Nabil Farhat, the Editor of Alam Al Youkhout "The World of Yachts & Boats” – Arabic Yachting magazine was awarded “The Boating Pioneer 2016 Award” – in the category of Foreign Journalist by UCINA, The Italian Marine Industry Association at their annual UCINA Satec Convention in Venice on the 17th of June 2016.
Nabil Farhat is the first person and journalist from the Middle East region to be awarded this prestigious yearly award since it has been launched by UCINA over 27 years ago.
"I am very proud and honoured to receive this special recognition and such award. I would like to take this opportunity to thank the president of UCINA, Mrs Carla De Maria, the executive committee of UCINA, colleagues and friends who supported me to get this prestigious award. I would like also to thank our Media representative in Italy Ediconsult International for their assistance in the last 24 years, which has enabled us to report and support the Italian Marine Industry during this Period." commented Nabil Farhat.