Gdynia’s Wind and Water Boat Show to promote Polish yacht industry

At the boat show, the second edition of the Mission Study Tour will be held, in which potential business partners and journalists from leading media will take part

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Boat show

Abdul Basit

The 14th edition of WIND and WATER on water Boat Show will be a unique event not only for fans of water sports and recreation on the water but also a special opportunity to promote Polish companies from the yacht industry as well as their highest quality products abroad.

During the Fair on the water in Gdynia, the second edition of the Mission Study Tour will be held, in which potential business partners and journalists from leading industry media from the USA and China will take part, including Soundings Trade Only, Sail Magazine, Yacht and Sea and China: Blu Inc Media, Lux Inc Media, Fragrant Harbour or Ocean Way Yacht.

Poland is the world’s second-largest producer of boats up to 9m in length. Boatbuilders in Poland witnessed record sales during 2018. The number of boats manufactured in Poland reached 22,000 units valued at over €350 million in 2018, according to figures released by the Polish Chamber of Marine Industry and Water Sports (Polboat), the marine industry association for Poland.

The WIND and WATER on water Boat Show is scheduled between 18-21 July 2019. More than 130 exhibitors will participate in the boat show, and there will be over 120 vessels on display in the Marina Gdynia. The boat show is organised by YACHT EXPO, Murator EXPO, in the partnership with the monthly Żagle.

The Mission Study Tour’s guests from the US and China will learn about the potential of the Polish yachting industry, visit selected shipyards, participate in B2B meetings at the Fair. Furthermore, the participants of the 2. Mission Study Tour will test sailing units: NFun 30, Maxus 24 evo, Caravela 950 (a yacht on which Rafał Moszczyński will set off on a lonely cruise around the world).

Additionally, they will test the vessels: Balt Tytan 918, Parker 110 Monaco (winner of the Best of Boats at the Berlin Trade Fair in 2018 and Yacht of the Year in Poland 2019), Parker 850 Voyager, Futura 36, Northman 1200, Emzi 767 Classic and Diamond 550.

As part of the Mission, a press conference will be held on Saturday at 5pm in the VIP tent of the Fair “The strength and potential of the Polish yacht industry. Elements of the government’s industry support program on foreign markets.” – abdulbasit@theuaenews.com