Gulf Craft took centre stage at this 12 months’s Dubai Worldwide Boat Present because the UAE builder staged the world debuts of the Majesty 111 and Nomad 101, together with a Nomad 70 SUV that includes a brand new exterior design.
The Majesty 111 and Nomad 101 had been amongst eight world premieres on the five-day present, which additionally featured 36 regional premieres amongst about 175-200 yachts, boats and watercraft, in accordance with organisers. Of over 1,000 firms and types from 54 international locations, about 400 had been new to the present, which was held at Dubai Harbour for the second 12 months.
The Majesty 120, which had its world premiere finally 12 months’s Dubai present, was the most important of the builder’s 15 yachts, which included the Majesty 100, the builder’s hottest superyacht. Different Majesty fashions comprised the 48, 62 and the brand new 72, which had its world premiere on the Abu Dhabi Worldwide Boat Present final November.
Gulf Craft’s smaller boats included the Oryx 379, Silvercraft 47 and Silvercraft 32 WA, one other debutant on the final Abu Dhabi present, plus 4 SilverCat energy catamarans: 46 Lux, 40 Lux, 34 CC and 34 HT.
The 68m Hovering constructed by German shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen was the present’s largest yacht. Exhibited by Ocean Independence, the 223-footer berthed on the opposite facet of the highway from the present’s important L-shaped in-water show, the place the 2 lengthy pontoons had been linked by the Nikki Seaside Lounge on the nook.
Superyachts in the primary space included the 47m Heesen Anita proven by Behnemar, which has its important workplaces in Monaco and Dubai, the 37m Tecnomar Evo 120 Viktoriia displayed by Ocean Independence and The Italian Sea Group, and the 32m Baglietto Girl Maia exhibited by BlackOrange.
A Riva 100’ Corsaro was a late addition to a powerful Ferretti Group line-up, which included the Center East premieres of the Riva 88’ Folgore, Ferretti Yachts 780 and Pershing 5X (54ft), together with a Pershing 8X (84ft) and Ferretti Yachts 670.
Azimut displayed its S10 (94ft), Grande 27M (88ft), Fly 68 and Fly 53, whereas Sanlorenzo confirmed its SX88 however had been unable to safe the SP110 that just lately arrived in Dubai. Cranchi was amongst different Italian builders displaying boats.
Princess exhibited its flagship X95 in a six-yacht show together with the V60, F55, F50, F45 and V50. Fellow British builder Sunseeker displayed a 74 Sport Yacht XPS, with the British builder represented by Sunseeker Gulf led by John Bush and Brett Noble.
Sunreef Yachts exhibited the primary Sunreef 80 Eco, Marie-Joseph, and a 60 Sunreef Energy, whereas different fashions included a Riviera 72 Sports activities Motor Yacht, Lagoon Seventy 8 powercat, Beneteau Grand Trawler 62 and a Jeanneau Merry Fisher 895.
In-water exhibitors included Spanish builder De Antonio and Say Carbon Yachts from Germany, whereas the regionally constructed Emirates Boats 63 confirmed off six outboard engines.
Guests had been welcomed by ticket cubicles and a VIP Registration Tent, then the Marine Leisure & Life-style (MLL) pavilion, which included a Silent-Yachts sales space, whereas fellow solar-electric cat builder Alva Yachts was represented by native vendor MBC Yachts. The Gear, Provides and Companies (ESS) pavilion included iAqua sea scooters and Lefeet underwater scooters.
The 2 massive, white pavilions had been adopted by the outside Water Sports activities Village, which included exhibitions by Williams Jet Tenders, TecnoRib, Belassi, Esurf, Jetsurf, Lampuga, Carry, Flite, SiFly, Manta Foils, Waydoo, Seabob and Sublue. Jet-ski and flyboard demos had been held within the water.
On the north facet of the venue, superyacht exhibitors with cubicles included Lürssen, Amels/Damen Yachting, Oceanco, Benetti, Nobiskrug, Heesen and Feadship, and the Superyacht Builders Affiliation (SYBAss). The north facet additionally included a Marine Artwork Gallery, smaller boats, fishing gear, and a powerful show of 23 automobiles ranging in worth from US$400,000 to over US$5 million.
The twenty ninth Dubai Worldwide Boat Present was the 14th version to be held with Dive MENA Expo, organised by Emirates Diving Affiliation (EDA). Related conferences included the one-day Center East Yachting Convention on the Mandarin Oriental Jumeirah, the place the theme was ‘Winds of Change: Exploration on the Frontiers of Luxury’, whereas the two-day Experiential Yachting Discussion board was held on the ESS Pavilion on the second and third days of the present.
This text first appeared on Yacht Fashion.
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