In case you missed it, the world’s 2nd largest EDM cruise festival, and Asia’s largest, It’s The Ship, will be making a return for its 3rd instalment this year.

The 4-day and 3-night floating vacation cum music festival is set to depart from the Marina Bay Cruise Centre in Singapore on 4th November, crossing international waters on the straits of Malacca to the Pearl of the Orient, Penang, before returning to Singapore shores on 7th November.

It's The Ship 2016


It is the first time that the festival will set sail for Penang.

Last year’s festival saw some of the world’s biggest EDM headliners perform, with the likes of Kaskade, Showtek, Ferry Corsten, Carnage, Headhunterz, Will Sparks, and Peking Duk joining over 50 other international and regional acts on the line-up. The sold-out event also saw 3,800 fans from across 50 countries rub shoulders with some of EDM’s most recognisable faces.

So the golden question is, “Who will be playing on It’s The Ship this year?”

The 3rd and 2016 instalment of the highly-anticipated festival-cruise,is set to be bigger, splashier with more than 60 acts from around the world, covering multi music genres, with new shows and acts. You’re looking at the likes of Andrew Rayel, Joel Fletcher, David Gravell, MaRLo, Sander van Doorn, Dada Life, Ben Gold, Far East Movement, KhoMha, Knife Party, and more!


This year, “It’s The Ship” will also see the introduction of exciting themed nights on multiple stages such as:

  1. “Get Lucky” @ Hot Tub Machine: featuring Kate Foxx, Joel Fletcher, Mashd N Kutcher, Some Blonde, Brooklyn, and Lucille Croft.
  2. “Sexy By Nature: Dutch duo Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano’s concept show for the first time in Asia.
  3. Armada Night: featuring Andrew Rayel, MaRLo, David Gravell, KhoMha, and Ben Gold.

And that’s not all.

This year, the festival-on-sea will be hosted by American actor, David Hasselhoff, better known as “The Hoff”, and for his role in “Baywatch”. Yup, you read right – “The Hoff” will be playing Captain!


ITS 2015 - Day 1 - AIA_2046 - Photo by Colossal Photos (1)

“It’s The Ship” takes place on the prestigious Royal Caribbean International cruiseliner, Mariner of the Seas.

The 15-deck cruiseliner is one of the world’s largest, and it features a casino, rock climbing wall that overlooks the sea; a full-sized basketball court; ice-skating rink; mini golf course; video game arcade; a duty-free shopping promenade; full service day spa; 10 pools and whirlpools; and 17 bars, clubs, and lounges.

Go here to book a cabin from as low as USD588 per person. You will also have the option of paying in full or by monthly plan (with the final payment in October 2016).

*An additional USD178 per person will be added to your total at the time of booking to cover taxes, port fees and ticketing fees

**Gratuities will be charged to your cabin account at the time of boarding in the amount of USD38.85 per person for standard cabins (Junior Suites and smaller) and USD47.85 per person (for Grand Suites and larger).

We’ll leave you now with the official aftermovie from last year’s instalment of “It’s The Ship”. Enjoy:

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