British Motor Yacht Show partners agree best show yet

Published on: 24 May 2023


  • Strong and varied product impresses visitors to this year’s British Motor Yacht Show
  • Show partners and British manufacturers Fairline, Princess and Sunseeker pleased to report sales from this year’s boutique show
  • Dates confirmed for next year’s show at Premier’s Swanwick Marina

More than 70 boats from over 40 brands came together to produce an impressive display at the latest British Motor Yacht Show. Visitors were able to view a wide range of motorboats, day boats and RIBs from many international brands, represented by their UK dealers. From jet skis and tenders to 80ft motor yachts – there was something to suit most boating desires.

With many staunch exhibitors joined by first-time exhibitors such as Arksen, Optima Electric Boats, Rand and Reborn all keen to display their brands and enjoy the benefits of a boutique show.

Sunseeker Southampton’s sales manager, James Lumley commented: “This boutique show is important to us, to allow us time with buyers who really get to appreciate the quality of our product without the pressure of large crowds.”

Richard Bates, managing director at Bates Wharf said: “An excellent show in all respects – professional, great exhibits and atmosphere – a really good launch pad for the season.”

Delighted, Roger Lipman, sales director from Princess Motor Yacht Sales said: “It’s been the best British Motor Yacht Show we’ve ever done!”

Premier Marinas’ general manager Graham Bristow added: “Swanwick Marina has become a hub for boat sales on the South Coast with many brands and brokers based here all year round. This show kicks off the season by bringing further brands and prospective buyers together in a relaxed marina environment.” 

The next British Motor Yacht Show will take place at Premier Swanwick Marina from Thursday 16 May – Sunday 19 May 2024.

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