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The South Coast Boat Show 2023

Event in:

Ocean Village Marina
SO14 3QF
023 8022 9385

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Next Show: 5-7 May 2023 | 10am to 6pm

Details of the 2022 Show:

With over seventy new boats on display to explore this is an ideal opportunity for serious buyers who want to experience a high-quality range of boats in stunning surroundings. Featuring the marine industry’s most exciting and innovative global power and sail brands, the South Coast Boat Show will also showcase an extensive range of ancillary services such as associated gear, finance and insurance.

Owing to its carefully curated selection of boats ready to go, the show is an absolute must for serious buyers who are looking to purchase a brand-new vessel immediately to get out on the water this coming season, or within the next 6-18 months.

Visitor attendance is free and appointments to view the boats on display can be made directly with the yacht broker.

Raymarine products are engineered to deliver the very best in visual navigation information and with a legacy of marine technology spanning over 80 years, we are renowned today for ease-of-use, rugged design, and reliability. They are constantly innovating to deliver high-performance sensors and intelligent navigation systems so your time on the water is stress-free and fun. We are committed to you with an industry-leading warranty and worldwide service network. Whether you fish, sail, or cruise you can get underway with the confidence of Raymarine on board. Find out more at raymarine.co.uk.

MDL Cashback Offer

Raymarine are proud to be a key partner with MDL Marinas. As a result of this exciting partnership, all UK MDL berth holders are eligible for 5% Cashback on Raymarine Mainline Products purchased between 1st April and 30th June 2022. Find out more here.

Press and Preview Day: Friday 6th May 2022 | 8.30am to 5.30pm

Sponsored by Dream Yacht Charter, a Press and Preview Day is being held on Friday 6th May, with a dedicated media centre in The Needles events room of the magnificent 5* Southampton Harbour Hotel. The hotel is adjacent to the two exhibition areas, making it an ideal focal point for the media. Bookings are not essential to attend, but if you would like to make any prior arrangements then please contact Maxine Lane at m.lane@mdlmarinas.co.uk to discuss your requirements. The Show is open to the public on Press and Preview Day.

2023 Show Plan: Shoreside Exhibitors confirmed so far
2023 Show Plan: Shoreside Exhibitors confirmed so far
2023 Show Plan: On-Water Exhibitors confirmed so far
2023 Show Plan: On-Water Exhibitors confirmed so far


For this special edition MDL South Coast Boat Show Podcast, Ceri Hurford-Jones talks with Tim Mayer, MDL's Sales and Marketing Director, to discuss the forthcoming 2022 Show and what makes it so important for the UK's boat show calendar.

Visitor Information

Car Parking

When visiting the Show, please only park at the on-site multi-storey Ocean Car Park. The postcode for your sat nav is SO14 3TJ.

Show Entrance

The entrance to the Show is directly across Ocean Way from the multi-storey car park. Please only use this entrance to gain access as you'll also be able to make your way from here to the pontoons.

Food and Beverage

At the Show you'll be able to enjoy delicious coffee from Mettricks, beautiful locally sourced food from Earth to Oven, and indulge in some hand-crafted drinks from HMS Spirits. You'll also find a great range of bars and restaurants around the marina itself including Banana Wharf, Pitcher and Piano, Maritimo Lounge, Bacaro, Ocean Grill, Blue Jasmine, HarBAR on 6th and The Jetty.

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