Goa International Boat Show 2010 – Day 1
The 6th Goa International Boat Show has kicked off and is now open to public.Jet skis, speed boats, cruisers, luxury yachts, mega yachts, chartering companies, boat building companies, navigation equipment sellers, fun boat sellers right upto fishing tackle… its all under one roof. International exhibitors from all over the country are participating in Goa’s biggest boat show. Day 1 started in typical exhibition fashion with last minute tweaks in the exhibiton stands.
Off with big bang – The 6th annual Goa International Boat Show was inaugurated by the Chief Minister of Goa Shri Digambar Kamat who was present at the occasion to support the one of the most premier events of Goa.
The show for its 1day received a very positive response with loads of people entering during the second half of the day. Goa being a coastal state and popular tourist hub attracted many yachting enthusiasts as well as mature audiences who appreciate and indulge in luxury products.
For the 1st day one of the most popular stalls attracting immense crowd was the ‘Maijo fishing tackle’ (part of Maijo industries) as they seem to be offering their products at extremely attractive rates and as Goa is also a fantastic destination for fishing.
Mixture of Audiences –GIBS 2010 has attracted a huge variety of audiences ranging from international tourists who consider goa home, international yachting companies, international marine and boating consultants and even many boat owners. We were lucky enough to interact with some of them and received a positive response towards the boat show.
Indian Manufacturers – There are also some Indian boat/ yacht manufacturing companies that are participating in a big way at the boat show. Some of which being – Mahindra & Mahindra, Chinkara motors, Multi Tech Marine etc. It is a positive step towards the future of yacht manufacturing in India.