The Chichester Marina Boat Show will offer visitors exhibitions of new and used boats, a flare disposal service and a dedicated watersports area when it takes place on 27-28 April 2019

Preparations are underway for the second Chichester Marina Boat Show at Premier’s Chichester Marina, which will be held over the weekend of 27-28 April 2019.

The event, which is being sponsored by Yachting Monthly, will have a dedicated watersports area for this year, along with in-shore and onshore displays of new and used boats from Ancasta International Boat Sales, the main brand dealers for Beneteau Sail and Power and Lagoon Catamarans, Blackrock Yachting, which is the main dealer for Jeanneau Sail and Power, BRIG Ribs and  Network Yacht Brokers. American brand Hinckley Yachts will also be displaying a Runabout 34.

Sussex Boat Shop. will be showcasing their Parker and Oki models and displaying canvas covers and upholstery exhibits along with offering a same day repair service on canvas hardware.

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Beneteau dealers Ancasta will be exhibiting at the show

Sailors with out of date flares can make use of the disposal service, which is being held on 28 April by disposal expert Ramora UK, and is sponsored by Premier Marine Insurance in association with marine insurers GJW Direct. Disposal is free to Premier Marinas’ berth holders or costs £2 for each flare for visitors.

Those who intend to dispose of a large number of flares please call 01243 512731 or email chichester@premiermarinas.com.

Lifejacket clinics will also be held over the two days by the RNLI, along with boat checks by appointment only.

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A ‘Meet the Experts’ tent will be hosting talks from marine industry professionals.

Among the product exhibitors at the Chichester Marina Boat Show will be Coastal and Outdoor Living, Aqua Living and marine electronics, including Raymarine, from Roger Upham Marine Electronics.

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There will be a flare disposal service for visitors on the 28 April 2019

RYA Training Centre Chichester & Portsmouth Marine Training will be on hand to offer advice to boat owners on their practical and shorebased training needs.

Chichester Yacht Club will have its 2019 cruising, racing and social programme available during the show,  inviting members and visitors to enjoy refreshments in the clubhouse, as well as a BBQ in the club’s waterfront gardens on 27 April 2019.

There will also be a children’s zone with nautical themed entertainment, and a dedicated food and drink area showcasing artisan gin specialists, Brilliant Gin.

Representatives from Premier Marine Insurance, in partnership with GJW Direct, will also be available to provide visitors with a quote.