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Doors open for the 30th Dubai International Boat Show

By Katie Scott   28 February 2024

The Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) launches into action today as it celebrates its milestone 30th edition in the iconic Dubai Harbour. Expecting a footfall exceeding 30,000, the 2024 Dubai International Boat Show is set to feature multiple show and regional debuts, plus 1,000 exhibitors from 55 countries covering every aspect of the superyacht lifestyle.

The biggest yachting event in the Middle East, DIBS proudly showcases a broad range of luxury motor yachts, supercars, and accessories from a curated selection of both local and international brands.

Whether you're looking to build a complete yachting package or are searching for inspiration for your next Dubai yacht charter, this yacht show has everything you need under one roof.

Many motor yachts berthed at the Dubai International Boat Show
Motor yachts berthed at the Dubai International Boat Show
Many visitors at the Dubai International Boat Show walking along the docks beside displaying motor yachts

Scheduled to run from 28 February till 3 March, the 30th anniversary of DIBS promises to put on a show of shows with 200 exhibiting yachts on display for sale or from the yacht charter market, including 44 debuts, with four Middle East debuts from British shipyard Sunseeker, plus other launches from Riviera Boats, Ferretti and SF Yachts.

Other renowned exhibitors appearing at the show include Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss) members Azimut, Gulf Craft, and Oceanco.

Anchored by the region’s largest marina, with the only dedicated Super Yacht Marina, Dubai Harbour provides the perfect environment for yachting enthusiasts and investors from around the world.

Abdulla Binhabtoor, Chief Portfolio Management Officer, Shamal Holding: Owner and curator of Dubai Harbor

Close up view of the Dive Pool at the Dubai International Boat Show, young charter guest interacts with a diver
Jet Ski on the water at the Dubai International Boat Show

In addition to the impressive collection of berths that can accommodate superyacht charters and other attending yachts measuring up to 524.9ft (160m), Dubai Harbour has become renowned for delivering a great all-round yacht show experience with premium nautical merchandise and a mixture of family entertainment and live events.

The Hypercars Avenue adds some high-octane glamour to the docks with an outstanding collection of rare and exotic cars, while the popular Dive Pool and brings visitors up close to mesmerizing watersports demonstrations and insightful glimpses into the latest gear to add to watersports yacht charters.

To find out more about attending the Dubai International Boat Show, or to add a visit in to an existing United Arab Emirates yacht charter, contact your preferred yacht charter broker today for details on availability and yacht rentals.


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