Dubai Boat Show News Archive

  • Dubai International Boat Show Round Up 2019 March 07 2019

    Dubai International Boat Show Round Up 2019

    This year, the Dubai International Boat Show opened once more
    across the striking skyline of Dubai. Shining the spotlight on
    the UAE as a respected producer and an emerging demographic, we..

  • DIBS '19: Dominating the UAE with Dominator Yachts March 07 2019

    DIBS '19: Dominating the UAE with Dominator Yachts

    With the spotlight well and truly on the UAE, it seems European
    shipyard Dominator have firmed their place as one of the leading
    superyacht builders for the region. Joined by Angela Pernsteiner,..

  • DIBS '19: Waving the Flag for the Region with Gulf Craft March 07 2019

    DIBS '19: Waving the Flag for the Region with Gulf Craft

    Joined by the Chairman of Gulf Craft Mohammed Al Shaali, we
    discuss the biggest name in Middle Eastern shipbuilding; a
    company who have gone from strength to strength in quality,..

  • DIBS '19: Behind the Scenes of the Show March 07 2019

    DIBS '19: Behind the Scenes of the Show

    During the festivities of DIBS, we grabbed a moment with the
    show’s organiser, Riju George, to talk about the evolution of a
    show that has been promoting the UAE region for 27 years.

  • DIBS '19: Burgess on Setting Sale in the UAE March 07 2019

    DIBS '19: Burgess on Setting Sale in the UAE

    As former Managing Director of Burgess Asia, and current Head of
    Sales globally, Richard Lambert has watched the UAE’s market grow
    and flourish. Catching up on all things Burgess, we sat down with..

  • Editor's Note: A Spotlight on the UAE March 06 2019

    Editor's Note: A Spotlight on the UAE

    From the sunny slice of London to an even sunnier city skyline;
    this week the Media Team headed to the Dubai Yacht Show for the
    opportunity to learn how industry businesses are shifting the..

  • DIBS '19: The Glamour Homeport of Yas Marina March 06 2019

    DIBS '19: The Glamour Homeport of Yas Marina

    Last week saw the Dubai Canal Jumeirah transform into a hub of
    activity, flooded with representatives of the best names in the
    business and their spectacular fleets for the Dubai International..

  • DIBS '19: Sunreef Yachts on the In-House Experience March 06 2019

    DIBS '19: Sunreef Yachts on the In-House Experience

    During last week’s spectacular DIBS, we sat down for a chat with
    Karolina Paszkiewicz, PR and Marketing Director at Sunreef
    Yachts, to talk about how the company are storming their niche of..

  • Editor’s Note: It Starts with a Concept February 28 2019

    Editor’s Note: It Starts with a Concept

    It’s been a quiet week here in London as half of our team enjoy
    the balmy nights of Dubai’s annual Yacht Show. While they spend a
    few days getting under the skin of the UAE market collecting..

  • 48 Hours in the Dreamworld of Dubai January 29 2019

    48 Hours in the Dreamworld of Dubai

    As you cruise into Dubai Marina, skyscrapers towering overhead,
    you immediately feel the singularity of the place. Dubai is a
    self-contained world with endless things to see and do. However,..

  • 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..

  • 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..

  • 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.

  • 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..