Dubai International Superyacht Summit (DISS) returns for its second year from 27-28 February on board the iconic Queen Elizabeth 2 under the patronage P&O Marinas. The growth of Dubai as a superyacht destination and luxury lifestyle hub has long been of interest to The Superyacht Group and we are proud to announce that we will be joining the DISS project as media sponsor.

“This summit will enhance Dubai’s position as a superyacht destination of choice, offering a full spectrum of marine services and solutions. As part of the maritime services division of DP World, P&O Marinas is expanding the city’s marine services and developing a unique proposition to further grow Dubai as a state-of-the-art maritime destination,” comments captain Rado Antolovic, CEO and managing director of DP World Maritime Services Division. “We are working closely with all stakeholders to provide luxury marine lifestyle services with industry expertise, to build on Dubai’s international reputation for world-class superyacht and marine services.”

“This summit will enhance Dubai’s position as a superyacht destination of choice" 

The two-day event will take the form of various keynote sessions and panel discussions on a host of pertinent topics including, but not limited to, the progress made on developing the UAE as a winter destination for superyachts in the private and charter markets, legal and compliance issues, safety and security for yachts, owners, guests and crew, and plenty in between.

“The UAE is well placed to become a desirable winter destination for superyachts. What is now needed is the collective will and determination to develop a positive regulatory environment and a desire to welcome these yachts to our shores,” explains captain Tony Crabbe, CEO of Fabulous Yachts, the organisers of the event.

 "The UAE is well placed to become a desirable winter destination for superyachts"

“P&O Marinas will continue to be the catalyst that brings together enabling authorities and the wider yachting community to pave the way for the UAE to become a favoured superyacht destination,” adds Mohammed Al Mannaei, CEO of P&O Marinas.

Full programme details, as well as speaker profiles, tickets and travel information are available on the DISS website; click here to explore the event. UAE-based marina managers and shipyard managers are eligible for a reduced rate with complimentary tickets available for superyacht captains and owners. If you wish to purchase a ticket, click here to register your place at DISS 2019.

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