Motorboat & Yachting: Sunseeker, Princess and Cockwells are among the latest confirmed exhibitors for the 2015 edition of the London Boat Show.

Motorboat & Yachting: More names confirmed for 2015 London Boat Show

A raft of new names has been added to the London Boat Show exhibitor list, as the 2015 event at the Excel Centre starts to take shape. Sunseeker International, Princess Yachts, Jeanneau, Cockwells, Williams Performance Tenders and Ribeye have all been added to the list of confirmed names, joining the likes of Beneteau and Fairline.

Running from 9-18 January 2015, next year’s London Boat Show should see the organisers deliver on their promise to bring the excitement back to the annual event. New attractions include a 4D experience, which allows showgoers to try out six different marine environments, with the atmosphere, temperature, scent, wind and soundscape of the tropics, the Arctic and many places in between.

Visitors will be greeted in dramatic fashion, as the new ‘wall of rain’ will frame the entranceway (pictured above). Just inside the Excel Centre, there will be the chance to plan your day using the digital information wall that displays details of all the key events, talks, seminars and celebrity appearances taking place.

Travel inspiration shouldn’t be in short supply – as well as plenty of destinations represented at the boat show, visitors can also pop next door and explore the Telegraph Cruise Show (9-11 January only).

Further attractions and exhibitors are due to be added in the coming weeks. Tickets are now available to pre-order online, with prices starting at £15 per adult (12-14 January only). Earlier this month, the show organisers released a teaser video for the 2015 event, and the RYA confirmed details of its member discount for the show.

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Successor to the popular Princess 42 will launch at the 2013 Southampton Boat Show – Is this the best kept secret in the world of motorboats? MBM has learned that Princess will be launching a replacement for its all-conquering 42 flybridge at this year’s Southampton Boat Show.

The 42 was a monumental success for Princess, with over 300 built. So, with some refreshing honesty, “Big shoes to fill” is how Princess Yachts International is describing its new 43.

Looking to follow the same two-cabin layout as the outgoing 42, the 43 takes its styling and execution from more recent models like the 52. Sharp minimalist exterior styling mixes with a more contemporary interior. You can bet it will be a big boat, and with huge saloon windows the onboard experience should be sizeably impressive.

Up top the flybridge echoes the 52 with a wet bar and social seating aft. By the helm, there is more seating, converting to a sunbed. Twin transom doors and an optional high/low bathing platform are also offered.

Princess is renowned for introducing new models at very competitive levels and a base price of £390,000 exc VAT keeps the 43 within touching distance of the old 42.

The 43 will be available for viewing at the 2013 Southampton Boat Show on Berth M483.

Pick up the September issue (on sale 15 August) of MBM for full boat show listings for Cannes, Southampton, Amsterdam and many more. Plus, read reviews of the boats set to star this autumn, including the new Princess V48 and Fairline Targa 48.

Princess 43 Specification

LOA 47ft 6in (14.5m)
Beam: 13ft 11in (4.25m)
Displacement: 14.4tonnes
Engines: Twin Volvo Penta D6-370hp / 435hp shaftdrive
Max speed: 30 knots estimated
Enquiries: princessyachts.com

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British Motor Yacht Show to have at least 15 new boats on display from Sunseeker, Princess and Fairline

More information has been released about the inaugural British Motor Yacht Show, which will run from 17-19 May at Swanwick Marina on the River Hamble.

It has been confirmed that there will be at least five boats from each of the three biggest British boat brands – Fairline, Sunseeker and Princess – on display.

This is the first time the dealers behind the UK’s biggest yards have come together like this to jointly host an event proudly displaying the cream of British boatbuilding.

The show’s organisers, Princess Motor Yacht Sales, Fairline Southampton and Sunseeker Southampton, are expecting up to 1,000 visitors over the weekend, but with free entry that figure could end up being far higher.

There will also be displays from “handpicked” industry leaders such as MTU, Caterpillar, Volvo Penta and Garmin.

Trevor Betts, general manager at Fairline Southampton, said: “It makes perfect sense for Britain’s premier motor yacht distributors to form an alliance to promote British expertise.

“In the general context, we are stronger if we work together. Symbolically, this show is hugely significant.”

It’s not known at present precisely which boats will be on display but check the show’s website (to go live in April) for more information as it arises.

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