(MENAFN Press) Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The 21st edition of the Dubai International Boat Show has opened with a bang, with one company recording strong boat sales within hours of its opening yesterday.
Additionally, several superyacht manufacturers have reported solid leads on the first day of the show with big sales expected over the five days.
Dubai-based Luxury Sea Boats recorded the sale of two of its exclusively distributed American-brand Malibu crafts as the gates opened, according to Dovran Dzuhmaev, Sales Manager, Luxury Sea Boats LLC.
"We are delighted to have been among the first exhibitors to report sales at this year's show. The Dubai International Boat show is an excellent platform for us to showcase our exclusively distributed yachts to a wide audience, and we look forward to seeing further sales throughout the show. The marine industry in the region is continuing to pick up speed, and consumer confidence is high at the moment. It is very promising," he said.
With more than 430 boats on display and over 780 exhibiting companies and brands, The Dubai International Boat Show, running from 5 “ 9 March 2013 at Dubai International Marine Club, Mina Seyahi continues to be the leading marine exhibition in the region, with a number of stunning launches, great deals and exciting activities taking place.
The Dubai International Boat Show is open to trade visitors and the general public from 3pm to 9:30pm daily. General admission is AED60 per person for all attendees, while children under 12 will be admitted free of charge (they must be accompanied by an adult at all times). Access to the Marina Display Area may be restricted at certain times.