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  • Hudson HH88 Cat

    Busy year planned for Hudson Yacht Group


    The Hudson Yacht Group, based in Xiamen, China, is experiencing a busy time, particularly with its HH Catamarans division. The later was jointly founded by Paul Hakes who recently returned as Hudson’s chief of operations China from a year-long cruising sabbatical.

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    Dynamic Products Australia divests China assets


    Dynamic Products Corp, an Australian company that designs, manufactures and distributes the complete range of Ron Marks waterskis, wakeboards and action watersports products, has divested its production facilities in China to a prominent local company – Ningbo Osia Industrial Co Ltd.

  • China at IBEX

    China battles trade war with large contingent at IBEX


    Despite the ongoing trade war between the US and China, a large pavilion of 22 Chinese exhibitors from rope makers to hardware and outboard engine manufacturers were on hand for the International Boatbuilders’ Exhibition (IBEX) in Tampa, Florida this week.

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    Kingship targets inland water marine tourism market in China


    Kingship Marine has introduced a new range of aluminium power catamarans designed for the China market with the first boat delivered for use on the Xinfengjiang Reservoir in the south of the country.

  • CMC Marine Taiwan Roadshow (4)

    CMC Marine grows presence in China and Taiwan


    Italian stabilisation specialist CMC Marine recently organised a roadshow in Taiwan to present its products to the Asian market. The company organised a series of events and meetings at Kha Shing’s Pier 22 Marina in Kaohsiung, with over 30 managers from the main shipyards in the area (including Ocean Alexander, ...

  • Container Ship Unloading

    Trump blinks on new tariff threat


    US President Donald Trump has softened his position on a threat made earlier this month to levy a new 10% tariff on US$300bn worth of Chinese goods not already subject to existing tariffs.

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    Trump threatens additional 10% tariff on Chinese goods


    US President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Thursday afternoon threatening to impose a new 10% tariff on an estimated US$300bn worth of goods imported into the US from China

  • HKCYIA executive director, Kara Yeung, and Voyager Risk Solutions Ltd CEO Tommy Ho

    MOU signed between HKCYIA and yacht insurance company


    The Hong Kong Cruise Yacht Industry Association (HKCYIA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Voyager Risk Solutions Ltd in a move to offer insurance solutions to the superyacht community in Hong Kong. The MOU follows the one signed earlier this year with the Singapore Yacht Show ...

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    China opens Hainan Province to foreign yachts


    Beginning next week, eight coastal waters off South China’s Hainan Province will be open for temporary entry and exit by foreign yachts through January of 2020.

  • Benetti FB270 (2)

    Benetti sells first megayacht to fly the Chinese flag


    Built under China Classification Society and Lloyds Registry rules, the 65m will be delivered in early 2021

  • Correct Craft Bill Yeargin

    Yeargin: Tariffs hurting Floridians US$178m so far


    In his latest salvo against the Trump Administration’s tariff wars, Correct Craft president and CEO Bill Yeargin warns the President’s policies are hurting both his economic gains and the very people he is trying to help.

  • Vietnam and China flags

    Vietnam and China: same yacht potential, different yacht approach

    2019-05-31T12:35:00Z IBI , by Tony Esposito

    In many ways, Vietnam and China mirror each other in stunning and rapid wealth creation, making both prime markets for high-end yacht sales, but the way each country’s government embraces big boats is having opposite effects.

  • Swan 90, White Lie racing - Credit Rolex - Carlo Borlenghi

    Finnish builder expands presence in APAC region


    Nautor’s Swan of Finland has expanded its presence in the APAC region with the appointment of Shenzhen Hone Ocean Culture Communication Co Ltd as its new Chinese agent.

  • Tariffs-US-China

    Tariffs take toll on US firms


    How two very different boating companies are impacted in different ways by the Trump administration’s tariff on Chinese goods

  • Mark Campion, CEO of Explorer Motor Yachts

    Explorer Motor Yachts CEO dies


    Mark Campion, CEO of China-based Explorer Motor Yachts, passed away recently after a short illness.

  • Kara Yeung, HKCYIA executive director

    Hong Kong to open first Superyacht Management Services Centre


    In a move which indicates China’s growing support for the leisure marine industry in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Cruise Yacht Industry Association (HKCYIA) has reached a partnership agreement with China Merchants Industry Holdings Co Ltd for the establishment of Hong Kong’s first Superyacht Management Services Centre in ...

  • The Clipper Round The World Race

    Clipper Race forges new partnerships and renews others


    With the joining of Zhuhai as a new host port for the 2019-20 Clipper Round The World Race, the event will now have three Chinese ports of call – the others being Sanya and Qingdao. The city of Zhuhai has signed up for an initial three-year sponsorship deal with Clipper. ...

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    US/China trade compromise nearing?


    A trade compromise between China and the US could be close

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    Polish builder expands to China


    As part of its international expansion, Polish catamaran-builder Sunreef Yachts has appointed Speedo Marine as its exclusive representative for China. The firm will manage Sunreef’s marketing and sales activities in the Chinese market, effective immediately.

  • CIBS 2018

    Shanghai China International Boat Show 2019 preparing for new venue and date


    UBM Sinoexpo, the organisers of the China International Boat Show (CIBS), are expecting over 40,000 visitors to the relocated 2019 show which will be taking place from 20-23 June at a new venue – the National Exhibition and Convention Centre in Shanghai. More than 600 exhibitors are expected to be ...