MDL Marinas will host two boat shows in 2022


MDL Marinas is hosting two boat shows at two of its waterside locations in 2022. The South Coast Boat Show in Southampton and the Green Tech Boat Show in Plymouth.

South Coast Boat Show at Ocean Village Marina 1

South Coast Boat Show

The popular South Coast Boat Show (May 6-8, 2022) will return for the third time to MDL’s flagship Ocean Village marina.

Showcasing the most exciting and innovative global engine and sail brands in the marine industry, the South Coast Boat Show will also showcase a wide range of ancillary services such as associated equipment, finance and insurance .

“Due to its carefully curated selection of ready-to-go boats, this show is an absolute must for serious buyers looking to purchase a brand new vessel immediately to hit the water this coming season, or within 6-18 coming months. Understanding the value of a show focused on generating strong leads and direct sales, we have many exhibitors from last year returning in 2022, as well as new faces, both on and off water,” says Tim Mayer, MDL’s sales and marketing director.

On the water, the brands that have confirmed their presence are: Arcona, Axopar, Beneteau Power and Sail, Broadblue Catamarans, Dehler, Dufour Yachts, Fjord, Fountaine Pajot, Galeon Yachts, Grand Soleil, Hanse, Hylas, J/Boats, Jeanneau, Catamarans Lagoon, Moody, Nautitech, Princess, Saxdor, Sealine, Seaward, Solaris, Viko and X-Yachts.

Located in the heart of Southampton, Ocean Village Marina, with its state-of-the-art facilities, transport links and numerous restaurants and bars, is an ideal venue for a boat show.

Green Tech Boat Show

Following the success of MDL’s inaugural Green Tech Boat Show last year, the show will take place again this year at its Queen Anne’s Battery marina, Plymouth, from 16-18 June 2022.

South Coast Boat Show at Ocean Village Marina 2

Thanks to collaboration between MDL and Maritime UK South West, the first day of this year’s show will feature the Clean Marine Innovation Showcase, a unique forum for government, researchers and businesses working towards a cleaner marine environment. come together to exchange ideas, highlight new innovations and network with like-minded organizations.

The showcase will be by invitation only and hosted at Plymouth University Marine Station, adjacent to the marina.

The next two days of the Green Tech Boat Show will be open to the public, with the aim of helping boat owners and future boat owners understand what’s on offer when it comes to upgrading to greener options.

To address the complexities of green marine technologies, in addition to a wide range of eco-focused exhibitors, the Friday and Saturday of the show will incorporate an Innovation Center sponsored by the University of Plymouth, which is among the main supporters of the UK on clean shipping. research and innovation.

Research will be presented in a user-friendly format, and companies and organizations at the forefront of clean marine technology innovation will be on hand to demonstrate how their products are helping to fight climate change, while allowing people to enjoy leisure time. about water and the benefits it brings.

With more land-based booths and water-based exhibits this year, the show is growing in size and importance from a marine industry perspective, both locally and nationally. Confirmed exhibitors to date include: Marine Energy Systems, Maritime UK South West, North Devon Marine, Pixii Electric Boats, RS Electric Boats, University of Plymouth and Vita Yachts.

MDL Marinas Group is the UK’s leading marina and watersports provider and one of Europe’s largest marina groups, serving its members in over 120 cruising destinations in the UK, France and Spain. Currently MDL Marinas operates 18 marinas in the UK and one in Spain.

Credits: MDL Marinas Group Ltd.


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