Kip Marina, Inverkip, Inverclyde, Scotland, PA16 0AW
Friday 9th, Saturday 10th, Sunday 11th October 2020
Free Admission – Parking £5 per vehicle
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As well as an amazing array of new and pre-owned boats for sale – from a £500 dinghy to a £1 million powerboat - for the first time we will be openming on the evening of Saturday 10th October for River of Light - a spectacular festival of light and paart of the Year of Coasts & Waters. We constantly add new exhibitors and events to our show schedule – to keep up to date with everything about Scotland’s Boat Show 2020 and for updates Sign Up or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
Scotland’s Boat Show 2021
Scotland’s Boat Show 2021 We are delighted to confirm the new dates for Scotland’s Boat Show 2021 as the 8th, 9th and 10th October 2021, having taken the decision to postpone this year’s show due to the current pandemic and in the interests of the safety of our visitors and exhibitors. In its place this year, we had explored the possibility of hosting a Boat Sales Weekend in October but, given the continued uncertainty, we have decided to concentrate on an expanded Spring National Boat Sales Weekend here at Kip Marina on the 15th & 16th May 2021 with an emphasis on the best of Scottish boats and boating in a safe and secure environment. This will undoubtedly be a bumper event for knowledgeable visitors as it is also the weekend we host Kip Regatta, the first major race event of the season here at Kip, with an expected entry of over 60 boats from around the UK and Ireland. Scotland’s Boat Show 2021 is set to be our biggest event yet and will also include the spectacular ‘River of Light’ as part of Event Scotland’s Year of Coasts & Waters on Saturday 9th October when Kip Marina and the […]
Scotland’s Boat Show 2020 Postponed
Scotland’s Boat Show 2020 With the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, we are disappointed to finally announce the postponement of Scotland’s Boat Show 2020 (SBS20), due to take place this October. As we are experiencing an exceptional demand for boats due to the fall of foreign travel, our focus is now on planning for a special outdoor ‘Pop Up’ Boat Sales Weekend here at Kip Marina on the weekend of 9th-11th October with a wide range of new and pre-owned boats from all of the major Scottish dealers. This will be a no-frills weekend with digital ticketing, bookable viewings and full social distancing and hygiene protocols in place to deliver a Covid secure event that will showcase boats for every budget. The postponement of SBS20 is particularly frustrating as an enormous amount of planning and hard work from the team here at Kip Marina went to provide a special “Year of Coasts and Water 2020” Boat Show including the spectacular ‘River of Light’ event programme. However, due to the appetite and enthusiasm for the celebratory year from across the tourism and events sector, we are now delighted to announce that River of Light will return at SBS21. We are working closely with […]
Get a free Scotland’s Boat Show Guide with The Herald
Get your free preview copy of Scotland’s Boat Show Magazine & Guide with today’s Sunday Herald! If you’ve missed out don’t worry, you can download a version here Boat Show Magazine 2019 or pick up a free copy when you arrive at the show! Scotland’s Boat Show 2019 – Friday 11th, Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th October Admission is Free – car parking £5
The Great Rotary Duck Race
The Great Rotary Duck Race You can take part in the Great Rotary Duck Race at Scotland’s Boat Show (actually you can’t take part unless you’re a plastic duck and if you are one, what are you doing reading this – shouldn’t you be in someone’s bath) when we release 200 numbered plastic ducks back in to the wild at the Kip River (that’s the river that runs in to Kip Marina) and see which of these speedsters crosses the finishing line first! There are two Heats on Saturday and again on Sunday with the Grand Final on Sunday afternoon when the winner will be crowned and served up with pancakes and plum sauce (That’s a joke and no ducks will be harmed in the race preparation). If you’ve always fancied a duck (insert your own joke here) you can sponsor one of these Yellow Fellows for the race at the Gourock Rotary Stand in the RYA Scotland pavilion and be in with a chance of winning a great prize and supporting the charitable work of Rotary in Gourock. To keep the SSPPD (Scottish Society for the Protection of Plastic Ducks) happy we will have Coastguards on hand in case […]
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RYA Scotland RIB Training Experience – You & Sea
RYA Scotland RIB Training Experience – You & Sea A Rigid Inflatable Boat or RIB is a fast and manoeuvrable boat that is used from coaches to divers. Looking to improve your skills – berthing, confined turns and “use of springs”, then this training experience is for you! Partnering with You & Sea, take control and find out what it’s like to manoeuvre a RIB. Minimum age 8 years of age and for those under 16 they must be accompanied by a responsible registered adult. All participants are asked to bring waterproof clothing and note that footwear is likely to get wet. Buoyancy aids or life jackets will be supplied. Sessions last approximately 45 minutes and there are 3 spaces on each boat per session. Please note this activity is weather dependant and may be cancelled at any time. Please arrive at the start time at the RYA Scotland stand. BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE On the Water Timings FRIDAY 13:45, 14.45 & 15:45 SATURDAY 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 14:00, 15:00 & 16:00 SUNDAY 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 14:00, 15:00 BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE
RYA Scotland Motor Cruiser Training Experience
RYA Scotland Motor Cruiser Training Experience Ever wanted to go and explore our Lochs or set out across an ocean under power, then motor cruising could be for you? Partnering with You & Sea, why not take the helm and improve your skills, berthing, single engine handling, confined turns or use of springs, onboard their 40 foot motor cruiser Millbrook. Minimum age is 8 years and those under 16 must be accompanied by a registered adult. All participants are asked to bring waterproof clothing and note that footwear is likely to get wet. Buoyancy aids or life jackets will be supplied. Sessions lasts approximately 90 minutes and there are 4 spaces on the boat per session. BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE Please note this activity is weather dependant and sessions can be cancelled at any time Please arrive at the start time at the RYA Scotland stand. Minimum Age MINIMUM AGE 8 YEARS MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT IF UNDER 16 (booked onto session) On the Water Timings FRIDAY 13:45 (use of springs) 15:45 (confined turns) SATURDAY 10:30 (alongside berthing) 12:30 (single engine handling) 14:30 (use of springs for berthing) 16:30 (confined turns) SUNDAY 10:30 (alongside berthing) 12:30 (single engine […]
Dream Yacht Charter debut at Scotland’s Boat Show
Dream Yacht Charter, the world’s leading yacht charter company is delighted to make its debut at Scotland’s Boat Show this year. With 1,200+ boats in 60+ destinations worldwide, Dream is an innovator in the field of yacht chartering. Offering a wider range of destinations than any other company, their team of experienced staff in dedicated bases share their local knowledge with charterers and ensure the fleet is maintained to the highest standards. Dream caters for experienced sailors and non-sailors alike. Whether you’re looking for a bareboat charter in the Caribbean, skippered charters in the Mediterranean or luxury crewed charters in the Pacific there is a destination and boat to suit everyone. Pioneers of the by the cabin charter concept with exciting itineraries in more than 15 exotic destinations, Dream can create the perfect holiday charter for everyone. For those thinking of ownership, Dream Yacht Charter offer a range of tailor made charter management solutions. Low down payments, guaranteed income, buyback options and extensive savings on RRP, combine with no overheads, maintenance fees or insurance costs to make ownership an exciting and accessible option. In addition to their existing range of innovative and exciting charter management programmes, Dream Yacht Charter will […]
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Porsche Centre Glasgow. Offering the highest level of service and expertise We will have a large range of Porsche vehicles at Scotland’s Boat Show 2016, have a browse around and see exactly what we have to offer you. From brand new luxury cars to the highest standard Porsche Approved used cars; we hope you won’t be disappointed! You will also find information regarding the other services provided by our expertly trained team who are always on hand to answer any questions you may have. Our sleek and modern showroom is easily located next to Braehead Shopping Centre, junction 26 from the M8. We look forward to welcoming you to both Scotland’s Boat Show and to the dealership in the future!
9 Rocep Dr, Renfrew PA4 8XT
TeemSurveys work to the IIMS Code of Conduct to provide a competent survey service in a professional and friendly manner as well as timely boating advice. They are always available to support boating enthusiasts in the Firth of Clyde, East and West Coasts of Scotland, Europe and beyond. Tom Elder is the brains of the outfit being a qualified Surveyor DipMarSur, DipMarEEE, Prince2 Project Management Practitioner, active Full Member IIMS and RYA Yachtmaster. He is also an approved Tonnage Measurer and Certifying Authority Surveyor. Moira Elder is the one who knows what’s going on and makes Tom look good on paper. Without giving their ages away, together they have many, many years of boating experience. Tom Elder/Elder Moira – TEEM!
18 Manus Duddy Ct, Blantyre, Glasgow G72 9DE
Silvers Marine Located on the Rosneath Peninsula and situated at the picturesque and sheltered Stroul Bay on the west shore of the Gareloch. We are one of the most progressive boatyards in Scotland with a highly skilled and motivated workforce. We can provide the skills and materials necessary to keep your boat in top condition. We invite you to experience what years of service knowledge and skill can mean for you and your boat. Please call round to our stand and arrange a tour of our facilities, or to discuss any project you have in mind.
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Show offers will be available on all new outboards with Honda announcing they will be extending their summer cashback deal only for the Scottish boat show. Clyde Outboard Services will also be offering a 12 month finance package as we hope to cater for each customer the best we can.
Units 4 & 5 Kingston industrial Estate Ardgowan Street, Port Glasgow, Inverclyde PA14 5DG
We have a vast experience of this iconic brand, from the 3 Wheeler and 4/4 through to the latest plus 8s and Super sports, there is a model to suit your motoring needs. The Morgan factory gives us a healthy annual allocation of all models available and we endeavour to offer the very best pre-owned Morgans.
Arran House, Arran Rd, Perth PH1 3DZ
Taeping Clipper is the first Clipper round the world racing yacht. Built in Essex in 1996 she circumnavigated the globe four times as part of Sir Robin Knox Johnston’s Clipper Race campaign. Following retrial from the race fleet she spent a decade in the south coast of England taking guests out for day sails before she came north to Scotland in 2017. She has now returned to ocean sailing based from Scotland’s west coast. Come along and see on board this iconic yacht and find out how you can get involved. No experience required.
Kip Marina, Inverkip
North Sails North are the worlds largest and most successful sailmaker, North innovations set them apart form our competition, the NEW 3Di Nordac product is the latest 3Di innovation aimed at the cruiser racer come see what its all about. Kevin Aitken Keen sailor who has owned, cruised and raced various yachts on the Clyde. (Rye and Dry, Wicked Willy, The White Tub, Duckwall Pooley and Animal) I have been working in the Scottish Marine industry for 30 years currently the face of industry brands Crewsaver, Henri Lloyd, Holt, Marlow and North Sails. See you on the water or in the bar
Treasured is a destination venue with three chapters – Treasured Home, Treasured Gifts and Treasured Children. Treasured Home – it’s an oasis that represents you, your family, and your loved ones. A place that feels safe and warm Treasured Home allows you to add your personality into the fabrics of your interior design from small unique ‘finds’ to larger statement items to make an impact. Treasured Gifts is an Aladdin’s cave of interesting and unusual stylish gifts that will be flexible throughout life’s stages from birth and birthdays through to new starts, milestones and celebrations. Treasured gifts will be the “go to” for quality personalised gifts not found on the high street. And finally, Treasured Children. Little tots bring big emotion and we all love to spoil the smaller amongst us. Treasured children will become a local iconic brand where parents, grandparents and friends can find an exclusive gift that can be held as a memory. Treasured will be known for its bespoke service with personalisation at its heart, be it names on gifts, utilising the wrapping service or surprising a loved one with the delivery services . . . . . Treasured Forever
60 Cardwell Road, Gourock, Inverclyde, PA19 1UN
I have been a professional artist for many years, studying in Hampshire and in Glasgow, originally working as a textile designer, before demand grew and I made the decision to concentrate my work solely on painting. Exhibiting extensively across the UK, including several sold-out exhibitions, I have been lucky enough to have many collectors including celebrities, politicians, and companies, with customers in the USA, Canada, Ireland, across Europe, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Design and art work has been commissioned and purchased by – among others – The National Trust for Scotland, Glasgow Galleries and Museums, Scottish Tourist Board, the Edinburgh Festival Company, for castles, hotels, company offices, and by many private collectors around the world. Selected for the Scottish Artists Gallery at the John Lewis store in Glasgow. Gallery exhibitions include Glasgow, Helensburgh, Ayrshire, Stirling, Perthshire, Yorkshire, Lancashire, Bristol. My work has been featured in a number of magazines and newspapers, and has been described as ‘one of the modern Scottish Colourists’.
SCOTLAND’S BOAT SHOW 2018 IS ON THE HORIZON! The largest boat show in the country, and now regarded as the largest brokerage show in the UK, SBS attracted around 12,000 visitors last year and has added a host of new attractions for 2018 that will have visitors flocking from all corners of the sailing world to Inverclyde on the 12th, 13th & 14th October. Admission is Free and car parking is £5 per vehicle.
Nautical 3d charts is a small one person business based in the beautiful scottish borders. My interest in nautical charts is from my background working at sea and serving with h.m.coastguard. I make each piece to your individual requirements using nautical charts from around the world mostly admiralty charts produced by the ‘u.k.hydrographic office’. Choose your favourite sailing area ,or your favourite coastal walk. I will search out a chart for the area and send you a few images of your selected area for you to approve and then start the process of producing your special piece of art.
Petshop Postie is an online pet shop supplying all major brands of dog and cat food, dog treats, hen food, wild bird food, small animal supplies and a wide range of dog accessories. As well as shipping our products across the UK, we also have our own van enabling us to carry out a personal delivery service to pet owners in Inverclyde, Renfrewshire and Glasgow. Over one hundred 5* ratings on feefo!
Threepwood Fayre is based in Beith, Ayrshire, and is a genuine Cottage Industry producing High Quality Scottish Hand Made Confectionery using Traditional recipes. Our specialities include Tablet, Mini Macaroons, Chocolate Gingers and Raspberry Ruffles. Also available is our Kiddies range of Treats, Farmhouse Clootie Dumplings, the range of Award winning Inverloch Cheese from Campbeltown and Little Doone Sweet Balsamic Dressings.
The Knox anchor has the highest holding power of any commercial anchor for leisure boats. It was invented in Scotland by Professor Knox, and is made in Scotland, (perhaps the only remaining anchor made here?). New generation anchors are far superior in performance to older models, copies of which are still available. Some consider an anchor an item unlikely to be used, but like other safety equipment, when you really need it, it is some assurance that yours will work. No-one would rely on a 1930’s design of lifejacket today, but we cling on to 1930’s designs of anchors, ignoring the huge difference in materials and design. Come and see a Scottish made Knox anchor at the show. Check our website for details of what customers have said about the Knox Anchor.
3 Park View, Westfield, EH48 3PP
We are proud to be the official vehicle hire suppliers for Scotland’s Boat Show. Arc Fleet Services was formed by a management team that has a wealth of experience in the Vehicle Hire and Fleet Maintenance Industry. This is a service company, completely independent to any vehicle manufacturer. The function of the company is to is to provide a one stop shop Fleet Service experience of the highest standards. We adopt a flexible approach to our service delivery and with over 50 years experience in fleet services, we are in the best position to partner our customers, whether this is by providing a single short-term hire, a minor accident repair or a fully outsourced fleet management solution, including: Vehicle Hire Accident Repairs & Management Vehicle Servicing & MOT To find out about our special Boat Show rates for exhibitors during the Boat Show weekend, please call us directly on 01475 742255 or email us [email protected]
The Lyle Building, 15 Ingleston Street, Greenock
Academic Excellence – Welcome to St Columba’s. One of Scotland’s highest achieving schools where exam results are consistently among the highest in the country. Our size is also our strength. Each child aged 3-18 years is known by name and recognised as an individual. Our beautiful countryside location and excellent educational experience create a school environment which is challenging and vibrant. This allows pupils to achieve consistently outstanding examinations results and national success out with the classroom. We offer wraparound care from 7.30am-6pm, financial assistance and an extensive coach service is available. There is no better way to experience the true atmosphere of St Columba’s School than to come and see it for yourself. Our Open Days provide the perfect opportunity to see our Early Years, Junior and Senior School in action. Please call 01505 872238 to arrange a visit and let our pupils show you what makes St Columba’s so special. Contact [email protected]umbas.org 01505 872238 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/stcolumbasschool Twitter: https://twitter.com/ColumbaSchool website: www.st-columbas.org
Duchal Road, Kilmacolm, PA13 4AU
Ocean Youth Trust Scotland are a leading youth work charity and the only national, voluntary organisation of its kind. Through our adventurous residential sailing voyages we support young people aged 12-25 to realise their true potential. We believe that all young people, regardless of circumstance or ability, should have the opportunity to realise their true potential in order for them to live healthy, fulfilling lives, making a positive contribution to their community and to society and in general. Over 700 young people from a diverse of backgrounds sail with us each year for 5 or 7 days at a time. Working with groups and individuals, we exist to inspire young people through the challenge of adventure under sail. Our voyages provide a uniquely powerful and extremely effective environment for the personal development of young people from all backgrounds.
Victoria House, 5 East Blackhall Street, Greenock, PA15 1HD
Kip Marina Service Department For every job, big or small, maintenance or servicing, speak to our experts Craig & Dick on the Kip Service Department stand in the RYA Scotland Pavilion. Craig McCallum – Kip’s Yanmar specialist, Craig can advise on all aspects of servicing or a complete installation from this top line engine manufacturer. Craig can also advise on all aspects of boat maintenance from winterisation of your boat to specifying an emergency repair kit custom made for your boat. Email: [email protected] www.kipmarina.co.uk Dick Reid – Bringing years of experience and training to our service department, Dick can assist with anything from an annual service through to a complete overhaul of your boat. Email: [email protected]
Kip Marina, The Yacht Harbour, Inverkip, PA16 0AW
Our bakers are in each day baking your favourites; muffins, scones, quiches, pies and much more. Every morning our bakers get up extra early to start preparation for your favourite snacks and lunchtime treats throughout the day. The ingredients are mixed together carefully to ensure that our muffins are fluffy and moist. Did you know that it takes 30 minutes to bake the perfect muffin? More than just muffins; we make delicious cakes, scones, cookies, pies and quiches each morning to delight your tastebuds at any time of the day.
sportscotland National Watersports Training Centre Cumbrae is the national centre for those looking to get experience in watersports and for those more qualified.
iPowerboat is an established RYA Training School and Loch Ness swim escort boat service based at Ballachulish on the west coast of Scotland, surrounded by the towering mountains of Glencoe Located between Fort William and Oban, and only 90 miles from either Glasgow or Inverness, we are centrally located and cover a large area. In our view this is the best location in the World to use and train in a powerboat. iPowerboat specialises in powerboat training courses and runs recognised RYA and MCA STCW courses from RYA Powerboat Level two (2) course to advanced powerboat course, VHF Radio to Day Skipper and Yachtmaster theory courses. “Presentable, Professional, and Passionate” Many training schools like to sell courses, and so do we! However we like to go that extra mile with our customers. We are more than happy to sit down and look at your operations/boat use and how develop a training package that suits you. We cater for all different types of learning styles and abilities. No challenge is too great! Our commercial maritime knowledge is all encompassing. iPowerboat currently offer advice to large multinational companies regarding their maritime operations. Our approach to all aspects of the company, is presentable, […]
iPowerboat, Old Ferry Courtyard, South Ballachulish, Argyll. PH49 4JX
Inverkip, Wemyss Bay & Skelmorlie RNLI Fundraising Branch run fundraising events throughout the year and Scotland’s Boat Show at Kip Marina is one of our mainstays. This year we will have loads of Christmas Cards to help you get organised and some interesting souvenirs. Come and see us in the RYA Pavilion.
The Cruising Association (CA) is delighted to be hosting the line-up of talks and, for the first time, sponsoring the ‘CA Stage’ at Scotland’s Boat Show, taking place this year from October 11-13. Anyone attending this lively and interesting Boat Show at Kip Marina in Greenock, is sure to be enlightened and entertained by the broad range of speakers and topics that fills the schedule of talks, drawn up to include something to interest everyone who loves cruising, wherever your interests lie. In addition to presentations on the CA Stage taking place from Friday 11th through Sunday 13th from the oldest sailmakers in the world, Jeckells and Primal Adventures on the adventures available on the west coast of Scotland, The Green Blue and RYA Scotland, and a chance to check out the latest nautical fashions, there are a number of talks being given by a variety of CA experts. Cruising Association topics and speakers include: • ‘A Baltic Rally (Return to Kuressaare)’ – Derek Lumb • ‘Cruising the Biscay Coast of France’ – Judith Grimwade • ‘Cruising the French Inland Waterways’ – Julian Dussek • ‘An introduction to sailing in the Mediterranean’ – Keith Pettican • ‘The Scillies and Southern […]
1 Northey Street, Limehouse Basin, London, E14 8BT
HILLS & HARBOUR GIN MADE TASTY BY THE FORESTS & COASTLINES OF GALLOWAY Galloway is our home and a special corner of Scotland. Surrounded by forests and unspoilt coastlines, it’s the perfect larder for our ingredients. Noble Fir needles & Bladderwrack Seaweed are distilled with 9 other botanicals, creating a smooth and vibrant gin. Balanced and versatile so you can serve any way you like.
Crafty Distillery, Wigtown Road, Newton Stewart, Galloway, DG8 6AS, Scotland
Tropic Skincare contains the most innovative and effective ingredients nature has to offer. It is a multi award winning range of skincare and beauty freshly made in the Tropic Kitchen by our Beauty Chefs in Surrey. It was created by Susie Ma who understood from a young age, that our bodies and skin need feeding with healthy, nourishing and most importantly, natural ingredients. All ingredients are vegan friendly and therefore not tested on animals. Tropic is certified a Carbon Neutral and ethically accredited company committed to helping create a healthier, greener world. Lord Alan Sugar is now co-owner of this fastest growing skincare company in the UK for 4 years running. Learn more at www.tropicskincare.com and also watch on YouTube:
Papamacs Gourmet Kitchen is a small, family-owned restaurant in the heart of Renfrewshire, on Johnstone’s Houstoun Square – and we’re known for the very best quality breakfasts and lunches in the local area. We’ve got a pretty unique perspective on food – owned by a chef-proprietor with a fine-dining background, we’ve turned our hand to hearty, accessible and affordable food for the local community, but made with the best possible ingredients and suppliers. Nothing stuffy – just a top-notch brunch experience.
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Located in the East Neuk of Fife, Kinsbarns distillery is home to Kingsbarns single malt whisky and Darnley’s small batch gin. Owned by the Wemyss family and established in 2014 Kinsgbarns uses only Fife Barley to create a light, sweet fruity, Lowland whisky called “Dream to Dram”. Darnley’s gin cottage is located on the same site as Kingsbarns. The Darnley’s range uses the a variety of carefully sourced Botanicals to create its 3 core gins; Darnley’s Original, Darnley’s Spiced and Darnley’s Navy Spiced.
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