The Southampton Boat Show were proud to have worked with the following sponsors and partners for the 2018 event: is The Global Marketplace for BoatsTM and proud Title Sponsor of Southampton Boat Show.

Just like the show itself, helps people to buy and sell boats. It has one of the world’s largest selection of boats available to buy online, with thousands for sale every single day. Whether you’re looking for a motorboat, classic yacht, RIB or even a canoe, you’ll find what you’re looking for at You’ll also find a wealth of other useful resources to help you buy, sell and equip your boat.

Buying through is simple, safe and fast, which is why brokers, manufacturers and leading marine companies from all over the world market their boats, products and services with us.

Visit at the show on stand E040 in Mayflower Park or visit now to find your perfect boat and live the dream.

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Hydropool Hot Tubs UK are the longest established, dedicated Hot Tub Company in the United Kingdom supplying the world’s only self cleaning hot tubs & endless swim spas. As a result, they have built a reputation for excellence in customer care and after sales service using their own employed technicians & installation crews and standing behind their warranties for over 15 years, ensuring your peace of mind for years to come.

In addition to providing luxurious Hot tubs, Hydropool hot tubs has long supplied the very best Swim spas in the Hot tubs industry, ideal for swim training and other water exercise. Their hot tubs offer a feeling like no other. You can tailor your hot tubs experience to your exact needs.

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Crown Pavilions

Crown pavilions are passionate about creating beautiful living spaces for the garden. Their Pavilions are designed and individually hand-crafted in their Oxfordshire workshops to ensure unsurpassed quality and attention to detail.

The Crown Pavilions collection ranges from luxury wooden gazebos to bespoke garden rooms complete with double-glazed bi-fold doors, premium engineered oak flooring and the option of underfloor heating. So for the ultimate all year round garden entertainment solution that meets and exceeds your expectations, you do not need to look any further than Crown Pavilions.

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South Western Railway

It’s easy, fast and relaxing to catch the train with South Western Railway to this year’s Southampton Boat Show. With 3 trains an hour departing from London Waterloo, it takes just 68 minutes to Southampton Central, followed by a short walk to the event.

If you’re looking to buy cheap train tickets, you’ve come to the right place. Click here to see our best offers to suit your travel requirements. There are no booking fees and you can earn nectar points with every purchase.

British Marine

British Marine, organiser of Southampton Boat Show, is the membership organisation for the leisure, superyacht and small commercial marine industry. Our 1,600+ members come from a broad range of businesses including boat builders, chandlers, brokers, marinas, passenger boats and engines.

The core aim of the business is to deliver excellence. Both in the quality of its membership services, its representation of the interests of members and the boating community alike and, most importantly, in the quality of its members.
By using a British Marine member you are dealing with a company that has signed up to an extensive Code of Practice that offers consumers confidence that the service provided will be the best. Should standards be less than expected then the consumer has recourse to British marine to address the issues.

Every company displaying the British Marine logo is proud of all it represents, so you know that when you choose to buy products and services from a British marine member, you can do so with confidence.

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On the Water

On The Water is the consumer brand of British Marine which aims to raise the awareness of boating, breakdown the barriers to entry and most importantly, encourage regular participation in boating.

Ultimately the goal is to increase the number of active boating participants of which there is currently around 3.2 million people who get on the water each year across a range of boating activities from kayaking to sailing to inland boating.

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Admiralty Maritime Data Solutions

Informing maritime decisions – with ADMIRALTY Maritime Data Solutions.

This world-leading range of charts, publications and custom marine geospatial data sets is brought to you by the UK Hydrographic Office. We work with a wide range of data suppliers and partners to support maritime navigation, safety, security and marine development around the UK and worldwide.

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Borrow A Boat

Borrow A Boat is the web’s newest and most exciting peer-to-peer marketplace for boat rentals, “the airbnb of boats”. Borrow from a wide selection of high quality boats, for less than you thought possible, quickly and easily. Everything from a RIB up to a Superyacht and everything in between is available and can be booked effortlessly with or without a skipper. Boat owners have the opportunity to make extra revenue to cover the cost of boat ownership in a safe and manageable way.

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PKF Francis Clark

British Marine lounge sponsored by PKF Francis Clark

Whether it’s providing specialised guidance on VAT, unlocking funds for R&D, or dealing with crew residency tax, marine specialists (and provider of British Marine VAT & Indirect Tax Helpline for over a decade) PKF Francis Clark have the expertise to provide proactive and informative advice, guidance and assistance on a regional, national and international level. Come and visit us in the British Marine Member and Exhibitors Lounge.


Simon Anslow


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M: 07766 578363

SMG Distribution

British Marine lounge sponsored by SMG Distribution

SMG, established in 1972, is the UK’s largest value-added distributor of marine electronics. Offering technical advice, next day availability and after sales support on all major brands including Garmin, Raymarine, Simrad, Lowrance, B&G and ICOM. Visit us in the British Marine Member and Exhibitors Lounge sponsored by SMG, for exclusive trade Boat Show Offers.

Silverstone Auctions

Formed in 2011, Silverstone Auctions is a worldclass, specialist auction house for the sale of
classic cars, modern supercars, all types of competition cars, modern and historic motorcycles.

We take pride in selecting the very best-of-breed vehicles for our sales which not only attract buyers from around the world, but have already helped us achieve a number of record-breaking auction prices on behalf of our vendors.

Honda Marine

Honda’s range of reliable and efficient outboards starts with the smallest BF2,3 and spans right up to the flagship V6 BF250 and are trusted by professional and leisure users alike. Honda’s marine offering also includes its light and portable inflatable Honwave range.

Honda is firmly committed to safety and offers free RYA Level 2 powerboat training on all of its engines from the BF40 upwards. In addition, every Honda outboard engine is backed by an industry-leading six year domestic or two year commercial warranty.

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Crestcat Digital

Crescat Digital are a digital marketing agency based in Sussex, specialising in content lead strategies with a focus on search engine marketing, PPC, website design and video production. They work with high profile partners such as the British Marine Federation, RYA, EDF Energy, The Flight Centre, Sky and many more.


The RNLI is the charity that saves lives at sea. Since 1824 the public’s generous donations have allowed the institution’s volunteer lifeboat crews, seasonal lifeguards and flood rescue teams to save more than 142,000 lives around the coasts of the UK and Ireland.

But the RNLI is about more than just rescues. Working together with partners and communities, we aim to educate, influence, supervise and rescue those at risk from drowning. We are also committed to improving the public’s awareness of water safety. With death by drowning reaching epidemic proportions worldwide, the RNLI’s Community Safety and International teams partner with local organisations at home and abroad to share knowledge and ultimately prevent loss of life on the water, wherever it may be.

Visit us on stand B028 and at berth M698

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Marine Resources

At Marine Resources we know that attracting the right people can be time-consuming and finding the right recruitment partner a challenge. That’s why we prioritise building strong, long-term relationships with our clients, offering a highly personable service, and leveraging the experience, passion and commitment of our phenomenal team to do so.

Marine Resources are proud to be sponsoring Happy Hour in the British Marine Members Lounge. Every day at the Show from 5pm-6:30pm, join them for half priced drinks in the Club Lounge, Mayflower Complex.  

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Crewsaver is a world-leading manufacturer of marine safety equipment and clothing for the commercial and leisure marine industries. As champions of the #LifejacketSafe campaign and official safety sponsors of the Southampton Boat Show, Crewsaver offers expert advice and a complete product collection, including; Personal flotation devices, liferafts, performance clothing, distress signals and man overboard essentials – helping you to stay safe on the water.

Practical Boat Owner

The biggest selling boating title in the UK for over 50 years featuring readers sharing knowledge and experience with other readers. If you want to save money and improve your boat, PBO has it covered. If you dream of building your own boat or buying a project to work on – look no further.

Yachting Monthly

Yachting Monthly provides a entertaining mix of expert advice and skills, the latest boats and gear, and inspiring cruising stories and destinations. Perfect for cruising sailors with all levels of experience. Whether cruising across the Channel, around the coast or further afield, Yachting Monthly brings you the information you need to get the most from your sport.

Motor Boat & Yachting

Motor Boat & Yachting is Europe’s best loved motor boat magazine. Every month it’s packed full of inspirational cruising destinations, rigorous boat tests, fascinating technical innovations and expert advice. From the very latest new model launches to the best secondhand buys and readers’ own running reports, we aim to bring you the most complete and informative magazine about buying, running and cruising motor boats of all types and sizes.

Yachting World

Yachting World brings you the very best in world class yachting, from blue water cruiser to super-yacht. Our coverage is broad, bringing you the latest news on international racing and cruising events, destination guides, reviews of the worlds finest yachts plus in-depth equipment reports and analysis.

Classic Boat

For over 25 years Classic Boat has celebrated the world’s most beautiful boats. Each issue showcases the best-designed traditional boats afloat, examining their design, provenance and heritage and championing their classic good looks and craftsmanship.

With its outstanding photography and expert editorial coverage, Classic Boat is the definitive magazine for everyone seeking credible advice, reviews and information about classic boats, events and gatherings worldwide.

Sailing Today

Sailing Today is the magazine for hands-on cruising sailors whose love of sailing takes them around the British Isles, across the Channel and further, to the blue waters of the wider world.

Offering a wealth of practical advice and a dynamic mix of in-depth boat, gear and equipment news, Sailing Today is written cover to cover by sailors, for sailors. Since its launch in 1997, the magazine has sealed its reputation for essential sailing information and advice.

Yachts & Yachting

Launched in 1947, Yachts & Yachting is recognised the world over as essential reading for anyone with a passion for competitive sailing. Boasting a unique heritage that both inspires and informs its readers, Yachts & Yachting reports directly from the cutting edge of the sport.

Capturing the latest developments, technique advice and technical updates with input from world class sailors and industry experts, Yachts & Yachting delivers unrivalled content that enables readers to enhance their performance, knowledge and enjoyment.

Marine Conservation Society

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) is the UK’s only dedicated marine charity working solely to secure healthy seas. Too much is being taken out, too much thrown in and not enough being done to protect our seas – we’re trying to reverse this trend.

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