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UK and International Boat Show News Archive updated January 2011

UK and International Boat Show News Archive updated January 2011

Boat Show News from around the world

An aggregation of marine leisure industry news reports. Boat Show News at UK Afloat is frequently updated. This page is now archived. Many of the sailing and boating news stories may have expired.

UK and International Boat Show News Archive updated January 2011

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The World Travel Market 2010, the premier global event for the travel industry, returns to ExCeL from 8-11 November 2010, a business to business world-class travel event. Staged annually in London, World Travel Market - the premier global event for the travel industry - is a vibrant must attend four-day business-to-business event presenting a diverse range of destinations and industry sectors to UK and International travel professionals. More News...

Tullett Prebon London Boat Show Logo 2010

The Tullett Prebon London Boat Show 2010, the premier London event for the sailing and boating industry, returns to ExCeL from 8-17 January 2010, sponsored by Tullet Prebon, The London Boat Show is in its 56th year. More News...

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The Legend 39, the new sleek, streamlined, bilge-keeled cruiser from Marine Sales Uk debuts at The Tullet Prebon London Boat Show. More News...


World Travel Market Show Logo 2009

The World Travel Market Show, the premier global event for the travel industry, returns to ExCeL from 9-12 November 2009, celebrating 30 years of this business to business travel event. More News...

London International Boat Show Logo 2009 UKAFLOAT

The London International Boat Show returns with a splash to ExCeL from 9-18 January 2009, marking 55 years of bringing the best of boating to the nation's capital. More News...

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Launched in October 2005 following the Southampton Boat Show, UKAFLOAT aims to bring a fresh and unbiased view to news and information of interest to anyone who spends leisure time on the water, whether at sea or inland.

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National 'Talk Like a Pirate' Day. (Updated 18th September 2006)

On Tuesday 19 September 2006, at Mayflower Park, Southampton, The 2006 Southampton Boat Show will be the official venue for the national ‘Talk Like A Pirate Day.’ Two Americans John Baur (Ol' Chum Bucket) and Mark Summers (Cap'n Slappy) initiated the special day in the 1990's and the day is now celebrated nationwide. Visitors to the Southampton Boat Show will enjoy live interactive pirate shows, colourful tall ships, face painting and lots of pirate fun for the whole family. The Southampton Boat Show website has a dedicated pirate zone featuring pirate jokes and cut out fancy dress props. [MORE...]

Pilotfish launch C-Pod. (Updated 15th September 2006)

Pilotfish, the Swedish marine technology company, have launched the C-pod, an innovative web-based security management device for boat owners. Launched today at the 2006 Southampton Boat Show, the C-pod combines a GPS receiver with GPRS mobile 'phone technology to allow boat owners to track and monitor their floating assets globally. The C-pod offers a modern wireless technology solution for the ever present threat of theft to expensive boats. [MORE...]

Southampton Boat Show 2006 Facts and Figures (Updated 15th September 2006)

Southampton Boat Show is on and running now at The Mayflower Park, Southampton. FACTS and FIGURES: The Southampton Boat Show is one of Europe’s largest on-water boat shows... The Southampton Boat Show boasts one of the world’s largest purpose built show marinas with over 2.5km of pontoons and over 380 boats afloat... 2006 will be the 38th Southampton Boat Show... The Southampton Boat Show now covers over 155,000m.. of land... The Southampton Boat Show covers one mile of Southampton’s coastline... [MORE...]

I will be covering The Southampton Boat Show for UK Afloat. Be sure to say hello - I am interested in partnerships and if you can supply content - either photographs or other media - for the UK Afloat site, I will be glad to give publicity and links in return.

I hope to be able to update the boat show news pages at UK Afloat direct from the media centre at the show - so the hottest and freshest boat show news will be here.

A highlight of The Southampton Boat Show, in 2005 for me, was meeting Dominic Killinger of Square Mile International, who subsequently appeared on "The Lions Den" TV show for entrepreneurs. I'm looking forward to touching base with him again and reporting his further business developments here at UK Afloat.


Boat Show News (Updated 15th January 2006)
Boat Show News from around the world. This page will be updated every day this week in anticipation of the London Boat Show which opens at Excel, in London, on the 6th January 2006. The boat show news page has the latest and freshest up-to-the-minute press releases, articles and breaking news relating to UK and International Boat Shows.


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Sir Robin Knox Johnston was at theLondon Boat Showtoday to promote "Clipper Ventures" and "Amundsen Watches".

London Boat Show Partners with The Daily Mail (16th November 2005)
National Boat Shows today announced it had signed the Daily Mail as its media sponsor for the world famous London Boat Show to be held in January 2006. London Boat Show, 6-15 January 2006, ExCeL, London.

Boat Show News (30th October 2005)
Boat Show News from around the world. Older boat show news has been moved to an boat show news archive page.

Sailboat and Sailing Photographs (9th October 2005)
Plenty of Photographs of Sailing Boats afloat and in action - is your sailboat here? (mostly American Images).

UK Weather Satellite Images (5th October 2005)
The University of Nottingham Metosat service is no longer in operation but here are archived satellite weather images of cloud formations and weather patterns over the United Kingdom.

Square Mile (4th October 2005)
Free Broadband Internet Access at UK Marinas - Unbelievable? Square Mile International offer just that.

Boat Shows (3rd October 2005)
Go here for a useful diary of forthcoming International Boat Shows.

UKAFLOAT updated October 2005 - new pages for Marine Diesel Engines and Outboards Engines added.

London Boat Show (30th September 2005)
Schroeder's International London Boat Show. Venue, Dates, Exhibitors and more.

Gypsy Moth IV at the Southampton Boat Show (28th September 2005)
Pics and news about the refurbished Gipsy Moth IV which was visited by UKAFLOAT at The Southampton Boat Show.

Legend Owners Association and Boats for Sale (28th September 2005)
Pics and news about The Legend Owners Association and Legend Boats for Sale at The Southampton Boat Show.

Southampton Boat Show (27th September 2005)
UKAFLOAT visits the Southampton Boat Show - Champagne, Sandwiches, Cream Teas, and............ boats.

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