Dubai: Gulf Craft, the region’s largest and internationally renowned boat manufacturer has revealed its plans for the forthcoming 2010 Dubai International Boat Show. With a total of fourteen craft on display Gulf Craft will once again be the largest exhibitor at the event and will unveil for the first time, details of its latest superyacht to be manufactured at its shipyard in Umm Al Quwain – the Majesty 125, which will be launched in May this year. Gulf Craft will also reveal new editions and interiors for two of their most popular models, marking a new chapter in the evolution of the brand.
On the 9th March, the curtains were raised on the 18th edition of the eagerly anticipated boat show, Gulf Craft showcased a new edition of it's Majesty 101 and a fresh interior design for its Majesty 63. The new designs are reflective of the company’s increasing international customer base and ability to appeal to the requirements of diverse clients across the globe.
Speaking at Gulf Craft’s annual press conference on the eve of the Dubai International Boat Show, Nasser Alshaali, CEO of Gulf Craft, said: “Around the world the boat and yacht sector is closely monitoring this region for the first signs of a recovery in the international leisure marine market. By displaying a generous selection of both smaller boats and larger yachts from our comprehensive range, not only do we offer something for every boating enthusiast, but also we will get a true indication of which segments of the market are currently most buoyant.”
In addition, Gulf Craft revealed details of the Majesty 125 currently under construction, which when completed in two months will represent an important milestone for the region. The Majesty 125 will also become the world’s largest yacht constructed using the latest vacuum infused fiberglass techniques. Over its four decks the Majesty 125 will offer the facilities and high quality fit-out commensurate with its world leading status, offering; spacious open plan interiors, a fully integrated centralised audio visual system, a Jacuzzi on the flybridge with sunpads and seating at the bow, and five cabins including the generous owner’s suite on the main deck. In total the yacht can accommodate ten guests in five en-suite cabins, plus eight crew, and offers ample outdoor space for entertaining and relaxing.
“Given the importance of the Dubai International Boat Show on the yachting world stage, it is a fitting platform our launches. The redesign of two of our most popular models and the launch of the Majesty 125 in May. These developments allow us to continue to appeal to our growing global customer base and further establish the brand in some of the most competitive yacht markets in the world,” said Erwin Bamps, COO, Gulf Craft
Continuing its tradition of being the most prominent exhibitor at DIBS, Gulf Craft will showcase models from each of its three brands. In the marina section of the show, seven yachts from the company’s flagship Majesty marque will be displayed on the water.
Alongside the Majesty yachts, Gulf Craft will also have three models from Oryx, the 36 Open, the 40 Open and 46 Flybridge yacht. To date the distinctive Oryx cruisers have sold in excess of 160 models since their launch. Meanwhile, on land in the outdoor section of the boat show, Gulf Craft’s Silvercraft brand will be displaying four models including a the 26ft, 33ft, 34ft and 37ft craft from their Sports Cruiser series.
The 18th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show will be held at the Dubai International Marine Club, Mina Seyahi between the 9th-13th March.
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