Scotland’s Boat Show 2018 opened to visitors at 10.00am on Friday 12th October despite the efforts of Storm Callum. The opening ceremony was conducted by representatives of Scottish sailing and the media in the RYA Scotland pavilion from left to right; Donald Martin (Editor In Chief The Herald), Gordon Smith (Regional Director Visit Scotland), Ewan MacPherson (Chairman RYA Scotland), Gavin McDonagh (Managing Director Holt Leisure Group), Kevin Blamire (SBS Event Director) and Daniel Steel (CEO Sail Scotland).
SCOTLAND’S BOAT SHOW 2018 AWASH WITH VISITORS Despite the tail end of ‘Storm Callum’ sweeping the country, thousands of visitors headed to Scotland’s Boat Show 2018 (SBS18) as the largest Scottish and 2nd largest UK boat show returned to Kip Marina, Inverclyde over the October weekend, attracting visitors and exhibitors from across the UK, Ireland and even as far afield as Europe. With a new expanded layout and more than 120 new and pre-owned boats on view to tempt all tastes and budgets, marine trade exhibitors and visitors alike declared SBS18 to be a storming success! Broker Michael Schmidt & Partner’s Roseann Sweeney said, “With almost 400 viewings and many boats already under offer during the weekend we are amazed at the success of this year’s show given the conditions and, with many leads still to be followed up, we are hopeful this could be one of our most successful ever”. On the new boat sales front, first time exhibitor Arcona Yachts’ Director Alasdair Marshall said, “With the demise of London Boat Show we wanted to see if a regional show would work for Arcona and so we made the journey to Scotland. We have had great numbers of people […]
Weather Update -Thursday 11th October Scotland’s Boat Show 2018 will open to visitors at 10.00am on Friday 12th October. Due to forecasted high winds for Friday, certain on water elements of the show may be unavailable during this time. RYA Scotland on water activity is cancelled for Friday plus small dinghies and the Wheelyboat will be unavailable for any of the 3 days of the show. All other RYA Scotland on water sessions are to go ahead as planned on Saturday and Sunday. During periods of high winds, public access to the waterside pontoons may be restricted, but the rest of the show area will be open as normal. To stay updated follow Scotland’s Boat Show on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. Scotland’s Boat Show 2018 – 12th, 13th & 14th October from 10am. Admission is Free – Parking £5 per vehicle
Cloch Caravans of Gourock are bringing two of their luxurious holiday homes to Scotland’s Boat Show 2018 and you can win a 3 night break just by visiting the stand. Cloch Caravans nestles against mature woodlands overlooking one of Scotland’s most enviable spots – the Firth of Clyde. We are proud of the environment we have provided for holiday homeowners and we are sure you will be impressed with the way each caravan has been placed to provide the most outstanding views. Whether you are looking for a short break or your own holiday home, Cloch Caravans, Gourock should definitely be your first port of call. To see inside one of our luxurious homes just stop by the Cloch Caravans display area – adjacent to the RYA Scotland pavilion and while you are there enter the competition to win a 3 night break for 2019! For more information visit www.clochcaravans.co.uk or call 01475 632675
Find out all there is to know about Scotland’s Boat Show 2018 by downloading your copy of our SBS18 Magazine here; Scotland’s Boat Show 2018 Magazine Scotland’s Boat Show is the largest boat show in the country and the largest brokerage (pre-owned) show in the United Kingdom