What’s Happening?

Find out what’s happening in the marine industry.


7-9th May, Southampton

Now in its third year, The South Coast Boat Show features the marine industry’s most exciting and innovative global power and sail brands. With over eighty new boats on display to explore this is an ideal opportunity for serious buyers who want to experience a high-quality range of boats in stunning surroundings. The South Coast Boat Show is appointment only ensuring an exclusive customer experience within a showroom environment.

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3-6th June, Palma

With its award-winning marinas, capable yards and catch-all array of services, Palma de Mallorca holds all the cards when it comes to accommodating yacht owners, captains and crew. Additional reasons behind the island’s maritime allure are its cyan waters and perfect sailing conditions, not to mention the ever-growing Palma Superyacht Show. The capital’s annual mustering of industry influencers and display of nautical eye-candy has gone from strength to strength since its 2013 launch.

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13th June, London

A rare opportunity to kayak alongside SBSA members and military personal whilst taking in the Naval and Marine history of London.  This highly exclusive unique event invites you to kayak 21 miles through the heart of the City of London, with and alongside serving and former Royal Marines.

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15-17th June POSTPONED (dates to be confirmed), Southampton

Seawork is a ‘one stop shop’ for buyers, providing access to the commercial marine and workboat markets. It is the largest European commercial marine exhibition held at the prestigious Mayflower Park venue in Southampton.

Now in its 23rd year, Seawork offers a unique combination of undercover exhibition space, open air demonstrations and floating displays.

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15-17th June, Southampton

The marine & coastal civil engineering (M&CCE) expo is Europe’s leading event dedicated to showcasing the latest equipment and solutions for marine, coastal and other challenging civil engineering projects with unique landscape features.

M&CCE is co-located with Seawork which offers a unique combination of undercover exhibition space, open air demonstrations and floating displays.

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19-20th June, Plymouth

Brand new for 2021, The Green Tech Boat Show will take place on 19 to 20 June at Queen Anne’s Battery, Plymouth.

At MDL, we’re fully committed to a cleaner, greener future. Over the last few years, we’ve been truly delighted to watch the scales tip from the minority aiming to be environmentally responsible to the majority. We also know that boat owners want to see the revolution that’s taking place in their work environments reflected in their leisure time.

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21-25th June, Virtual

A world-class virtual event assessing the indispensable role of ports in global maritime trade and brings together key industry stakeholders for learning, information sharing, networking and collaboration. We aspire to hold a live component in Antwerp, Belgium, more information coming soon.

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23-25th June (Dates may change), Amsterdam

The symposium brings together ship designers, fleet owners, naval architects, classification societies, equipment manufacturers and maritime research organizations.

Leading experts from around the world will present their views and current findings, leading to a unique opportunity to exchange ideas and network with this pioneering community of maritime engineers.

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6-7th July, Southampton

Advanced Materials have been used across the marine sector for decades. MarineAM will give participants the opportunity to learn about the latest innovations, advancements and projects all taking advantage of advanced materials within the Marine sector.

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9-11th July, Chertsey

Britain’s largest inland marina, Penton Hook is the ideal venue to showcase high-quality power boats in stunning surroundings.

There will be over 20 new boat brands available to view including Sealine, Jeanneau, Fairline, Cranchi, Glastron, Bayliner, Alfastreet and Orkney, plus many more. With such an exciting variety on display there was something of interest for everyone.

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16-18th July, Bristol

If the sights of all this glittering water and billowing sails gives you a hankering for your own vessel, then head to the The Western Boat Show at Hannover Quay on Friday, Saturday and Sunday (by Cafe Gusto).

The show, which runs across all three days of the Harbour Festival weekend, will display a range of new and used boats for offshore and inland use to suit every budget – anything from collapsible dinghies, inflatables, canal boats, sailing boats, speed boats to large motor boats – not forgetting all the boating equipment, from engines, clothing, marinas, holidays, sails to deck shoes for boating enthusiasts.

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10-11th August, Anglesey

The show connects together industry leaders in Boat and Leisure products & services across Wales, with not only watersport & boating enthusiasts but all those that have a passion for the great outdoors. This show strives to be family friendly and an engaging event for all members of the family. Discover a huge range of exhibitors, show events and activities where you can have a go too. It’s a must-visit for boat owners, watersport-lovers or families looking for a great day out.

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7-12th September, Cannes

Europe’s top in-water boat show and the world’s no.1 show for large sailing boats. Every year in the two ports of Cannes, the Yachting Festival hosts an eclectic offer of boats from 3 to 43 meters, in-water and on the ground, with sails or with motors, monohull or multihull, hard or semi-rigid, including many pre-release previews.

It’s the chance to meet the largest names in the yachting industry and discover their latest innovations in unrivalled visiting conditions.

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13-17th September, London

LISW21 will be the ‘must attend’ event of 2021, offering up to 250 industry functions and unique networking opportunities for leaders across all sectors of the international shipping industry. The sell-out one-day LISW21 Conference and Gala Dinner will attract the very highest-level government and shipping industry leaders from the UK and around the world to crown what promises to be another amazing week.

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10-19th September, Southampton

Get ready for Britain’s biggest festival of boating! The 52nd edition of the show will offer plenty of expert advice and exciting opportunities to get afloat! September 10-19th 2021.

The show features everything the leisure marine industry has to offer. Ranging from paddleboards to superyachts, and all the products and services you need to enjoy life in, on or around the water – you’ll find it at the show.

You can register for tickets here.

10-19th September, Southampton

With over 80 new boats on display to explore this is an ideal opportunity for serious buyers who want to experience a high-quality range of boats in stunning surroundings.

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13-15th September, Virtual

Electric & Hybrid Marine Virtual ‘Live’, taking place on September 13, 14, 15, 2021, provides a much-needed platform for shipowners and operators, boat builders, propulsion system designers and manufacturers, naval architects, military fleet operators/chiefs, and of course port operators, to engage with speakers and suppliers who will present the next generation of electric and hybrid marine propulsion technologies.

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16-21st September, Genoa

As the largest event on the Mediterranean, the Genoa Boat Show is the world’s number one showcase for the very best the Made in Italy brand has to offer, welcoming every year industry professionals and boating enthusiasts alike to over 200,000 square metres of display area on land and sea.

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20-21st September, Virtual

This two-day summit is designed to support professional growth and career development, create opportunities and lead organisations to take a strategic approach to diversity and inclusion in shipping.

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22-25th September, Port Hercules

The Monaco Yacht Show is the world’s biggest annual superyacht exhibition.

The Monaco Yacht Show (MYS) hosts an impressive and truly international fleet of superyachts available for purchase or charter.
The MYS also showcases a selection of companies with ties to the yachting and luxury markets. Stands are reserved for superyacht builders and designers, yacht brokers, and the providers of tenders, nautical gadgets and water toys, luxury brands, high-end cars and motorbikes, helicopters and private jets.

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5-7th October, Barakaldo

International meeting about Naval, Fishing, Ports, Oil&Gas and Ocean Renewable Energies.

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20-21st October, London

ACI’s 27th Maritime HR & Crew Management conference will focus on training solutions provided to seafarers for the new decade until 2030 especially considering the development of automated vessels, and will approach the impact of new technologies on recruitment, as well as on the evolution of seafarers’ roles and its impact on health.

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16 – 18 November, Amsterdam

Where the global leisure marine industry comes together.

The METSTRADE Show is the world’s largest trade exhibition of marine equipment, materials and systems. 

In addition to the overall leisure marine industry, we cater for three specialist sectors, namely Superyachts, Marinas and Yards and Construction materials.

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November (Dates TBC), Copenhagen

The only conference to address all of the environmental challenges which the maritime industry faces today.

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4-12th December, Paris

The Nautic Paris Boat Show: an exhibition dedicated to the passionate lovers of all watersports! Sailing, motorboating, fishing, surfing, kitesurfing, kayaking, beach games… many offers and activities await visitors for this must-see event at the end of the year.

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