Ocean 360 Marks its Presence at the Dubai International Boat Show 2024 with an Exciting Lineup of Luxury Marine Offerings

Dubai, UAE – Ocean 360, a renowned Dubai-based luxury marine lifestyle company, was thrilled to announce its participation in the 30th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS 2024), which took place from February 28 to March 3 at the Dubai Harbour. As a leader in the marine industry, Ocean 360 showcased an unparalleled selection of yachting services and luxury marine products, emphasising its commitment to enhancing the luxury lifestyle at sea.

This year, Ocean 360 was proud to present a selection of unbeatable offers for pre-owned boats ready for sale with immediate delivery, alongside an exclusive array of products from the world-renowned brands they represent, each known for their exceptional quality, innovative design, and performance. The lineup included:

Belassi – The Marine Hypercraft: Visitors experienced the pinnacle of marine innovation with the Belassi UAE Limited Edition. This personal watercraft boasted a unique design inspired by the rich heritage and futuristic vision of the UAE. The Belassi is tailored for those who seek unparalleled performance and custom design that stands out in the seas.

Seabob – Luxury Water Sleds: Guests had the opportunity to experience gliding through the water with the sleek and powerful Seabob, representing the ultimate luxury of water slide. Purposely designed for both fun and mobility, Seabob offers an eco-friendly way to explore the underwater world with ease and style.

Scubajet – Water Jet Systems: At the event, Scubajet revolutionised water activities as the most versatile water jet system available. Whether attendees were engaged in kayaking, stand-up paddling, or diving, Scubajet propelled experiences to new heights with its powerful and adaptable design.

Pirelli Speedboats: Attendees had the opportunity to embark on a journey of speed and elegance with Pirelli Speedboats. Made in Italy, these tenders were a testament to superior craftsmanship, seamlessly combining high performance with a stylish design that echoed the luxurious lifestyle at sea.

Searaft: Ocean 360 was also excited to announce the addition of Searaft to its prestigious portfolio. As a leading manufacturer of inflatable rafts for yachts and superyachts, Searaft introduced a new dimension of luxury and convenience, offering custom solutions for those seeking to enhance their at-sea experiences.

Pre-Owned Luxury Yachts: Those in the market to buy a luxury yacht with immediate delivery were encouraged not to miss the selection offers for boats. Covering a wide range of preferences and budgets, our offerings included models such as Van Dutch 32, Pershing 70, Sanlorenzo SX88, Riva 100 Corsaro, Azimut 66, and Pershing 8X.

Ocean 360’s participation at DIBS 2024 underscored the company’s unwavering dedication to providing comprehensive services related to the acquisition and ownership of a yacht, including Yacht Sales & Brokerage, Charter, Yacht Management, and Tenders & Water Toys.

About Ocean 360

Ocean 360 is a leading Dubai-based company dedicated to enabling the luxury lifestyle at sea. With a comprehensive range of services related to the acquisition and ownership of a yacht, including Yacht Sales & Brokerage, Charter, Yacht Management, Tenders & Water Toys, Ocean 360 is committed to excellence and innovation in the marine industry. For more information, please visit their website at www.ocean360.ae

Marine Services One Announces Strategic Partnerships with Italvipla, Osmosea, and Tikal Marine Systems at the Dubai International Boat Show 2024.

Marine Services One, a leading UAE provider of Yacht Repairs, Refits, and Marine Equipment Distribution for leisure yachting, was thrilled to announce the addition of three new partners to its portfolio: Italvipla, Osmosea, and Tikal Marine Systems. This announcement came during the prestigious Dubai International Boat Show 2024, reflecting the company’s commitment to enhancing its service offerings and reinforcing its position in the UAE marine industry.


Italvipla, an esteemed Italian company, has been a global leader in marine upholstery since 1965. Known for their exquisite craftsmanship and innovative designs, Italvipla’s products represent the pinnacle of luxury and durability in marine interiors. This partnership enables Marine Services One to offer its clients unparalleled options for customising their yachts with the finest materials and finishes.


Another new addition to the portfolio was Osmosea, also from Italy, which brought cutting-edge water purification solutions to Marine Services One’s Clients. As a leading company in the marine desalination sector, Osmosea’s advanced technologies ensure safe, clean, and sustainable water sources for yachts of all sizes. The company was recognized for its customisable solutions that fit a wide range of yacht sizes, from 30 feet to 50 metres.


Completing the trio of new partners was Tikal Marine Systems from Germany, which specialized in producing high-quality adhesives, sealants, and fillers for teak decking and other marine applications. Tikal’s products were renowned for their reliability and quality, making them the perfect choice for premium decking works.

“We are excited to add these three prestigious partners to our portfolio and we are thankful for their trust in our team,” said Sebastian Dumitrescu, Business Development Manager of Marine Services One. “By integrating their products and technologies into our service offerings, we are not only expanding our capabilities but also enhancing our competitiveness in the market. These collaborations will allow us to provide our clients with more comprehensive solutions, superior quality, and better costs.”

Marine Services One invited attendees of the Dubai International Boat Show 2024 to visit their booth MD-36 to learn more about these exciting partnerships and how they could benefit from the expanded range of services and products now available. Also on display during the event, the company presented a range of solutions from the other OEM Suppliers in their portfolio – Seakeeper Gyrostabilizers, MASE Generators, Amare Portholes & Glazings, Ocean LED underwater lights, H+B Technics hydraulics, Rakicevic Anodes, Vitrifrigo refrigerators, 

About Marine Services One:

Marine Services One is redefining the benchmark for yacht refit, repair services, and marine equipment distribution in the UAE. With a strong business ethics and high standards of quality, from customer experience to work execution and after-sales care, the company has a great respect for the job at hand and an ethical approach to every project.

Exhibitor Showcase: Al Yousuf Motors

Al Yousuf Motors showcased a range of accessories and technology at DIBS 2024. As the exclusive distributor of Yamaha in the UAE, the company presented their latest Waverunners, Superjets, OBMs, and selections from marine accessories brands like Jobe and Winner Kayak. This year’s Dubai International Boat Show attracted a wide audience, highlighting the marine community’s keen interest in the newest innovations.

Yamaha Showcase

  • 2024 Yamaha Sport Boats. These boats were introduced as top choices for those looking for performance and luxury. Designed to meet the needs of high-performance enthusiasts, these boats combine speed with a comfortable and sophisticated experience on the water.
  • 2024 Yamaha WaveRunners (GP Series & FX Series). The new lineup of WaveRunners features a 1.9-liter engine, with the FX Series aimed at luxury and technology aficionados and the GP Series designed for those seeking speed and agility. New colours and graphics refresh the appearance for 2024.
  • Yamaha Outboard Motors (OBMs). Yamaha’s OBMs, known for their reliability and power, were also part of the showcase. These engines are designed to enhance the boating experience, offering outstanding performance.

The Innovative Manta5 Hydrofoiler

The Manta5 Hydrofoiler unveiling was another major highlight. It marks a significant innovation in water sports, blending the essence of cycling with the thrill of hydrofoiling. Designed in New Zealand, it features a modular design for easy transport and quick assembly, offering up to 4.5 hours of ride time on water. The Hydrofoiler supports a new way to explore waterways, equipped with 10 levels of pedal assistance to cater to various intensities of water workouts.

Marine Accessories Exhibition

Al Yousuf Motors also presented an array of marine accessories from Jobe, Riva, and Winner Kayak, emphasising the enhancement of performance, safety, and enjoyment on the water. Their long-standing exclusive distribution of JOBE and Winner Kayaks showcases their commitment to quality and innovation in the marine accessory market.

The participation of Al Yousuf Motors at DIBS 2024 not only underscored their legacy in the marine industry but also their ongoing dedication to bringing the latest and most advanced products to the market. Their presentation of Yamaha’s 2024 marine products and the exciting Manta5 Hydrofoiler demonstrates a clear commitment to innovation and excellence in the maritime sector. 

We will return to Dubai Harbour in February 2025. More details coming soon!

Post-Show Recap: The Biggest Local Brands That Attended DIBS 2024

The Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) celebrated its 30th year in 2024, maintaining its status as a key event for the UAE’s marine industry. Held until 3 March at Dubai Harbour, this edition was notable for the significant participation of local brands, demonstrating the strength and innovation of the UAE’s marine sector to a global audience.

UAE Brands Shine on Home Soil

The event dedicated a special segment called Proudly UAE, positioned strategically between Hypercar Avenue and the Fishing Village, to spotlight local maritime heritage and innovation. This section featured an impressive array of locally made vessels, nautical products, and technological advancements.

Al Suwaidi Marine (ASM) stood out with the introduction of two new fishing boat models. The company’s decision to launch these vessels at DIBS underscores the event’s importance as a premier regional showcase. ASM’s participation highlights a commitment to quality and local craftsmanship, with both boats drawing significant attention.

Highlighting Maritime Excellence

The Dubai International Marine Club, in collaboration with the Victory Team, displayed two racing boats, engaging visitors and emphasising the UAE’s prowess in maritime sports. The club also played a central role in organising competitive events, including the Dubai Fishing Competition, further enhancing the show’s dynamic atmosphere.

Dubai Police’s participation added an element of prestige, showcasing a fleet that includes high-speed marine vehicles. This display not only demonstrated the force’s operational capabilities but also its engagement in community and national events.

Local Manufacturers in the Limelight

Al Fajer Marine and Gulf Craft, among the UAE’s premier boat builders, reported heightened international interest. Al Fajer’s launch of the S-Class 90 and Sunrise 60 exemplifies the advanced engineering and design capabilities of local manufacturers. Similarly, Gulf Craft, with 15 vessels on display, used the platform to affirm the show’s vital role in connecting the global marine industry, underlining Dubai’s growing significance as a superyacht market hub.

DIBS 2024 showcased over 1,000 brands, including 400 newcomers, and presented more than 200 crafts from top yachting companies worldwide. This array of international marine attractions underscored the event’s global appeal and its significance for the local maritime sector.

Anticipating Next Year’s Innovations at DIBS

With DIBS 2024 having drawn to a close, the remarkable showcase of local brands has highlighted the progress and ingenuity within the UAE’s maritime industry. This year’s event has not only celebrated the longstanding tradition of maritime excellence but has also set the stage for future advancements. 

Dubai International Boat Show will return to Dubai Harbour in 2025! Watch this space for more details.

Post-Show Recap: Yacht Highlights At DIBS 2024

At DIBS 2024, the marine industry witnessed a convergence of innovation, luxury, and craftsmanship, showcasing the latest in yachting excellence. Esteemed builders and designers from around the globe presented their newest creations, offering a glimpse into the future of maritime luxury. The event not only celebrated the advancements in yacht design but also marked significant business milestones and expansions within the sector. Highlights from the show included groundbreaking yacht unveilings, strategic industry moves, and notable sales achievements, underscoring the event’s importance as a premier global maritime exhibition.

Noteworthy Sales and Debuts

Sanlorenzo and Gulf Craft celebrated notable sales, with Sanlorenzo selling three yachts and Gulf Craft multiple vessels from its diverse range. The event also featured the debut of the world’s “largest wooden superyacht,” the 50-metre custom yacht Afra, exclusively listed by Bush & Noble, and the MENA premiere of the Ferretti Yachts Riva Diva 82, showcasing innovative design solutions that push the boundaries of yachting luxury.

Tankoa Unveils the Milano Superyacht

At the heart of DIBS, Tankoa Yachts revealed plans for their latest venture, the Milano superyacht. This 70-metre marvel, a collaboration with Nauta Design, features a sleek design inspired by Milan’s sophisticated aesthetic. The Milano stands out with its elegant silhouette, promising unmatched luxury and innovation in maritime design.

Gulf Craft’s Strategic Expansion

Gulf Craft announced the creation of the Gulf Craft Group during the show, marking a pivotal step in their global maritime industry presence. This reorganisation aims to enhance operations and consolidate the brand’s shipbuilding facilities, including those in the Maldives, under a single, efficient umbrella, reinforcing Gulf Craft’s commitment to excellence.

Sunreef Yachts’ Middle Eastern Venture

Sunreef Yachts shared insights into their expansion in the Middle East with the inauguration of a new facility in Ras Al Khaimah. This strategic move, in partnership with RAK Maritime City, signifies Sunreef’s ambition to tap into the growing yacht market in the region, showcasing their latest shipyard advancements to SuperYacht Times during DIBS.

Tecnomar’s Lamborghini 63 Series Success

The Dubai International Boat Show was a fruitful event for many, with Tecnomar reporting the sale of their 19th Lamborghini 63 yacht to a UAE resident. The success story highlights the event’s significance in facilitating high-stake sales and negotiations from the outset.

Setting The Tone For Innovation In 2024 And Beyond

The Dubai International Boat Show 2024 has successfully concluded, leaving in its wake significant achievements and unforgettable highlights. From the innovative unveiling of the Milano superyacht by Tankoa Yachts, to Gulf Craft’s announcement of its new organisational structure, and the expansion of Sunreef Yachts into the Middle East, the event was a showcase of forward-thinking and luxury. 

The numerous sales reported, including the noteworthy transactions by Tecnomar and Sanlorenzo, demonstrate the show’s importance as a hub for maritime business. The industry now looks ahead, armed with the insights and inspirations from DIBS 2024, ready to steer towards the next wave of nautical excellence.

Dubai International Boat Show will return to Dubai Harbour in 2025! Watch this space for more details.

Source: Superyacht Times

PRESSR: Gulf Craft Group celebrates one of its most successful years yet at the 30th Edition of the Dubai International Boat Show

Gulf Craft Group has made waves at the Dubai International Boat Show by securing the sale of over 1,100 footage overall during the 5-day event. This achievement marks one of the most successful boat shows in the company’s recent history. 

Dubai International Boat Show teases new format following agreement with Dubai Harbour

The yachting industry is set to witness a significant boost in the Middle East following a fresh pact between the esteemed Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) and Dubai Harbour. This collaboration ushers in a new era for the yachting community, positioning the premium marina as an ideal ongoing backdrop for a top-tier boat show.

Everything you may have missed from Dubai International Boat Show 2024

The highly anticipated 30th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show took place from 28 February to 3 March on the boating epicentre that is Dubai Harbour. As media partners of the event, SuperYacht Times were in attendance to explore some of the most thrilling attractions present at DIBS 2024.