Get Involved

Looking to try something new? There are lots of things to get involved in at the show this year.

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 are constructing a watersports lake for you to try out all the latest equipment on. The lake will have it all, kayaks, canoes and even model boats! If that's not enough for you, why not have a go at SUP yoga?

The Rose Road Association Charity Swim

Following the hugely successful inaugural event in 2022 we are delighted to see the return of the Rose Road Association mass swim event.

Foredeck Stage

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

Women in Marine

Register now for Women in Marine at Southampton International Boat Show Taking place on Thursday 21 September, Women in Marine, kindly headline sponsored by Haven Knox Johnson and Lewmar, and additionally supported by Marine Industry News, Barton Marine and Barrus, will be bringing you a number of engaging events throughout the day.

The Inaugural Trade Tuesday

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

Schools, Apprenticeships and Careers Day

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

2023 Superyacht UK Young Designer Competition

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