The London Boat Show

The London Boat Show is a huge success with over 500 exhibitors and more than 1,000 boats displayed. Visitors were treated to live entertainment, a fashion show, and lectures from legends in the world of boating. Guests also got to try out the latest water toys at the event. Visitor numbers are expected to grow each year with over 150,000 visitors attending the show each year. Targeted at smaller boats and water sports equipment and marine paraphernalia the show also has something for those interested in large superyacht for sale, both motor and sail.

The London Boat Show

The London Boat Show

The highlight of any boat show, of course, is the new yachts and marine equipment on display. At the London Boat Show guests can view everything from a £600 dinghy, on display, to a £12 million tri-deck luxury Yacht. And the exhibitors of the boats are just as pleased to display them as the guests are to view them. 

The most exciting events at the London Boat Show are the boat races. The events featured boats of all sizes and sorts and are more fun to watch than the shenanigans of the hare when racing the tortoise.

The sport of stand up paddle surfing is exactly as it sounds. You stand up on a surfboard and paddle out into the waves. This sport can be traced back to Hawaiian beach boys who used to paddle surf out to yachts to photograph tourists. It wasn’t a sport then, but a job. The BSUPA has made stand up paddle surfing into a sport that is increasing in popularity, with enough people getting into it that they now have a racing even schedule on their website.

Sunseeker at London Boat Show in 2013

Sunseeker at London Boat Show 2013

For the latest news on the upcoming as well as past London Boat Shows, see the articles below. There is also a selection of various luxury yachts available for rental in the UK. Don't hesitate to get in touch with us for more information, free service and unbiased advise. 

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World Premiere for NEW Motor Yacht Princess 75 at London Boat Show 2016
New Princess 75 by Princess Yachts
The exciting new Princess 75 will be proudly unveiled by Princess Yachts at the upcoming London Boat Show 2016. This lovely vessel provides comfortable accommodation in 4 spacious cabins, thanks to new design portholes.
Sleek and stylish Sunseeker 131 Yacht to turn heads at London International Boat Show 2016
NEW Sunseeker 131
The exciting new Sunseeker 131 Yacht is set to steal the London International Boat Show 2016, running in January. She represents the first of three large models expected to hit the water in early 2016.
Piers Wilson receives inaugural Superyacht UK Lifetime Achievement Award
Piers Wilson receives inaugural Superyacht UK Lifetime Achievement Award - Photo credit to onEdition 2015
Piers Wilson is the deserving recipient of the inaugural Superyacht UK Lifetime Achievement award. The all-new prize was presented to Piers at the annual Superyacht UK (SYUK) Technical Seminar on Thursday 15 January 2015.
Successful winter boat show season for Princess Yachts
Successful winter boat show season for Princess Yachts
It has been a very successful winter boat show season for the prominent UK builder Princess Yachts, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The Princess S72 yacht made her premiere during the 2015 CWM FX London Boat Show and superyacht Princess 98 was the largest vessel on display at the 2015 boot Dusseldorf.
The Yacht Concierge launches world’s first specialist historic Riva yacht insurance cover
Riva Junior yacht tender
During this month's London Boat Show, The Yacht Concierge announced its partnership with Ventura, AFL Insurance Brokers and AIG to allow historic Riva yacht owners to take out bespoke insurance on their timeless Italian classics.

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United Kingdom Superyacht News

P/R: Veteran crew sailing around UK coast
The Turn to Starboard crew in Newcastle
The charity ‘Turn to Starboard’ is helping UK veterans suffering from physical health issues or mental trauma to reintegrate and learn new skills. 38 veterans will voyage on an 8 week counter-clockwise course around the UK, starting from and returning to Falmouth in Cornwall. The following is a press release for the Turn to Starboard charity....
P/R: Sunseeker to recruit over 200 skilled staff in UK
Popular luxury yacht manufacturing company Sunseeker has announced plans to increase its staff at its UK headquarters and main assembly facility in Poole, Dorset.  Originally looking to recruit 100 new employees, that figure has more than doubled to ensure its future models for 2016 onwards to ensure timely delivery and outstanding quality. The following is...
Sunseeker 116 Superyacht Splashes in UK
SUNSEEKER 116 SUPERYACHT
Sunseeker International has launched the first hull of the new Sunseeker 116 model, offering accommodation in five cabins and various luxury amenities such as the popular Jacuzzi.
Three Days Until the Ultra-Luxurious London Yacht Jet and Prestige Car Show 2016
Private Jets
Only three days left until the spectacular London Yacht Jet and Prestige Car Show, exhibiting some of the world's most famous superyacht and charter yacht builders, as well as prestigious brands of cars, luxury items and services.
Don’t Miss Sunseeker in BBC TWO’s ‘Britain’s Biggest Superyachts: Chasing Perfection’
Sunseeker 131Y - BBC Two Britains Biggest Superyachts - Chasing perfection
Check out the new 'Britain's Biggest Superyachts: Chasing Perfection' documentary film on BBC TWO this Friday, featuring Sunseeker and the construction process of Sunseeker's 131 Yacht ZOZO.
Prestige London and The London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show 2016 to feature globe’s most exclusive luxury items
Luxury vessels on display in London
Prestige London & The London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show, as well as London On-Water will all run from May 4 to 6, showcasing the world's most exclusive luxury items, including superyachts.
Striking Princess 35M M/Y ANTHEYA III among World Superyacht Awards 2016 Finalists
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The brand new Princess 35M luxury yacht ANTHEYA III has been announced as one of the finalists for the prominent World Superyacht Awards 2016. Winners will be unveiled in Italy's Florence in May.