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The Western Boat Show was launched in 2017 and is now in its third year and run at the heart of the Bristol Harbour Festival to be held in Bristol from 19 to 21 July in 2019. Endorsed by Bristol Harbour Festival, this three-day consumer boat show will put sailing boats, power boats and marine products, systems and services in front of serious boat buyers and more than 250,000 visitors to the Festival.
The organisers of the Western Boat Show also run the Northern Boat Show at the heart of the International Mersey River Festival on 31 May to 2 June 2019. The Northern Boat Show was launched in 2015 and is now in its fifth year and this three-day consumer boat show will put sailing boats, power boats and marine products, systems and services in front of serious boat buyers and more than 200,000 visitors to the Festival.
Richard Milbourn, Event Director of the shows said, “There are huge similarities with both Shows including the ability to cater for both the inland and offshore markets and by being part of a huge maritime festival it makes them a real attraction to visitors. The Shows are now well established and proven at delivering boat enthusiasts in City centre locations.” Milbourn added, “because it reaches an audience that is far away from the established boat shows.”