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Doha to host the inaugural Qatar Boat Show 2024 in November.

The world comes together again in Qatar, this time with the Qatar Boat Show 2024, set to take place from November 6 to 9. The event, hosted by Old Doha Port and Gulf Marine Services, will feature local, regional and international yachting brands, shipyards, boat owners and enthusiasts, highlighting the pinnacle of luxury yachting and innovation.

With 495 exhibitors and brands, the Qatar Boat Show 2024 expects to welcome more than 20,000 visitors. It will present 95 boats and watercraft on both land and water, providing a premier display of marine luxury in the spirit of Doha.

Attendees will discover an eclectic mix of yachting lifestyle brands, water sports and retail opportunities and the show promises an immersive experience filled with culinary delights, diverse entertainment and action-packed activities designed to captivate visitors of all demographics.

“The Qatar Boat Show 2024 is a strategic milestone that aligns with the long-term vision of Old Doha Port and our nation,” said Mohammad Al Mulla, Chief Executive Officer of Old Doha Port, at the sneak peek launch. “It is a testament to our efforts and the fruitful collaboration between various stakeholders to drive economic growth and enhance our country’s tourism appeal. This grand event will be a remarkable showcase of the marine world and unparalleled luxury in true Doha form.”

Old Doha Port spans 800,000sq/m and is equipped with 450 berths for all types of boats up to 160 metres in length. With its two world-class marinas and the colourful Mina District that offers a vibrant mix of retail, dining and hospitality options, the port plays a crucial role in celebrating Qatar’s maritime heritage and hosting this international event.

Qatar’s status as one of the safest countries globally, along with its strong tourism and economic indicators, firmly establishes the Qatar Boat Show 2024 as a significant event on the international maritime calendar. With six marinas and an expanding marine infrastructure, the country is making waves as a leading destination for luxury maritime activities. The Qatar Boat Show 2024 promises to be the most impressive boat show in Qatar’s history. ✤