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2019 results (figures and facts):

Exposition space: more than 17 800 sq m

Visitors: more than 14 000

Exhibitors: 145

Foreign exhibitors: 38

Participants geography: Austria, Germany, Greece, Denmark,

Italy, People's Republic of China, Latvia, Netherlands, Poland, Republic of Korea,

Russia, the USA, Tunisia, Turkey, Croatia and Sweden

Cities of the Russian Federation:

Moscow, St. Petersburg,

Izhevsk, Kazan, Kaluga, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk,

Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saratov, Sevastopol and Yaroslavl

The 12th International exhibition of boats and yachts Moscow Boat Show, one of the most significant events for the professionals of the yachting business, a platform for presentation of new branch developments and a meeting place for business and professional communication, was held March 6 through 10, 2019 in Crocus Expo.

The exhibition traditionally took place at the beginning of March, having given start to a new season of sales of yachts, boats and other types of the water crafts. This year the project integrated more than 14,000 people – representatives of leading yacht companies, admirers of motor crafts and boats and fans of outing on water. Exhibitors had an opportunity to favourably present their products and to estimate its demand in the market, to define perspective distribution channels and to find new clients, to hold a number of direct negotiations and to sign favorable contracts in a short period of time.

Exhibitors

Structured to aid ship owners and operators optimize the performance of their fleets, Moscow Boat Show became again an important meeting place for the industry professionals which brought together representatives from all sectors. It created a forum where buyers and sellers could gather under one roof to conduct business and improve industry knowledge, to build and promote a certain image in order to facilitate future agreements. Top players of the market participated in the project: Prestige Yachts, Smart Yachts, Ultraboats, Velvette Marine, Lodka Haus, West Nautical, Yamaha, Mercury, Silver, West Istanbul Marina, Brunswick, Ultra Sail Group, Super Marine, Mikstmarine and others.

Russian exhibitors

For Russian exhibitors among which were Berkut Marine, Salut plant of motor boats (Samara), SPEV, Grizzly Technologies, Sportsudprom, Enigma shipyard, Evolution Motors, Sever Boat, Lodka House, Lodka 44 and others the show became the main platform to present their developments to a wide targeted audience.

Yachts from the market leaders – the highlight of the exposition

The Ultraboats company, the Russian legal entity, which primary activity is sale of motorboats and yachts in the Russian market, brought to Crocus Expo Azimut Flybridge 55 yacht impressing by a combination of graceful beauty and impressive technical characteristics.

Smart Yachts, the exclusive distributor of Galeon Polish brand in Russia, produced quite an impression with the innovative Galeon 500 FLY model.

From foreign shipyards and up to SUP board

West Istanbul Marina which is not only a mooring place but also a comfortable place for pleasant leisure, presented their services at the show. West Istanbul Marina provides all kinds of professional technical maintenance, repair and refit services. It is a huge complex where you can benefit from fitness&spa, sport facilities, restaurants, coffee places, boutiques, beach club, hotel, yacht club and sports club.

Dream Yacht Charter, the world’s largest charter company, also presented its services. The customers can book bareboat, crewed or by the cabin charters in some of the world’s most beautiful cruising grounds, such as the Grenadines, Croatia, Ionian islands, Tahiti and the Maldives. They have also developed new sailing areas, such as New Caledonia and Cuba.

Nevskoye Automobile Operating Company which specializes in providing a complete range of services on oversized and heavy-weight cargo transportation from Europe to Russia and all across Russia offered services for vessels transportation.

North Silver displayed nine motor boats including Fish and novelties: North Silver 940 and North Silver Eagle Cabin 655.

GS-SPORT GROUP displayed a wide range of goods for jet-surfing, windsurfing, kiting, wakeboarding and water skis, SUP surfing and active recreation on water at the Moscow Boat Show. GS SPORT GROUP (GIDRASKLAD outdoor and sporting goods chain) is a chain of sports shops and affiliate stations throughout Russia. The company is engaged in the retail sale of clothing and equipment for extreme sports, has a dealer network (offering goods for wholesale), and own service centre.

Annual participant of the Moscow Boat Show, SUP-club, a club of SUP-surfing fans, presents at the show a new collection of boards, paddles and other SUP novelties of the 2019 season. This year the company displays a family of dry diving suits and creative SUPface T-shirts. SUP-club organized traditional test drive of boards right on the show site in an open pool providing an opportunity to test Hobie Mirage Eclipse pedal driven paddle boards!

Platform for business networking

A tight program of exhibition-related events enabled everyone to obtain comprehensive information on how to organize efficient and profitable business within your company in line with all the requirements of modern economy. The exhibition organizers, on their part, spared no effort to make the work comfortable and successful. A variety of professional seminars, lectures, contests, meetings with representatives of authorities, professional networking and workshops became another centre of attraction for key audience and an interesting source of publications in specialized and business press.

The business program featured lectures of professional yachtsmen, athletes, journalists and other honored experts.

Albert Nazarov, a naval architect and marine engineer, PhD in engineering, FRINA, CEng, MSNAME, Director Albatross Marine Design, told about peculiarities of the design of water taxi, yacht catamarans and small passenger vessels March 9 within the frames of the Moscow Boat Show business program. Albert is boating enthusiast with wide experiences in sailing and power boating; he also has Yacht Captain License and IYT Bareboat Skipper certificate.

Day of Dialogue with Yachtsmen was organized within the show. The events provided an opportunity for the show visitors to come to know about current issues related to yachting rules and regulations. Alexander Deev, acting Director of Russian River Register Moscow branch, told about classification and certification of pleasure crafts and small vessels in commercial use of the Russian River Register. Vladimir Markin, deputy Director on Investments and FGBU Development, told about best practices of on-water projects and Alexander Klimchuk, President Houseboat.ru, spoke on the topic Houseboat is a New Type of Movable Property on Water (the project of building villages on water in Moscow).

Round table of the Sailing Federation of the Moscow Region covered topics related to modern tendencies in design and building of sailing yachts and related equipment.

One of the most attractive events became meeting with Loic Bonnet, founder of the world’s largest charter company Dream Yacht Charter. He told about the history of his success. Eugene Romanenko, Director of Dream Yacht Charter Russia, told about 50 inspiring routes for swimming: where, when and why to go on a sailing yacht.

Participant and information partner of Moscow Boat Show, a Russian TV channel about water spaces, OCEAN-TV invited again all willing to participate in the TV shoot of the program Dialogues at Boat Show. Dialogues at Boat Show is a rare and an interesting opportunity to talk about everything that take place in the water and related industries. One could tell about company, projects or services, to share opinion on industry problems or to tell about fascinating travels. Topics covering the development of the yachting market, launches and powerboat equipment, fishing world, the industry of outdoor activity in Russia and abroad were discussed at the event.

The visitors had an opportunity to get acquainted with new trends of yacht fashion. World leaders in production of clothes for sailing and active outing – Helen Ocean and Slam companies (Italy) – presented a fashion show of yachting clothes and accessories.

A presentation of the social project Sails of Hope (organizers: Russian Sports Invalid Union and All-Russian Invalid Society) was for the first time held within the frames of the Moscow Boat Show. Problems and ways of their solution on creation in Russia of an accessible environment for people with disabilities for the classes of Amateur yachting and sailing were discussed within the presentation.

Moscow Boat Show presented the aspects of the yachting segment, demonstrated modern samples of water motor equipment and the latest design developments, acquainted guests with activity of yachting schools and the calendar of sea regattas, submitted offers on sea and river cruises and also on opportunities of training in water sports. Moscow Boat Show is the event intended for a wide audience which became very popular among yachting devotees. Moscow Boat Show is a multiformat project incorporating exposition, business events, impressive show programs and educational events.

See you in Crocus Expo March in 2020!

  • 04.04.2019

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