sail-world.com -- Hong Kong Gold Coast Boat Show opens today
Hong Kong Gold Coast Boat Show opens today
Fri, 10 May 2013
The Hong Kong Gold Coast Boat Show opens today. Held at the marina located at the Gold Coast Yacht and Country Club near Tuen Mun, the show is open from noon till 1800h today, and 1000-1800h Saturday and Sunday. The show features all the leading yacht brands, but its real attraction is the opportunity to see the boats up close and personal in the large in-water display area.
This year the yachts come in all shapes and sizes, and one of the larger yachts at the show is the 85ft Mulligan from the Royal Denship shipyard being shown by Northrop & Johnson who also have several other luxury yachts on their books for visitors to view.
Other luxury brands include the Azimut 100 Leonardo which will be on display at the Simpson Marine stand as well as the Azimut 54, the Beneteau Monte Carlo 5, and on the sailing side a brand new Beneteau Oceanis 55.
Jebsen Marine are featuring the Fairline Squadron 78 as well as the smaller Fairline Targa 38 Open, and for the sailors there is the Hanse 495.
Another British yacht brand making a splash at the show is Princess, who will be displaying their P64 and P42. Sunseeker will be featuring their Predator and Manhattan yacht series.
Asia Boating Ltd will be there with the Spanish yacht brand Astondoa, and Smart Concepts will have a range of Dyna yachts from Taiwan on display. For those that want to browse the latest in marine gadgets and equipment, Stormforce Marine are located right at the entrance to the show.