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London Boat Show 2014


HEMPEL YACHT UK was present at 2014 London Boat Show, Europe’s first boat show of the year, which closed this Sunday 12th January. The Show, which celebrated its 60th anniversary, presented the best of the marine industry and good quality business was conducted at a time when the £2.905bn industry is demonstrating optimism and confidence for the months ahead.  A total of 88,593 visited the London Boat Show at ExCeL across the nine days.

HEMPEL YACHT stand was recognized again as one of the nicest stands at the show, presenting high quality antifouling’s, topcoats and varnishes as well as boat care and other products from our large product range. Silic One fouling release system, launched at the same Show last year was again specially promoted using videos on 3 big screens strategically positioned around the show.

The Show attracted a number of celebrities and personalities. HRH The Princess Royal made her annual visit while actor and comedian James Corden and TV personality Suzi Perry made special appearances. Sailing hero, Sir Ben Ainslie visited the Show, and brought his JP Morgan BAR AC45, which resulted in a positive reception from the visitors.  TV presenters Lorraine Kelly, Nick Knowles, Sarah Beeny, Dominic Littlewood and John Sargeant have also been in; plus Olympians including Etienne Stott, Shirley Robertson, Bryony Shaw, Paul Goodison, Stevie Morrison, Pippa Wilson visited, many of them taking time to visit the Show’s official charity, the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation.

The next year’s London Boat Show runs from 10-18 January 2015 at ExCeL London.

For more information on the London Boat Show 2014 visit the following link.