Number of Visiting Yachts to Seychelles - 2021/22 Season Sees Significant Surge

Interested in the number of visiting yachts in Seychelles recently? According to multiple sources, Seychelles saw a 71.6 percent increase in the arrival of yachts in 2021 compared to 2020, when the island nation was greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This significant increase marks happy returns for the countries marine-tourism industry. What's More, for the first and second quarter of 2022, 59 yachts arrived in Seychelles with a projected 80 by the end of the year. "In 2021, 91 yachts, including super-yachts, visited Seychelles while only 53 came in 2020," confirmed Seychelles Port Authority's director for business development, Vincent Didon. "For the first six months of 2022, this figure stands at 59 yachts and we expect around 80 yachts this year," he added enthusiastically. Of the expected numbers, "an average of 20 yachts each year are superyachts, each with a unique set of requirements, plans and itineraries," explains Asia Pacific Superyacht's Seychelles General Manager, Peter Alvis, who works closely with visiting super-yacht captains & crew.

Why visiting yachts and super-yachts are increasingly choosing Seychelles?

Seychelles, with its crystal-clear waters, lush green islands, and stunning coral reefs, is a sailor's paradise. On top of its post-card-perfect traits, Seychelles is also an ideal sailing destination due to its location. Seychelles is located outside the cyclone belt offering a carefree, year-round cruising season. The sublime tropical climate is also free of common tropical diseases such as malaria, yellow fever, cholera and others. Straightforward Immigration (no visas required) and health regulations, coupled with well developed tourism & sailing infrastructure make Seychelles a year-round sailor's dream! Whether you're an experienced sailor or a novice, Seychelles offers a range of sailing experiences for everyone.

Why visiting yachts and super-yachts love to choose Eden Island Marina as their port of call in Seychelles

Eden Island Marina is a world-class super-yacht facility seamlessly integrated with the prestigious Eden Island luxury residential project. As your gateway to Seychelles' captivating Archipelago, our marina offers an unparalleled berthing experience for vessels of all sizes, including super-yachts up to 115 meters. Having the best possible location for a Marina in Seychelles and coupled with a host of wold-class services and facilities, Eden Island Marina is the obvious choice for the number of visiting yachts in Seychelles.

[If you would like to read more regarding the financial benefit of the increase in numbers of visiting yachts in Seychelles, we recommend having a look at this article.  ]

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