International exhibition of boats and yachts Moscow Boat Show

March 5-9, 2020  /  CROCUS EXPO  /  Pavilion 1, halls 3,4

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MOSCOW BOAT SHOW 2019

2019 results (facts and figures):

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, 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 yachting business professionals, 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 yachts, boats and other types of the water crafts sales. This year the project integrated more than 14 000 people – representatives of leading yacht companies, motor crafts and boats admirers 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, Yamaha, Mercury, Brunswick, Mikstmarine, Ruptur-Pro, West Istanbul Marina, Ultra Sail Group, Super Marine, Portonovi Resort, Aqua-Motors 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, 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 – not only a first-rate landing stage but also a comfortable place for pleasant leisure – presented its services at the Moscow Boat Show. The company provides all kinds of professional technical maintenance, repair and refit services. It is also a huge complex including boutiques, yacht club, hotel, fitness&spa, sport facilities and restaurants.

Dream Yacht Charter, the world’s largest charter operator, was presented at the exhibition as well. Its 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. The company has also developed new sailing areas, such as New Caledonia and Cuba.

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

GS-SPORT GROUP, JET SURF official dealer in Russia, displayed a wide range of goods for jet-surfing, windsurfing, kiting, wakeboarding and water skis, SUP surfing and active recreation on water at the fairgrounds. The company is also 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, presented a new collection of boards, paddles and other SUP novelties of the 2019 season including a family of dry diving suits and creative SUPface T-shirts. And organized a real test drive of pedal driven paddle boards right in the exhibition hall – in an open pool!

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 a company in line with all the requirements of modern economy.

The business program featured lectures of professional yachtsmen, athletes, journalists and other honored experts. A variety of professional seminars, lectures, contests, professional networking and workshops became another centre of attraction for key audience and an interesting source of publications in specialized and business press. Topics covering the yachting market development, launches and powerboat equipment, fishing world, the industry of outdoor activity in Russia and abroad were discussed.

The exhibition organizers, on their part, spared no effort to make the work comfortable and successful.

Day of Dialogue with Yachtsmen was for the first time organized within the show. The events provided an opportunity 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, Moscow Canal FGBU deputy director on investments and development, told about best practices of on-water projects and Alexander Klimchuk, president of 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, who told about the history of his success.

Albert Nazarov, a naval architect and marine engineer, PhD in engineering, FRINA, CEng, MSNAME, director Albatross Marine Design, a boating enthusiast with wide experiences in sailing and power boating told about peculiarities of the design of water taxi, yacht catamarans and small passenger vessels.

Participant and information partner of Moscow Boat Show, a Russian TV channel about water spaces, OCEAN-TV invited all willing to participate in the live broadcasting of the Dialogues at Boat Show program – 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.

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 fashion shows 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 of an accessible environment for people with disabilities for the classes of amateur yachting and sailing in Russia were discussed within the event.

Moscow Boat Show presented the aspects of the yachting segment, demonstrated modern samples of water motor equipment and the latest design developments, acquainted its 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. The show intended for a wide audience became very popular among yachting devotees, it is a multiformat project incorporating exposition, business and educational events and impressive show programs.

See you in Crocus Expo March in 2020!

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MOSCOW BOAT SHOW 2019

March 6-10, 2019, Crocus Expo

2018 results (facts and figures):

Exposition space: more than 16 000 sq m
Exhibitors: 145
Foreign exhibitors: 32
Countries: 17
Participants geography: Austria, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Italy,
China, Latvia, Netherland, Poland, South Korea,
Russia, the USA, Tunis, Turkey, Croatia, Sweden, Japan
Visitors: more than 13 000

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

Start of the new season

Moscow Boat Show will unites all representatives of the yachting business, water motor crafts enthusiasts and fans of active on water outings for already the 12th time. According to the preliminary estimation the exhibit space of the show will comprise 18 000 sq m and the number of visitors will exceed 16 000.

Many companies of the yachting industry consider participation in the Moscow Boat Show as an effective way to launch a new season of sales – exhibitors get an opportunity to favorably display their products and to obtain market information, to define perspective distribution channels and to find new clients, to hold a set of direct negotiations and to sign favorable contracts within a short period. Due to implementation of a well balanced marketing strategy and systematically developed concept of the project, the exhibition provides participants an opportunity to promote the brand image and to improve market situation.

Exhibitors

Structured to aid ship owners and operators optimize the performance of their fleets, Moscow Boat Show is an important meeting place for the industry professionals which brings together representatives from all sectors. It creates a forum where buyers and sellers can gather under one roof to conduct business and enhance industry knowledge, to build and promote a certain image in order to facilitate future agreements. In particular, the exhibition adds value in terms of technology leadership and the building of complex ship types, benefitting all stakeholders by showcasing innovative technology and advanced shipbuilding systems.

More than 150 companies from Austria, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Italy, China, Latvia, the Netherlands, Poland, Russia, the USA, Tunisia, Turkey, Croatia, Sweden and South Korea will display their products and services within the frames of the Moscow Boat Show 2019. National developments will be presented by producers and distributors from 12 cities: Moscow, St. Petersburg, Izhevsk, Kazan, Kaluga, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saratov, Sevastopol and Yaroslavl.

Top players of the market are participating in the project: Prestige Yachts, Smart Yachts, Ultraboats, Yamaha, Mercury, Brunswick, Mikstmarine, Rupture Pro, West Istanbul Marina, Ultra Sail Group, Super Marine, Portonovi Resort and others.

This year the companies have prepared an impressive exposition for the guests of the show. One of the highlights of the exposition will become Azimut Flybridge 55 yacht (from Ultraboats) and Galeon 500 FLY (from Smart Yachts) impressing by a combination of graceful beauty and impressive technical characteristics. Light, maneuverable boats and boats for sports and tourism including Merry Fisher 1095, Scarab 215 ID (from Prestige Yachts) and many others will be also displayed.

And everything for surfing – surfboards, SUP boards, diving suits and accessories. Companies specializing in motorsurfing – Motosurfing and GS SPORT GROUP (the exclusive distributor of the JET SURF brand in the territory of the Russian Federation) and also the official distributor of equipment intended for water sports of the leading global brand VTSport and SUP-club will display their products within the exposition.

Russian exhibitors

From year to year domestic producers enter the market of water transport more and more actively and display worthy competitive products which evidence the development of the industry in Russia. National companies release products which are not worse but sometimes even surpass foreign analogs in terms of engineering specification, speed factor and design. We can state with confidence that there is a tendency for 2019 edition – increase of Russian participating companies which are ready to show design developments in the sphere of water transport. For Berkut Marine, Salut plant of motor boats (Samara), SPEV, Grizzly Technologies, Sportsudprom, Enigma shipyard, Evolution Motors, Sever Boat, Lodka House and Aqua Motors the Moscow Boat Show became the main platform for their products presentation.

Business program

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

The Moscow Boat Show program includes lectures of professional yachtsmen, athletes, journalists and other honored experts.

One of the most attractive events will become meeting with Loïc Bonnet, founder of the world’s largest charter company Dream Yacht Charter, which has started off small, offering six yachts enterprise and now grown to the leader of the branch. Eugene Romanenko, Dream Yacht Charter Russia director, will tell about 50 inspiring sailing routes: where, when and why to go on yacht.

Day of Dialogue with Yachtsmen organized within the show will provide an opportunity for visitors to know about current issues related to yachting rules and regulations.

Alexander Deev, acting director of Russian River Register Moscow branch, will talk about classification and certification of pleasure crafts and small vessels in commercial use of the Russian River Register.

Vladimir Markin, Moscow Canal FGBU deputy director on investments and development, will tell about best practices of on-water projects, and Alexander Klimchuk, president of Houseboat.ru, will additionally speak on the topic “Houseboat is a New Type of Movable Property on Water” (the project of building on-water villages in Moscow).

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

A presentation of the Sails of Hope social project (organizers: Russian Sports Invalid Union and All-Russian Invalid Society) will be 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 will be discussed.

Albert Nazarov, a naval architect and marine engineer, PhD in engineering, FRINA, CEng, MSNAME, director of Albatross Marine Design, will tell about peculiarities of the design of water taxi, yacht catamarans and small passenger vessels March 9.

Events of the Moscow Boat Show business program will be also devoted to fashion and style. World leaders in production of specialized wear for sailing and active outing – Helen Ocean and Slam companies (Italy) – will present fashion shows of new trends in yachting clothes and accessories.

Moscow Boat Show presents the aspects of the yachting segment, demonstrates modern samples of water motor equipment and the latest design developments, acquaints its guests with activity of yachting schools and the calendar of sea regattas, submits offers on sea and river cruises and also on opportunities of training in water sports. It is a multiformat project incorporating exposition, business events, impressive show programs and educational events, intended for a wide audience and very popular among yachting devotees!

See you in Crocus Expo March 6 through 10, 2019!

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MOSCOW BOAT SHOW 2018

Moscow Boat Show in figures:

Exhibit space: more than 16 000 sq m
Exhibitors: 145
Foreign exhibitors: 32
Countries: 17
Exhibitors geography: Austria, China, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Greece,
Italy, Japan, Latvia, the Netherlands, Poland,
Republic of Korea, Sweden, Turkey, Tunisia, USA, Russia
Visitors: more than 13 000

Moscow Boat Show, the largest in Russia international exhibition of boats and yachts, was held March 7 through 11, 2018 in Crocus Expo on the eve of the opening of the yachting season.

Visitors
The project became a significant event for all representatives of the yachting business, fans of water motor crafts and devotees of active outings on water spaces (more than 13 000 visitors).

Exhibitors
Wide geography coverage of the Moscow Boat Show participants included 17 countries (Austria, China, Croatia, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Latvia, the Netherlands, Poland, Republic of Korea, Sweden, Turkey, Tunisia, USA, Russia) and 12 cities of Russia (Moscow, St. Petersburg, Izhevsk, Kaluga, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saratov, Sevastopol and Yaroslavl).

About 150 companies (including such top players of the market as Ultraboats, Prestige Yachts, SMART YACHTS, Super Marine, Beneteau, Kata-Lagun, Velvette Marine, Bavaria Yachts, Boat House, M-Power Group, Novikom, Volvo Vostok and other companies) displayed their latest engineering developments in the yachting sector and a wide range of the most demanded products and services.

Azimut Atlantis 43 and Galeon 340 Fly flybridge cruiser became again the highlights of the Moscow Boat Show.

Nord Star Yachting brought one of the most demanded models of XO Boats Finnish brand. XO 250 Open is a practical, powerful and versatile wave splitter that can carry up to eight adventurers. Besides Nord Star Yachting displayed XO DFNDR – a boat for the adventurous minds, for outdoor activities or as a commuter to an island.

For many foreign producers and distributors Moscow Boat Show opened new entry into the Russian market: more and more companies from Turkey and Poland participate in the exhibition, having appreciated its prospects.

Participation in the project became a unique opportunity to present a company and products to a distinctly selected targeted audience of specialists and devotees. Business representatives were well prepared to discuss business in the Russian market and to close a deal on-sight.

Moscow Boat Show traditionally became a communication platform for sea travelers: Janmor Yachts Russia team project helped to find new participants or passengers for a travel.

Events platform
Members of the Union of Designers and Architects held a number of seminars devoted to tendencies in the interior design of yachts within the business program of the Moscow Boat Show 2018.

Moscow Boat Show supports annually new comparatively young kinds of sport. This year stand up paddle surfing and stand up paddle boarding (SUP) was introduced to the show attendees. All willing, including the smallest visitors, had an opportunity to try their skills on special boards of various configuration during various master classes and test drives initiated and organized by the Russian SUP club held in a specially facilitated pool.

Besides there were events held within the frames of the exhibition which contributed to the promotion of public awareness of water sports and to attraction of new students to yachting schools and new participants to amateur competitions.

For the first time in the history of the project a studio of one of information partners – Yacht Radio – was on air right on-site. Moscow Boat Show participants and guests told about their activity and communicated with colleagues.

Experts and attendees participated in the TV shoot of the program Dialogues at Boat Show organized by the participant and information partner of Moscow Boat Show, a Russian TV channel about water spaces, OCEAN-TV.

Besides Moscow Boat Show became again a discussion platform of the Moscow region Sailing Federation (FPS MO). Plenary session About Current Status and Development of Sailing Sports in the Moscow region, Membership in Clubs was held within the frames of the project’s business program.

The business program covered also issues related to state regulation in the sphere of use of water resources in Russia. Representatives of official bodies, branch associations and unions came to know about the latest news in the sphere of water transport legislation. In particular, Gennady Chizhov, Director of Regional Association of Yacht-clubs and Owners of Small Size Vessels NP, told about changes of a payment rate for use of property objects.

Amayak Nunikyan, Deputy Head of the department of the State Inspectorate for Small Size Vessels (GIMS) of the Ministry of emergency situations, told about the draft of amendments to the technical regulations of the Eurasian Economic Union About Safety of Small Size Vessels submitted GIMS EMERCOM of Russia in December 2017.

 

Representatives of participating companies noted that the number of visitors increased in 2018. So, despite everything, the yacht branch in Russia continues to develop! The exhibition in no small measure promoted commercial success of exhibitors who emphasized that the current economic situation hadn’t produced a critical negative effect in the industry. Many also expressed confidence that they would have acceptable revenue during the season.

New impressions and no less bright expo event in the world of yachting are waiting us!

See you at the Moscow Boat Show 2019!

ANNOUNCEMENT

MOSCOW BOAT SHOW 2018

Moscow Boat Show, the largest in Russia international exhibitions of boats and yachts, will be held March 7 through 11, 2018 in Crocus Expo.

The project unites all representatives of yachting business, fans of water motor crafts and devotees of active outings on water spaces.

The Moscow Boat Show project in the course of 10 years has gained the status of a significant event for the branch having become an annual platform for business meetings, constructive communication, conclusion of mutually advantageous contracts, exchange of experience and acquaintance with the latest developments. According to the statistics more than 20 000 visitors annually come to the event.

More than 250 companies from around the world will take part in the Moscow Boat Show 2018: from Austria, Greece, Spain, Cyprus, China, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Turkey, Finland, France and Sweden. National developments will be displayed by producers and distributors from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Izhevsk, Kazan, Kaluga, Nizhny Novgorod, Novosibirsk, Rostov-on-Don, Samara, Saratov, Sevastopol, Yaroslavl and other cities of Russia.

The visitors will have an opportunity to get acquainted with crafts, equipment and related services from top players of the market: Ultraboats, Prestige Yachts, SMART YACHTS, Super Marine, Beneteau, Kata-Lagun, Velvette Marine, Bavaria Yachts, Boat House, M-Power Group and other companies.

For many foreign producers and distributors Moscow Boat Show opens new entry into the Russian market: more and more companies from Turkey and Poland participate in the exhibition, having appreciated its prospects.

Turkish yacht marinas are traditionally successful with Russian travelers. Moscow Boat Show guests will have an opportunity to communicate with representatives of the largest ports and marinas of this country: West Istanbul Marina – a yacht complex with well-planned infrastructure on the coast of the Sea of Marmara (Istanbul) and Marmaris Yacht Marina – the biggest marina with parking capacity at sea 750 yachts, at ground 1000 yachts (Marmaris).

Sportis S.A., a manufacturer of Rigid Inflatable Boats (RIB) boats from Poland, will bring to the show pleasure and professional RIB boats. It offers models in the length from 3,10 m to 10,50 m.

Several segments of the yachting branch will be for the first time presented at separate sections of the exposition:

  • Tourism
  • Brokerage
  • Air crafts for tourism and sport
  • Outfit and tackles for fishing
  • Clothing for water sports
  • Life-saving and rescue equipment

Besides Moscow Boat Show will become again a discussion platform of the Moscow region Sailing Federation (FPS MO). Plenary session About Current Status and Development of Sailing Sports in the Moscow region, Membership in Clubs will be held within the frames of the project’s business program.

Members of the Union of Designers and Architects will hold a number of seminars devoted to tendencies in the interior design of yachts within the business program of the Moscow Boat Show 2018.

  • Design of Yacht Spa Zones by Yulia Mikulina
  • Yachts Interior Design: for producer and buyer. Tendencies. Three ready concepts by Irina Bogatikova
  • Yachts in Hollywood Movies Style by Alyona Sanayeva
  • Features of Customized Yacht Furniture Production by Svetlana Ivanova
  • Interior for Traveler by Nina Lopatina
  • Original and Non-standard Interiors of Yachts by Kirill Kukharchuk
  • Who is Interior Designer and Who is Decorator? by Darya Shevchenko
  • Yacht Design: from Concept and up to Put to Sea by Irina Loeillet
  • An Interior in Sea Style. Design Mistakes by Valeria Tsukanova

Within the frames of the project there are also events which contribute to the promotion of public awareness of water sports and to attraction of new students to yachting schools and new participants to amateur competitions.

The exhibition presents the aspects of the yachting segment, demonstrates modern samples of water motor equipment and the latest design developments, acquaints guests with activity of yachting schools and the calendar of sea regattas, submits offers on sea and river cruises and also on opportunities of training in water sports. It 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 in March 2018!

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10th exhibition of boats and yachts Moscow Boat Show

Moscow Boat Show, the largest Russian exhibition of the yachting branch, for the tenth time already incorporated the most impressive representatives of the yachting world, branch specialists, professional sportsmen and fans of this spectacular sport March 8 through 11, 2017 in Crocus Expo. More than 15 000 attendees experts and professionals of the branch, fans of motor water crafts and mass media representatives visited the show!

Moscow Boat Show has gained the status of a genially significant event for the industry, having become an annual platform for business meetings, constructive communication, conclusion of mutually profitable contracts, exchange of experience and acquaintance with the latest developments.

More than 200 companies from Russia and foreign countries (Austria, Cyprus, the Netherlands, Greece, Spain, Norway, China, Poland, Finland, France, Sweden and other) displayed a wide range of vessels, water crafts, equipment, components and accessories for comfortable outing on water open spaces. Participants from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Izhevsk, Novosibirsk, Sevastopol, Samara, Yaroslavl, Saratov, Rostov-on-Don, Kaluga, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod and other cities of Russia presented national developments.

The professionals of the yachting industry and fans of motor water crafts had an opportunity to attend various events within the frames of the show business program, which had been comprised to ensure maximum convenience at planning of time and thematic segmentation during the visit to Crocus Expo.

Moscow Boat Show tight program of exhibition-related events traditionally provided an opportunity to visit different conferences, workshops and lectures, aimed at presenting market participants to each other in the format of live communication, sharing actual information about novelties and trends of the industry, discussing perspectives of development. It is enabled to obtain comprehensive information on how to organize efficient and profitable business within your company in line with all the requirements of modern economy.

A number of lectures held by the Union of Designers and Architects took place March 10, 2017 within the frames of the business program. Yacht Interior Decoration (renovate, for own use, for events, for rent and for sale), Yacht Interior in James Bond Style, Design and Manufacture Peculiarities of Custom Made Yacht Furniture and other topics were covered. Kirill Kokharchuk, author of unique, private researches in the field of design and architecture, provided review, councils and recipes during his lecture What Can Your Yacht Be Like?!

Various events for sailing sport fans were held daily in the specially equipped pool. The program featured show performances of young racers, races on short water, yacht test drives for beginners and many other things! For this purpose a specially equipped pool of 17271,5 m in size had been installed at the VFPS Committee of Mass, Amateur and Student Sport stand. Sailing yachts of national and Olympic classes, children's sports schools and training centers, national manufacturers of yachts, clothing and equipment were also presented at the fairground.

And of course all attendees traditionally enjoyed the daily show program with various performances.

Igor Zaretskiys press conference was held within the frames of the Moscow Boat Show. Igor Zaretskiy today is the only representative of Russia applied for participation in GoldenGlobe 2018/19 round the world solo sailing race. To celebrate Sir Robin Knox-Johnstons historic 1968/9 world first solo non-stop circumnavigation in the Sunday Times Golden Globe Yacht Race, a new Golden Globe Race will be staged to mark the 50th Anniversary of that epic, starting from Falmouth on 16 June, 2018.

Moscow Boat Show provides the perfect platform from which to preview the finest jewels of the sea, evaluate market trends, and establish long-lasting and commercially profitable partnerships. Despite the dynamic changes taking place in Russia and the rapid growth of the yachting sector, the show continues to complement and reflect the industrys demand and is a promotional opportunity not to be missed!

See you in spring 2018!

Crocus Expo Press service

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Moscow Boat Show celebrates its 10th anniversary!

Moscow Boat Show, the largest Russian exhibition of the yachting branch, for the tenth time already will incorporate the most impressive representatives of the yachting world, branch specialists, professional sportsmen and fans of this spectacular sport March 8 through 11, 2017 in Crocus Expo. It is preliminary estimated that more than 25 000 attendees will visit the show!

This year the project celebrates its 10th anniversary! During this time Moscow Boat Show has gained the status of a genially significant event for the industry, having become an annual platform for business meetings, constructive communication, conclusion of mutually profitable contracts, exchange of experience and acquaintance with the latest developments.

More than 250 companies from Austria, Cyprus, the Netherlands, Greece, Spain, Norway, China, Poland, Finland, France, Sweden and other foreign countries will display a wide range of vessels, equipment, components and accessories for comfortable outing on water open spaces. Participants from Moscow, St. Petersburg, Izhevsk, Novosibirsk, Sevastopol, Samara, Yaroslavl, Saratov, Rostov-on-Don, Kaluga, Kazan, Nizhny Novgorod and other cities of Russia will present national developments.

From year to year domestic producers enter the market of water transport more and more actively and display worthy competitive products which evidence the development of the industry in Russia. Moscow Boat Show 2017 provides a unique opportunity to focus at national companies which products are not worse but sometimes even surpass foreign analogs in terms of engineering specification, speed factor and design. We can state with confidence that there is a tendency for 2017 edition increase of Russian participating companies which are ready to show design developments in the sphere of water transport.

Specialists of many companies note the commercial effect of the show. A number of commercially profitable deals are made right on show site.

Whether you are launching a new company or have been in the industry for years, Moscow Boat Show is an essential event to market your products and services. Stay visible in the marketplace and let your customers, prospects, and competitors know that you will be there to serve them today and tomorrow. There are so many ways that we can add your personalized touch at the show and increase your visibility.

Moscow Boat Show program traditionally gives to its exponents and guests an opportunity to visit different conferences, workshops and lectures, aimed at presenting market participants to each other in the format of live communication, sharing actual information about novelties and trends of the industry, discussing perspectives of development. A tight program of exhibition-related events will enable you 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 show organizers, on their part, will spare no effort to make your work comfortable and successful.

A number of lectures held by specialists of the Union of Designers and Architects will take place March 10, 2017 within the frames of the exhibition business program. Yacht Interior Decoration (renovate, for own use, for events, for rent and for sale), Yacht Interior in James Bond Style, Design and Manufacture Peculiarities of Custom Made Yacht Furniture and other topics will be covered in the program. Kirill Kokharchuk, author of unique, private researches in the field of design and architecture, will provide review, councils and recipes during his lecture What Can Your Yacht Be Like?!

Master class from Dmitry Scherbakov, Creative Director Videoexpert advertising agency, the winner of the awards Brand of the Year 2001 and RuNet awards, will be held within the frames of the Moscow Boat Show business program. Attendees will learn about stages of creation of information impact effective strategy, subtleties of creation of video content and many other things.

The visitors will have also an opportunity to participate in draws of valuable prizes from the Yacht Travel Club among which is the certificate on IYT training in Montenegro including a week stay in Turkey and a yacht rent. And it will be possible to learn a lot of interesting about history and mysteries of travels around the Globe at the master class Yachting. Russian Maritime Traditions.

4-wheels driving fans will have an opportunity to see Volkswagen Amarok, presented by Germanika company, Volkswagen dealer in Russia, and to test a new Volkswagen Tiguan at specially arranged outdoor track with obstacles.

And of course all attendees will enjoy traditionally the daily show program with various performances and a new extreme water sport flyboard show in the pool. This is stunning: the jet-pack on your back uses high pressure water stream as a propellant to make you fly.

Welcome to open the new yachting season together with us!

Show opening hours: March 8-11, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m. (every day)

Press Service Crocus Expo