On March 16th, news from the Ningbo International Maritime Ecology Technology City disclosed that Meishan International Sailing Ship Base would begin construction in June this year, and finish in June, 2021. “The waves are relatively small near Meishan, befitting water sports like sailing which is rarely seen in eastern China.”
Once the base is finished, it can undertake large aquatic sports competitions including international sailing ship events, Asian Games Hangzhou 2022, Olympic Games, etc.
On March 16th, Ningbo Yachting Industry Association was officially established in the Ningbo International Maritime Ecology Technology City, which filled a void. The organization consists of individuals and groups that engage in yacht clubs management, maritime tourism, yacht manufacturing, selling, renting, repair, training, etc.