Hudson Yacht Group, the parent company of Hudson Powercat, is as diverse as it is dynamic. With project managers, naval architects, boat builders, engineers and sales and marketing professionals from around the world, they are a cohesive team who work towards a common goal: producing the world's best boats for the world's happiest clients. Hudson Yacht Group launched their first boat in 2007 and over the last ten years the company has continued to grow and grow. They began by building International J/80 One-Design sports boats, producing over 100 of them for domestic and international clients and quickly expanded their repertoire to include larger projects such as Pearl 75s, Pearl 50s and Gunboat 60s. Today HYG offers the full spectrum sea fairing vessels, from day racers, to the famous HH Catamarans, luxury performance sailing yachts currently dominating the multihull world over in the Caribbean.
Our boat building facility is in Xiamen, China, and has over 300,000 square feet of modern factory space and 400 employees. It is a purpose-built, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that was set up eight years ago by Hudson Wang. The yard has a history of success in building high-end performance cruising catamarans in both sail and power. Whether using aerospace materials or conventional GRP, the yard is fully self-sufficient with multiple large CNC capabilities and the ability to build strong composites to beautifully finished interiors.
Our boat building facility is in the Chinese coastal city of Xiamen (pictured above), and has over 300,000 square feet of modern factory space and 400 employees. It is a purpose-built, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility that was set up eight years ago by Hudson Wang. The yard has a history of success in building high-end performance cruising catamarans in both sail and power. Whether using aerospace materials or conventional GRP, the yard is fully self-sufficient with multiple large CNC capabilities and the ability to build strong composites to beautifully finished interiors.
DIXON YACHT DESIGN
Bill, in his early twenties, took over leadership of Angus Primrose Design and quickly changed the trading name to Dixon Yacht Design. His team are a highly trained and very experienced group, many of whom have been with Bill for years. In 1995 his 'Yanneke Too' yacht won several international awards and since then a steady stream of accolades have been won by Bill and his team. Amongst the most prized was the Yacht Designer of the Year in Asia award, 2010, something Bill has won again several times since.
HUDSON YACHT GROUP
Hudson Yacht Group was founded by Hudson Wang in 2006. Already an experienced and successful manufacturer and entrepreneur, he decided to turn his business skills towards his passion for boats. With partnerships in world-renowned brands, Hudson builds the world's finest yachts for both the Asian and world markets.
Chris started his own private jet charter company in 1986 and grew it to over 400 employees and with a fleet of 40 jets worldwide. After selling the company in 2000 he successfully campaigned his Farr 40 for 4 years, claiming gold multiple times including SORC. In 2018 he joined Hudson Yacht Group and bringing a wealth of industry knowledge and sales experience to the table, making him an invaluable member of the HYG team.
Bruce comes from an extensive background in Operations Management, formerly overseeing such projects as Grand Banks, Vicem Yachts, and Little Harbor Custom Yachts. His project and production management skills and high energy attitude are a welcome addition to the management team.
A veteran boat builder and yacht designer, Warren's extensive design portfolio includes multiple Morrelli & Melvin projects, including the MM65 and the Gunboat90. Warren will impart invaluable experience from conceptual stages throughout the entire build process as he leads the HH in-house design department.
Paul has worked as paint manager since 2011. Previously he worked on projects that included the Gunboat 60 and the HH42.
Riccardo joined the team in 2012 after a successful 12 year boat building stint in South Africa. Ricardo was the mechanical systems manager on the Gunboat 60 projects and now oversees all mechanical operations for the HH line.