Leading media in the Asia-Pacific region and China are not lagging behind their Western counterparts and are also identifying the best yachts of the year. The Asia Boating Awards were presented in Hong Kong. The winners are the most impressive boats on the Asian market and the yachting companies.
Horizon Yacht was selected as the best yacht builder in Asia with boats over 25 meters while Guff Craft was selected as the best builder with boats from 15 to 24 meters.
NISI 1700 Yacht by Nisi Yacht (length - 17 meters, cruising speed - 33 knots) was ranked the best motorboat built in Asia. Lady Candy by Benetti Yachts (length - 55 meters, cruising speed - 15 knots) was recognized as the best motorboat built in another region and created by special order.
MCY 86 by Monte Carlo Yachts (length - 26.3 meters, cruising speed - 24 knots) was ranked the best motorboat built for serial production. The yacht with the most impressive design was Galactica Star by Heesen (length - 65 meters, cruising speed - 24 knots).
Ferretti Yachts was named the best company with a presence in China and Azimut Yachts all over Asia.