Dubai Boat Show to host 13 global launches

25/02/2010 - Dubai Lifestyle News
Dubai Boat Show to host 13 global launches

Posted by Bob Brunskill

This year's Dubai International Boat Show (Dibs) will feature 13 global launches of new luxury boats and yachts, it has been revealed.

The show, which will be held from March 9th to 13th at the Dubai International Marine Club, will also host more than 25 regional premieres, Emirates Business 24/7 reported.

According to the news provider, the show will exhibit more than 25 "superyachts" exceeding 21 metres.

In total, visitors will be able to view about 400 boats of varying sizes and designs as well as enjoying live music and demonstrations.

Erwin Bamps, chief operating officer of Gulf Craft, said: "Dibs is reaffirming its position as the most prominent and diversified leisure marine exhibition in the entire region and as such, we expect again an interesting international visitor crowd."

Earlier this week, Dubai's crown prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum opened Dubai's new cruise terminal - one of the Middle East's biggest cruise facilities.