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Join RYA at the Southampton International Boat Show 2023

by RYA 13 Sep 2023 09:30 UTC 15-24 September 2023
Southampton International Boat Show 2021 © RYA

Visiting the Southampton International Boat Show this year? Head to the RYA (stand J120) for the advice and information you need to make the most of your boating.

We're unveiling our new Official Innovation Partner and discussing the future of electric boating on Friday 15 September. Join us at 12:15 when all will be revealed.

On Saturday 16 September, Rob Clark, RYA Director of Sport Development teams up with Dee Caffari on the Foredeck Stage (16:00) to talk all things 'Together on Water', our vision for the future of boating as a connected, inspired and inclusive community.

Keep your eyes peeled for British Sailing Team stars around the show. Athletes from the world's most successful Olympic team, including Saskia Tidey (Sunday 17), Rhos Hawes (Monday 18) and Sam Whaley (Tuesday 19) will be taking to the Foredeck stage to reveal their tips and tricks.

Thinking of taking your Yachtmaster® ? Richard Falk, RYA Director of Training and Qualifications discusses the scheme on the Foredeck stage (Monday 18 September, 13:00).

Start your next adventure

You'll find the RYA (stand J120) in the Ocean Hall.

From Powerboat Level 2 to RYA Day Skipper, we'll find the course for you and point you in the right direction for cruising advice both home and abroad. We'll also share how RYA Safetrx can keep you safe on the water.

Browse popular RYA titles and pick up your publications with a 20% show discount for all members. Looking for course books? Our subscription gift cards offer 12 months of access to all relevant material at a great price.

The ever-popular RYA knot wall is back so boaters of all ages are invited to put those knot tying skills to the test!

Join the RYA

If you're not already a member, join at the show and take home a free OverBoard dry bag. You can also sign up your friends and family and take advantage of the RYA's Refer a Friend gift offer.

Win a family prize bundle

Enter our free prize draw to win a 'family boating bundle' worth £2,000 packed to the brim with everything you and your family need to get on the water including:

  • Sebago shoes
  • Spinlock lifejackets
  • Dryrobes
  • Gill Thermoshield tops
  • OverBoard phone cases
  • Ecoworks Marine cleaning bundle

Anyone who enters the draw will also be given a free RYA trolley token.

The Green Blue

You'll find The Green Blue (stand J119) directly opposite the RYA. Show your commitment to protecting our waters and make The Green Blue Boating pledge whilst at the show.

See an Advanced eco-Mooring System close up and discuss all things green boating with the team. The Green Blue are also on the Foredeck Stage throughout the week.

Get your tickets

RYA members can take advantage of a half-price ticket for this year's show. The offer must be redeemed before 23:59 on Thursday 14 September 2023. Find more information

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