Thomas Mackie06 Feb 2019 AT 03:05 PM

Dubai International Boat show returns this month

27 years after setting sail, it's time for another five days of boating
Thomas Mackie06 Feb 2019 AT 03:05 PM
Dubai International Boat show returns this month

The weather right now is pretty much perfect, and there's little better way to experience it than being outside by the serene waters of Dubai Canal.

Luckily, the return of the UAE's biggest boating and lifestyle show has just been announced, and we're ready to see what's on offer.

The five-day event showcases the crème de la crème of the boating world.

So whether you want to buy a superyacht, explore the latest diving innovations or ride the waves, you don't want to miss out on it.

The world's elite superyacht builders will be there to display some of their latest projects.

But let's not forget that in the UAE, the best boats come in one size and one size only: huge.

So if you have a spare few million dirhams lying around, then this is the place to spend it.

Among the highlights of the show will be the chance to take a high-speed electric surfboard for a spin.

The latest to hit the waves is the Awake Rävik and it is sure to awaken the thrill seeker within you, reaching speeds of 35mph.

Also on show is the underwater scooter (DPV - Diver Propulsion Vehicle), a tidy piece of kit used for faster movement and increased range diving.

And the world first ever active shark deterrent band will also be available to purchase.

Yes, that's right. Designed for beachgoers swimmers and surfers, Sharkbanz, brought to you by Deltastarco, use patented magnetic technology developed by marine biologists to deter predatory shark species.

DIMC is also inviting everyone who is interested to join the Dubai Fishing Championship 2018-2019 at the Dubai Boat Show. There's some serious prize money up for grabs so the competition is sure to be serious.

However, if you prefer to keep your head above water then check out supercar promenade, featuring the latest, flashiest and most exclusive cars to hit the tarmac.

Buy your tickets here now

Where: Dubai Canal, Jumeirah, Dubai
When: Tuesday February 26-Saturday March 2
Time: 3pm-9.30pm
Price: AED55 online (click here to book), AED65 at the door