Britain’s Great
Boating Festival14-23 September 2018

On The Water

On The Water Stand Up Paddleboarding

On The Water is a fantastic website packed with practical advice about getting started in boating and watersports. There's information on a wide variety of activities including sailing, inland boating, windsurfing, Stand Up Paddleboarding, kayaking and power boating. 

Our aim is to help you to get out on the water with your family and friends, and enjoy boating and watersports as part of a healthy lifestyle.

With fresh ideas for boating holidays and lazy day trips; useful guides on how to buy a new or second hand boat; the best places to enjoy a magical canal break on a narrowboat or fantastic adventures kayaking and windsurfing to really get your heart racing.

Whatever your level of experience, On The Water aims to give you everything you need to know so that you can begin to enjoy boating and watersports. The guide is packed with essential information, recommended companies and inspiring photography and video.

On The Water events are the ideal way to have a go for the first time, trying the boat of your dreams or picking the brains of all those marine companies to get the answer to your questions. There are loads of boating events to choose from all around the country and they are a great way of getting started. Take a look at our Boating Events Calendar for any events in your area.

Don't forget, you can also get on the water at the Show, with kayaking, dinghy sailing, Stand Up Paddleboarding and, new for 2017, bell boating! Take a look at our Get Afloat attraction to find out how.


All Show Attractions

Take a look at some of the other attractions to see at the London Boat Show:

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