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Southampton To Host ‘Boats 2020’ Show Next Month

5th August 2020
Top brands will exhibit their boats at the socially distanced outdoor show next in Southampton next month Top brands will exhibit their boats at the socially distanced outdoor show next in Southampton next month

British Marine has confirmed an ‘alternative’ boat show in place of the Southampton International Boat Show, this year’s edition of which was called off over coronavirus rules regarding mass gatherings.

As Boating Business reports, Boats 2020 will take place at Mayflower Park in Southampton from 11-20 September, comprising an outdoor boat show and on-the-water events.

“This not-for-profit event will offer boat buyers and the leisure marine industry a chance to come together with the reassurance that the event is within [UK] Government guidelines,” said British Marine chief executive Lesley Robinson.

“Visitors will see a super range of sailing and power boats and the event format with bookable time slots on each stand will create a day of quality viewing for visitors.”

Boats 2020 will go head-to-head with The Ocean Village Boat Show at MLD Marinas Southampton on the same dates. Boating Business has more on the story HERE.

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