London Boat Show 2014
From 4 to 12 January 2014 the 60th edition of the Show will be held at Excel, London.
To keep up to date with all the latest news from the Show (breaking stories; UK product launches; celebrity visits; marine industry news; business updates from the regions) contact us or follow us on social media sites.
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Four of the leading boating and watersports organisations have joined forces to encourage the UK to get active and on the water.
The British Canoe Union (BCU), British Marine Federation (BMF), British Rowing and the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) announced today the month of May is National Watersports Month.
Annamarie Phelps, Chairman of British Rowing, Jonathan Schofield, Go Canoeing, Etienne Stott, Olympic Gold medallist, men’s canoe slalom and Bryony Shaw, Olympic bronze medallist were all at the Show to encourage people on to the water.
We spoke first to Bryony Shaw and then, by the watersports pool, to Etienne
British sailor Paul Goodison is to sail with fellow Olympian Sir Ben Ainslie this year.
They’ll be competing in the Extreme Sailing Series which was launched in style at the London Boat Show.
Paul is looking forward to the series.
Extreme Sailing Series™ organisers OC Sport, alongside Land Rover, one of two Series Main Partners, have today confirmed details of their most ambitious Series to date at the London Boat Show.
Event Broadcast's Mary Stanley spoke to organiser, Mark Turner
The future of the Round the Island race has been secured today at the Show.
Title sponsors J.P.Morgan Asset Management confirmed they’re extending their current deal for two years.
The race is one of the largest of its kind in the world and attracts top sailing stars as well as cruising families.
Speaking at the launch Sir Ben Ainslie welcomed the news.
An investment banker from Holborn has been presented with a prestigious award from the Princess Royal at the London Boat Show.
Joseph MacDonald has been named the Royal Yachting Association’s Yachtmaster of the Year. Judges were impressed with his enthusiasm and awareness of safety on the water.
Sealine have appointed award winning British designer Bill Dixon to create a new range of innovative models, to be launched in the autumn of 2014.
Bill Dixon’s design studio is based on the South Coast.
The famous British motor yacht brand was bought by German boat builders, Hanse last year.
Dr. Jens Gerhardt, CEO of HanseYachts AG and Bill Dixon were at the Show
Five main players in the boating world have been recognised for their dedication to the London Boat Show.
Companies including insurers Navigators and General who have been exhibiting since the show started 60 years ago have this year been given a prestigious award.
Our reporter Anna Sills has been catching up with their Development Manager Simon Tonks.
Kent hovercraft company Flying Fish is launching a new model at the London Boat Show.
The two person Marlin three is built in Sandwich and exported around the world.
Flying Fish is a family company run by Emma Pullen and her husband Ryss. He says it’s been a good year in the industry: