The Northern Boat Show in Liverpool will be held from 3 to 5 June 2016, coinciding with the International Mersey River Festival
The Northern Boat Show in Liverpool will be held from 3 to 5 June 2016, coinciding with the International Mersey River Festival.
The three-day boat show will host over 70 boats from many popular boat brands including Parker, X-Yachts, Bavaria, Hanse, Beneteau, Dufour and Jeanneau.
New for 2016 will be displays of inland water boats and ancillary products, systems and services. In recognition of the UK professional wakeboard tour joining the International Mersey River Festival there will also be a range of sports boats on display from Mastercraft and Axis. You will see some of the top athletes compete in Salthouse Dock using floating jumps and ramps to perform heart-stopping tricks right in the middle of the armada of boats on show. Visitors can also have a taster sail on two traditional boats from Character Boats.
The Northern Boat Show will cover every aspect of the leisure marine industry from boat builders, sail makers, marinas, holidays, chandlers and engine manufacturers to marine finance, clothing specialists and navigation equipment. The International Boatbuilding Training College is showcasing one of the boats built on their courses and sail maker, Jeckells, will be there to showcase their sails, Adidas Sailing clothing displaying its new range, as well as Volvo motors, one the leading outboard motor manufacturer in the world.
Other exhibitors include Pantaenius, Cruising Association, Boatshed.com, Towergate, Whitehaven Marina, AGlaze, Boatsearch.earth, Black Bear, Bluepoint Marine Services, Conwy Quays Marina, Sail Ionian, Amateur Yacht Research Society, Nisos, Starboard Locker, Nautical 3D Charts, Sail Scotland and Visit Derry.
Richard Milbourn, Event Director of the Northern Boat Show said:
‘We’re very excited to be able to take over the whole of Salthouse Dock with the boats right next door on the quayside. The overall vista will be amazing and the Show is unique for creating such a spectacle right at the heart of a city and Liverpool’s majestic waterfront. We will be making new announcements every week on the boats and exhibitors you will be able to see and meet at the Show so do keep checking on our website, www.northernboatshow.co.uk for the latest news.’
The Show will be free to all Festival visitors and serious boat owners will be able to buy premium tickets to give them exclusive access to the specialist areas. Early Bird tickets for pontoon access to the boats are just £5 per day or £8 on the bought on the day.