One of the biggest European boat shows takes place in Genoa, Italy, from 2 to 6 October. In 2013, the show will feature about a thousand powerboats of 1.85 m to 80 m in length. Genoa Boat Show around a thousand motor and sailing boats in the 1.85m to 80m range will be displayed, of which a hundred are the season's novelties. The show was divided into six thematic zones, according to the type of boat. This year the number of participants amounts to 750, the total exhibition area amounts to 180 thousand square meters, the greater part of «is under water».
According to the organizers, this year the show has significantly changed its format, became more modern, efficient and compact. Instead of traditional nine days the show runs for five - «- according to the requests of the participants».