Please select your home edition
Edition
Lancer Lasts Longer

A 3-day event profiles Taiwan’s 1st International Boat Show

by TAITRA on 15 Apr 2014
Kaohsiung E&CC LR ..
A glowing welcome is underway to welcome the arrival of Taiwan’s first-ever international boat show coming May 8 to 11 to the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center.

The current promotion in downtown Kaohsiung from April 18 to 20 is launched by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) to underscore Taiwan’s boat show as the crowning event of six decades of industry in yacht making.

Micro-booths beckon coming Taiwan Int’l Boat Show
With this pre-show outdoor promo campaign comes a flotilla of scale-model yachts that are being displayed at Hanshin Arena Shopping Plaza. This micro-fleet of 10 mini-yachts — by Horizon, Kha Shing, PRESIDENT, TAYANA, Johnson, Ting Hai, Corum and Shing Sheng Fa give a sneak peek of Taiwan’s world-renowned shipbuilding craftsmanship.

And with them comes ARITEX, Asia’s largest yacht part manufacturer who is throwing in the anchor to mark the launch of the Taiwan Int’l Boat Show, a milestone in the country’s yacht-building history.

Success of the May show is certain since it combines full support from central and local governments and the industry. It’s organized by the Bureau of Foreign Trade and Kaohsiung City Government, implemented by TAITRA and held under the auspices of Taiwan Yacht Industry Association.

The show will undoubtedly enhance the global competitiveness of the Taiwanese yachting sector. Already May’s show has already won much enthusiasm and pre-registration from boat companies from home and abroad.

60 Luxury Yachts to display with Components in 8 Areas
Taiwan’s yachting industry holds global acclaim for its quality production that dates back six decades. The ShowBoat International report showed that Taiwan filled orders for large yachts (80-foot or longer) totaling 5,656 feet in length in 2014, making it the world’s sixth largest and Asia’s top yacht-manufacturing hub.

The first Taiwan International Boat Show brings together these strengths to further profile the island’s incredible output. Those visiting the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center this May will be treated to all ranges of large yachts and yacht-related products or services that are featured in the 27-meter-high, pillar-less South Hall and North Hall in conjunction with an on-the-water yacht exhibit at Wharf 22.

The show hosts 27 Taiwanese, Swedish and German shipbuilders who are displaying 60 luxury yachts, sailboats and power-driven vessels both indoors and at the pier. Meanwhile, 139 component and equipment suppliers from Taiwan, Australia, the U.S., New Zealand, UK, Italy, Singapore, Hong Kong, China and Indonesia are going to turn the exhibition floors into a treasure trove of hardware, generators, engines, underwater propellers, navigational instruments, radar devices, radio systems among other electronics, interior remodeling or design solutions, ship furnishings, maintenance equipment/services and maritime recreation amenities.

Get your elite yacht, villa & Maserati!
Joining it is luxury residence provider GREATSUN Architecture Co. that offers the show’s one and only titanium sponsorship through a cross-industry partnership, targeting upscale consumers visiting this unprecedented event. And nearby further emphasizing the elegance of the yachting event is a Maserati sports car show presented by Modena Motori, the holder of this iconic Italian brand’s exclusive distribution rights in Taiwan. .

Eye-Opening Seminars on Taiwan’s Maritime Heritage
Many in Taiwan will be astonished to learn of the country’s rich maritime heritage. Taiwan, a nation surrounded by water, shaped by maritime history, and boasts a wealth of maritime resources.

The Taiwan International Boat Show is aimed at inspiring a sea-oriented culture unique to the island. With an array of workshops and speeches held on its sidelines, the show aims at encouraging domestic makers to go global while offering visitors a fresh vision on 'maritime culture.'

The show’s forums and many related events are tailored to different demographic groups, for both beginners and advanced yachting enthusiasts. For instance, the exciting Knowledge Box offers a rare peek into the maritime entertainment sector with expert guidance on recreational marine activities, yachts and sailboats.

Meanwhile the 'Sailing Experience Sharing,' unfolds a workshop lead by Captains Nelson Liu, Ding Shawn Lin and Sylvia Utoto Tsui, among other prominent figures in Taiwan’s sailing sectors. They all share a rare passion for marine navigation. Boating industry experts will also address the county’s new yachting regulations and maritime entertainment with a focus on yacht marketing, regulations, safety, business practices and fishing-port empowerment.

Tickets for the Public Available via iBon Kiosks in Convenience Stores
The first Taiwan International Boat Show will be open to both industry insiders and the general public across Taiwan.

Participants from overseas and Taiwanese boating-related companies may register online to gain admission confirmation and get their own badges at the venue. The general public is advised to pre-order tickets through ibon kiosks at 7-ELEVEN convenience stores. In addition to the NT$250 early-bird offer valid from April 7 to 27, a special NT$300 pre-order price is available from April 28 to May 7. During the exhibition, tickets of NT$380 can be purchased at the door.

For more details click: www.boatshow.tw

Multihull Central Aquila 36 660x82Yamaha - ETNZBIA 2017 Sydney 660x82 General

Related Articles

Abandoned and derelict vessels in Florida and the Caribbean
Abandoned and derelict vessels (ADVs) are a marine debris problem in many places around the United States In this region, which boasts both beautiful weather and waters, a high number of recreational and commercial boaters unfortunately equals a high number of ADVs.
Posted on 21 Jul
Boating Industry reader survey reports Ethanol repairs increasing
A new survey by Boating Industry magazine says those in the boating industry are seeing a growing number of problems A new survey by Boating Industry magazine says those in the boating industry that manufacture, sell, repair and store recreational vessels are seeing a growing number of problems caused by ethanol-related fuels. Said one Minnesota boat dealer in the survey, “Ethanol fuels are great for our service department but bad for our customers!”
Posted on 21 Jul
Adventure awaits at the Sydney International Boat Show
Sydney Int'l Boat Show celebrates its 50th year in 2017. The show will be hosting a number of fantastic presenters The Sydney International Boat Show celebrates its 50th year in 2017. The show will be hosting a number of fantastic presenters who exemplify the adventurous spirit. In particular, Michelle Lee and Lisa Blair will be on stage to share their incredible stories.
Posted on 20 Jul
Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue five off Cape Cod coast
Coast Guard and good Samaritan rescued five people 18 miles south of Nomans Land Sunday after their boat caught on fire The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued five people 18 miles south of Nomans Land Sunday after their boat caught on fire. A good Samaritan radioed to watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern at about 10 a.m. reporting the 32-foot recreational boat Finale had caught fire, and he rescued the people who were aboard.
Posted on 17 Jul
Riviera 4800 Sport Yacht - Just move with the times
Honestly. I cannot tell you how well it works, because I simply never used it! Honestly. I cannot tell you how well it works, because I simply never used it! No. Not the boat itself... I actually spent many enjoyable hours on board Riviera’s delightful 4800 Sport Yacht. Right. What I was referring to was the autopilot, and the reason for that lies in the very sentence immediately preceding this one. Enjoyment.
Posted on 17 Jul
Sunreef launches Supreme 68 Power Cat with lots of light and space
You enter the boat from wide staircases leading up from the swim platform, and walk into the salon through glass doors. Sunreef will introduce its new, massive Supreme 68 power catamaran at the Cannes yacht show in September, the newest model in the Supreme line that runs from 48 to 88 feet. The amount of attractive, modern, bright living space on the new Sunreef Supreme 68 is simply stunning: Indeed, the company says the new cat has 3,250 square feet of living space, more than many upscale New York City apartments
Posted on 16 Jul
10 rescued as 55-foot custom Sportsfisherman sinks off Charleston
Marine 101 of the Charleston Fire Department and members of the North Charleston Police Department marine unit responded A custom 55-foot, Paul Mann, cold-molded-wood Sportsfisherman sank off Charleston, S.C., on Saturday during the MegaDock fishing tournament. All ten people on board were rescued by a passing boat, before the Coast Guard arrived. The boat, Sportsmann from Kiawah Island, apparently hit something in the water. Charleston marine authorities said the boat had already taken on too much water...
Posted on 16 Jul
Keeping your boat's interior clean
John Greviskis from Ship Shape TV joined Shurhold’s Tiann Berhoff to discuss helpful cleaning tips for boats interior. As everyone knows, space is at a premium inside the boat. That is especially true on long trips. For your next outing, consider these helpful tips for keeping your ride ship shape.
Posted on 15 Jul
Beneteau launches new models at this year's Sydney Boat Show
The new inboard power boats on display are the eye catching Gran Turismo 40 which delivers unrivalled speed On display for the first time in Australia is the New Swift Trawler 50, spacious, ideal for living on board and equipped for long distance cruising with a range of over 1200Nm at eight knots and a top speed of 24 knots, she is the ideal boat for cruising the Australian coastline.
Posted on 14 Jul
USCG, partner agencies save 5 from sinking boat off Martha's Vineyard
The Coast Guard rescued five people from a recreational boat taking on water about one mile south of Squibnocket Point The Coast Guard and partner agencies rescued five people Thursday from a recreational boat taking on water about one mile south of Squibnocket Point, Martha's Vineyard.
Posted on 14 Jul