DIBS – Dubai International Boat Show February 2024

Dubai International Boat Show opens next week

Celebrating the 30th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show (DIBS) is a major highlight in the marine calendar  in 2024.

An event dedicated to boats and yachts, watersports and diving. The show serves as a vibrant showcase for a range of activities, leisure and professional, kayaks to mega yachts, water sports and art, the show has something for everyone. Come and explore the yachting lifestyle.

DIBS – Dubai International Boat Show February 2024

Dubai Boat Show opens at 3pm (1500 hrs) on WEDNESDAY 28th February 2024 – with late night closing at 8pm daily.

Weekend hours are 3pm to 9pm on Friday and Saturday.

The venue is Dubai Harbour, next to Dubai Marina at Mina Seyahi.


Tuesday 27th February. Dubai Boat show week starts with the Yachting Conference.  You will hear industry experts discuss current affairs and the direction ahead especially with “green” issues.

Wednesday 28th morning starts with a media tour prior to the show opening – so you can expect to see social media updates informing you what will be at the show. There will also be some live broadcasts from the show.

Thursday 29th February The second  day of the show features Captain Night from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at the VIP Lounge. Here registered Captains can network with other captains, meet new colleagues and reminisce with old friends. This is  a great opportunity to catch up on latest trends.

Dubai Boat Show Participation Opportunities and TICKETS

In addition to general public attendance, there are additional opportunities for owners, captains, crew and industry stakeholders:

Boat and Yacht Captains have exclusive access to the latest tech & products in the marine world, a sneak peek into global & regional yacht launches, and the opportunity to network with the whole industry against the stunning backdrop of Dubai Harbour.

Free entry for Captains – approval process – captain licence – APPLY HERE


Boat Owners have free and unique VIP experiences awaiting –  boat and yacht owners can apply for free passes with the chance to network with fellow yacht owners with small group tours of the show and other perks. You can also peruse exclusive collections in the Marine Art Gallery and indulge in delicious bites and beverages in the VIP Lounge.

Free entry for boat owners – approval process is boat registration card – APPLY HERE


Sports and Commercial Divers Plunge into a world that’s just for divers!  Get inspired by industry experts at Dubai Boat Show specialist dive talks. This is also a great opportunity to shop for everything from diving gear and equipment to deep-sea diving electronics – all in one place at the show.

Free entry for Divers – approval process is Diver’s Licence  – APPLY HERE


Marine Trade Visitors

Be spoilt for choice with hundreds of exhibiting brands to choose from, with the latest in leisure marine technology and innovation at the show. You’ll also have exclusive access to our B2B matchmaking programme to connect you with the best suppliers in the industry

Register Now
Free entry for trade professionals – Approval process – proof of industry  


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