Southampton International Boat Show aims to inspire boating for everyone

Southampton International Boat Show
Southampton International Boat Show

Southampton International Boat Show, Britain’s biggest festival of boating, will return from Friday 13 September to Sunday 22 September 2019. Aligned with British Marine’s latest Futures strategy and new title sponsor, Borrow A Boat, the Show will spotlight the accessibility, flexibility and inclusivity of boating.

Set against a stunning backdrop of some of the world’s most luxurious and innovative boats, the Show boasts Europe’s largest purpose-built marina hosting thousands of guests and businesses over an action-packed 10 days. Dedicated features and guest speakers will showcase how getting out on the water is for everyone and that access to watercraft is easier than people may think – in all shapes and sizes! Continue reading “Southampton International Boat Show aims to inspire boating for everyone”

Seawork 2019 a success despite unseasonal weather conditions

Nusrat Ghani MP (pictured right) with Mercator Media's CEO, Andrew Webster
Nusrat Ghani MP (pictured right) with Mercator Media’s CEO, Andrew Webster

Three days packed with equipment launches, contract signings and vessel handovers came to an end on Thursday 13 June as the 22nd edition of Seawork closed on an unseasonably cold and wet but successful business high.

Seawork was delighted to welcome Nusrat Ghani, UK Minister responsible for Maritime, Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA), Maritime Security, Skills and Apprenticeships, who made a return visit to officially open Seawork 2019.

The Minister stated, ‘Seawork is one of the highlights of the maritime calendar, showcasing an industry that contributes over £3 billion to Continue reading “Seawork 2019 a success despite unseasonal weather conditions”

METSTRADE set to get bigger still in 2019

The expansion of the METSTRADE trade show is set to continue say the organisers with almost 1,500 companies already signed up including newcomers Suzuki, Nuova Protex, NOCO and Nautinov.

The SuperYacht Pavilion, which was extended to three halls last year, has already sold out and will host 334 exhibitors including first time participants, Inmarsat, Vedder, Pianeta Gemme and LuminellWhile.

Away from the SuperYacht Pavilion, space has been created on the METSTRADE floor for the 2019 event by removing and combining some show items and areas. In recognition of the success of the MaterialDistrict Pop-up and to enable growth for the Construction Continue reading “METSTRADE set to get bigger still in 2019”

Small Craft Surveyors Forum Annual Seminar at Seawork announced

Members of IIMS are reminded that the annual Small Craft Surveyors Forum will take place at the Seawork Show at Southampton on Wednesday 12 June from 1330 to 1630 in Conference Room 2.

The event is free to attend and open to all marine surveyors no matter what their affiliation. This year’s schedule looks good and is sure to draw a strong attendance.

Although a free seminar please reserve your place online  so we have numbers for Health & Safety reasons, chairs and catering.

Programme of presentations

1330 Welcome by Seminar Chairman John Wills, IMarEST

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