ExCeL London will once again host the Tullett Prebon London Boat Show that will take place from 12-20 January, 2013. The event is expected to light up the capital with a beautiful showcase of all things marine.
The annual Show, this year situated within ExCeL’s South hall, is widely renowned for being the first place to see the latest marine innovations, design and technology. The 2013 Tullett Prebon London Boat Show will host the latest launches, products and marine brands, as well as offer a wide range of activities that will entertain the whole family – there will be something to suit every taste and budget!
2013 Show Attractions Include:
The Knowledge Box
The Knowledge Box is the place to head for those keen to learn from leading experts on a wide range of subjects. This year’s Knowledge Box programme will consist of a variety of talks such as how to successfully maintain an engine, which lifejacket to select to compelling tales of journeys across the oceans. The Show’s line up includes marine experts, nautical adventurers, experienced sailors and technical specialists daily whether one is looking for a new hobby or is a seasoned sailor, this is the place to glean tips from the forerunners of the marine world.
The On The Water multi-activity pools are at the centre of the Show’s action and offer the perfect opportunity to test one’s skills at a variety of activities. One can either try canoeing or kayaking, or if he prefers not to get wet, he can head down to the Micro Magic attraction to watch and take part in the model yacht racing. Mini match racing and regattas of the radio controlled yachts will be taking place throughout the full nine days of the Show.
The Marina and Dock Edge
Scaling from model boats right through to the largest vessels on display at the Show, the marina is an essential spectacle, as is the 500m of dock edge which will boast some impressive craft and on-water displays from 4 times British Jet Ski Freestyle Champion Jack Moule. The marina will be home to boats testifying to world class workmanship and the stunning feature boats that will be dropping anchor in London this January.
Used Boats Marina
Amongst the action outside, the Used Boats Marina is perfect for perusing a variety of used boats for sale, catering for all budgets and needs. Whether you are in the market for a previously loved boat or simply intrigued about the price of your current vessel, make sure to visit this additional sector in boat retail to see just how far your money can go, and of course with no build time, these boats are ready to sail away straight after the Show.
Back inside the South Hall the boardwalks are designed to look exactly like a marina; just without the water. For the 2013 Show there will be several boardwalks dotted around the Show permitting to step onto a selection of the world’s best power and sail boats.
The Luxury Brand Show
The Tullett Prebon London Boat Show continues the element of enjoying the very best that the marine lifestyle has to offer. The visitors can enjoy even more luxury and glamour at the 2013 Show, with the complementary Luxury Brand Show, situated within the South hall.
This show proved to be very popular in 2012, serving as an ideal accompaniment to the luxury yachts at the Show. It is set in a stunning open-plan gallery showcasing some of the most premium, luxury brands available – the visitors can admire opulent luxury products from interiors, leisure and health to jewellery, watches and eyewear.
The London Bike, Outdoors and Active Travel Shows
From Thursday 17 to Sunday 20 January 2013, the North Hall, opposite the Tullett Prebon London Boat Show, will play host to the London Bike, Outdoors and Active Travel Shows. Access to all these shows, including The Luxury Brand Show is granted with just one ticket, offering excellent value for money with entrance to five Shows for the cost of just one.
Located at ExCeL, it could not be easier to visit the Show – with the new cable car spanning the river from Greenwich to the Royal Docks; one can take in views of London on the way! It is also accessible by DLR, rail and car parking tickets can be purchased in advance for a daily price of £12 with an adult or concession advance Show ticket. Tullett Prebon London Boat Show tickets will also allow visitors to access The London Bike, Outdoors and Active Travel Shows and The Luxury Brand Show for free.