Emirates Boat Show to debut in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI - The Abu Dhabi International Marine Sports Club (ADIMSC) will host from November 25- 27 first edition of the Emirates Boat Show International (EBSI). The event is being organised in collaboration with knotika boat shows which specialises in international boat show, the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) and the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

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Published: Fri 22 Aug 2008, 11:50 PM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 11:55 AM

The event will attract more than 150 exhibitors and 200 boats will be on display in the water and onshore at the ADIMSC. Visitors will see a range of the latest leisure marine products, from multi-million dollar motor yachts to jet skis, wakeboarding boats and equipment, sailing dinghies and diving gear, marine accessories and electronics.

The EBSI has secured bookings from some of the best known brands - Aicon, Azimuth, Bayliner, Beneteau yachts, Cabo, Carver, Doral, Elegance, Four winns, Gulf craft, Hatteras, Jeanneau, Larson, Mastercraft, Maxum, Palm marine, Princess yachts, Searay, Silver craft, Tige, Wellcraft.

'Abu Dhabi is an obvious choice for a boat show as it is has a large expatriate population and is aiming to transform itself into a global tourist destination,’ said Saeed Hareb, Chairman of Knotika Holding.He noted that Abu Dhabi benefits from a cosmopolitan outlook in a politically stable country with a liberal economy. "Diverse sports and leisure pursuits are part of the active lifestyle residents enjoy in Abu Dhabi and the most recently announced 2009 formula 1, Abu Dhabi prix, Ferrari theme park and Warner brothers theme park are all situated on the Yas island, a 2,500 hectare island development,’ Hareb explained. –

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