Shanghai Exhibition Centre, the biggest exhibition space in China, held its 12th boat show in 2007 during Easter Weekend from Thursday 5th of April to Sunday 8th of April 2007. Ralph Liang & Luc Chen went to Shanghai to explore the boat show for SuperyachtTimes.com.
The China International Boat Show, biggest boat show in Asia, is filling more than 23,000 sqm of exhibition space with powerboats, sailing yachts, marinas, related lifestyle goods and services as well as equipment and supplies. The exhibition space makes this boat show become one of the luxurious exhibition events in China.
Over 350 suppliers and shipyards from the matured yachting markets attended this event, such as Italy, France, Australia, New Zealand and etc. In one of the world's most promising markets, this year's show drew more than 21,000 highly qualified attendees according to the press center. Besides, as China’s largest annual boat event, the Show also attracted huge media attention.
German superyacht builder Lürssen showed several models of their latest yachts
Det Norske Veritas (DNV)
ZF Marine Propulsion Systems
Mastervolt, supplier of electrical power system solutions, at the China International Boat Show
MAN Diesel engines
Taiwanese yacht builder Horizon Yachts
IAG Yachts presented a new model
Gianetti Yachts had several models on display
The stand and crew of ShipConstructor
The impressive stand of the Ferretti Group
Superyacht broker Edmiston & Co in Shanghai
Azimut Yachts shared a stand with their Aisan dealer Simpson Marine
Model of the 79m project of The Mega Yacht Group, for sale at $ 65,5 mil. through Cavendish White
Thyssenkrupp Marine Systems, the parent company of Blohm & Voss and Nobiskrug
Benetti Yachts & Simpson Marine
Model of Benetti's Asian owned Ambrosia III
Fraser Yachts had a model of the 92m Tatoosh on display
Van Peteghem Lauriot Prevost (VPLP)
The Lago 92' Power Cat by VPLP
Warwick Yacht Design showed their new projects
If people living in Asia who are interested in the yachting industry missed this boat show, please prepare your luggage and bring your passion on yachts; join in the 13th The China International Boat Show in 2008!
Photos and words by Ralph Liang
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