Your guide to the Dubai International Boat Show

This festive exposition features luxury super yachts from around the world.

by 19 February 2015

Now in its 23rd year, the Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) is taking place from March 3rd - 7th in the Dubai Marina. The show will offer an exciting variety of boats and super yachts on display from around the world. This year the show has added new features that include dedicated sections for DIBS Sailing, DIBS Fishing, and DIBS Water Sports. Visitors can get their hands on the newest and best available products in these booming sectors. With an unparalleled product offering, F&B and entertainment, this show is a great day out for people of all ages to enjoy. Whether you're a trade visitor or a boat enthusiast, you'll be sure to leave inspired.

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Entertainment

You can expect a host of lively and engaging events along with live DJs, bands and dancers to entertain. Stop in at one of the many pop-up restaurants or bars in the courtyard. If you're feeling lucky, there's a number of giveaways with prizes including passes to the Lost Chamber and Aqua Adventure at Atlantis hotel, a limited edition Swarovski crystal camera, 7 nights' stay at an Eco Resort on Roatan Island in Honduras, and a Yamaha Wave Runner among many others.

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Sailing

With the growing interest in sailing in the region, members of the public have the opportunity to enjoy the pleasures of sailing at the show. Visitors can take the helm, trim the sails or simply sit back and enjoy the ride as they soak up the atmosphere of Dubai Marina with the unique opportunity to participate as crew on a Match Race on 5 and 6 March.

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Don't Miss

The purpose built Marina Display area — the crown jewel of the show. You will see some of the world's finest super yachts, pleasure crafts and a wide range of regional and international premiers.

The exclusive Luxury Services & Supplies indoor pavilion brings together exhibitors that cater to the super yacht industry and modern day yacht owners. The Equipment Supplies & Services pavilion provides access to a complete range of marine products essential to the supply and servicing of the leisure marine industry.

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The Retail Village is back again this year and is focused on nautical retail products such as swimwear, nautical footwear, watches and accessories. The DMEX will be showcasing the latest in diving equipment, regional dive centres and international dive destinations. This is an interactive shopping experience where you can see live demos and try certain products before you buy.

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This year there's a Supercar Promenade where you can buy some of the fastest, innovative and most luxurious vehicles on the market.

Location: Dubai International Marine Club Mina Seyahi (next to Barasti)
Tel: +971 4 308 6430
Web: www.boatshowdubai.com