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Hong Kong Yacht Show

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Date(s) - Nov 19, 2020 - Nov 22, 2020
12:00 am

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Kai Tak Cruise Terminal

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This year is the inaugural edition of the new Hong Kong Yacht Show, announced in May 2020.

It seems there may be a silver lining for the yachting industry behind the very dark COVID-19 clouds currently darkening everyone’s horizon. Dealers and brokers around the region are reporting a significant recent uptick in interest in owning a boat – perhaps not surprisingly, people are sensing the attraction of life on the open sea, discovering quiet, uncrowded bays and beaches, and getting away from it all with family or a few best friends.

Perhaps it’s good timing for Hong Kong – the centre of the most mature market for yachting in Asia – to finally get a new international boat show, something the well-established industry players there have been yearning for these past three or four years. Various amongst them were instrumental in getting Verventia, the company behind the Singapore and Thailand Yacht Shows, to join forces with the Hong Kong Cruise & Yacht Industry Association (HKCYIA), which has all the necessary local knowledge and connections, to launch the Hong Kong Yacht Show (HKYS) in November this year.

The show is a strategic cornerstone of Verventia’s mission to help turn Asia into a global destination for yacht tourism and a major Eastern production centre for the industry, completing the vital northern hub of the Asian yachting market “golden triangle” together with Singapore and Thailand in the south-east…

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