Saturday, April 10, 2010

The potential of the yachting industry - Rupert Hoogewerf

Rupert HoogewerfHurun by Fantake via Flickr
Rupert Hoogewerf or Hurun - founder of the China Rich List - participated in the China (Shanghai)Boat Show 2010 to announce the 2010 Asian Marine and Boating Awards.In Sail-World he explained his optimism about the yachting industry in China:
'There is huge potential for the yachting industry in China. At present, there are 875,000 millionaires in China and according to our 2010 Best of the Best Survey, almost half of them dream of buying a boat' said Hurun Report founder Rupert Hoogewerf. 
As yachts surge in popularity amongst wealthy Chinese, the Hurun Top 10 Marinas with Greatest Potential Awards recognise the Chinese Marinas with the most potential to develop into truly world-class facilities. They form part of the Asian Maritime and Boating Awards, which single out a range of domestic and international industry leaders for recognition.
The winners were:
2010 Asian Marine and Boating Awards

Top 10 Marinas with Greatest Potential
Longcheer Yacht Club
Visun Royal Yacht Club
Shenzhen Marina Club
Ningbo Leisure Boating Club
Nine Dragon Yacht Club
Suzhou Taihu Mercury Club & Marina
Qingdao International Yacht Club
Dalian Goldshore Yacht Club
Yacht Club on the Bund
Shangshan International Yacht Club

Marina with Greatest Potential New Star
Shanghai Yacht Club

For more and pictures of the event, click here

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Rupert Hoogewerf or Hurun is also a speaker at the China Speakers Bureau. When you need him at your conference, do let us know.
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