The Mayor of Venice, Luigi Brugnaro and the President of the Senate, Maria Elisabetta Alberti Casellati kicked off the Salone that this year hosts 220 boats and 160 exhibitors in the splendid setting of the Arsenale, the heart of the art and naval history of the Serenissima .
Venice, 29 May 2021 – Frecce Tricolori fly over Venice and the squadron of the Air Force spreads the tricolor on the Arsenale, the ancient ship factory of the Serenissima, the beating heart of the Venetian navy, to officially inaugurate the second edition of the Boat Show Venice. After the first edition in 2019, Venice returns to be the site of a very high level event dedicated to boating, with the involvement of local, national and international actors. A large and articulated project started two years ago, which for its second edition sees the numbers doubled in an extraordinary showcase.
Two exciting moments marked the ceremony: the first was the precision launch with the Free Fall Technique by the parachuting team of the Incursori Operational Group, made up of five paratroopers and which took place in the waters of the Darsena Grande; subsequently, on the notes of the Italian National Anthem, the 313rd Acrobatic Training flew over the Arsenal and the city of Venice in homage to the celebrations in progress. For the occasion, the flag of the Navy and the City of Venice was handed over to the authorities present.
The Venice Boat Show is promoted by the Municipality of Venice and realized through the company Vela spa, in collaboration with the Italian Navy. Partners of the event are Eni, Intesa San Paolo, Generali, the Prosecco DOC Consortium and the Venice and Rovigo Chamber of Commerce. Mole Urbana, e-concept and ABB technical partners.
The program of events and the list of exhibitors on the website: www.salonenautico.venezia.it