The International Laser Class Association (ILCA) is pleased to announce that Far East Boats has been approved as a builder of class-legal boats. The company has successfully completed the detailed builder certification process and has received approval from both the ILCA and World Sailing technical departments to undertake production.
From the Far East Boats Website
“Shanghai Far East FRP Boats Co., Ltd. (Far East Boats) was founded by Mr. Weifeng Lu in 2002. With strong design capabilities and professional quality, Far East Boats is dedicated to sailboat R&D and manufacturing, and is listed as one of Shanghai’s high technology enterprises… Far East Boats is headquartered in Shanghai and has its production base in Jiangsu Province. Its product line covers international class racing boats, centerboard sailboats, keelboats, multi-hulls and rib boats. Far East Boats has accumulated powerful R&D strengths and professional quality, helping its manufacturing process meet the strict standards of the World Sailing.”
Approval of Far East Boats comes in accordance with World Sailing’s Olympic Equipment Policy, and boats manufactured by Far East are legal for use in ILCA sanctioned events.