Over the weekend H.H Sheikh Mohamed Bin Sultan Bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, the Chairman of the UAE Marine Sports Federation and the Abu Dhabi Marine Sports Club paid a visit to the 28th Edition of the Dubai International Boat Show.
Officially opened by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, it is the first in-person event for the regional yachting industry since the pandemic.
The event is one of the world’s top three most influential international yacht shows, which reflects the UAE’s status as a prominent global maritime destination. The show unites the global maritime and leisure industry and underlines the importance of sustainability with a range of interactive features.
Gulf Craft’s Chairman Mohamed Alshaali hosted a press conference to mark the four decades of the shipyard. The conference was attended by His Excellency Saeed Hareb, Secretary General of Dubai Sports Council, in addition to representatives from Dubai World Trade Centre, media and VIP guests.
Amongst the thirty-four brand launches that took place over the five-day show were Gulf Craft, Sunreef Yachts, Al Daen, Blue Gulf Boats, and Al Fajer. Regional launches from Princess Yachts, Cranchi, Sanlorenzo and Azimut Yachts also took place.
The Dubai International Boat Show included a ‘Proudly UAE’ initiative to celebrate the best local talent from across the country.