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The South Coast Boat Show is almost here — and X-Yachts will be on hand to welcome you to come and experience in person the soul and heritage of their brand.

As previously reported on Afloat.ie, both the Pure X (represented by the X4³) and new X-Power (in the form of the X-Power 33C) ranges will be on show at the Ocean Village Marina in Southampton from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 May.

To book a private appointment, get in touch with Debbie Weldon — and book your complimentary ticket to the show HERE.

Then the following weekend, X-Yachts owners will gather in Hamble for the 2022 Solent Cup hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club. The regatta is set to deliver a fun, competitive programme of racing exclusively for X-Yachts’ owners and crew.

Published in X-Yachts GB & IRL

X-Yachts GB & IRL is gearing up for a busy month of May, beginning with the South Coast Boat Show.

Both the Pure X and new X-Power ranges will be on show at the Ocean Village Marina in Southampton from Friday 6 to Sunday 8 May. Book your complimentary ticket to the show HERE.

Then the following weekend, X-Yachts owners will gather in Hamble for the 2022 Solent Cup hosted by the Royal Southern Yacht Club, as previously reported on Afloat.ie.

The regatta is set to deliver a fun, competitive programme of racing exclusively for X-Yachts’ owners and crew.

Ashore, regatta guests will have the opportunity to relax, socialise and explore Hamble and the surrounding area.

For more information and how to join in the action, get in touch with Debbie Weldon.

Published in X-Yachts GB & IRL

With the cancellation of boot Düsseldorf back in January and other boat shows due to COVID, Dufour Yachts have been making more use of online events to showcase its range of yachts.

Following the first two events in its Dufour Nautic Days series, the French brand will hold its third this Wednesday 30 March.

Click HERE to register your interest and find out more about the event.

The programme will include Nicolas Bérenger, Dufour commercial director and Figaro sailor, taking us on board a new Dufour to talk about the pleasure of helming, DNA and reactivity.

There are eight models in the Dufour range including the latest models, the Dufour 32 and Dufour 61 at either end of the range.

The new-look, Felci-designed Dufours are well known for their performance and quality. So it should be no surprise that the order book is almost full for the 2023 season already.

Dufour 390

Adding to that demand will be the Dufour 430 and Dufour 390 which will join the line-up of performance cruising yachts at the South Coast Boat Show in Southampton on 6-8 May.

This is a great opportunity to get an insight into the Dufour range in person, as both yachts borrow styling, design features, equipment and smart layout ideas used in their larger and smaller sister yachts.

Crosshaven Boatyard are the Irish agents for Dufour Yachts. Get in touch with Hugh Mockler or Donal McClement on 021 483 1161 or email [email protected]

Published in Crosshaven Boatyard

Last weekend's UK South Coast Boat Show at Ocean Village Marina, Southampton has been deemed a 'great success' by both organisers and exhibitors, with nearly 700 appointments booked by 500 'serious buyers' over the three-day show.

Over 50 innovative sail and power brands were on display in the water at MDL’s Ocean Village Marina at the weekend, while the land-based exhibition area showcased smaller boats and supporting services such as ancillary gear, finance and insurance.

With its carefully curated selection of boats, the appointment-only show was one of the first boat shows to take place in a physical format since the start of the pandemic.

“The South Coast Boat Show has been a great start to the 2021 boat show season,” says Al Wood from Multihull Solutions. “Our appointments were fully-booked throughout, allowing us to showcase Dragonfly trimarans in a relaxed and exclusive environment.

“While online resources are invaluable, there’s no substitute for spending time onboard. The show has been a great success for us, with a contract signed plus a number of new clients eagerly anticipating exhilarating trial sails. We look forward to returning next year.”

Ancasta International Boat Sales’ marketing director, Will Blair, adds: “It was great to be able to get customers physically back onto boats again after so many months with no boat shows.

“The process to ensure visitors and staff were kept safe worked well and overall it was a successful weekend. The format of the South Coast Boat Show is one that is here to stay, focusing on buyers who appreciate the time and space to really explore their new yachts without queues and distractions.”

Tim Mayer, director of sales and marketing for show organiser MDL Marinas, comments: “We worked closely with local stakeholders to ensure that the show could go ahead in a safe and secure manner. The event taking place, and it’s success, is a big boost to the leisure marine industry and will give confidence to marine companies and the general public that other shows and events planned for later in the year will also be successful.”

Alongside the show’s sponsors, Raymarine, Towergate Insurance and Inspiration Marine, brands which exhibited at the show in Ocean Village Marina’s stunning city-centre location, with its sheltered all tides access and unique Harbour Hotel backdrop included: Arcona Yachts, Axopar, Bavaria, Beneteau power and sail, Broadblue, British Boat Club, Chris-Craft, Cranchi, Discovery, Dragonfly, Dufour Yachts, Elan, Finnmaster, FlexiSail, Fountaine Pajot, Galeon, Galia, Grand Soleil, Hallberg-Rassy, Hanse, J-Boats, Jeanneau power and sail, Najad Yachts, Nautitech Catamarans, Nord Star, Prestige, Princess, Pure Latitude, Sargo, Saxdor, Seakart, Sealine, Sea Ray, Seaward, Solaris and X-Yachts.

Returning to Ocean Village Marina in 2022 for a third time, the South Coast Boat Show will take place on the 6-8 May with more brands, more boats and an upscaled landside area, accommodating additional boating-related exhibitors.

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X-Yachts welcomes everyone to experience first-hand the soul and heritage of its brand at the South Coast Boat Show in Southampton this coming weekend.

As previously reported on Afloat.ie, the X4⁹ will be part of X-Yachts’ presence at Ocean Village Marina from Friday 7 to Sunday 9 May.

Viewing slots are in high demand, with limited times available HERE.

Published in X-Yachts GB & IRL

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