About Aquatainment India

Aquatainment, Chennai is one of the first of Aquatic Leisure Lifestyle providers in the country offering the best of International leisure yachts and boats.

Aquatainment will offer a diverse range of high quality boats of lengths varying from 3 meters and upwards with engines fitted with engines ranging from 15hp to 300m hp.

Aquatainment will also offer a range of services that include Sales, Service, Spares, Insurance and Financing, Accessories and customization.

Also part of the offering will be Maintenance & Clean up, Berthing & Docking, Crew Training & Hire, Charter & Rentals, Leisure Sports & Events as Sports Fishing, Dolphin watching, leisure sailing; and Stand by services.

Promoters Background

Aquatainment is a Joint Venture between RR Group, equally represented by Mr. Ravi Raman, Mr Shiva and Mr Ishtiaq Currimboy; and the Lanson Group represented by Mr. Lankalingam.

The RR Group is a leading Infrastructure and Development Company in Tamil Nadu and has promted numerous IT parks, Housing Projects, etc in Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore, etc. Apart from this the Group is also into Garment exporting and Household Retail.

Mr Lankalingam is the Chairman and Promoter of Lanson Group, a leading and diversified industrial house in Chennai with interests in Food Manufacturing and Export, Automobile retail, Housing, IT, Biotech and Lifestyle retail and Hospitality.

About The Company

Vision
Cruise & Delight the hearts of India with world-class aquatic leisure experience

Mission
. Pioneer aquatic leisure business in India
. Offer safe and quality boats for ownership, leisure and sports experience
. Offer ease of ownership through facilitation of Finance, Insurance, Berthing, Servicing, renting
. Promote aquatic sports in India
. Promote international aquatics events in India
. Manufacture quality leisure boats in India
. Represent world renowned boat brands in India


Project Update

The Company has already been set up and is in the process of tying up with all the channel partners in the verticals and associating with leading Financial Institutions and Insurance Companies in the Country to extend its services to its clients.

Tie-ups

Aquatainment has tied up with suitable Associates that would give the organization the necessary synergy towards logistics, economics, and growth which will benefit both players.

The Company has signed an exclusive Distribution Agreement with M/s Viksund, Norway for sales and service of their entire range of Boats in India.

M/s Viksund is one of the leading and most reputed International Companies that manufacture and Sell Boats, Yachts, etc.

Berthing Options

Aquatainment has associated with respective Yacht Clubs for ensuring easy access and service facilities in the various port cities.

Advisory Board

Aquatainment would have an Advisory Board comprising of eminent persons from the Industry and Marine Mercantile Department, Coast Guard, etc.


Marketing Potential, Opportunities & Strategy 

 
India – A Growing Luxury market

. Significant GDP Growth of 7.5%
. Government initiatives to boost sector
. Growing wealth
. Growing importance of 'lifestyle' with 20% growth in luxury cars, jets and luxury boats.
. Growing focus on Tourism
. Focus on maritime defense

According to FICCI, Indian leisure boating industry will be worth Rs 5,000 cr in the next 5-7 years

Customer Profile

. Lifestyle investor / Seafarer / Sports lover
. Hospitality Industry
. Corporates
. Defense

Management

Aquatainment is a professionally managed Organisation, with Mr Shiva as the Managing Director and Mr Ishtiaq as Executive Director to oversee the Operations. Mr Shiva and Mr Ishtiaq are passionate sailors and leading individuals in their own right in the field of Aqua sports in India and abroad.

The Company would also have a trained team of Service personnel and crewsmen, apart from qualified individuals in various departments as Marketing & Sales, Finance & Administration, etc.

The Company would also get support from the promoter organizations more Marketing and for Sales and Service back up.


Future Plans


The Company is aware that this is an evolving and a sunshine Industry with immense potential.
Aquatainment has discussed with potential dealers and franchisees in Mumbai, Goa, Cochin and Vizag to represent the Company for sales and service of its products and is in process of finalizing the same.

 Marina Destination

The Company has plans to develop a marina for providing Docking and berthing facilities apart from providing a destination in greater Chennai on the ECR. This would also be the place for various leisure sports, aquatic events, etc

Manufacturing

The Company has also plans to set up manufacturing facilities for international markets as well as for the domestic segment.