From September 20-25, Genoa will host the 56th edition of the International Boat Show.
You don’t just go to the Boat Show, you end up there and meet up with family, friends, the many protagonists and lovers of the sea, immersed in that “blue continent” that is open to all from all angles.
Here’s why you shouldn’t miss it.
SEE THE MOST COMPLETE BOAT SHOW IN THE MEDITERRANEAN
The Genoa Boat Show is the most important in the Mediterranean as well is the most complete in the variety of market sectors it represents. It’s a unique occasion to experience the thrill of choosing a boat together with the widest choice of accessories, components and technical clothing for all yachting tastes.
ADMIRE NEW PRODUCTS AND PREVIEWS
The Genoa Boat Show presents the most interesting new products on the market that will be the stars of the 2017 season. It’s a chance to get up-to-date.
A UNIQUE GULF FOR TESTING BOATS ON THE WATER
The extensive stretches of water at the Show makes it possible to try out boats both on the sea and in protected basins.
WATER SPORTS ARE THE BIG STARS
The Show is the only place where you can try out all water sports free and in complete safety: Sup, FlyBoard, Lampuga and Derive are among the most thrilling experiences.
RELIVE THE THRILL OF THE OLYMPICS
In Genoa you can meet and get to know the Italian athletes who took part in the 2016 Rio Games, including the medallists. An unrepeatable chance.
A UNIQUE CHANCE TO FLY ON M32 CATS
For the first time, the Boat Show is hosting a leg on the M32 Mediterranean Series circuit. The extraordinary catamarans in this class will give the public too the chance to experience the thrill of flying on the water.
DIVE INTO THE WORLD OF SPORT FISHING
Two days completely dedicated to fishing with events, encounters, direct experiences and tutorials with the most famous Italian sport fishermen, fully respecting the environment.
ORGANISING YOUR 2017 HOLIDAYS
A chance to meet charterers, sailing schools and tourist ports, and find interesting offers for your next holidays at advantageous prices.
SAVOUR EATALY AND THE EXCELLENCE OF ITALIAN COOKING
Gourmet cooking is even more a star of the Show with an offer ranging from regional street food selected by Eataly to the restaurant of Michelin two-star chef Alfio Ghezzi.
VISIT THE LIGURIAN RIVIERA AND ITS MARVELS
Discover Genoa and all Liguria, even if you come by train, thanks to special deals with Trenitalia.
AN EVENT DESIGNED FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Young guests can have their baptism on the water under the expert guidance of official FIV and ISA instructors, trying out free sup, windsurf and kayak, or go sailing with the whole family on special boats provided by the Federazione Italiana Vela.
THE WELCOME OF A SHOW WITHOUT BARRIERS
There will be special emphasis on sports for the disabled on board boats without barriers, together with athletes and sportsmen who will recount their
THE GENOA BOAT SHOW
The Boat Show is a point of reference for the entire yachting sector in Europe and the Mediterranean. It’s an event with unique characteristics that makes it possible to put on show in a single exhibition the latest new products from boatyards, engines, electronics, accessories, tourism and all services. Inaugurated in 1962 in Genoa and now in its 56th edition, the Boat Show is a date not to be missed both for the yachting industry and yachting enthusiasts. In 2015 there were more than 115,000 visitors, 760 exhibitors and more than 1000 boats on show on dry land or on the water with more than 1800 sea trials and 481 B2B encounters.
UCINA CONFINDUSTRIA NAUTICA is the sector Association belonging to Confindustria and since 1967 has been the institutional representative of the entire yachting sector – from boatyards to tourism – and works to develop the yachting sector, promote the culture of the sea and the development of yachting tourism in Italy. With 294 member companies it represents more than 60% of the total turnover of the Italian yachting industry.
UCINA operates at institutional level in relations with political, social and government bodies. At the international level, UCINA is part of the governing organs of the world and European Federation, ICOMIA and EBI, for promoting international yachting.
In line with its aims to promote the yachting sector, UCINA organises, through the company I Saloni Nautici, the Genoa Boat Show, a leading event at the international level and a showcase of Made in Italy. It is part of Confindustria, Federturismo, Federazione del Mare, Comitato Fiere Industria, Fondazione Edison, Symbola and Fondazione Sviluppo Sostenibile, sharing their principles and activities.
Genoa, August 31, 2016
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