay, Moo 8, Boeray-Khaokad Road
Tambon Vichit, Amphur Muang, Phuket, Thailand
Mobile. +66 (0) 872 810 458
GO CAT
Demonstration rides - free of charge will be available for 10 mins/ride (shared min 2 persons/ride) from 12.00 on Saturday and from 11.00 on Sunday, Queue by ticket number, numbered tickets will be available at the Sail In Siam Tent. There will only be one boat running so it will be limited then to about 50-60 persons or so over the two days. Trade visitors will be able to take trial rides of the GO CAT on the Friday on request.
BIC SPORT
Stand Up Paddle Board" Demonstration Rides - Free of Charge ("damage deposit" required) will be available all opening hours Friday -Sunday. There will be two BIC SPPORT SUP boards available (with life jackets and paddles) either in the lake or in the marina. These will be available for 10 -minute "trial sessions", queue by number, with tickets available from the "Sail in Siam" tent. Anyone wanting to try out a SUP is welcome to do so, however a "damage deposit" of Bt1,000 will be asked for when the numbered ticket is handed over, when the person returns to shore and can show paddle and life jacket and no damage done to the board then the deposit will be returned in full.
BIC SPORT "KAYAK"
Demonstration Rides Free of Charge (no deposit required) will be available all opening hours Friday -Sunday. There will be two or possibly three BIC SPORT Kayaks (single seat and double seat types) on the lake or in the marina. Anyone wanting to try out a kayak is welcome to do so.
For more information on the Go Cat or Bic Sport products contact:
Bob Garner
Sail in Siam
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www.sailinsiam.com
+66 (0) 8 1837 5507
Prizes
Ocean Marina Boat Show 2012 will offer lucky door prizes. Tickets will be available FREE to everyone who signs in. Simply fill in your details to go into the draw.
Full contact info
Scott Finsten, OMYC Manager Telephone: +66 (0) 3 823 7427
167/5 Moo 4, Sukhumvit Highway Facsimile: +66 (0) 3 823 7438
Najomtien Sattahip Mobile: +66 (0) 8 5248 3216
Chonburi 20250 Thailand
Website: www.oceanmarinayachtclub.com