Dubai: 50 global and regional launches are expected to take place in Dubai International Boat Show that runs from March 1 to 5
03 March 2023, 12:00 AM
05 March 2023, 12:00 AM
The world class Dubai Harbour is the setting for this year’s edition from March 9 to 13, which will see a string of big name yacht manufacturers show off their finest seafaring craft. Furthermore, the event will provide plenty of fun for all ages. If you’re after a top day out for the family, gather your brood to get their sea legs at the Dubai International Boat Show.
50 global and regional launches are expected to take place over the five-day event that runs from March 1 to 5.
Abdulla Binhabtoor, chief portfolio management officer, Shamal Holding, the owner and curator of Dubai Harbour, said, “We believe in providing a world-class infrastructure and service to the industry. We are proud to say that here we sit in 700 berth marinas, the largest in the region. We have the only dedicated superyacht marina in Dubai. It prides itself today with ample luxurious lifestyle options. We have seen growth since last year.
Gulf Craft is showing 15 boats and yachts this year. Showcasing premiering yachts like Majesty 111, has a futuristic design with new materials making it sustainable and environment friendly. The company is also showcasing Majesty 100 for the first time, a premium product in the yachts’ category. They are also exhibiting a Nomad 70 SUV collection with a fine-tuned design.
Sunreef revealed its 60 Power Eco and its Eco 80. Is a versatile eco-responsible motoryacht offering freedom of customization. This luxury craft is equipped with the latest innovative technologies to achieve maximum energy efficiency and good performance. The Italian shipyard Azimut is showcasing some of its best-sellers in the show. The star of the show is Fly 68. Combinining a twin pod propulsion system with an optimized hull the new model forms part of the Azimut’s new family of Low Emission yachts, which reduces both fuel consumption and emissions by between 20 to 30 per cent with shaft line boats of the same weight and size that have a traditional chine hull.
Meanwhile, Heesen from Netherlands showcases the superyacht Atina which has accommodation for 10 crew members including the captain. The Heesen 4700 Displacement yacht Atina has a steel hull and aluminum superstructure. She is powered by 2 MTU engines, which give her a cruising speed of 16.0 kn. The yacht has a range of 12.0/4000 n/m nautical miles at a speed of 16.0 kn. The yacht carries 63,000 liters of fuel on board, and 21,000 liters of water.