Performance Yachting are the sole Sub Saharan importers of Far East Boats – Optimists, Laser, Ribs, Windsurfers, Yachts and Multihulls.
Yachts imported include the Far East 28R sailed by a South African team in the 2018 World Championships.
Support boats (ducks) include the Far East 480 and Far East 580 – ideal for sailing support and as general runabouts, towing and fishing vessels on sea, dam, lake and river.
Performance Yachting, based in Port Elizabeth, is owned by Mark Dawson and Warren Harvey – both seasoned sailors and owners of a Far East 28R which is sailed competitively on the local circuit and used as an effective youth and sailing development yacht.
Contact Mark and Warren to experience the excitement of sailing on the Far East 28R – an exciting sport boat that is sold at a very reasonable price.
Far East Boats is headquartered in Shanghai, with its production base in Jiangsu Province. Its product line covers international class racing boats, centerboard sailboats, keelboats, multi-hulls and rib boats.
Far East Boats has accumulated powerful R&D strengths and professional quality, helping its manufacturing process meet the strict standards of the World Sailing. Collaborate with European famous boat design office Simonis Voogd, Far East has launched several keelboats, which also won the domestic market. Besides Far East Boats’s international racing sailboat, FAREAST 18/18R，FAREAST 26，FAREAST 31R, FAREAST 28R, FAREAST 23R and the newest FAREAST 19R have become the first choices of Chinese sailing enthusiasts and have won several awards in some famous international boat shows.
Professional teamwork ensures advances in all fields including massive manufacturing: the most outstanding examples are the company’s completion of 300 Optimists for delivery to a Finnish race in 2008, and 234 flag boats completed within two months for the Shanghai Expo.
To date, Far East Boats has succeeded in hosting or providing equipment and technical support for over 50 international and national regattas, including the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, the 2010 World Expo in Shanghai, the 2010 Asia Games in Guangzhou, the 2010 China Cup International Regatta, the 2011 OPTIMIST Class World Championship Games in New Zealand, the 2012 OPTIMIST Class World Championship Games in Dominica, the 2013 LASER Class Championship Games for Women , the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, the 2015 HKODA National and Open Championship and the 2016 Cinnamon OPTIMIST Asian&Oceanian Championship. Excellent performance in the races helped the Far East brand achieve worldwide reputation.
Besides international regattas, Far East Boats begun to operate commercial regattas, and has hosted the China City Club Regatta at Dishui Lake with the support of CYA and local government. The company welcomed 14 fleets from all over the country and hosted an audience of 20,000. And several large scale regattas were held successfully in the next two years, including 2015 Shanghai Sailing Carnival & International Regatta Series, 2015 China Sailing Clubs Regatta & Lingang International Sailing Grand Prix and Shanghai 2016 FAREAST CUP International Sailing Regatta. Moreover, each year more than 10 races of Shanghai Sailing Club Leagues are carried on.