Hong Kong Cruise and Yacht Festival 2019
The 2nd International Cruise and Yachting Festival was held from 17 to 20 November, 2019 at the Kai Tak Runway Park overlooking the famous Hong Kong skyline.
Organised by the Hong Kong Cruise and Yacht Industry Association, the private event was dedicated to the world of luxury yachts and leisure boats in Hong Kong and the Asia Pacific Superyacht Association was a media partner to the event. Two superyachts and several pleasure boats were on display, with the aim of promoting the city of Hong Kong as an international maritime centre. A number of international brands participated including the Italian Sea Group’s Tecnomar Evo 120, the dynamic Ferretti Yachts 920, and the stylish Princess Yachts 85. There were also some brokerage yachts on display and they included a Sunseeker 115 and 62, Pershing 92, Monte Carlo Yachts 86, Prestige 520 along with one sailing yacht a Fountaine Pajot 50. A mini forum was held on the afternoon of second day of the festival, and the speakers included Curtis Chu (yacht financing), Antony Cowie (Escrow agreement and S & P transactions), Mario Moretti (environmental sustainability of the yachting industry); and Benjamin Wong (legal, tax and regulatory reviews of the superyacht industry in the Greater Bay Area (GBA).