The event is inspired by the Gulf’s long tradition with the sea, Dubai Harbour is set to further enhance the position of Dubai as a leading global hub for maritime tourism, attracting visitors from all over the world.
Massive marine event Dubai International Boat Show has confirmed its new dates for 2021. Dubai International Boat Show will now take place from Tuesday March 9 to Saturday March 13 at Dubai Harbour. The 28th edition of the boat show was due to take place in March 2020, but due to the global situation was put back until November 24 to 28. It will now take place in March 2021, when the brand-new Dubai Harbour will be in full swing.
The overall value of the superyachts on display at the event is estimated to be at Dhs2.6 billion. The audience will also go for free dive and sailing sessions, world-famous dive speakers, entertainers, sea toys and more.
“Following close consultation with Dubai Harbour and Dubai International Boat Show stakeholders, Dubai World Trade Centre shall reschedule Dubai International Boat Show to March 2021, when Dubai Harbour will be fully operational to offer the most seamless marina lifestyle experience to all international event participants, yacht owners and residents,” read a statement from the team.
Dubai Harbour is a luxurious waterfront development set between the Palm and Bluewaters Dubai. This will be a massive new marine destination when it opens later this year. There will be 1,110 births catering to yachts of all dimensions. The West Marina will host yachts from 12m to 40m in size, the North will host yachts up to 70m and the East Marina will host yachts up to 160m in size. When Dubai Harbour is completed there will also be a helipad and various restaurants and shops.
It promises a “world-class maritime facility” and will also be home to Dubai Cruise Terminal, which will be operated by Meraas.
Spanning over 120,000 square meters, the cruise facility comprises two terminals strategically located on a pier stretch of 910 meters that cater to the complete passenger turnaround of two mega cruise ships at once.
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