2024 Show A Resounding Success

The 11th British Motor Yacht Show, which ended on Sunday 19th May 2024, proved to be a resounding success with a record number of exhibitors, boats, and attendees. Held at Premier’s Swanwick Marina in Hampshire, the annual event brings the world’s most prestigious motor yachts to the south coast. This year saw an impressive line-up of over 80 boats from more than 50 renowned brands, led by the show’s partners Fairline, Princess Motor Yacht Sales and Sunseeker.

British Motor Yacht Show entrance

Each brand showcased their latest models, attracting a discerning audience of motor yacht enthusiasts and potential buyers. The show saw the British premiere of the Axopar XC 29 and the Pardo GT 52, alongside the show debut of several other leading brands including innovative, hydro-electric motor boat pioneer Candela, sustainably made Virtue Yachts, Spanish boatbuilder Rodman, cutting-edge adventure boat brand XO Explorer, and luxury Italian yacht brand Sanlorenzo UK.

As well as unparalleled access to over 80 vessels, ranging from luxury motor yachts and versatile picnic boats from brands such as Hinckley and DALE Motor Boats, to weekenders ideal for coastal escapades from Saxdor, Sea Ray and Windy, guests were also able to take advantage of a wealth of expert boat advice available throughout the four days. In particular, show sponsors CGI Finance and Sevenstar Yacht Transport were on hand to provide professional guidance on financing options and transportation needs.

guests at the british motor yacht show

Roger Lipman of Princess Motor Yacht Sales said: “The British Motor Yacht Show continues to go from strength to strength. We are delighted to showcase the epitome of luxury yacht manufacturing at our home marina, offering an exclusive look at our latest models.”

James Barke, Managing Director of Boats.co.uk, representing Fairline Yachts at the show with Approved Boats, highlighted the success of the event: “This year’s British Motor Yacht Show has been incredibly successful. We’ve received fantastic feedback and sales from customers especially on the New Fairline Squadron 58 and Targa 40. It’s always a pleasure to be part of such a well-organised and prestigious event.”

couple at the show

Christopher Head, Sunseeker London Group Sales Director, emphasised their pride in participating: “It was a privilege to showcase seven of our vessels at the show and to meet several new customers. The enthusiasm and interest from attendees was wonderful to witness. We already look forward to next year!”

The British Motor Yacht Show 2024 not only highlighted the finest in motor yacht craftsmanship but also provided a luxurious and engaging experience for all attendees. With its continued growth and success, the show reinforces its position as a must-attend event for serious buyers and enthusiasts alike.

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