Overview of the Dubai International Boat Show 2017

Updated on Friday 14th April 2017

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The Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) took place this year between the 28th of February and the 4th of March, being one of the most renowned boat shows in the world. Our yacht charter in Dubai is pleased to present you with an overview of this famous show which has a huge impact on the awareness of charter holidays in the Middle East.

Showcases at the Dubai International Boat Show this year

Reaching its 25th edition, the DIBS included more than 400 boats which were on display, representing the most exquisite models that the marine industry in the UAE had to offer.

The show contained a comprehensive beach entertainment area which was especially dedicated to famous watersports, boating experiences, taster sessions and music, as well. The most up-to-date hydro technology was also showcased, with submersibles, water drones and robots which were quite astonishing.

DIBS is famous in launching the latest models which can inspire someone to rent a yacht in Dubai and lavish on the luxurious amenities they have to offer. This year, there were 38 regional and global luxury yacht launches which took place during the event, such as the 77-meter Silverfast manufactured by Silver Yachts or the 47-meter Majesty 155 by the well-known UAE-based Gulf Craft.

Superyachts at the 2017 International Boat Show in Dubai

Individuals interested in a yacht for rent in Dubai were able to also admire 19 superyachts that joined the Dubai International Boat Show this year. These superb vessels included brands such as 3M Marine, Fairline Yachts, Seabob and others. 

The CEO of Gulf Craft, Erwin Bamps, declared that there was an increase in the demand of high net worth persons to actually own a superyacht. 

For the first time, Orterga Sumbersibles displayed their models at the DIBS. Also, there were other first-time countries which attended the event, like Latvia, Morocco, Bulgaria and Belgium.

Proving once more to be a huge success, the Dubai International Boat Show is the place to visit and be inspired when it comes to your next holiday on the water. If you would like to have an amazing experience on a yacht for rent in Dubai, we invite you to contact our yacht charter representatives in Dubai.