The course focuses in particular on repair.
Undercover Solutions are pioneering an alternative to plastic for the nautical industry.
General view of Puerto Soller with a lot of boats.
Astilleros Mallorca is involved with a project that has clear benefits.
Boat owners are now allowed to see and touch their boats – and by next week they might even be able to use them.
There are "many positive things" to be said about the nautical sector in the Balearics.
The environment, agriculture and fisheries ministry "seeks confrontation with users of the sea".
Balearic government presents a 15-year-plan to maximise the potential of the nautical industry.
The nautical industry is making a point about sanctions for anchoring on posidonia sea grass.
This year's Palma Boat Show is the largest in its history, with 300 boats of all types on display.
Investors are being sought for new ventures needing up to 300,000 euros.
One of the main problems is the lack of trained and qualified local professionals.
"There is great demand for repair and maintenance, and many foreign owners choose the Balearics for this as we have the best businesses and professional staff."
President Armengol stressed the importance of the nautical industry because of the economic benefits it brings.
The Palma Boat Show will have more than 70 businesses taking part.
There were more boats registered in the Balearics last year than anywhere else in Spain, 709 vessels in all having been registered.