This year marks the 26th Anniversary of the Dubai International Boat Show and was celebrated out of ordinary with the move to a new location at Dubai Canal in Jumeirah.
UAE citizens and visitors got the chance to immerse themselves in a luxury experience for a duration of five days from the 28th of February till the 3rd of March.
The 26th edition of Dubai International Boat Show was inaugurated by H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and showcased Superyachts, Marine related exhibits and water sport demonstrations
Being away from its home, the new venue at the Dubai Canal was a challenge for the organizers. The complete retransformation of the location to cater for such as massive event has undergone successfully in record time especially the marina and all its various section that were used to embark impressive and super large yacht and boats in an unpreceded on-water display
Among the most impressive boats on display were the 86m charter yacht CHAKRA and the 72m charter yacht SERENITY from Austal.
More than 450 exhibitors representing more than 800 marine industry brands were present onsite with more than 60 boats, dinghies and personal watercraft were on display.
If you think this was it for the boat, you are wrong as the event included several activations that cater for every taste and reflects the Marine lifestyle in its best ways such as Nikki Beach Lounge, sailing experiences, water sports stunts and taster sessions, live entertainment and food and drink stalls.
This year’s DIBS is even bigger than the past 26th editions and is the main factor behind placing UAE as the main hub for Middle Eat boating industry.
See you in 2019 at the Dubai Canal for another great Dubai International Boat Show Experience.