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Poole Harbour Boat Show

Poole Harbour Boat Show

Poole Harbour Boat Show will take place from 19th till 21st May 2017

The third Poole Harbour Boat Show will return in 2017, taking place from 19th till 21st May and featuring a marina of over 100 exhibitors and quayside stalls set to attract more than 20,000 visitors.

The award winning Boat Show (Special Award for a New Event at the Dorset Tourism Awards and Tourism Promotion of the Year at the Sibbett Gregory Poole Tourism Awards) is a free event open to the public and exhibitors set to attend include Sunseeker, Fairline, Windy, Spinnaker Yachts, Quicksilver, Beneteau, Stingher Ribs, Bayliner, Sealine and Bavaria, to name just a few!

On the quayside there will be number of stalls from marine related businesses including insurance companies, marinas, chandlers, training schools and maintenance groups.

Other attractions include a significant Naval Service presence, a Royal Marine display, Border Force vessels and four tall ships which will be open for public view (times may vary).

In addition to everything nautical the event will also feature a range of family entertainment, a music stage and a fireworks display.

Poole Harbour

What’s On

Friday 19th May 2017

Show opens: 10.00 till 18.00

Pontoons open: 10.00 till 17.30

Tall Ships open: Times TBC
– Pelican of London
– TS Royalist
– Queen Galadriel
– Nao Victoria

Naval Village: Details & Times 10.00 till 18.00

~ Border Force demo
~ Poole Harbour Commissioners’ tug & pilot boat demo
~ Aquatic Jetpacks display
~ Royal Navy demo
~ Search & Rescue helicopter demonstration

Fireworks: 21.30

Live Music:
19.00 – 20.00 The Mighty Trumpet Company
20.30 – 21.30 The Mighty Trumpet Company

Saturday 20th May

Show opens: 10.00 till 18.00

Pontoons open: 10.00 till 17.30

Tall Ships open: Times TBC
– Pelican of London
– TS Royalist
– Queen Galadriel
– Nao Victoria

Naval Village: Details & Times 10.00 till 18.00

~ Royal Navy demo
~ SIFCA demo
~ Aquatic Jetpacks display
~ RNLI demo
~ PHC demo
~ Border Force demo

Live Music:
12.00 – 12.45 Matt Underdown
13.00 – 13.45 The Fox & The Owl
14.00 – 14.45 Jazz Wrann & The Ruby Welts
15.00 – 15.45 Dead Freights
16.00 – 17.00 The Two Man Travelling Medicine Show
17.15 – 18.00 Grizzly & The Grasshoppers
18.15 – 19.00 Harpin’ On

Sunday 21st May

Show opens: 10.00 till 18.00

Pontoons open: 10.00 till 17.30

Tall Ships: Times TBC
– Pelican of London
– TS Royalist
– Queen Galadriel
– Nao Victoria

Naval Village: Details & Times 10.00 till 18.00

~ Royal Navy demo
~ Junior RIB racing demo
~ Aquatic Jetpacks display
~ RNLI demo
~ Poole Harbour Commissioners’ tug & pilot boat demo
~ Border Force demo

Live Music:
12.00 – 12.45 Shannon White
13.00 – 13.45 The Darwins
14.00 – 14.45 Johnny Boxcars
15.00 – 15.45 The Mighty Trumpet Company
16.00 – 16.45 Soulhole
17.00 – 18.00 Jimmy Chills

PLUS!

~ Free passenger ferry from Ballast Quay to Town Quay (courtesy of Greenslade Pleasure Boats)

~ Free dinghy & cruiser taster sessions (courtesy of the Poole Yachting Association)

~ Free paddleboard taster sessions (courtesy of The Watersports Academy) (Sat & Sun)

~ Free ocean-going rowing boat taster sessions (courtesy of Shoreseeker Challenge)

~ RIB rides (ticketed, provided by Get Lost Sailing)

Please note that waterborne activities are subject to the weather conditions so may be adjusted accordingly.

Keep up to date with what’s happening by visiting the official Poole Harbour Boat Show website, liking their Facebook page and following them on Twitter.

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