This year marks the 50th birthday of TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show’s and is set to be the biggest celebration of all things marine. The Show will celebrate the lifestyle, fun and excitement that being on the water has to offer.
TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show is the undisputed premier UK Boat Show; with over 500 exhibitors last year.
Over 110,000 visitors enjoy the south coast based Show that runs over ten days and with this year being the 50th Anniversary, both British Marine and TheYachtMarket.com are fully focussed on ensuring the Show doesn’t disappoint and delivers on all levels for both visitor and exhibitor alike.
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“The Show has a positive impact on the whole of The Solent area“ says Richard W. Roberts, CEO and founder of TheYachtMarket.com; “It’s celebrated by the local community as an iconic event and by the marine industry as an excellent opportunity for showcasing new products, meeting new contacts and cementing business with new sales. Being a local business, TheYachtMarket.com is proud to put its name to the Show and in particular promote boating to newcomers.” enthuses Richard.
David Pougher, President of British Marine agrees: “TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show produces a positive contribution to the industry, is well supported by exhibitors and visitors alike and is a highly successful event.”
New for 2018 will be a TheYachtMarket.com Regatta “The regatta is going to be spectacular,” says Richard. “we’re excited to be able to showcase yacht racing during the Show and will be inviting south coast businesses to take part; we will be releasing details soon on how to become involved“.
“We’re looking forward to bringing some wonderful partnerships together,” says Richard. “I am delighted that this year we are looking at ways to increase the interactive on-water events; encouraging the next generation to get on the water is so important”.
Much has changed in 50 years, but our love for the ocean remains unwavering. As the marine environment becomes an increasing global concern, the Boat Show will be host to leading and well-known scientific and wildlife experts highlighting the environmental challenges facing the boating world in 2018. This will include on and off the water attractions from the National Oceanography Centre, the UK’s leading centre of excellence for oceanographic studies. Alongside its pledge to cut onsite plastics at the Show, it will showcase the technical innovations set to ensure that the future of the marine industry and the environment remains bright.
Guests can relax at one of the Show’s many bars and enjoy live entertainment or simply soak up the last of the summer sun whilst climbing onboard some of the most idyllic boats in the world. Falling at the end of the Summer, TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show promises to be the perfect way to conclude the season with plenty of opportunities to unwind.
As Britain’s premier nautical event, TheYachtMarket.com Southampton Boat Show’s 50th birthday is set to be the biggest and most incredible celebration yet, offering 10 unforgettable days celebrating the past whilst navigating the future of the marine world.