Asia Boating Awards 2013


The 9th edition of the Asia Boating Awards, jointly organised by Asia-Pacific Boating and China Boating, was held on March 29 at the sensational Intercontinental Hotel Serenity Coast Resort. Honouring the best of yachting in Asia and internationally, it took place the evening before the start of one of Asia’s brightest boat shows, the Hainan Rendezvous, held every year in Sanya. The Hainan show has grown rapidly into one of the landmark luxury yachting events in Asia and in just four years is now well known to the world’s major yacht brands.

The following are the winners for Asia Boating Awards 2013:

  1. Best Asian Yacht Builder (30m and up)

    Kingship, Hong Kong/China

  2. Best Asian Yacht Builder (15m to 30m)

    Horizon Yachts, Taiwan

  3. Best Asian Built Yacht

    Gulf Craft, Majesty 135, Umm Al Quwain, UAE

  4. Best Custom Built Yacht

    Lürssen, Quattroelle, Germany

  5. Best Semi Custom Built Yacht (30m and up)

    Benetti, Classic Supreme 132 Petrus II, Italy

  6. Best Production Motor Yacht (24m to 40m)

    Princess Yachts, Princess 40M, UK

  7. Best Production Motor Yacht (15m to 24m)

    Ferretti Group, F690, Italy

  8. Best Production Motor Yacht (up to 15m)

    Azimut, Magellano 43, Italy

  9. Best Production Sailing Yacht (15m to 30m)

    Jeanneau, Sun Odyssey 509, France

  10. Best Production Sailing Yacht (up to 15m)

    Beneteau, Sense 46, France

  11. Asian Marina of the Year

    ONE°15 Marina Club, Singapore

  12. Asian Yacht Club of the Year

    Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club, Hong Kong

  13. Asian Regatta of the Year

    China Coast Regatta, Hong Kong

  14. Asia-based Charter Yacht of the Year

    Royal Huisman, S/Y Twizzle, Holland

  15. Personality of the Year

    Mike Simpson

  16. Print Ad of the Year

    Heesen Yachts, Quinta Essentia

  17. Best Yacht Design of the Year

    Marquis, 630 Sport Yacht, USA

  18. Best Yacht Designer in Asia of the Year

    Jason Ker

  19. Best Asia-based Charter Company


  20. Best Brand Presence in Asia


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