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  • Johnson shipyard

    Johnson Yachts launches virtual tours of new yacht models


    Taiwanese yacht builder Johnson Yachts has embraced digital technology as a means of selling yachts as travel restrictions persist worldwide, with the launch of a series of new virtual tours of its products, including its new Johnson 115 flagship.

  • Horizon CC98-under construction

    Horizon CC98 in build for repeat Australian owner


    Taiwanese boatbuilder Horizon Yachts is building its fourth Horizon yacht for a repeat client. The Horizon Custom Collection (CC) 98 is for an Australian owner whose three other yachts were a Horizon CC80, an E84 and

  • 4-FD102 Hull 2_To-Kalon

    Horizon launches first FD102 superyacht for US client


    Taiwanese boatbuilder Horizon Yachts has launched its first FD102 superyacht for American owners. Hull No 2 of the 32m fast-displacement vessel is on schedule to arrive in Ft Lauderdale in June and will make its debut at the 2020 Ft Lauderdale International Boat Show in late October.

  • HYLAS60

    Hylas Yachts expands presence in performance cruiser market


    The Taiwanese-headquartered sailing yacht brand, Hylas Yachts, has strengthened its presence in the performance cruiser market with the launch of its new Hylas 60 model. In terms of design, the Hylas 60 brings together international input from German Frers for the exterior styling and construction design with an interior layout ...

  • Ocean Alexander 45_Open deck

    Ocean Alexander COVID-19 Update


    Florida-based Merritt Island Boat Works, which builds Ocean Alexander Yachts, reduces work force and production

  • Taiwan boat show_outdoor display

    New dates announced for Taiwan show


    The 2020 Taiwan International Boat Show (TIBS), originally scheduled for March 12-15 at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center and Kha Shing Pier 22, has been postponed to March 10-13, 2022. The show is held every two years and will be celebrating its fourth edition.

  • 1st Taiwan International Boat Show

    Taiwan show postponed


    As the full effects of the coronavirus becomes apparent, another boat show due to be held in South East Asia has been postponed. The organisers of Taiwan International Boat Show (TIBS), which would have been held from 12-15 March in Kaohsiung, have announced that it has been postponed and ...

  • 1st Taiwan International Boat Show

    Taiwan show organiser responds to Coronavirus outbreak


    The Taiwanese government and the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), which promotes the Taiwan International Boat Show, have responded to concerns about the Coronavirus outbreak.

  • Coronavirus

    Seven Asian boat shows cancel or review dates

    2020-02-05T10:24:00Z By David Robinson,

    Korea and Hong Kong shows postponed in response to the Coronavirus threat, while other Asian show organisers are closely monitoring the situation

  • FD75

    Horizon Yachts unveils two new models for 2020


    Horizon Yachts used its bi-annual Open House event in Taiwan to unveil its newest additions to the expanding FD Series.

  • Horizon 6D

    Horizon demonstrates new 6D infusion process


    Taiwanese boatbuilder unveils technology at its Open House this week in Kaohsiung

  • Monte Fino F76

    Taiwan boatbuilder wins government excellence award


    Taiwanese boatbuilder Kha Shing has been awarded the 2020 Taiwan Excellence Award for its new Monte Fino F76 Fly Bridge Motor Yacht (V76).

  • Kha Shing Monte Fino F76

    Kha Shing wins excellence award for Monte Fino F76


    Taiwanese yacht builder, Kha Shing, has been awarded the 2020 Taiwan Excellence Award for its 23m Monte Fino F76 Flybridge motoryacht.

  • 1st Taiwan International Boat Show

    New exhibitor areas planned for TIBS 2020


    In order to promote the recreational lifestyle and connect with maritime services as a professional trade platform, the 2020 Taiwan International Boat Show (TIBS) in Kaohsiung will showcase not just the latest yachts, but also the recreational boating lifestyle and all the gear needed for a great experience on the ...

  • 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, ...

  • Taiwan is the biggest producer of yachts over 24m in Asia

    TAITRA co-hosts Singapore event to promote Taiwan boatbuilding


    The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), in collaboration with the Singapore Boating Industry Association (SBIA), recently organised an event to promote Taiwan boat manufacturing to Singapore marine industry members.

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    Johnson Yachts looks to a strong future after celebrating 30 years


    In terms of the Taiwanese superyacht building sector over recent decades, Johnson Yachts Co Ltd, which recently celebrated 30 years, is without doubt a survivor.

  • Ocean Alexander OA45 Divergence

    Strong summer sales for Ocean Alexander


    Alexander Marine, the US importer of Taiwanese-built Ocean Alexander yachts, has announced the recent sale of four new motoryachts. Three inventory sales occurred on the US east coast and another on the west coast.

  • The Kaohsiung Exhibition Center

    Taiwan yacht market ‘thriving’ in run-up to TIBS 2020


    The Taiwan International Boat Show (TIBS) will be returning to the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center next year from March 12-15 for its fourth bi-annual edition.

  • Argo Yacht Club marina in Tainan

    Poralu wins Taiwan marina contract


    French marina developer Poralu Marine has been chosen to design and build a new marina for Argo Yacht Club in Tainan, Taiwan.