Harken, a leading manufacturer and distributor of sailboat hardware, today announces its appointment of Shanghai Far East FRP Boat Company as its newest authorized distributor in China. Shanghai Far East joins Sunrise Marineware Limited, an authorized Harken distributor since 2011, in working to equip boats of all types and sizes with high-quality Harken deck hardware and winches.

Shanghai Far East Chairman Mrs. Demolar Du and Alan Lan, Managing Director of Sunrise Marineware have been pioneers in promoting sailing in China, and are responsible for much of the sport's rapid growth in the region. Shanghai Far East's focus on China's retail markets will allow Harken to develop ever stronger relationships with this sector and to respond to customers quickly with the highest level of technical and customer service.

"I am honored to be a part of the development of the sailing industry in China," said Mrs. Demolar Du. "Together with Harken and Sunrise Marineware we will bring this wonderful sport to the next level in
my country."

"I want to welcome Mrs. Demolar Du and the Shanghai Far East team to Harken," said Global Sales Director, Matt Malec. "This additional Harken distributor in China will help us provide the highest level of service and technical expertise that all Harken customers have come to expect and depend on."

By Ocean Navigator