Media Releases

2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

《Asia-Pacific Boating》 35th Anniversary Celebration Gala Dinner

Singapore, 11 May 2011 – With a lengthy history spanning 35 years, Asia-Pacific Boating is the region’s greatest source of news and information on the luxury boating industry, loved by yachting enthusiasts and respected by industry professionals everywhere.

On 9 May, 2011, Asia-Pacific Boating hosted a 35th Anniversary Celebration Gala Dinner which included a charity auction. The items for the auction were sponsored by luxury brands and included the LEMAN self-winding Watch by Blancpain, Richard Hennessy Cognac by Hennessy and a one-day charter service by Simpson Marine. A total of HK$430,000 was raised and will be donated in its entirety to the “Yan Oi Tong Au Suet Ming Gifted Development Programme”.

Mr Fok Kai Shan Eric, Vice President of Fok Ying Tung Group, Dr Chao Sze Tsung Cecil, Chairman of Cheuk Nang (Holdings) Ltd, Mr Jimmy Tang, Chairman of Prince Jewellery & Watch Company and Mrs Choi Wong Ling Ling, Chairperson of the 32nd Term Board of Directors of Yan Oi Tong attended the Gala Dinner as the Guests of Honour.

In addition to the charity auction, an evening highlight was the appearance of Hong Kong celebrity and singer Janice M. Vidal and the Metro Vocal Group who gave a special performance during the dinner.

Published by leading media house Blu Inc Media (HK) Ltd, a subsidiary of SPH Magazines Pte Ltd, Asia-Pacific Boating upholds Blu Inc’s philosophy of applying the highest international standards of design and content to produce market-leading lifestyle magazines.

For media enquiries, please contact the following:
Ms Jymi Chun :
Ms Chloe Ching :

About Blu Inc Media (HK) Ltd:

Blu Inc Media is the leading publisher of high-end leisure and industry magazines, including English-language, Chinese-language and bilingual titles. Distributed around Asia and the world, the company’s titles include Asia-Pacific Boating, China Boating, JET Asia-Pacific, AsiaSpa, Action Asia, LP Luxury Properties and POLO.

For more information, email: or visit:

About SPH Magazines:

A leading publisher in Singapore and the region, SPH Magazines Pte Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of media organisation Singapore Press Holdings Limited.

With a proven track record for sterling editorial content, award-winning designs and creative solutions, SPH Magazines raises the bar as a dynamic publisher. In its stable are about 100 titles in English and Chinese, covering lifestyle, fashion, beauty, society, bridal, health, men's lifestyle, automobiles, parenting, decor, new media and business. All the news stand publications, including flagship title Her World, and other well-known titles such as Female, The Peak, Home and Decor, Nuyou, Torque and HWM are among the highest-circulating titles and best-read in their respective lifestyle categories.

In addition, websites such as and have extended its reach online, engaging readers with interactive content, capturing audience beyond print.

SPH Magazines' established editorial unit provides excellent custom publishing services to major corporate clients by producing custom lifestyle magazines, newsletters and other collaterals to meet their business needs. Clicktrue Pte Ltd, an associate company of SPH Magazines, is a pay per performance online marketing company specialising in Online Media Planning, Search Engine Marketing and Optimisation, Web Analytics Consultancy and Landing Page Optimisation.

With a vision to continue regional growth, SPH Magazines is set to become Asia's publishing powerhouse, with a presence in China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and Vietnam. Products in its fold have achieved strong market presence in their respective sectors, as well as distinguished track records and a solid reputation.

In line with this vision, SPH Magazines has acquired 34% of Antarctica Interactive Private Limited, the holding company of the Luxury Insider Group. It is an integrated luxury media company which owns online publications,, as well as the luxury print magazine Baccarat in Hong Kong.

As a publisher of choice, SPH Magazines aims to deliver the best to meet the diverse needs and interests of readers and advertisers.

Visit for more information.