The 4th International Boat Show of Šibenik, the Adriatic Boat Show will be held from May 17th - 20th 2012 in Mandalina Marina in Šibenik, Croatia organized by NCP – Nautical Center Prgin. Preparations for the show are in full swing for an edition with lots of news and some surprises.
The 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 taking place in the new part of Mandalina Marina, therefore the new concept of the show was adjusted to a new spring date. With new dates, May 17th to 20th, the Adriatic Boat Show has become the last show before the summer season kicks in.
In attractive surroundings of 60.000 m2 of outdoor space, ABS with its new concept will follow changes and trends in the international nautical market. With the goal of strenghtening the market and promoting Croatia side by side with the most prestigiuos sailing destiations, the show will feature crewed charter yachts and representatives of the industry, such as charter brokers and charter management companies. This part of the 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.
ABS 2012 will be held in a new attractive part of Mandalina Marina, specialy dedicated for superyachts, which is being developed by NCP – Nautical Center Prgin and turkish partner Dogus Group. The investment of total € 40,000,000 in the marina and Hotel Šibenik currently makes up for 10% of all foreign investments in Croatia.