About the Day
Promoting environmental responsibility is incredibly important to Southampton International Boat Show. For the fourth year running the show, through its Exhibitor Environmental Awards, will recognise this year’s exhibitors who are making significant advances in green technology and in adopting environmental best practice. Check out the show’s map to see all those exhibitors who have signed up to the show’s Environmental Pledge and Charter.
Wednesday’s programme will shine further light on the progress being made in boating to aid the industry’s passage towards net zero. Visitors will be able to see some of the latest green tech at the new Environmental Innovation Showcase, located in Ocean Hall. This Environmental Spotlight Day will also include short talks from the Foredeck Stage, with subjects ranging from retrofitting electric engines to steps we can all take to help preserve the marine environment.
Programme for the Day
Environmental Innovation Showcase, Ocean Hall stand J238
The new Environmental Innovation Showcase, located in Ocean Hall, will shine a spotlight on the best of the marine industry’s new environmental products, highlighting to consumers how the marine industry is becoming greener and cleaner with a range of products and innovations on display from new build boats to eco responsible waterproofs and cookers to electric drives there is something that wil be relevant to all visitors. https://thegreenblue.org.uk/
The Green Blue, Ocean Hall stand J202
Come and chat to experts leading the RYA and British Marine’s Green Blue Programme and hear how you can reduce your impact on the marine environment. Explore the range of sustainable boating products and services from The Green Blue’s Business Directory and find out where your nearest inland and coastal environmental facilities are located, from recycling and water refill points, pump-out stations and hazardous waste disposal. Hear about the action being taken to protect and restore our seagrass environment. You can even take part in the restoration process by making wildflower seedballs to take home and plant.
11:00 – 17:40 Environmental Talks from the Foredeck Stage
No need to book just come and take a seat in front of the Foredeck Stage and listen to one or more of the varied environmental talks listed below.