Builder Fareast


Shanghai Far East FRP Boats Co., Ltd

Room 605,Building 5, Xizi International Center, No.898 Xiuwen Road, Minhang District, 201100

Model range

The brand Fareast produces junior and Youth Classes and one-Design Racing Keelboats. There are 16 models from 2 to 11 meters.


Company history

Shanghai Far East FRP Boats was founded in 2002 by Weifeng Lu. The shipyard started with the production of Optimist class yachts under the ISAF license. In 2003 the company built and sold about 230 yachts, in 2004 sales exceeded 1000 units. By 2007 the shipyard had received official approval from ISAF for the production of Class 420 and Laser yachts. In 2008 Far East Boats acted as the official service supplier to the Beijing Olympic Games. In the following years, the shipyard has paid more attention to the development of its own range of yachts as well as the construction of motor RIBs, supplying the latter, among other things, as referees and trainers' boats. Far East has repeatedly acted as the official supplier to the national sailing team and to regional and world championships. In 2015, the Fareast 28R received the World Sailing monotype certificate.


The shipyard is headquartered in Shanghai, with production in the same Jiangsu province. Since the first year, the company has been building capacity, and by 2007, the production area of the shipyard had increased 5 times to more than 10,000 m2. Over the years Far East has produced over 16,000 yachts for athletes from around the world. The company has more than 60 dealers in 50 countries.

Model range

Far East produces a wide range of cruise and racing sailing boats and multihulls from 3 to 11 meters, as well as motorized RIBs and houseboats 4-7 meters long. The Fareast R range includes GRP and carbon composite keel yachts 18-26 feet long. The Multihull family consists of a Fareast 36 °C cruising catamaran and Freefly and Astus sport trimarans.The company produces sailing yachts of «primary» classes Optimist, Oriental and Fareast 11, windsurfing RS:X and T293, and is a certified manufacturer of Olympic monotypes Laser and Laser Radial.In the motor segment there are 4-6m RIBs and Floating salons with a length of about 7m.

Features .

Olympic Class yachts are being built on Far East Boats in strict accordance with World Sailing standards. The company cooperates with the European architectural bureau Simonis Voogd. Some of Far East models have taken a leading position in the regional market and are gaining popularity in the world as a whole. The keel boats of the FarEast R series are used, among other things, for monotype racing. For example, the annual Fareast 28R World Championship brings together over 25 teams.

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