Get Involved

Looking to try something new? There are lots of things to get involved in at next years show.

You’re not just limited to exploring the show, there are so many opportunities for you to get involved, whether that be getting out on the water, learning something new or hearing from one of our inspiring speakers on the Foredeck stage. Get ready to make a splash at the Southampton Boat Show, just don’t forget your towel!

What To Look Out For

Watersports Lake

Brand new for 2023, we built a watersports lake for you to try out all the latest equipment on. The lake had it all, kayaks, canoes and even model boats! If that's wasn't enough, visitors could also have a go at SUP yoga?

The Rose Road Association Charity Swim

Following the hugely successful inaugural event in 2022 we were delighted to have the Rose Road Association mass swim event return to last years show.

Foredeck Stage

The home of boating knowledge and experience. Here visitors listen and engage with a plethora of talks from speakers from a vast range of backgrounds.

Women in Marine

The 2023 Women in Marine event, sponsored by Haven Knox Johnston and Lewmar and supported by Marine Industry News, Barton Marine and Barrus took place on Thursday 21 September.

The Inaugural Trade Tuesday

Trade Tuesday brought the Marine Industry together for a brighter tomorrow. The Marine Trade Association, British Marine South and British Marine Professional Services Association were delighted to announce last years inaugural Trade Tuesday event.

Schools, Apprenticeships and Careers Day

Nurturing the next generation – Schools, Apprenticeships and Careers Day took place on Tuesday 19 September at Southampton International Boat Show.

Show Charity

Light the South, supporting Southampton Hospitals Charity

2024 Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition

The return of the Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition.

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