Boat Show will also display top branded cars,gems and art

Visitors to next year’s London Boat Show (6-15 January) at ExCel will have a ‘larger, broader buyer offering’ to look at. This includes jewellery, fine art, cars and sunglasses.

Situated in the South Hall the ‘show within the show’ will have up to 50 new brands on display.

Murray Ellis, managing director of National Boat Shows, said: ‘This is a fantastic opportunity for the boating industry to show its strength to a new audience. It is a wonderful development that will enable us to offer an even better experience to all of our visitors and exhibitors.’

The 2012 Tullett Prebon London Boat Show will have about 1,000 boats on display, including the latest equipment, clothing and equipment for boating.