Gulf Craft Oct 19, 2015 8:26:18 PM 5 min read

Gulf Craft at the Qatar Int'l Boat Show Press Conference

19th October 2015- Erwin Bamps, Chief Executive Officer of Gulf Craft, was invited to the Qatar International Boat Show Press Conference as one of the panelists. The event was held yesterday at the Wyndham Grand Regency Hotel in Doha, Qatar.

The third edition of the Qatar International Boat Show (QIBS) is to be held this November from 10-14, under the auspices of HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al-Thani at Mourjan Marinas in Lusail City. This years' show will showcase more than 120 brands and 85 boats both on land and in water.


Erwin Bamps, Gulf Craft CEO, Qatar Boat Show Press Conference (8) From L-R: Faysal Mikati, CEO and Founder, Snow Conceptual Communication, Erwin Bamps, CEO, Gulf Craft, Rashid Hamad Al Marri, Administration Director, NDSQ, Abdulaziz Al Zeyara, Director, Strategic and Organisation planning, Development Lusail City, Essa Hamad Al Mannai, Chairman, QIBS Board of Directors, Bengt Schultz, COO, Saleh Al Hamad Al Mana Automobiles, Awn Zureikat, COO, Luxury Division, Ali Bin Ali Group, Ara Artin, Country Manager, Azadea Group, and Pantelis Stathis, Director of the show


‘We are delighted once again to be an exhibitor at the Qatar International Boat Show. We have supported this show since its inception, not only because Qatar is a primary market for Gulf Craft, but also because of the unique opportunities this show delivers to its visitors, to the region and to the industry in general” said Erwin Bamps, CEO of Gulf Craft, UAE-based yacht and boat builder and one of the top 10 superyacht shipyards in the world.


Erwin Bamps, Gulf Craft CEO, Qatar Boat Show Press Conference (7) Erwin Bamps (left), Gulf Craft's CEO at the Qatar International Boat Show Press Conference


Bamps added “With this respect, we are pleased to showcase 13 of our finest yachts and boats, including the largest superyacht on display the Majesty 105, making Gulf Craft the largest exhibitor at the Qatar International Boat Show.”

Bamps concluded  ”We will, for the first time in Qatar, globally premiere a brand new boat at the Qatar International Boat Show. We have selected this show to showcase this particular boat for its relevance to the Qatari market and to show our respect and value we have for the Qatar market.”

QIBS ensures that guests get a genuine feel for the marine lifestyle while exploring the offerings of over 90 companies. Even the most discerning boating enthusiasts will find the utilitarian craft or luxury vessel they have always wanted.

The event’s location, Mourjan Marinas-Lusail City,  was selected to give guests beautiful views of the Arabian Gulf while guests explore its luxury offerings and have their inquiries fielded by some of the industry's experts. QIBS also boasts a family-friendly environment with a children’s playground and a dedicated F&B area.  The boat show will be open weekdays from 2:30 -9:30PM and on the weekends 12:30 to 9:30PM.

Click here for the full press release.