Captain's Evening    

Hoist your anchors as we celebrated the Captain's evening with  breath taking views of the Canal at the Dubai International Boat Show 2019.



Skipper's Evening

Skippers and crew caught up with friends and colleagues while having a fiesta at the marina with the Skipper's evening at Dubai International Boat Show 2019

This was the official pre-race reception for the Dubai to Muscat Offshore Sailing Race 2019. 

Indian CEO Awards 2019

CEO awards logo

The Dubai International Boat Show 2019 hosted the Indian CEO Awards 2019 this year.

The awards honoured the top CEO's that delivered outstanding results, as well as those that have made a vital contribution to the vibrancy of business across the region. A record number of awards winners were revealed, featuring leading CEOs from across the business world, science, medicine, philanthropy and sport.


Business Councils

Business Councils opted for Dubai International Boat Show 2019 as an ideal platform to hold their monthly member meetings, AGMs and receptions that would comprise of top members. 

We celebrated Kuwait National Day at the Show on 26th February 2019. To mark the occasion, Kuwaitis attended for free!


business councils



Watersports Village

The ultimate fun was had by everyone, where kids and adults tried kayaking, paddle boarding and much more for FREE!

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Dubai to Muscat Offshore Sailing Race

Visitors witnessed the 27th edition of the Dubai to Muscat Offshore Sailing Race at the Dubai International Boat Show. They saw the action as the skippers navigated a series of marks in front of the Boat Show site & then headed off on a 360 nautical mile race to Marina Bandar Al Rowdha.


Dubai International Boat Show made a splash on its return to the Emirate. The 27th annual seafaring celebration got underway with an eye-catching fleet of hundreds of vessels on show. 

VIP Guests


The Dubai International Boat Show is firmly established as the region’s number one marine luxury, leisure and lifestyle industry event and the most anticipated one in the Middle Eastern marine and luxury lifestyle calendar.

The event is an unparalleled platform for our VIP guests to network and do business with leading international, regional and local brands. 

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How can you become a VIP?

Complete the online nomination form to go through the Nomination Process (all nominations shall be vetted and do not automatically qualify).

Once the screening is completed, you will be notified by the show team regarding your qualification as a VIP member.

VIP Nomination Form 

Benefits to attend as a VIP


  • Access to all days of the show for you and your guest
  • Exclusive deals on flights and accommodation
  • Register in comfort on our VIP Registration Lounge with complimentary refreshments
  • Exclusive access to the VIP Lounge 
  • Indulge in deluxe canapes and signature drinks at the Nikki Beach Lounge pop-up restaurant
  • VIP only entrance to the lavish Marine Art Gallery
  • Take in the sounds of leading bands and DJ’s
  • Personalized Concierge Service
  • Dedicated VIP Parking*


Parking is limited & strictly on a first-come, first served basis

 For more information, contact us 

Fantastic! There’s so much to see and do!

Sonny Sanchez, USA visitor

Exclusive for VIP'S

Marine Art Gallery

Marine Art Gallery

A perfect way to round off your evening...

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Rixos Premium 

Rixos Premium 

The most stylish urban hotspot...

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Nikki Beach Resort & Spa

Nikki Beach Resort & Spa

For the discerning travelers...

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Trade Visitor

All industry professionals are welcome to visit the show for FREE and be part of the Dubai International Boat Show 2020.

Trade Visitor Registration


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As a Trade Visitor this is your once-a-year opportunity!

To Source:

To Source:

  • Boat Construction, Repairs & Equipments
  • Marine Products
  • Mechanics, Electrics & Safety Equipment
  • Interior Equipment
  • Navigation & Communications
  • Support Services, Leisure, Holidays & Tourism
  • Water & Adventure Sports
To Explore:

To Explore:

More than 840 global brands form 50 countries

New award winning products

The region widest choice of leisure craft and equipment

Exhibitor List

To Network:

To Network:

(Re) Connect with regional and international industry professionals.
Take Advantage 

Take Advantage 

The multi-award winning show is the largest and most established leisure marine platform in the Middle East.


Licensing of maritime vessels in Dubai 


Licensing of Vessels, Crew and Maritime Activities in Dubai