Genoa Boat Show stands up to Coronavirus, in the face of the massacre of trade fair events in the marine sector. After the capitulation of Monaco, first, followed by the Cannes Yachting Festival and Amsterdam’s Metstrade, the malicious people expected Genoa to be the last to capitulate. But no, the show will be held regularly from 1 to 6 October.
Genoa Boat Show: the organizers’ assurances
«We are working at full capacity with the aim of creating an event that combines effectiveness and safety and is confirmed as the most representative event of Made in Italy excellence, and it is with satisfaction that we see once again the full involvement of the city and the concrete support of the Liguria Regional Council, Genoa City Council and Genoa Chamber of Commerce» underlines the President of I Saloni Nautici Saverio Cecchi, who adds: «Responsibility and commitment are the answer to the trust shown by the companies that are sending their applications to Genoa Boat Show. Despite the difficulties of the period, the demand for space is well above expectations, a sign that the Boat Show is always an important business tool for companies, which recognise the value of their participation»
Among the exhibitors, the main Italian and foreign shipyards that took part in last year’s edition confirmed their participation, with some new features. The leading names in the world boating industry will be present: for motor boats, Amer Yachts, Arcadia, Azimut-Benetti, Gruppo Ferretti with FSD – Ferretti Security Division, FIPA Group (that includes also AB Yachts and Intermare shipyards), Pardo, Princess, Sanlorenzo, Sunseeker, VanDutch; for sailing, Beneteau, Dufour, Hanse, Jeanneau, Nautor’s Swan, Mylius Yachts, Solaris and Vismara. A new area will also be dedicated to Superboats. The entire outboard world will be on board.
Speaking of exhibitors, Suzuki’s 60th Boat Show is an unprecedented line-up. In fact, the Japanese company has decided to show all the must-haves of its entire production with an impressive line-up of 32 outboard boats from 2.5 to 350 HP, as well as 19 boats and inflatables, of which 6 tender and 3 Marshall on dry display and 10 boats in the water available for a test drive.