Giovanna Vitelli, Vice-President of Azimut-Benetti Group, explains why the family-owned company is enjoying record orders and tops the Global Order Book for a 23rd successive year, plus why she’s pushing for more transparency in fuel consumption and emissions.
Mohammed Alshaali reflects on Gulf Craft’s four decades, growing from an isolated fishing boat start-up to a high-tech, fully integrated operation building yachts from 34-175ft across four brands, with two upcoming Majesty superyachts set to kickstart the company’s fifth decade.
As founder and General Manager of Grandtech International Engineering, Meme Poon heads the Hong Kong dealer for Volvo Penta engines, a fixture for several leading luxury yacht builders.
Now in his 30th year with Groupe Beneteau, Yann Masselot is happy to be back at the brand where he started, with the Brand Director of Beneteau overseeing exciting new motor and sailing flagships along with the builder’s long-time partnership with Simpson Marine in Asia.
Along with rising sales and arrivals in Hong Kong, local owners are now using their yachts more regularly and it is believed this will continue even once travelling overseas becomes easier.
As founder and Director of VP Yachts, Vivian Chan is quickly making a name for herself as the Hong Kong dealer for Italian builder Sessa.