ABOUT FAR EAST BOATS

Located just outside Shanghai, the factory is ideally located with easy access to the ports for worldwide distribution.

The boatyard boasts a state-of-the-art 20,000 square metre modern facility, with CNC milling and laser cutting technology. Vacuum infusion is used on all models, which ensures consistent build standards and quality throughout the range. Deck hardware and rigging is from leading international brands such as Selden, Harken and Spinlock. From a design perspective, FarEast Boats has worked in partnership with the internationally acclaimed designers Simonis – Voogd, to create fast, high performance yachts. The result of this partership is great boats at highly competitive prices.

With representation now in more than fifty countries, FarEast Boats is rapidly becoming one of the fastest growing businesses in the marine industry and is becoming recognised as a worldwide brand leader.


MILESTONES

2019

Appointed Activate Switch Ltd exclusive distributor for the UK & Republic of Ireland

2018

Hosted the 2018 FAREAST 28R World Championship, CHINA

Supplier for the 2018 OPTIMIST Asian and Oceanian CHAMPIONSHIP in Myanmar

Supplier for the 2018 ASAF Cup keelboat Regatta

2017

Hosted the First 2017 FAREAST 28R World Championship, SWEDEN

Supplier for the 2017 OPTIMIST WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP in Thailand

FAREAST 19R won Most Popular Sportsboat Of the Year of 2017 Sailing Spirit Grand Ceremony

FAREAST 23R won nomination of Best Boats 2017 (Perfomance Monohull under 30 feet) of SAIL Magazine

FAREAST 23R won The Best Sailing boat (under 45 feet)of 2017 Asia Marine & Boating Awards

2016

Official Partner of WORLD SAILING

Set up the International FAREAST 28R Class Association

Implement the 2016-2020 OPTIMIST development support plan

Get conform to standard ISO9001:2008

Listed as Shanghai Patent Pilot Enterprises

Far East Boats won Outstanding Organization of the Decade 2016 in China

FAREAST 23R won Performance Boat Of The Year(5-10m) in China

FAREAST 28R won The Best Dayboat (Dinghy / Sports Boat) of 2016 Asia Marine & Boating Awards

Hosted Shanghai 2016 FAREAST CUP International Sailing Regatta

Exclusive supplier for the 2016 OPTIMIST Asian and Oceanian Championship in Sri Lanka

2015

Shanghai Sailing Club opened two clubs on Dushu Lake, Suzhou

FAREAST 28R granted as WORLD SAILING One Design Class

Hosted the 2015 Shanghai Sailing Carnival & International Regatta Series

Hosted the 2015 China Sailing Clubs Regatta & Lingang International Sailing Grand Prix

Exclusive supplier for the First National Youth Games

“China’s Leading lights—Media Special Awards” in 2015 CIBS

Listed as a high-tech enterprise

Listed as developing little giant enterprise in science and technology

2014

Hosted the China City Club Regatta at Dishui Lake

Exclusive supplier for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing

Exclusive supplier for the 2014 OPTIMIST Class Asian Championship Games in BAHRAIN

Shanghai Sailing Club opened on Dishui Lake, CHINA

2013

Exclusive supplier for the 2013 LASER Class World Championship Games for Women in CHINA

Exclusive supplier for the National Games

Exclusive supplier for the 2013 OPTIMIST Class Asian Championship Games in JAPAN

2012

Supplier for the national fleet of China during the 2012 Olympic Games in LONDON

Supplier for the Asian Beach Games

Supplier for the 2012 OPTIMIST Classes: TANZANIA / DOMINICA/ SRI LANKA

2011

Exclusive supplier for Jury RIBs in South America Championship

Exclusive supplier of 26th World University Games, Shenzhen

Supplier for OPTIMIST World Championship Games in New Zealand

2010

Exclusive supplier of 234 flag ships and onsite-service in Shanghai Expo

Supplier of OPTIMIST and International 420 class boats for Guangzhou Asian Games

Dealer of Neil Pryde Ltd. In China Mainland

FAREAST 26 launched and highly praised in Dusseldorf Boat Shwo

2009

Equipment and technical service supplier of National Games

2008

Exclusive technical service supplier of Olympic Games in Beijing

Launched two new boats Speedbreed and Free Fly

2007

Workshop size reach 10,000 m2, becoming the largest dinghy building base

Got certification of the International 420 class rules measured by ISAF

Licensed by ISAF to build International 420 Class Boats

2006

Moved to new location in Fu Rong Economic Development Zone with a 7000 m2 workshop

Boat supplier of Asian OPTIMIST Championship Games in Fulong, TAIWAN

Become dealer of LASER Performance, CHINA

2005

Workshop size expanded to 5000 m2

FAREAST OPTIMIST Racing Team was launched

Boats and technical service supplier of National OPTIMIST Championship Games since 2005

2004

Workshop size expanded to 2200 m2

Annual boat sales hit over 1,000

2003

Annual boat sales hits 230

2002

The company was founded

Licensed by ISAF to build OPTIMIST & boat supplier of Asian OPTIMIST Championship, QINGDAO