Lots in store from the RYA at the PSP Southampton Boat Show 2012
Launches, workshops, racing, special offers and much much more…
From launches and workshops, to racing and special offers, the RYA ishosting a plethora of events and activities throughout the PSPSouthampton Boat Show 2012 (Friday 14 – Sunday 23 September).
RYA Active Marina Experience
New for 2012 is the RYA “Active Marina Experience” in partnership with WHICH MARINA?Visitors to the show will have the opportunity to refresh their boatingskills and gain top tips from expert instructors with free on the waterand shore based workshops.
From man overboard drills andberthing manoeuvres to engine maintenance and radar operation,workshops will run each day and will provide some real hands-onexperience.
Places are very limited so it is highlyrecommended you book your session either in advance for the shore-basedworkshops or on the day for on-the-water sessions.
To book an on-water workshop visit the ‘Try-a-Boat’ booking point on stand A140, when you arrive at the show (On-water workshops cannot be booked in advance).
Shorebased workshops can be booked in advance through WHICH MARINA? by emailing Bookings@which-marina.com, calling 01784 223 816 or by visiting the WHICH MARINA? stand F004 at the show. The first 50 shorebased workshop bookings will receive a free Navionics app for iPhones worth £21.99.
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New RYA Publications
The RYA will be unveiling two new publications on Saturday 15 September; RYA Yacht Sailing Techniques (12.00) and RYA Day Skipper Handbook – Sail (14.30). Join us on the RYA stand (EO37) for a glass of bubbly and hear from the authors themselves as they talk us through these great new books.
There are also some fantastic prizes up for grabs in our free prize draws if you buy a copy of any of the new RYA titles (if you have already pre-ordered or purchased a copy of any of titles you will be automatically entered in to the draw.)
Purchase a copy of RYA Day Skipper Handbook – Sail and you could be in with a chance of winning a free five day (Sunday-Friday) RYA Day Skipper Practical Course, courtesy of Hamble School of Yachting (closing date 31 October 2012).
Buy a copy of the new RYA Yacht Sailing Techniques book and you could find yourself choosing from either a free RYA Competent Crew course, or a free RYA Day Skipper Practical course courtesy of Sunsail (closing date 30 September 2012).
And if that hasn’t whet your appetite then download the new RYA Tactics eBook in full from the free RYA Books channel app and register your details and you could be in with a chance of winning one of four Tacktick T060 Micro compasses (RRP £270) to give away (closing date 30 September 2012).
RYA members can also enjoy 20% off all publications at the show and a special boat show price of £35.00 for the Reeds Nautical Almanac 2013 (RRP £45.00).
Fantastic membership offers
Come along to the RYA Stand (EO37) throughout the show and we can offer you a massive 50% discount on RYA Family membership. So if you and your family enjoy being out on the water then why not find out more and see how RYA membership can benefit you.
If you’re an existing RYA member then why not tell us about your friends who might want to join and take advantage of RYA membership benefits and offers. If your friend does join then you will get £5.00 of your membership at renewal and your friend will automatically be entered into a free prize draw to win a HD Go-Pro Surf Hero camera from Action Cameras.
So come along to the stand and speak to our friendly membership team.
We’ll also be unveiling a whole host of winners at the show.
On Sunday 16 September the RYA Honda Youth RIB Championship final blasts off as youngsters from across the country go head to head against the clock in a bid to claim the championship title.
Watch all the action out in the marina and come and see the champions crowned at the winner’s ceremony on the Honda stand (time tbc).
We’ll also be unveiling the winner of the RYA ilovesailing Facebook photo and video competition on Saturday 22 September (12.00 RYA stand EO37). The eight monthly winners will show case their photos and videos before our panel of judges make the difficult decision of overall winner. Why not come along and cheer along your favourite and check out the photos and videos for yourself.
On the stand
Alongside all the events and activities taking place throughout the week, visit the RYA stand (EO37) and you’ll find all the information, videos and advice you need on finding a club, training centre or course; as well as details on how to get started to improving your skills.
Chat with our expert staff who will be happy to answer any of your questions or relax in the RYA members lounge (for RYA members and up to three non-member guests).
We’ll also be celebrating our Olympic and Paralympic Games success with our Olympic podium, why not have your picture taken on the gold medal step?
And if you’re an RYA member you can enjoy all this and much more for just £12.00 with our RYA member PSP Southampton Boat Show ticket offer.
We look forward to seeing you at the show.
Find out more about the PSP Southampton Boat Show
Article Published: August 15, 2012 16:37
Article Updated: September 11, 2012 10:57