Saudi readies for inaugural boat show
Jeddah, September 28, 2009
The inaugural Saudi International Boat Show (SIBS) is set to be the social event of the season with many exciting features and raffle prize draws running alongside the stunning yachts and marine supplies on show, said a report.
Organised by Dubai World Trade Centre, SIBS 2009 will take place from October 14 to 17 at the Al Furusya Marina & Yacht Club in Jeddah.
Visitors will be able to enjoy exhilarating jet-ski activities, experience the latest diving equipment at the dedicated dive village, learn about the latest industry trends at the Saudi International Boating Conference at the Jeddah Marriot Hotel on October 13, and watch an international game fishing competition.
Every visitor will also stand the chance to win the brand new Lincoln MKS as top prize in the raffle draw, said a statement.
“The inaugural Saudi International Boat Show will offer an action-packed programme of events and activities alongside some of the most beautiful superyachts, powerboats, leisure facilities and fishing equipment,” said Helal Saeed Almarri, CEO, Dubai World Trade Centre.
“We look forward to welcoming visitors from across Saudi Arabia and the rest of the GCC to four full days of spectacular displays and watch the impressive demonstrations.”
In association with Dream Divers, the first ever dedicated diving village in Saudi Arabia will host diving lessons and seminars, while visitors will be able to watch some of the best jet-ski activities in the world as part of the weekend-long programme of festivities.
Organised by Marine Supplies Center, the fishing competition will feature some of the best game fishing in the region.
The exhibition is run with venue partners Al Ahlam Marine Tourism Groups, under the leadership of chairman Prince Abdullah bin Saud bin Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Al Saud.
The show is open from 5 pm to 1 am each day. – TradeArabia News Service