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Premier Marinas' Motorboat & RIB Show

Date: to Sunday, 13 March 2016 Add this to my calendar

Unique on the South Coast, Premier Marinas' Motorboat and RIB Show at Gosport Marina will showcase the very best in RIBS, powerboats and sports boats - up to 11 metres.

Set against the backdrop of Gosport’s dry stack facility, this free to enter show will run between 10am and 4pm on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th March  2016.

Featuring a mix of brokers and manufacturers, exhibitors include Ribeye showcasing a range of RIBs and Offshore Powerboats of Lymington offering powerboats from its award winning AXOPAR 28 range.

Premier tenant, Sea Ventures will be offering Jeanneau Merry Fishers - the all-rounder for family fun and anglers; onsite brokerage Clipper Marine will be giving center stage to the latest Bavaria 300 motorboat sports range. Why Boats will display a Parker 660 Pilothouse and a Parker 660 Weekend. Also exhibiting at the show will be Gibbs Boat Sales with their award-winning Monterey Sports Boats and Cobalt Boats and Berthon will be showing a Windy 29 Coho and a Draco 27RS. Boats.co.uk will be showing a Williams performance tender; Marine Matters a BRIG Navigator 610 RIB and a Karnic Bluewater 2050; MRL Marine will offer a Stingher RIB; Renegade RIBs an 8m RIB; Bates Wharf will be offering a range of Bayliner and Beneteau boats and RBS Marine will offer a range of Rodman boats including a Rodman 890 Ventura. But that's not all Brighton Boat Sales will showcase Yamaha WaveRunner PWCs and a Sea Ray Bowrider, Universal Safety will be demonstrating a life raft and SUP Company will be offering a range of quality paddle boards. 

Besides boats for sale, other attractions include opportunities to demo and buy, plus advice on power boat training, insuring your craft, electronics from Landau UK and further information on Premier’s dry stack facilities at Swanwick Marina, on the River Hamble, Gosport Marina in Portsmouth Harbour and Falmouth Marina in Cornwall. Plus Premier will be inviting visitors to take part in a free prize draw to win a year’s dry stack berthing for a boat up to 8m. Visitors to the event will also be able to see live demonstrations of how Premier’s specialist marine forklift lifts boats from the dry stack and launches them into the water.

Graham Bristowe, Portsmouth Harbour General Manager commented, “It will a valuable show for those who are keen boating enthusiasts who want to know about the benefits of dry stack and for serious buyers who want to view a variety of boat brands. We believe this open format with free entry is a great way to promote our dry stacks as the convenient alternative to towing, launching and recovery”.

COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS: No cash or wet berth alternative.  The winner’s boat must be suitable for drystacking. The prize winner will be drawn at random at 3.30pm on Sunday 13th March 2016 under the supervision of an independent observer. The prize winner will be contacted by telephone or email.  The winner must claim their prize by 30th June 2016. The winner’s name and county of origin will be available on request. Entrants must be 18 years or over.  Exhibitors, Premier Marinas’ employees (or members of their families or households) are not eligible to enter this draw. Entrants to this free prize draw may be contacted with promotional material from Premier Marinas or Premier Marine Insurance; show exhibitors – unless no contact box on the entry card provided is ticked.