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Dubai International Boat Show 2022

Dubai Harbour

9 - 13 Mar 2022

By Katie Scott

The UAE’s premier boating event will be returning from 9 March to 13 March, showcasing a stellar fleet of yachts and luxury lifestyle goods for the 28th edition at the brand new Dubai Harbour. The 2022 edition is the first in two years following cancellations due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Promising five days of boating action, the 2022 Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) is one of the highlights of the yachting calendar for the UAE and the wider Middle Eastern region. The event attracts visitors from around the globe and aims to strengthen Dubai’s status as a superyacht hub.

The event was formerly held along the Dubai Canal. However this year, the show is expected to take place at the brand new Dubai Harbour.

This show location is expected to showcase close to 500 boats, split between the marina and a dedicated on-land exhibition area.

The Fleet of Yachts

 Luxury Yachts on display during Dubai International Boat Show at Dubai Marina Yacht Club

The Dubai International Boat Show plays host to an incredible variety of vessels every year. The 2022 line-up will be no different, with a huge spectrum of boats on display, ranging from sparkling superyachts and tenders to sleek pleasure cruisers and fishing boats.

On top of this, there will also be a selection of cutting-edge watercraft that highlight the latest in modern technology.

Alongside the yachts, esteemed shipyards from all over the world will be on hand to exhibit their latest models, unveil concepts and provide details and information about their yachts.

Water Toys

DIBS places a heavy focus on water accessories, including state-of-the-art gadgets and the latest water toys.

A dedicated lagoon will allow show-goers to trial these toys for themselves, while thrilling water toy competitions will put on spectacular entertainment for attendees.

What’s more, there is even expected to be a dive pool in the center of the show, allowing anyone with an interest in scuba to take to the waters in a safe and controlled environment.

Luxury Retail

GARMIN company stand during Dubai International Boat Show

No boat show would be complete without a selection of exhibitors showing off the finest in luxury lifestyle offerings.

This year, there is expected to be thousands of exhibitors from across the globe, providing everything from maritime products to jewellery, footwear and swimwear. Those with an interest in cars are in luck, as DIBS 2022 will be hosting another prestige showcase of supercars.

Away from the excitement of the show, there will be plenty of social activities to take part in, including DJ sets, cocktail soirees and relaxed pop-up events.

To discover more about any of the charter yachts at the show, please speak to your yacht charter broker.

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