Dubai Boat Show News Archive

  • The Flying Yacht: Another Dubai Boat Show Spectacle March 01 2018

    The Flying Yacht: Another Dubai Boat Show Spectacle

    When it comes to yachting, by motor or by sail is the usual
    choice by way of travel. Now, in true UAE Yacht Show style, Enata
    have built an alternative mode of transportation, skimming the..

  • Gulf Craft Sells New Majesty 135 Superyacht March 15 2017

    Gulf Craft Sells New Majesty 135 Superyacht

    Gulf Craft has announced the successful sale of a Majesty 135
    superyacht on the first day of the Dubai International Boat Show
    after the UAE builder unveiled its record showcase of the..

  • Superyacht in Focus: The Majesty Taking Dubai by Storm March 02 2017

    Superyacht in Focus: The Majesty Taking Dubai by Storm

    Gulf Craft’s all-new superyacht, the Majesty 100, the first
    semi-convertible fly-bridge superyacht, is proving to be a head
    turner at the Dubai International Boat Show, where the..

  • The Dubai Boat Show: Growing Alongside the UAE February 23 2017

    The Dubai Boat Show: Growing Alongside the UAE

    Continuing our insight into the cultural impact of yachting in
    the UAE, we're taking a look at the rise of the Dubai
    International Boat Show; setting its increasing popularity..

  • Gulf Craft Set to Impress at the Dubai Boat Show February 16 2017

    Gulf Craft Set to Impress at the Dubai Boat Show

    Gulf Craft is preparing to make a lasting impression at the
    upcoming Dubai International Boat Show, as the shipyard plans to
    commemorate 35 years of yacht with their largest showcase yet.

  • Editor's Note: Shows and Sightings Across the World February 16 2017

    Editor's Note: Shows and Sightings Across the World

    As promised in last week’s Editor’s letter, our coverage of the
    29th Annual Yachts Miami Beach is now well and truly underway. In
    the run up to the luxury yacht show, we listed our favourite 5..

  • The Cultural Impact of Yachting in the UAE: Part Two February 09 2017

    The Cultural Impact of Yachting in the UAE: Part Two

    With an ever-expanding yacht market and the Dubai Boat Show just
    around the cover, we are joined by Westport, Oceanco and Heesen
    for an added insight into the ever evolving landscape on yachting..

  • Dubai Boat Show: An Exhibitors Perspective February 08 2017

    Dubai Boat Show: An Exhibitors Perspective

    With the Dubai International Boat Show 2017 expected to be bigger
    than ever, we gain an insight first-hand from the exhibitors
    who’s testimonials anticipate DIBS as an eagerly anticipated..

  • The Cultural Impact of Yachting in the UAE: Part One February 02 2017

    The Cultural Impact of Yachting in the UAE: Part One

    The United Arab Emirates is a region synonymous with the
    ownership and enjoyment of large luxury yachts, with over 30% of
    the Top 100 owned by key Emirati families; however, it wasn’t..

  • Dubai Harbour: The Biggest Marina Project in the UAE January 18 2017

    Dubai Harbour: The Biggest Marina Project in the UAE

    According to the Dubai Media Office, a brand-new development has
    begun construction which will bring fleets of yachts to the
    waters of the United Arab Emirates. The Dubai Harbour project is..

  • Gulf Craft Reports $22m of Yacht Sales at Dubai Boat Show March 24 2016

    Gulf Craft Reports $22m of Yacht Sales at Dubai Boat Show

    Gulf Craft sold AED 80 million (USD 22 million) worth of luxury
    yachts and leisure boats across its range at this year’s
    Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS), the Emirates-based builder..

  • Superyacht Asya: Heesen's 47 Series On Show In Dubai March 01 2016

    Superyacht Asya: Heesen's 47 Series On Show In Dubai

    Today sees the opening of the Dubai International Boat Show, a
    showcase which attracts visitors from across the globe to the
    heart of the Middle East. To provide an insight into the calibre..

  • Oceanco Reveal New Look At Stiletto's Concept Launch March 11 2015

    Oceanco Reveal New Look At Stiletto's Concept Launch

    In an exclusive video illustrating the launch of the latest 107m
    Stiletto concept at the Dubai Boat Show, Oceanco has provided us
    with a unique insight into their exciting new project with Ken..

  • Dubai International Boat Show 2015 Opens March 03 2015

    Dubai International Boat Show 2015 Opens

    With over 430 superyachts and luxury yachts on display, the 2015
    Dubai International Boat Show has opened today to welcome throes
    of visitors ready to introduce new activity to the yachting..

  • Dubai Boat Show 2013 Draws to a Close March 14 2013

    Dubai Boat Show 2013 Draws to a Close

    The 2013 edition of the Dubai International Boat Show, one of the
    biggest events on the yacht industry calendar, came to a close
    last week.

  • 20th Anniversary of the Dubai Boat Show Opens March 13 2012

    20th Anniversary of the Dubai Boat Show Opens

    The 20th Anniversary of the Dubai Boat Show has now opened,
    welcoming more than 430 luxury yachts to the Dubai International
    Marine Club; including 20 superyachts, an impressive 9 world..

  • Editors Comments: Week Ending 09/03/2012 March 08 2012

    Editors Comments: Week Ending 09/03/2012

    The fully refitted sailing yacht Endeavour is now on her way to
    the Caribbean; however, she won’t be doing it alone.
    Unofficial reports have emerged of a new superyacht launch which..

  • Gulf Craft Deliver Another Majesty 121 Superyacht February 20 2012

    Gulf Craft Deliver Another Majesty 121 Superyacht

    Gulf Craft has recently announced the delivery of another Majesty
    121 hull, one of its most popular superyacht models, from its
    yacht manufacturing facility in the United Arab Emirates.

  • Sunseeker Yacht Evades Pirate Attack En-Route to Dubai Boat Show March 16 2011

    Sunseeker Yacht Evades Pirate Attack En-Route to Dubai Boat..

    News has emerged that the cargo freighter transporting a 30m
    Sunseeker to the Dubai Boat Show narrowly escaped an ambush by
    Pirates.

  • Week Ending 11th of March 2011 March 10 2011

    Week Ending 11th of March 2011

    Encouraging reports arrived this week regarding the number of
    superyachts chartered and sold at influential international
    events such as the 2011 Dubai Boat Show and the MIPIM Property..

  • Week commencing 7 March 2011 March 07 2011

    Week commencing 7 March 2011

    Is there anything that gets the luxury connoisseur's pulse racing
    more than a motor show? There's something wonderfully indulgent
    about seeing the world's most lavish cars packed under one roof.

  • Dubai Boat Show Reports Successful Yacht Sales March 07 2011

    Dubai Boat Show Reports Successful Yacht Sales

    UAE publication, Gulf News, has reported on a number of
    successful sales in the first three days of the 2011 Dubai
    International Boat Show; ranging from small boats, mid-range..

  • Week Ending 4th of March 2011 March 04 2011

    Week Ending 4th of March 2011

    Heesen and CBI Navi both reported the launch of two major yachts
    this week, M/Y Satori and M/Y Aifos, and as these two 50m yachts
    reached the final phases of their assembly, the largest sailing..

  • Dubai Boat Show Hosts First Supercar Promenade March 04 2011

    Dubai Boat Show Hosts First Supercar Promenade

    Visitors to last week’s Dubai Boat Show had their heads
    turned by a parade of some of the world’s best supercars.