Adriatic Boat Show 2012 – spring date, new concept, newly built venue!

We proudly announce that 4th International Boat Show of Šibenik – Adriatic Boat Show will be held from May 17th – 20th 2012 in Mandalina Marina in Šibenik, Croatia organized by NCP – Nautical Center Prgin.

Spring date

Adriatic Boat Show will be held in May for the first time, and will keep this date in future as well. Last year’s edition was postponed due to logistical reasons and construction works on the new part of Mandalina Marina, therefore the new concept of the show was adjusted to new spring date. With new dates, May 17th to 20th, Adriatic Boat Show has become the last show in season of nautical shows and it introduces us to new nautical season.

New concept of the show

In attractive surroundings of 60.000 m2 of outdoor area, ABS with its new concept follows changes and trends on international nautical market. With the goal of strenghtening the market and promoting Croatia side by side with the most prestigiuos sailing destiations, for the first time ABS 2012 gathers specialized segment of nautical toursim consisted of crewed yacht charter and representatives of the industry: agents with central fleet, charter brokers and companies for yacht, charter and crew management. CREWED YACHT CHARTER SHOW is designated to guests, charter agents, yacht owners, captains and crew members as well as to all potential investors in this segment of tourism. Part of show’s offer will be dedicated to PROMOTION OF TOURISTIC DESTINATION, which is also ABS 2012 4th edition news.

Newlybuilt venue

ABS 2012 will be held in new, even more attractive part of Mandalina Marina, specialy dedicated to megayachts, which is being developed by NCP – Nautical Center Prgin and turkish partner Dogus Group. The investment of total 40 mil. € in marina and Hotel Šibenik project currently makes 10% of all foreign investments in Croatia which attracts great interest of domestic and international media about Šibenik region.

Welcome to ABS 2012!

ADRIATIC BOAT SHOW will keep its exhibition program which incluedes domestic and international producers and dealers of yachts, motor boats, sailing yachts, dinghies, nautical equipment, in board and outboard engines, sports equipment, fishing and diving gear, sevond hand vessels and equipment and offer of banks, insurances and leasing houses.

On recently held Antigua Boat Show in Carribeans, as a part of presentation of croatian nautical tourism held for hundred megayacht agents from around the world, ABS sponsored 4 flight tickets to agents for visiting the show. 20 crewed yachts already announced their attendance at ABS 2012.

To all sponsors and exhibitors we will ensure significant media visibility so they could achieve the best possible results from their participation at ABS. Congress part of the show within 2. Nautical Forum will consider themes such as maritime domain, adjustments and implementation of Croatian law requirements with EU regulations, destination development strategy. Apart from the congress program ABS will once again offer sport and entertainment events, gastronomic delights and excellent parties in attractive ambiance of Mandalina Marina-Šibenik, Croatia.