Mar 21, 2022 5:05:40 PM 11 min read

In Review: Gulf Craft at Dubai International Boat Show 2022

Gulf Craft had phenomenal success at the Dubai International Boat Show as the event continues to serve as a key platform for the shipyard to showcase its latest offerings. This year's edition saw the announcement and revelation of the very first images of a brand-new superyacht; the Majesty 111, the world premiere of the tri-deck superyacht, the Majesty 120, the adventurous Nomad 70 SUV, and the versatile SilverCat 40 CC catamaran. All the models from Gulf Craft’s diversified range of crafts – ranging from fishing boats and family cruisers to state-of-the-art superyachts were received well with enthusiasm and great interest by visitors.

Dubai's growing stature as a superyacht production hub and maritime capital of the world was mirrored at the show with a remarkable footfall. At this global platform, Gulf Craft was poised well to consolidate its position even further in this favorable home market scenario. Add to this, what better place to kick off Gulf Craft's 40th-anniversary celebrations than during the industry’s mega-event.

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Bolstering its impressive presence as the largest exhibitor at this year's edition of the Dubai International Boat Show, Gulf Craft welcomed more than 30 of its worldwide dealers to be part of the exciting happenings.

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It was a moment of great pride when H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai visited the Gulf Craft stand, in recognition of maritime excellence made in UAE. Gulf Craft was honored with the visits of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum - Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the Crown Prince - HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and H.H. Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan - Minister of Tolerance, Culture, Youth, and Social Development – UAE among other dignitaries from around the world.

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"This year we enjoyed quite a success as our yachts generated a lot of interest from potential buyers from around the globe. The return of DIBS after two years interestingly brought us face-to-face with our existing clients who showed great enthusiasm in our upcoming projects. Through its commitment to manufacturing and customer service excellence, Gulf Craft continues to put the UAE on the map in the global leisure marine industry.", added Mohammed Alshaali, Chairman - Gulf Craft.

He spoke at the Gulf Craft Press Conference at DIBS and with international industry-leading publications such as Dubai Media Office, Khaleej Times, The World of Yachts, Robb Report, Boat International, Superyacht Times, Superyachts.com, Barche Magazine, Sculati and Partners, Yacht Harbour, Sea Reporter, and more regarding the new launches and Gulf Craft’s ambition to build on the legacy that comes after being an industry leader for 40 years.

A grand total of 13 yachts and boats were displayed during the event including the award-winning Majesty 100, the refreshed Majesty 62, the long-range Nomad 95 SUV along with the leisure range (Oryx 379, Oryx 42, Oryx 36, Silvercraft 47, SilverCat 40 LUX, SilverCat 34 CC, Silvercraft 36 HT.

The event attracted over 26,000 visitors from 150 nationalities, and almost 850 exhibitors highlighting its international standing.

Here are the highlights (photos & videos) from the Gulf Craft Pavillion during the 5-day event:

In Photos: Gulf Craft at DIBS 2022:

Day 1: https://www.gulfcraftinc.com/blog/day1photos_dibs2022

Day 2: https://www.gulfcraftinc.com/blog/day2photos_dibs2022

Day 3: https://www.gulfcraftinc.com/blog/day3photos_dibs2022 

Day 4: https://www.gulfcraftinc.com/blog/day4photos_dibs2022 

Day 5: https://www.gulfcraftinc.com/blog/day5photos_dibs2022 

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In Videos: Gulf Craft at DIBS 2022:

https://www.gulfcraftinc.com/blog/day1_2_highlight_video 

https://www.gulfcraftinc.com/blog/day3_highlight_video-dibs 

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Gulf Craft Press Conference (English) - https://www.gulfcraftinc.com/blog/dibs-2022-presscon-day1 

Gulf Craft Press Conference (Arabic) - https://www.gulfcraftinc.com/blog/dibs-2022-presscon-day1-ar 

DIBS Press Conference - https://www.gulfcraftinc.com/blog/dibs-2022-presscon 

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