The Adriatic Boat Show will be held from May 17th – 20th 2012 in Mandalina Marina in Šibenik, Croatia, organized by NCP – Nautical Center Prgin
Adriatic Boat Show will be held in May for the first time. Last year”s edition was postponed due to logistical reasons and construction works on the new part of Mandalina Marina, therefore the new concept of the show was adjusted to new spring date. With new dates, May 17th to 20th, Adriatic Boat Show has become the last show in season of nautical shows and it introduces us to new nautical season.
Welcome to ABS 2012!
The ADRIATIC BOAT SHOW will keep its exhibition program which includes domestic and international producers and dealers of yachts, motor boats, sailing yachts, dinghies, nautical equipment, in board and outboard engines, sports equipment, fishing and diving gear, second hand vessels and equipment and offer of banks, insurances and leasing houses.
On recently held Antigua Boat Show in Caribbean’s, as a part of presentation of Croatian nautical tourism held for hundred mega yacht agents from around the world, ABS sponsored 4 flight tickets to agents for visiting the show. 20 crewed yachts already announced their attendance at ABS 2012.
To all sponsors and exhibitors we will ensure significant media visibility so they could achieve the best possible results from their participation at ABS. Congress part of the show within 2. Nautical Forum will consider themes such as maritime domain, adjustments and implementation of Croatian law requirements with EU regulations, destination development strategy. Apart from the congress program ABS will once again offer sport and entertainment events, gastronomic delights and excellent parties in attractive ambiance of Mandalina Marina-Šibenik, Croatia.
New concept of the show
In attractive surroundings of 60.000 m2 of outdoor area, ABS with its new concept follows changes and trends on international nautical market. With the goal of strengthening the market and promoting Croatia side by side with the most prestigious sailing destinations, for the first time ABS 2012 gathers specialized segment of nautical tourism consisted of crewed yacht charter and representatives of the industry: agents with central fleet, charter brokers and companies for yacht, charter and crew management. CREWED YACHT CHARTER 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. Part of show”s offer will be dedicated to PROMOTION OF TOURISTIC DESTINATION, which is also ABS 2012 4th.
All crewed yachts operating in Croatia are welcome to participate
although the show area will be open to all visitors, the crewed yacht area will be opened only to professional visitors. Registration fee for charter agents: 70 EUR + VAT (no further exhibitor”s fees apply for charter agents)
the organizers have announced that very important part of the ABS, both in exhibiting and congress program of the Show, will be promotion of Croatia as touristic destination. Therefore, Fortuna Cruising will do it”s best to present not only yachts and crew, but also Croatia as destination, through a variety of events aboard our yachts. Select sponsors and partners will join us in Mandalina Marina; restaurants from Dalmatian islands, small luxury hotels, service agencies, wine producers, and many others that can contribute to your experience of Croatia.
NCP Group gathers ten daughter companies and with 400 employees is currently the fastest growing nautical company in the region. With facilities of all daughter companies that are strictly specialized in different nautical business sectors, NCP Group ensures top quality services, covering all needs of tourists and boaters, yacht owners and crew who stay on board and at sea during the whole year.
Successful business story of Nautical Center Prgin (NCP) begins in 1995 with NCP Charter, which today has the most valuable charter fleet in the Adriatic Sea and the exclusive sale agent for Grand Soleil yachts. After obtaining the concession for the Repair Shipyard Sibenik in 2004, NCP expanded activity of that navy shipyard to the maintenance, repair and service of luxury yachts up to 75 meters in length.
One year later, parallel with the shipyard, Mandalina Marina was developed, which today is the first Croatian mega yachts marina. At that same period NCP became a licensed dealer and manufacturer for marine equipment and high quality pontoons Marinetek. In 2008, on marina”s ground NCP organized the first edition of international boat show in – Adriatic Boat Show which after its first edition took place among the important nautical events in the region.
NCP Group headquarter are on Mandalina peninsula in Sibenik, in Central Dalmatia, between two national parks – Krka and Kornati. Sibenik region is the most attractive part of the Adriatic coast and the capital asset of Croatian nautical tourism – an area that National Geographic magazine included among the world”s most attractive nautical destination.
Mandalina Marina, Sibenik, Croatia / First mega yacht marina in Croatia – newly built section,
Nautical Center Prgin, Obala J. Šižgorica 1, 22 000 Šibenik, Croatia
NCP – Nautical Center Prgin Group, Sibenik, Croatia
Nikola Krasic – marketing
+385 (0) 91 3120 217