From March 5-9, Dubai's Mina Seyahi will be displaying the 430 boats, including 19 of the most luxurious superyachts, valued at more than AED1 billion19 at the 21st edition of Dubai International Boat Show. Global leaders in the yacht and boat industry will be showcasing their newest crafts, including more than 750 brands and companies, among them are Mondo Marine, Gulf Craft, Benetti, Sea Pros, Trinity Yachts, Al Shaali Marine, Art Marine, Chris Craft, Delma Marine, Du Boats, Fountaine Pajot, IMG Boats, Safwa Marine, Riviera and Van Dutch.
More than 30,000 expected visitors and boat enthusiasts from around the world will flock to this event where the best of the best is on show and where an incredible 49 countries will be taking part in the exhibition at Dubai International Marine Club. Eleven proud members of the Superyacht Builders Association will also be part of the event.
Here are a couple interesting fun facts for the Middle Easterners: 60% of the world's top 100 largest superyacht belong to Middle East residents, 1/3 of the world's largest superyachts are owned by GCC nationals, and 55% of the top 20 superyachts in the world are owned by Middle Easterners!
"Considering Dubai is a gateway to the affluent Middle East and Asian luxury buyers' market, in which one third of the world's largest super yachts are owned by GCC nationals, the Dubai International Boat Show has cemented its position as the region's largest and most preferred sales platform", said Helal Saeed Almarri, CEO of the Dubai World Trade Center.
The 21st Dubai International Boat Show will take place at the Dubai International Marine Club in Mina Seyahi from March 5-9, 2012 and you can see all the action from 3pm to 9:30pm.
For more information, visit www.boatshowdubai.com