Wuxi Dong Fang High Speed Craft (DFC), a Chinese company that specialises in the design and construction of patrol boats, work boats and commercial boats for the tourism industry, has announced that the first yacht resulting from the collaboration with Italian yacht designer Christian Grande nears completion.

The partnership started in 2014 and consisted in the development of an all-new yacht manufacturing strategy including the production of boat ranging 9m-18m (30ft-60ft) in fibreglass.

DFC 45, the first yacht of the series, has entered the completion phase. She is a modern streamlined 45-footer with large windows, which the designer says is an innovative feature in the Asian market.

The yacht is available in coup√© and flybridge versions. The exterior of the DFC 45 is characterized by sober, elegant lines. Both versions interior’s were designed to cater for European and Asian customers.

In addition, a DFC 52 is also udner development. This model is based on similar concepts but offering more space and equipment. Further details for the press will be released in the coming months.