Posted on : 17/09/2011
The Southampton Boatshow kicked off once again with the 1st Batallion the Coldstream Guards Corps of Drums giving a military feel. The event runs from the 16th to the 25th September . The show starts at 10am and generally runs until 6.30pm.
The skippersguide will be making a visit so watch out for new pictures on our flickr page .
There are of course lots of companies offering a full range of marine products and services at the show. Many of the Skipper’s Guide advertisers are attending the show including:
Broom Boats- click here
Premier Marinas – click here
MDL Marinas - click here
Boatshed – click here
Aquafax - click here
Brian Ward – click here
Attractions for visitors include :
One of the world’s largest purpose built marinas with over 2km of pontoons, which display more than 350 boats over 10 days
Try A Boat
Your expert skipper will show you just what these boats are capable of, and give you a ride to remember!
If you're looking for a day of glamour, style and a thriving atmosphere, there's no better way to enjoy it than on Ladies Day.
Sea Kitchen Theatre
Cooking on your boat can be a challenge, plus if you are at sea for days at a time keeping the menu fresh can pose problems.
Sometimes a good book is just the job especially a book written by your favourite boating author.
Getting the most from your boating activity is the simple aim of the Boat Clinic.
With an aim to get the nation off their sofas and into active hobbies, Active Nation and the “Active Zone” in the Arena area of the Show.
The Boat Parade will offer visitors the opportunity to see the water around the marina come alive!
Try A Dive
Short of taking a submarine trip to the bottom of the sea, what else you can do to interact with marine life? The answer's SCUBA!
There is nothing better then getting out on the water and having a go - and for 8 - 16 year olds can book a FREE dinghy sailing lesson.
From the historic to the wacky, via the interesting, you're bound to see something to grab your interest.
On Sat 17th, some of the best teams in the country will be doing battle right in the heart of the Show, commentated by Jim Saltonstall.
Expert tips and tasting of this fabulous seafood.
The newest class of amphibious assault warships. A sight you can’t miss!
More on the Southampton Boat Show Website …. Click here
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