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The virtual London Boat Show, set to take place with an Earls Court backdrop in January, has been postponed to 2022. The COVID situation and general uncertainty in the marine industry, because of cancellations of other boat shows, as well as severe economic problems, has meant the show will be postponed. Andy Beharrell, one of the organisers from UK Boat Show, said marine companies could not commit to the show while the possibility of a physical show was still in the balance
Linssen, the Rolls Royce of Dutch steel boat builders, was one of the first exhibitors to come on board. They have booked one of our ‘star’ exhibitor stands – and they have offered a great competition prize, unique in the marine industry. All visitors registering their ticket for the show will be put into a draw to win flights for two from the UK and accommodation, including dinner, to visit the Linssen boat yard for a fantastic tour. There will also
So what is a virtual boat show? Well, in essence it is exactly the same as a physical boat show. You can network with other sailors, view talks and webinars, see safety demonstrations, look around boats and chat to all the exhibitors. The only real difference is that you can do it all from the comfort of your own home. When you buy a ticket you will set up your own personal logon and then you can logon at the
Many of us will remember the Earls Court Boat Show. In fact the London Boat Show started out in Olympia in 1955, but its success meant that it moved to the Earls Court Exhibition Centre in 1957. It remained there from 1957-2004 when it moved to the London Excel Centre in the Docklands. Sadly, the London Boat Show came to an end in 2018. Earls Court was an amazing venue. The central pool with some of the boats afloat (and often
Many of us will remember the Earls Court Boat Show. Emerging from the Warwick Road entrance the iconic sight of the Earls Court Exhibition Centre always caused a frisson of excitement and anticipation. The knowledge of what was within was always exciting for any boat owner or any aspiring boat owner. But what was Earls Court? Earls Court Exhibition Centre was an art moderne structure built between 1935 and 1937. it was designed by an American architect - Howard Crane.