The brand-new show, BoatLife Live, is set to open its doors to visitors on Thursday 17th February until Sunday 20th February. The four-day show, spanning three halls of the NEC, has secured an exciting line-up of exhibitors, speakers and features and will deliver a memorable first show.
The event will be opened by Pip Hare, the eighth woman in history to complete the Vendee Globe and after, she will take to the stage to talk more about her experiences and take questions from show visitors. The live stage is the main attraction at the show, and with speakers such as Katie McCabe, Tom Cunliffe, Atlantic rowing teams and SUP record-breakers there will be something for everyone.
The big spectacle of the show is boats and exhibiting are a wide variety of well-known brands at both the affordable and high-end scale, including Princess, Brig, Fairline, Axopar to Sea-Doo, Grandezza, Bayliner and Centurion. The show will host several boat debuts, including the RYCK 280, Seven Seas Hermes Speedster, Swordfish F80 and Polycraft Tuffy 300.
Alongside the boats will be a vast selection of equipment and engine companies, including Quick UK, Raymarine, Aquafax, English Braids, Barrus Marine, Bainbridge, Honda and B&G. Complimented by other marine leisure brands, including SBS Trailers, Freedom Boat Club and ProMarine Finance.
Ben Nichols, Clipper Marine, commented: “We are really excited to finally have a dedicated boat show catering for the North of England – it will be great to be back in the Midlands to meet all those boaters who don’t make it down to the Southampton Boat show and other southern shows. Stock is very scarce at the moment, but we will have boats on display for immediate delivery.”
BoatLife Live, the first boat show of 2022 will take place from 17th – 20th February at the NEC Birmingham. Boat Shows are a perfect way to get ready for the season. The exhibitors are keen to help people make the best decision for their next boat or kit, an ideal place to ask questions, get advice and do your research.