Southampton Boat Show 2014


Returning for 2014 at the PSP Southampton Boat Show is the RYA “Active Marina Experience”

Building upon  last year's successful  RYA Active Marina Experience, we will once again be offering you the opportunity to refresh your boating skills and gain top tips from expert instructors through our on-water and shorebased workshops.

With thanks to our sponsors Sunsail, for the return of the two First Match 40's Yachts, Coastal Pursuits for the Sealine sc29 Motor Cruiser and 6.5m Rib powered by a 175hp Suzuki engine.

On-Water Workshops:

This year you have the opportunity to book all 10.30 - 12.00 On-Water sessions through our online booking system - NOW OPEN!

Later sessions (subject to availability) can be booked by visiting the 'Try-a-Boat' booking point on stand A140, when you arrive at the main entrance to the show.

Please note: the online booking system is subject to close at any given time as places strictly are limited.


Times First Match 40's Yacht One First Match 40's Yacht Two
10.30 - 12.00 Berthing & Boat Handling Spinnakers & Polling Out
13.00 - 14.30 Berthing & Boat Handling Short-Handed Man Overboard
15.00 - 16.30 Berthing & Boat Handling Spinnakers & Polling Out

Please note there will be no Yacht Workshops on Wednesday 17th September 2014.


Times Sc29 Sports Cruiser 6.5m Rib
10.30 - 12.00 Introduction to Motor Cruising Powerboat Handling Skills
12.00 - 13.30 Introduction to Motor Cruising Powerboat Handling Skills
14.30 - 16.00 Introduction to Motor Cruising Powerboat Handling Skills
16.00 - 17.30 Introduction to Motor Cruising Powerboat Handling Skills

Direct to online booking

Places are very limited, so it is highly recommended you secure your workshop via the online booking system or arrive early at the show to book for the later sessions.

You will also need a valid Southampton Boat Show 2014 entry ticket for the day of the workshop. RYA members can purchase discounted entry tickets here.


Shorebased Workshops:

Navionics Marine App

Which Marina will  also be running the shorebased workshops through their stand  (F004) at the show. These can also be booked through our online booking system (when open) or by visiting the Which Marina stand on arrival.

Details of the workshop titles will soon be released, but we are delighted to announce that Navionics are continuing to support the event by offering the first 50 people who pre-book and attend a shorebased workshop at the Which Marina stand, a free award winning Navionics Chart Plotter iphone App.

Booking Information:

Please note that there is limited availability and each session is weather dependent. Life jackets will be supplied and must be worn. Minimum age 16.

Please note any of the above workshops are subject to change nearer the time due to unforeseen circumstances, so please check at time of booking.