Local yachting industry generates $59m, new study reveals

About 700 yachts are expected to visit Fiji this year, says Port Denarau Marina general manager Cynthia Rasch. Picture: FT FILE

THE yachting industry generates almost $59 million, a new study has revealed.

The Yachting Economic Impact Study of Fiji was carried out recently and presented to members of the tourism industry in Nadi today.

The survey also highlighted that Fiji welcomed about 714 yachts this year.

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