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Hakes Marine Company Profile

Hakes Marine China , a division of Hudson Yacht and Marine is located in Xiamen, an exciting and beautiful area of China with a fast growing marine industry. With good support from the local Xiamen Government, this area has become one of the main hubs for yacht and boat building in southwest China.

The factory site is situated beside a harbor for easy launching and sea access and covers an area of 135,000 square meters. An investment of over USD 50 million in factory and plant makes this new company a potent force for the construction of all leisure craft.

Versatility in all types of composite construction, high quality standards throughout the build and finishing ensures Hudson Yacht and Marine are the right choice for you.



  • 8000 sqm small boat building hall with overhead gantry cranes.
  • 7000 sqm big boat building hall with overhead gantry cranes.
  • 14,000 sqm big boat fit out hall currently under construction with overhead gantry cranes.
  • 4000 sqm of metal fabrication and storage halls.
  • 4000 sqm of offices and project management rooms.
  • Harbour access for testing and launching vessels
  • 25m x 18m boat testing pool
  • 5 Axis CNC router 18m long, 5.5m wide and 4m tall.
  • Two 3 Axis CNC routers with 7m vacuum beds.
  • 2 Axis CNC laser cutter with a 3m bed.
  • Automatic nesting fabric cutting machine 10.3m long x 1.6m wide.
  • Integrated vacuum system running through the big building hall, complimented by 8 mobile high pressure vacuum pumps.
  • Back up power supply
  • Comprehensive clean dry air supplied through both halls.
  • Two 25m 50 degree Celsius post curing and laminating clean rooms
  • Two fully vented 16m long spray painting booths
  • New 25m 100 degree Celsius curing oven
  • Prepreg laminating temperature controlled clean room
  • In-house alloy, stainless and steel fabrication shop.
  • In-house carpentry and joinery shop

Sales Centre
In touch with the marine scene, Hudson Yacht and Marine also boasts a modern Sales Centre over looking the beautiful Wu Yuan Bay. A versatile building plays an important role as a conference centre for product launch and display, training for new technologies, Government presentations, and a delightful place to take delivery of your new vessel. A dynamic area for a dynamic company.

World Class Team

Hudson Wang: President of HYM.
Hudson Yachts & Marine was founded in 2009 by Hudson Wang. An experienced and successful manufacturer has turned his business skills towards his passion for boats. Already with partnerships with world renowned brands, Gunboat, J Boats , and luxury British yacht brand - Pearl, he aims to build the world's finest yachts for both the Asian and world markets.

Paul Hakes: President of Hakes Marine China.
With a wealth of experience and great reputation as one of the worlds leading race boat builders for both quality and performance, Paul heads the new high performance division of HYM. An exciting new division building racing yachts and high technology composite components.

Jackie Wang,Pearl Technical & Project Manager.
Years of experience in the luxury yacht industry, Jackie coordinates engineering of the interior with design and shop floor execution.

Howard Chen, Project Manager of Jaguar Catamarans Division.
With over 10 years working experience in super yacht interiors and designs, Howard is in charge of the Jaguar Catamarans range.

Yu-chun Chen, Gunboat Engineer.
An experienced design engineer, Yu-chun heads the coordination of design information and engineering for the Gunboat sailing catamaran range.

Eliot Thorne
BSc (Hons) Mathematics, and a graduate of the Landing School Yacht Design program. Responsible for the technical development of new models, Eliot brings experience from the world of luxury cruising yachts.


Research and Development

As part of our ongoing commitment to offer world-class quality to our clients, research and development from design through to building techniques is a constant process. A new product data management system (PDM) has now been introduced which guarantees design drawing control, with all projects using Solid Works. Customer satisfaction is the prime concern of our business, and having experienced professionals in the project management and the boat manufacturing teams ensures this commitment. With capacity and capability for stylish design and effective building techniques we fulfill the requirements of the different boats that we already have under production and design. Sail, Power, RIB’s or Pontoons, our comprehensive and versatile facilities will handle your next project in an efficient and competent manner.



Our Clients / Partners

Representing Gunboat Asia, perhaps the worlds greatest and most respected performance cruising catamaran. We are proud to work in partnership with Gunboat and bring this state of the art sailing technology to the worlds sailing masters.
Hudson Yacht & Marine is the Asian dealer of Pearl Motor Yachts. Our commitment to new standards of sophistication and style mean that every Pearl is as unique and individual as its owner.
Hakes Marine China is the new high performance division within Hudson Yacht and Marine. Specialising in the manufacturing of high quality racing yachts, it will carry on delivering to the world the beautiful racing yachts it has become so famous for.
Jaguar Catamarans International is formed to satisfy the demand of the Catamaran market. We are proud to be manufacturing these New luxury Power Catamarans on behalf of Jaguar Catamarans International. This sector of the market has long awaited for a builder to produce a quality stylish power catamaran.