Taiwan boost

Taiwan International Boat Show 2018 Kicks off on 15 March, with aims to raise the profile of the Taiwan yacht industry.

13 December 2017


The Taiwan International Boat Show will be held in Taiwan at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center and the Horizon City Marina from 15 to 18 March, 2018. The event will showcase 170 exhibitors, using 1,000 booths on land and boat yards who. Its scale and quality will likely draw more than 30,000 visitors from local and all over the world.

The yacht industry in Taiwan has been experiencing steady growth. Statistics produced by US magazine Showboats International for yacht orders over 24 metres in 2016 show that Taiwan ranked first in Asia and fourth in the world in the manufacturing of yachts of this size.

According to the show’s organisers, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), the momentum gained from the previous two editions resulted in 79 manufacturers signing up for the exhibition.

Top Taiwan yacht and boat builders including Horizon, Kha Shing, Alexander, Nova Marine, Dyna Craft, Cadcam Marine and international yacht brand agents like Amal Yachting and Princess Yachts will be exhibiting.


Other prominent exhibitors include Taiwan manufacturers of yacht/boat parts and accessories, namely, Atech Composites, Marine Mart, Anewpow, Marineer (Volvo Penta, Garmin, Humphree), Capital Machinery (Caterpillar), Himan Tech Diesel (Man) and Marine Centre Asia (Raymarine). These exhibitors will be displaying top quality yachts and boats, parts and accessories, as well as marine technologies and water recreation services.

The 2018 exhibition not only includes 7 exhibition areas: Yachts and Boats, Equipment and Accessories, Water Sports and Recreation, Maritime Service, Luxury Corner, International Pavilion and Marina Display but also a brand new outdoor lifestyle zone.

The brand new outdoor lifestyle area will display diving supplies, camping supplies, camper van, fishing tackle and outdoor activity equipment. The show will build the new all-round outdoor life space through gathering the Yachts & Boats and Outdoor Lifestyle Area.

Taiwan International Boat Show 2018 is poised to showcase the leisure marine industry from all angles and demonstrate to visitors the joy of ocean recreation.


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