Published: Tuesday, 15 December 2015

The long-awaited 2015 China Rendez-Vous (Nov 27-30) came to an end after high public anticipation. Held at Visun Times Coast in Hainan Island, the sixth edition of the event attracted large crowds and a number of high-end sponsors.

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This year’s theme, ‘Dream.Art.Life’ set the stage for the event, which included high-end brands in the yachting, aviation, automobile, and fashion industries from across the globe.

An opening ceremony kicked-off the event which included Sanya government officials and contestants of the 65th Miss World Pageant.

The charity campaign for marine protection, ‘BLUE Project’, was launched during the ceremony, along with the ‘BLUE Project Blue’ scholarship and the Sanya Bay Public Sea Area Fishing Boating Assistance Campaign. The new campaign will provide fisherman emergency assistance and protect fisherman’s rights.

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(Opening Ceremony)

Day one of the event ended with the Official Gala Dinner. Exhibitors, sponsors and invited guests enjoyed a wonderful night with all the performances organisers prepared for the night.

For the first time, the Italian Pavilion made its first appearance at China Rendez-Vous and brought along Italy’s world-class fashion, leather goods, furniture, craftsmanship, fine food and wine.

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(Italian Pavilion)

The Italian Pavilion featured previous Italian national team player and previous coach of Guangzhou Evergrande Taobao Football Club - Marcella Lippi. His appearance at the event confirmed the friendly relationship between Sanya, China and Tuscany, Italy.

Exciting activities continued on the third day with the China Rendez-Vous x WGC China’s Celebrity Golf Tournament, followed by the Awards Dinner.

Over 100 prominent brands participated in the event including yachts brands Azimut|Benetti Group, Beneteau Group, Ferretti Group, Arcadia, Bavaria, OCEAN Independence, OMNIA Marine, Speedo, Sundiro, Sunseeker Asia, as well as Monte Carlo Yachts and Sanlorenzo presented by Simpson Marine.

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(China Rendez-Vous x WGC China’s Celebrity Golf Tournament)

Co-organiser Beneteau Asia and its distributors showcased several of their best models including the MCY 70 presented by Simpson Marine and Oceanis 60, Oceanis 55, Barracuda 9 and Antares 42 displayed by Visun Royal Yacht Club. The show was a great turnout, with a number of concrete sales onsite.