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Hempel Yacht was at Southampton Boat Show 2019


The Britain’s biggest and best festival of boating, the Southampton International Boat Show powered by Borrow a Boat closed on Sunday 22 Septemeber.

This show was one of the largest in Europe attracting over than 103,000 visitors. 

Among products, boats, suppliers and many different brands, the 51st show,  welcomed 82 new brands. This year participated more than 600 global marine brands and more than 330 boats was exposed in the marina.

Visitors had the possibility to discover so many ways to enjoy boating and watersports. The exhibition offered an interesting program full of exciting attractions and water-based activities. The offer included, not only attractions already known by guests such as Try-a-Boat and Get Afloat but also the new Try-a-Dive, a purpose-built dive tank, which proved to be extremely popular with visitors.

Another news on this occasion was the Quarterdeck. This place welcomed visitors who tried to relax, unwind and taste good food, a perfect waterfront location which delivered the ideal viewing point to watch all the on-water action and activities.

The Show also aims to reduce the long-term environmental impact and this year was the most environmentally friendly unitl now. All plastic bottles at catering outlets has been removed and numerous water refill points have been introduced during the event.

Hempel is glad to be part of this succesfull edition that was defined as one of the best ever. For us it was a success and a good opportunity to show our product solutions and to share our knowledge and advices on boat maintaneice and underwater protection to all those who visited our stand.

Southampton International Boat Show will take place on the beautiful South Coast of England also next year between 11-20 September 2020. We are looking forward to it...