Dubai is becoming the world's yachting capital
Developer Meraas in partnership with Dubai Holding has announced the development and construction of a new Marina for luxury vessels Dubai Harbour. Thus, these companies will manage three yacht clubs at once: Port de la Mer, Dubai Harbour and the Marina at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel. Yachting in Dubai, United Arab Emirates is a multi-billion dollar sector of the economy. The UAE has over 200 Islands and 700 kilometers of coastline.
The industry of yachting and Charter flights in the UAE is growing rapidly. One of the most popular yacht regions besides Dubai is Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi is the largest Emirate of the existing seven Emirates of the UAE. Moreover, Abu Dhabi is the richest city in the world. It is not surprising why Abu Dhabi is developing a Charter yacht business so quickly, and has a large number of mega-yachts in the port. The world's most famous Abu Dhabi Yacht Show takes place here, with a huge number of yachts and regattas.
One of the most important industries in the United Arab Emirates today is shipbuilding. Every year, UAE yacht clubs invest more than half a billion dollars to purchase materials for the construction, repair and maintenance of vessels. In January 2006, the UAE ship owners Association was founded, which resolved a number of key issues and problems in the field of shipbuilding and expanding partnerships between buyers and suppliers.
The oldest yacht club is the international Maritime Club in Dubai "Mina Seyahi", which is a platform for ship shows and other yachting events, where the annual race in Dubai – the Dubai Grand Prix is held. More recently, a new Marina was built at the foot of the Grosvenor House building. This Marina in Dubai is the most modern and advanced platform in providing services for yachtsmen. Restaurants are located near the Marina.
Another newly built Marina in Dubai, called Festival Marine, 250 meters wide, accommodates more than 100 yachts and provides a high level of service. The Marina is located in the heart of Dubai-Dubai Festival City, which includes 90 restaurants, 550 shops, two international schools, 12 cinemas and an 18-hole Golf course.
The largest Marina in Abu Dhabi is the Abu Dhabi Sports Marina, which consists of a shopping and entertainment center that is happy to welcome guests traveling on their yachts. Racing is a traditional Arab ships DOE is also quite popular. This is a national event that takes place every year in the Emirates, starting from October to April. The uniqueness of this sport is that the Dow boat is able to hold up to 200 rowers who row to the rhythm of the waves.
Dubai combines a beautiful atmosphere of Oriental exoticism, ancient traditions and European standards of service. The main advantage of the United Arab Emirates is the Sunny weather, which residents and visitors can enjoy 360 days a year. As a result, more and more yachtsmen are moving to the United Arab Emirates.