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As a first time entrant at the show, Azimut Yachts reveals latest yacht models redefining Italian elegance and comfort

Azimut Yachts, the world’s leading luxury yachts manufacturer with 7 offices in the Middle East, including the UAE, will be making its debut at the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS) taking place from the 17th to the 20th of October this year.

Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Nahyan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Sports Council, the event is organised by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC), which will host the boat show for the first time. Being unique to the city and the region, the show provides an excellent platform for all marine industry professionals to converge and network.

The Azimut Yachts collection boasts the widest product range in the world, with sizes ranging from 34 feet to 35 metres. Visitors at the ADIBS will receive a special preview of the yacht models; the Grande 27 metri,  Azimut 72 Flybridge and Azimut 77S. The Grande 27 metri is a superior luxury yacht with an innovative Optimus Electronic Power Steering system, presenting a unique widebody concept in this category, with the owner’s suite on the main deck and the possibility of five cabins, in what is an almost unique feature for a boat this size.

Yachts in the Flybridge Collection represents elegance, agility and space; specifically designed to break down visual barriers with maximum light flooding through the windows, giving customers an optical treat. The Azimut 72 Flybridge joins the fleet of the finest Italian yachts made and engineered according to the highest standards applied in the recreational industry for production boats. It has been designed to achieve the best possible internal volumes in accordance with ergonomic standards, emphasizing the role of light both in the main salon and below deck without compromising the exterior space.

The 77S also provides an advanced yachting experience with a Triple Volvo IPS propulsion system installed on hydrodynamic optimized hull shape enabling superior manoeuvrability, minimum noise and vibration level and fuel efficiency with up to 35% reduction compared to shaft line. With a state of the art engine, and a design reflecting luxury and comfort at its best, the Azimut 77S proves the future is now. Simple lines and elegant, symmetrical arrangement encourage best use of interior space.

Marco Valle, Azimut Yachts CEO, emphasized,“Azimut yachts are the epitome of Italian elegance, class and prestige adding value to the repertoire of any commercial or privateowner. We are thrilled to be part of the Abu Dhabi International Boat show, exhibiting our designs for the first time. We want to show visitors the innovative technology that we offer along with world class systems and safety measures that are testament to our continuing quest for growth and professionalism in an increasingly competitive market.”

Highlighting the importance of the company’s role in the Middle East and UAE in the development of the yacht sector competing with an intense global market, Ahmad Al-Ameeri, CEO of Seas&Deserts Group and Azimut Yachts Official Dealer for the areahighlighted,“The UAE is a significant country in which the yacht sector operates and develops significantly over years. According to latest statistics, in 2018 the UAE ranks ninth in the world for production of super yachts, with 14 new builds with a combined length of 611 metres being manufactured in the Emirates. As an organization functioning in this unique industry, we have always strived to put our customers’ needs as a priority. Participation in this platform gives us the perfect opportunity to reach out to our local audience and demonstrate our products while relaying their significance and practicality for our customers.”

The Abu Dhabi International Boat Show caters tothe companies in the UAE and internationally from the marine leisure industry; enabling them to display, discuss and demonstrate their products and services to a relevant and unique buying audience. The show is expected to attract around 20,000 visitors over the span of 4 days, with more than 150 international and local exhibitors.

Azimut Yachts will be at the Abu Dhabi Boat Show, from October 17 till 20, Stand OW22. For the entire duration of the boat show, the Azimut Yachts fleet will be available for visits on board.