Welcome to the RYA 2024 Dinghy and Watersports show supported by Sunsail 

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Farnborough International | Save the date 22 - 23  February 2025

Plan your day with our FAQs

Take a look at some of our frequently asked questions

Planning your day in advance will ensure you have the best experience possible at the show! We can't wait to see you back at the Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre.


The next show at Farnborough International will take place over the weekend of the 24 & 25 February 2024.

Saturday 24 February – 10am – 6pm

Sunday 25 February – 10am – 5pm.

Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre, Gate F – GU14 6TQ

You can browse the floor plan in advance using the link below. We will also have print outs available and 'you are here' boards around the show.

View floorplan.

Tickets are now on sale! RYA members and children 15 and under go free! Get your tickets now.

Yes, there will be a box office at the show. Please note we will only be able to take card payments and cash will not be accepted. We recommended purchasing your tickets in advance as on the door prices will be more expensive.

On the door prices

Adult day ticket £17.50

Adult weekend ticket: £26

RYA members and children aged 15 and under go free. RYA members will need to show their membership card at the box office to redeem their free ticket.

Farnborough is located south-west of London and is served by strong national and international travel links. Travel to Farnborough in just 35 minutes by train from London Waterloo with a free shuttle bus between Farnborough Main Train Station and the show all weekend. Alternatively, access the venue by car from the M3 and enjoy free parking on site.

Should you decide to travel by car, Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre is located just off the A325, accessible from the M3 (J4) and A31.

For SatNav directions, use the following postcode.

Gate F – GU14 6TQ

From here follow signs for event car parking. Parking at Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre is free, with space for up to 3,500 cars.

Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre is within easy reach of four stations: Farnborough Main, Farnborough North, North Camp and Aldershot.

Farnborough Main is served by South West Trains and sits on a mainline to London Waterloo. The station is 1.5 miles from the venue and just 5 minutes by taxi. There will be a free regular shuttle bus service from Farnborough Main to the venue. 

Farnborough North and North Camp are served by First Great Western and located within a 10-minute taxi ride from the venue.

Aldershot is served by South West Trains and offers direct services to London Waterloo and Guildford. The station is a ten-minute taxi ride from the venue.

Visit the  National Rail website for further information about the facilities at the station.

All stations are wheelchair accessible.

Yes, a free regular shuttlebus service will run from the front of Farnborough Main train station to the venue throughout the show. Simply look out for the RYA Dinghy and Watersports Show sign at the front of the coach.

The continuous service will run approximately every 30 minutes depending on traffic.

There’s capacity for 50-60 people on each service and space for one wheelchair.

Farnborough Main station is 1.5 miles from the venue and just 5 minutes by taxi or shuttle bus.

Yes, there is free parking on site for 3,500 cars at Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre.

Yes, please ensure you display your blue badge once on site and you will be directed to the relevant area.

Yes, our Hall 1 entrance foyers provide wheelchair-friendly access. There are lifts at both entrance foyers to access the First Floor. There are disabled toilets throughout the facility.

For more information about the Venue, we recommend checking out the Farnborough international website.

Please consider the environment and bring your own reusable bottle to be refilled and your own shopping bag.

You should receive your tickets via email, please make sure you check your junk folder. Otherwise, you can resend or download your tickets via See Tickets - Customer Service. If you don't have your reference number please use the Forgotten Your Details? option. Make sure you enter the email address used to purchase the tickets, or if you used PayPal, the email attached to your account.

As Farnborough International is based on an airfield they must operate under CAA regulations which forbid anybody staying on site. There are several campsites in the area as an alternative.

No, animals are not permitted on site at Farnborough International Exhibition Centre with the exception of assistance dogs.

Find out more about local accommodation on the venue website.

We would be delighted to welcome media representatives to the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show. Please visit our media area for further information and registration.

You can find more information on the venue's website.

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