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Salone Nautico di Venezia: the upcoming 5th edition

The Salone Nautico di Venezia: comes back to the historic Arsenale, opening his doors on Wednesday 29 May and closing on Sunday 2 June. It is the fifth edition of the event born in 2019 and organized by Vela Spa on behalf of the Municipality of Venice. An event that has grown year after year in the numbers not only of exhibitors but also of visitors who have the opportunity to live an enveloping and immersive experience created for those who love the sea and boating within a unique environment like the Arsenale of Venice. (Here all our posts on Salone Nautico di Venezia)

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The 2023 edition of the Venice Boat Show in the historical Arsenale.

An edition with big numbers

As many as 220 exhibitors and 300 boats crowd the over 1,100 meters of piers positioned on the 55,000 square meters of surface area of ​​the exhibition basin. These are the main numbers of the fifth edition of the Venice Boat Show which aims to improve the number of visitors. Last year over 30,000 people crossed the entrances to admire the boats and stands set up in over 30,000 m2 of external exhibition spaces and those in the historic Tese with the best in systems, accessories, engines and services dedicated to boating as well as traditional Venetian shipbuilding

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Unique in the world, the Venice Boat Show also exhibits in the Tese spaces, the Arsenale warehouses built in 1566.

Salone Nautico di Venezia: a red carpet for sea jewels

The most important Italian shipyards and, with their dealers, the major foreign shipyards are present at the Venice Boat Show, showcasing the most established models of their production alongside the new products that making their debut in Venice. In the yacht and motor boats sector, among others, the Navetta 38 by Custom Line, the Sea Deck 6 by Azimut and the WiderCat 92 by Wider are making their debut in Venice, sharing the red carpet at the Arsenale with the tops of the range from shipyards such as Riva, Bluegame, Pershing, Ferretti Yachts, Sanlorenzo, Pardo Yachts, Absolute, Rio, Rizzardi, FIM, Frauscher. In the Ribs, present among others Pirelli, Arkos, Capello, Panamera, Nuova Jolly.

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The piers dedicated to large yachts at the Venice Boat Show.

A great testimonial for sailing world

In sailing, with guest of honor the Moro di Venezia from Raul Gardini’s challenge at the 1992 America’s Cup in San Diego, California, among others, Wally, Solaris, Grand Soleil, Elan, Jeanneau, Swan, Bavaria, Itacatamarans, Beneteau.

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Il Moro di Venezia testimonial of the Venice Boat Show in front of San Marco.

Salone Nautico di Venezia: an environmentally friendly Boat Show

As in past editions, the Venice Boat Show reconfirms the great attention to environmental and sustainability issues with a series of boatyards displaying electric boats in the E-Village which will compete in the E-Regatta.

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A phase of the E-Regatta in the Arsenale basin in the 2023 edition of the Venice Boat Show.

At the Venice Boat Show, there is a rich program of events, meetings and debates linked to the various aspects of boating, from tourism to design, from training to the economy of the sea. There is also no shortage of artistic installations, guided tours and educational activities for old and new enthusiasts as well as for the younger ones. All information and the complete program of events as well as the list of exhibitors on the website

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