Set to be one of the few exclusive UK boat shows in 2020, it has been extended to nine days and will run over two weekends, from Saturday 1st August to Sunday 9th August, to give everyone the opportunity to view the boats they want to see - without the crowds that normally go hand in hand with such an event.
Entry to the show will be by appointment only and visitors will be required to pre-register to make arrangements to view a specific boat or boats in advance of their arrival. Safety and security protocols will ensure social distancing is maintained at all times and there will be hygiene stations for hand sanitising and PPE available.
A well matched collaboration showcasing top British brands, Fairline, Princess and Sunseeker, this year's event at Premier's Swanwick Marina will also welcome a number of high profile overseas brands including the debut of of Premier's Agapi Boat Club, Axopar, Azimut, Bavaria, Bayliner, Beneteau, Brabus, BRIGG, Chris Craft, Greenline, Invictus, Jeanneau, Prestige, Sealine as well as Williams Jet Tenders and Highfield Ribs (UT Boat Club).
The latest entries to the show are Hinckley Yachts, a first class luxury yacht brand renowned for its sophisticated styling and technology advancement, alongside Hunt Yachts, a brand that builds some of the best performing offshore cruising yachts in the world.
Fairline Southampton will display its Squadron 53, Targa 45 Open, Targa 45GT and Targa 48 Open alongside the highly-anticipated and beautifully sculptured F//Line 33 - a worthy winner in the Motorboat Awards 2020.
Princess Motor Yacht Sales will display a whole new breed of yacht, the Princess R35. A provocative, fully carbon specimen, powered by V8 engines and reaching a top speed of 50 knots; presenting the very latest in advanced technology and naval architecture. Plus in the water, Princess is expected to show its Y85, F70, F55, S62, S66, P40 Motor Yachts.
Making its debut at the show, Sunseeker Southampton will unveil the stunning, all-new Manhattan 68 - a model designed to offer exceptional levels of comfort and luxury with incredible detailing. Other vessels on display will include the Sunseeker Manhattan 52 and the Predator 50, 60 (EVO) 74 plus the 74 Sport Yacht and 76 Yacht.
Now celebrating its seventh year, this boutique show remains free to enter but boat viewings will be limited to a maximum of four people - all from the same household.* With ample parking and an onsite Cafe, the show's trademark relaxed atmosphere will still be apparent, despite safety measures in light of Covid-19.
For those wishing to make an appointment to visit the British Motor Yacht Show or who want further information on the exhibitor line up, details can be found at www.britishmotoryachtshow.com. For general enquiries, email BMYS@premiermarinas.com. Following submission of contact details, visitors will be contacted by the relevant dealers to discuss the boats in more detail and to make appointments for private viewings.
*Please note that entry to the show will not be permitted without a pre-arranged private viewing appointment.
Established in 1994, Premier Marinas owns and operates nine of the UK's most prestigious marinas. All based on the South Coast, locations include: Eastbourne, Brighton, Chichester, Southsea, Port Solent, Gosport, Swanwick, Noss on Dart and Falmouth in Cornwall. With over 5,000 berths combined, Premier Marinas strives to be the finest marina operator in the UK, providing first-class boat storage services and quality boatyard facilities at all its marinas.
Premier Marinas is owned by the Wellcome Trust, a global charitable foundation that exists to improve health for everyone. Wellcome has a diversified investment portfolio and a long-term approach to investment, as a result of which it aims to spend around £1 billion a year supporting scientists and researchers in biomedicine, the humanities and the social sciences, and public engagement and education in these fields.