• Your World
    Around The Ocean

  • Explore

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The Show

  • 01 Super Yacht Avenue

    An exquisite collection of floating luxury, look at some of the worlds most beautiful boats from leading marques including Feadship, Princess, Gulf Craft, Cranchi, San Lorenzo and many more

  • 02 Equipment, Supplies and Services

    Find all the marine essentials and specialized equipment needed to keep your boat afloat – ranging from satellite navigational systems to anchors, deck fixtures and engines. Find your perfect match – find products, services and solutions easily with our trade matchmaking to find exactly what you are looking for provided by one of the best suppliers in the industry

  • 03 Watersports

    The ultimate thrill, find fun for all the family at the lagoon with kayaking, SUP and pedalboats; for those looking for speed look at the latest gadgets in jet skis, fly boards, kite surfing and more

  • 04 Marina display

    Our on water display showcases the ultimate in design, craftmanship and lifestyle, bringing together the worlds elite boat makers displaying their latest projects

  • 05 DIVE MENA and Dive pool

    Calling all divers to join us alongside world-famous professional divers, explorers and under water photographers to learn about new techniques, technologies and thrilling experiencesif you are a dive school, dive master or avid enthusiast this is the place to be.

    Dive Pool Agenda
  • 06 Supercar Avenue

    On top of luxurious boats how about immersing yourself in some of the world’s rarest supercars exclusively showcased at DIBs, you might even spot a race driver or two!!

Show Features

  • 01 Captains night

    We are delighted to invite Captains and crew to join us for an exclusive evening of relaxation and networking with fellow mates

    Register now
  • 02 Middle East Yachting Conference

    The annual conference at the boat show gathers more than 100 global leaders from across the industry to discuss innovation, regulation and the future of the seas to work with regulatory authorities and influence decision making as the regions yachting hub

    Register now View Agenda
  • 03 Proudly UAE

    This pavilion celebrates all things UAE showcasing the best local businesses, innovations and people

  • 04 VIP Lounge

    VIP guests will unwind, indulge in fine food, & connect with music in a specially-curated area in the themes of marine, lifestyle and luxury, sponsored by Tanisqh.

  • 05 Delicious food and beverages

    Take in the incredible views of superyachts in front of the stunning Dubai Skyline and Ain Dubai while listening to the vibes of top DJs with signature drinks and delicious bites

Inspiring Speakers of 2023

  • Farouk Nefzi

    Chief Marketing Officer


    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Faisal Jawad

    CEO & Founder

    Al Faisal Universal Center

    Dive Talks

  • Barbara Lang-Lenton


    The Turtle Rehabilitation Centre

    Dive Talks

  • Abeer Al Shaali

    Deputy CEO

    Gulf Craft

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Anastazja Kociolkowska

    Business Development Manager

    Burgess Yachts

    Coffee Talks

  • James Knight-Pancheco


    Chef JKP

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Isabel Tapp

    Founder & CEO – AllDetails, LCC

    Director Lifestyle Services – CGT ME

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Nino Ulrich


    AIX Labs

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Jonny Dodge


    My Ocean

    Coffee Talks

  • Katrina Poore

    Assistant Vice President

    Royal Yacht Club

    Coffee Talks

  • Kristine Mara Melaya

    Sales Manager

    Xclusive Boat Club

    Coffee Talks

  • Bashar Mihyar

    Marketing & Sales Manager

    The Captain’s Club

    Coffee Talks

  • Francis Joseph Lapp

    The Founder and President

    Sunreef Yachts

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Capt. Michael Jude Fetton

    General Manager

    JLS Yachts LLC

    Coffee Talks

  • Yerin Hobson


    Arrow Monaco

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Jimmy Kuldip Grewal

    Executive Director

    Elcome International LLC

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Alessandro Tricoli

    Partner, Head of Shipping Department

    Fichte & Co

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Jarrod Jablonski


    Deep Dive Dubai

    Dive Talks

  • Vaidotas Mėlynavičius


    Althaus Yachts

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Mario Gornati

    Chief Marketing Officer

    Azimut-Benetti Group

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Benjamin Thomas Geary

    Fleet Operations Manager

    Döhle Yachts

    Coffee Talks

  • Chris Kerzich

    Chief of Staff

    Blue Innovations Group (BIG)

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Konstantin Kolupaev

    Regional Director

    Middle East & Africa, Iridium

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Luc Khaldoun

    Chief of Staff & Director New Ventures

    Cruise Saudi

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Paris Baloumis

    Marketing Director


    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Alexandra Kenworthy


    Maritime & Energy, OneWeb

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Samuel Burke

    Managing Editor & Senior Host

    Real Vision

    Moderator - Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Sarah Colbon

    Co-Founder & Director

    Bergman Design House

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Chef Vanessa Bayma

    Executive Chef Consultant

    CBC Consultancy and Events

    Moderator- Middle East Yachting conference

  • Kasper Jakobsen


    Seven Yachts

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Ben Lee



    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Eng. Hanan Ekhzaimy

    Head of Strategy

    Federal Transportation Authority for Land and Maritime

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Ismail Hameed


    National Boating Association of Maldives

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • David Good


    Australian International Marine Export Group, Superyacht Australia & Australian Commercial Marine Group

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Capt. Saif Al Mheiri

    Managing Director

    Abu Dhabi Maritime & Abu Dhabi Ports Authority

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Abdulla Binhabtoor

    Chief Portfolio Officer

    SHAMAL/ Dubai Harbour

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Thomas Weigend


    Meyer Werft

    Middle East Yachting Conference

  • Yuriy Rakmuttlah


    Freediving UAE

    Dive Talks

  • Toby Gregory

    Founder and Project Director

    Arabian Ocean Rowing Team

    Dive Talks

  • Ahmed Gabr

    Founder and CEO

    Gabr tek

    Dive Talks

  • Hamad Hassan


    Marine Registration

    Coffee Talks

  • Farrokh Golchin

    Managing Director

    StratConn LLC

    Moderator- Coffee Talks

  • Nigel Beatty


    Asia - Pacific Superyacht Association

    Middle East Yachting Conference

The premier marine event

  • The largest and most exciting boat show in the UAE, GCC and Middle East. Make sure that you are at the five day event in Dubai that delivers the ultimate in nautical business for manufacturers and suppliers to meet the yachting elite, in a region full of unrivalled opportunities.

  • Embrace the call of the sea, as we bring together more than 1,000+ boat, yacht and watercraft brands to premiere latest innovations, announce new launches and create new business opportunities with global leaders & regional innovators at the Dubai Harbour.

  • 2023 was a record-setting year for the Dubai International Boat Show with more yacht launches and deals than any other edition, and we continue to grow this year as we get ready to welcome boat owners, captains, distributers and marine enthusiasts from more than 60 countries.

2nd The MENA region hosts 2nd highest fleet to billionaire ratio
$4.3Tr total private wealth
12.6% Super yachts –Middle East is now home to 12.6% of all of them
2.5bn AED total value of boats on display

The Winds of Change

Exploration at the Frontiers of Luxury

Mandarin Oriental, Jumeira

28th February 2023

Be part of leading the conversation and driving change to grow and define the future of the global yachting and marine industry.

The one-day event will discuss rapid changes in yachting, we promise impactful insights and diverse perspectives.


Register now MEYC Agenda

Elevating human potential through yachting

2-3 March 2023

Hosted by our Supporting Partner

Connecting people and
the ocean

30,000 Visitors
800+ Brand & Companies
30+ Global & Regional launches
150+ Boats on display


Show News

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  • 15 Dec 2022 | Yacht Style Magazine

  • 03 February 2023 | Yachting News

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Our Location

Hosted at the Dubai Harbour, an extraordinary seafront district designed for the ultimate maritime lifestyle; embrace the call of the sea at the exquisite waterfront destination nestled between the city’s most-loved landmarks, beautiful beaches and world famous attractions.

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