Dubai International Boat Show has announced that superyacht builders Trinity Yachts and Westport, have renewed their support for the Dubai International Boat Show, the 19th edition of which is to be held from 1 – 5 March.

“The Middle East market is key to our business plans, and our participation at the Dubai International Boat Show is at the heart of that. Buyers from this part of the world have a strong loyalty towards Trinity and we look forward to showcasing our latest accomplishments to the heart of the region’s boating industry,” said William S. Smith III, Vice President, Trinity Yachts.

“Westport visits shows all around the world and it is the organisation and brand that makes the difference. The Dubai International Boat Show is up there with the best. We meet year on year between 25 to 30 serious clients who are interested in our brand and over the next couple of years we will do business with many of them,” said Philip Purcell, Vice President, Westport.

According to Yachts Emirates Magazine, Middle Eastern buyers remain the most dominant force when it comes to the purchase of superyachts with 30 out of the top 100 of the world’s largest superyachts belonging to residents in the Middle East region, and in particular the UAE.