28 November 2011

A Look Ahead at the Major Yacht Shows of 2012

luxury yachts for sale
Buying your perfect mega yacht is a massive undertaking that requires a lot of detailed research. And the commitment doesn’t end when you finally have in your hands the keys to your own super yacht.
Owning and looking after a super yacht is a time-consuming business which will without doubt require some help from an expert yacht management team. Fortunately, there are a number of events held across the globe throughout the year to help you choose your ideal luxury yacht for sale, as well as get invaluable advice from one of the best yacht management teams around at Fraser Yachts. Below is our guide to the biggest and best yacht shows where you will find luxury yachts for sale as well as the Fraser Yachts' yacht management team. Major Yacht Show

FEBRUARY: Miami International Boat Show
This long-standing boat show takes place between February 16th and 20th at the Miamarina, Bayside, Miami. The show is a wonderful family occasion with a Discover Sailing programme for beginners, a Kids Aboard workshop and dozens of luxury yachts for sale.

MARCH: Dubai Yacht Show
The Dubai Yacht Show is another excellent international boat show which will next year celebrate its 20th anniversary when it opens on 13th March until 17th.

APRIL: Antibes Yacht Show
This year will mark the sixth annual Antibes Yacht Show in the spacious Port Vauban and the official start of the Mediterranean yacht charter season 2012. The event, which is a great place to come and meet Fraser Yachts' yacht management team, will take place from the 12th to 15th of April.

SEPTEMBER: Cannes International Yacht Show
This year the prestigious Cannes Boat Show will mark its 35th Anniversary. Set in and around the festival town’s Old Port, this show is the place to be seen between September 12th and 17th. It also provides the perfect opportunity to view luxury yachts for sale, as well as for charter

SEPTEMBER: Monaco Yacht Show
This show, held between 19tht and 22nd September, is the must-attend event of the year for yacht builders, designers, brokers, equipment manufacturers, luxury goods firms and anyone wanted to snap up a luxury yacht for sale

OCTOBER: Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
This is the world’s biggest yacht show, with more than three million square feet of exposition space. It’s not to be missed, and this year takes place between 25th and 29st October. For those interested in acquiring yacht management, Fraser Yachts will have representatives at both this and the Monaco yacht show to answer all your questions.

Up and Coming Yacht Shows
  • Thailand: Phuket International Boat Show (PIMEX) January 5th to 8th, 2011
  • Singapore: Boat Asia, April 12th to 15th 2012 and Singapore Yacht Show, April 27th to 29th 2012.
  • China: Shanghai International Boat Show, April 19th-21st 2012.
  • Korea: Korea International Boat Show, June 8th to 12th 2012.