Spring is definitely in the air and now is the time to start looking forward to, and planning, trips to this season’s must-see boat shows. Whether you’re new to boating and looking for some advice, thinking of changing your yacht or just coming to enjoy the event, the Princess team can’t wait to see you at one of the shows in the UK and across Europe. Experience the exceptional display of Princess yachts, including some incredible global launches and show debuts.
It’s time to start preparing for the much-anticipated Spring-Summer season and consider your Princess options, from new and pre-owned yachts, to charter and shared ownership, so pop these dates in your diary. Join Princess Motor Yacht Sales at this season’s events. Follow social media and sign up for the newsletter for details on new events as they are added to the schedule.
Palma International Boat Show – 28 April-1 May 2022
How about a trip to beautiful Mallorca to kick-off the boat show season? Take advantage of the mild Spring climate before the Balearics heats up. Palma’s promenade will become a yachting mecca with over 600 boats on display with something for everyone whether new to boating or a seasoned professional. Last year’s show was deemed a resounding success with over 227 exhibitors. The Princess Motor Yacht Sales team from the Balearics and UK will be on hand to show you around the exceptional display of Princess yachts and talk about our full range of yacht services, retrofit and boating options. Along with sister company, Argo Yachting, we are delighted to announce that we will be exhibiting a Princess Y85, S66, V55 and F50, along with a Targa 38, and a Jeanneau Leader 30. On land you can view the Saxdor 320 GTC and Saxdor 200 and there is also a Saxdor 200 and Saxdor 320 GTO available on the marina for sea trial demos.
The South Coast Boat Show – 6-8 May 2022
This show is hosted by MDL Marinas and takes place at Ocean Village Marina in Southampton. It boasts a mix of over 60 new motor boats and sailing yachts enabling you to take to the water this coming season. A range of ancillary services including boating gear and gadgets, finance and insurance is also on offer. Entry to the show is free but do register for your tickets. Visit the Princess display at berths 10-11 on the marina.
Hamburg Ancora Yacht Festival – 20-22 May
Although it’s not the first destination to come to mind, along the Baltic coast there are some fantastic spots to enjoy boating. There’s no better way to experience this than with the Princess team in their home marina in Ancora. Originally named the Hamburg Boat Show (Hanseboot), it was taken over by new organisers, YachtFestival365 GmbH. This is Germany’s largest on-water show and has approximately 180 boats on display and welcomes 180,000 visitors.
Barclays Jersey Boat Show – 10-12 June
After a 2-year pause, this Channel Island boat show will once again take place at St Helier Marina adjacent to Weighbridge Place. Renowned for being a key event in the Channel Islands’ diary, it offers an array of yachting and lifestyle exhibitors on and off the water along with an Outdoor & Active zone, refreshments and music and attracts 30,000 visitors. Hosted by the Ports of Jersey, this is a free-entry boat show.
British Motor Yacht Show – 15-19 June 2022
A boutique show born of Princess, Sunseeker and Fairline is growing in presence and last year included a further 15 yacht brands from overseas. Premier Marinas in Swanwick will host this show on the picturesque River Hamble. Taking place later than usual due to marina works, it will also span five days to enable more visitors to enjoy the stunning displays of yachts with ease. Alongside Princess yachts, enthusiasts can also speak to the team about our sister company, Argo Yachting, offering heritage US brand Chris-Craft, new award-winning Finnish Saxdor Yachts and Italian-designed Pardo Yachts. Visitors can also meet the brokerage team to discuss buying or selling pre-owned yachts with Princess Motor Yacht Sales and Argo Yachting.
Cannes Yachting Festival – 6-11 September 2022
One of the most glamourous shows of the season is held in Cannes at the Vieux Port and Port Canto against the romantic backdrop of Cote D’Azur architecture near La Croisette. With an eclectic display of boats from 3m to 50m on display in the water (under 10m on land) ranging across sailing, motor, monohull, multihull, rigid or semi-rigid hull, from the world’s leading shipyards, there is plenty to explore. Princess Yachts will host a fabulous display of their craft.
Southampton International Boat Show – 16-25 September 2022
The UK’s largest annual boat show, now in its 53rd year, continues to go from strength to strength. Last year, British Marine redefined the show with a new expansive layout and the addition of the Festival Green. It also aims to engage the community and offers as many on-water taster sessions as possible from sailing to SUP and everything in between. Spanning 10 days, this much-loved show attracts the key global luxury motor boat and sailing yacht brands on and off the water for serious boat buyers. You can book tickets online in advance to visit Mayflower Park and Europe’s largest purpose-built marina.
For more information regarding any of the upcoming events, contact email@example.com or visit the events section of the website: www.princess.co.uk/category/events