Now marking its 10th anniversary, HeySea is busy tryingto build on its domestic success in China’s 60ft-plus motoryacht sector bybecoming a popular brand internationally for large yachts and superyachts.
Heysea is currently the mainland’s leading builder of luxury yachtsfrom 24m (78ft), according to the 2017 Global Order Book by Boat International.The yard employs nearly 300staff, including a 40-strong in-house design team, in its 66,700sqm manufacturing facility in XinhuiDistrict,Jiangmen.
△Heysea’s biggest construction project is a 43m powercat
Heysea is currently working on its biggest-ever build, the 140ft Vista 43m power catamaran for a mainland Chinese owner, which is due for delivery to Shenzhen next year.
△Two Asteria 96s are currently in build
A Vista 140ft, a Heysea115, two Asteria 108s, two Asteria 96s, an 82ft Zoom Plus 82 sailing catamaran,two Heysea 82s, an Heysea 80-footer, two Zoom 76-footers and a Zoom58-footer make up the yard’s 13 ongoing projects.
海星在建的项目共有13艘，其中包括1艘Vista 140英尺,1艘Heysea 115英尺，2艘Asteria108英尺，2艘Asteria96英尺，1艘Zoom Plus 82英尺双体帆船，2艘Heysea 82英尺，1艘Heysea 80英尺，2艘Zoom76英尺和1艘Zoom 58英尺游艇。
Construction is soon to commence on a 72ft powercatamaran, while a proposed 50m motoryacht is undergoing a redesign andmay be slightly reduced in length as per marketing requirement.
△The Asteria 108 is one of Heysea’s most popular models
The yard’s established lines include HeySea (60, 70, 78,82), Zoom and Superyachts, which include the popular Asteria 108. The firstAsteria 108 launched in 2013, the sixth hull was delivered earlier this year toa Hong Kong-based client and the seventh will launch later this year.
海星现有船型包括海星系列（60英尺，70英尺，78英尺，82英尺），宽景系列和超级游艇系列，而超艇系列中有包括受市场热捧的Asteria108。 Asteria 108第1艘于2013年下水，第6艘则在今年年初交付给香港船东，第7艘预计将于今年年底下水。
The Heysea 82 has been the yard’s most iconic modelsince being developed in 2010, with the first hull arriving a year later.Today, hull number 21 in the line is being built, reinforcing the Heysea 82’sreputation as the most popular China-built superyacht.
Heysealooks for representation in key international markets. In July, 2016, YPI becamethe central agent for Heysea superyacht Sealink 152 who has built a reputation for providing the clients with honest and informed advice alongside discreet, trusted support for the last 40 years and assisting the client in every aspect of yacht ownership experience, from yacht purchase and sales through to charter, yacht management and crew recruitment as a full-service yacht brokerage company.
Heysea Yachts announced the addition of Doug Hoogs to their team as the Representative of their US office in December of 2016 for America marketing. Doug, a graduate of the United States Merchant Marine Academy at Kings Point with a licensed captain for 50 years, has been involved in marketing and sales for large yacht builders domestically and overseas since 1987.
In January, Heysea appointed Ensign Ship Brokers to distribute its range in Australia and New Zealand. Ensign, which has six offices and 30 staff, also represents shipyardsin France, Germany and Italy.
1月，海星正式任命Ensign Ship Brokers作为其澳大利亚与新西兰的经销商。Ensign公司共有6个办事处，30名员工，同时代理法国、德国与意大利的其他游艇品牌。
Heysea Chairman Allen Leng, who travelled to Australia,said: “We are delighted to work together and look forward to having the Heysea range well represented by Tony and his experienced team.”
△Heysea Asteria 108 sign is placed in front of Australia Office of Ensign Ship Brokers
澳大利亚办公处门口悬挂海星Asteria 108 广告牌
Ensign CEO Tony Ross, who visited HeySea last November,said: “We are very pleased to represent such a modern and quality product inthe HeySea range of vessels. Our aim is to exceed the clients’ expectation forservice and provide a real, value-driven option for those considering moreexpensive European or American-built craft.”