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The 2011 must-see marine experience…

… with exclusive new features and attractions, more exhibitors, boats and products, ensuring a spectacular day-out experience.  Plus used boats, the all-new watersports action pool, a new crew and an all-new layout.  Everything to do with activity on, in and under the water is waiting to be discovered and enjoyed!

Special days to come at the Boat Show

There will be a number of “firsts” for the Boat Show from Thursday. National Boat Show’s Mike Enser explains

Mike Enser

Tuesday 11 January 2011

Boat Show celebrity speaker wins YJA Pantaenius Yachtsman of the Year

Geoff Holt has won the prestigious YJA Pantaenius Yachtsman of the Year award.

The quadriplegic sailor was given the trophy for his inspirational sailing feats including his recent single handed transatlantic crossing.

Geoff sailed 2,700 miles from the Canary Islands to the British Virgin Islands.  He then revisited the spot in Tortola where his swimming accident at the age of 18 left him paralyzed.

Geoff was previously the first disabled person to sail single-handed around Great Britain

Below are Geoff’s thoughts just after receiving the trophy

Geoff Holt Geoff Holt on the crossing

Business, Innovation and Skills

Parliamentary Secretary for Business, Innovation and Skills, Baroness Willcox visited the Show today. She is passionate about the water and spoke enthusiastically about the Show and the marine industry to reporter Tracey Clarke.

Baroness Willcox at the Boat Show

Monday 10 January 2011

Secretary of State for Transport Phillip Hammond visited the Show today.

Tracey Clarke asked him for his impression of the Show and of the marine industry.

Phillip Hammond

Sunday 9 January

A look behind the scenes

The Show is now well and truly open! But the many visitors may be wondering just how the organisers bring it all together. Tracey Clarke caught up with Director of Operations, Murray Ellis to find out.

Murray Ellis

Press Day 7 January 2011

Top model and TV presenter has opened the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show.

Jodie Kidd cut the ribbon before taking a look around the Show

Jodie is currently presenting a countryside programme but revealed she loves the water.

Jodie Kidd

6 January 2011

Managing Director, Andrew Williams previews the Show with Tracey Clarke

Andrew Williams

Event Broadcast previews the new Knowledge Box and the impressive WaterSports Action pool.

The Knowledge Box Podcast WaterSports Action Pool Podcast

The 2010 PSP Southampton Boat Show, in association with ITV Meridian, is a 10 day Show for all the family. It features up to 1000 boats of every shape and size, from dinghies to sailing cruisers.

The 42nd edition of the event provides a showcase for the best of the British marine industry with over 500 marine companies exhibiting.

This is the third year of sponsorship for PSP, one of the UK’s leading worldwide boat transportation companies.

The Show runs from Friday 10 September to Sunday 19 September.

More Green triumphs at the Show

Britain’s biggest  selling boating magazine Practical Boat Owner presents its Green Awards today at the Show.

Editor Sarah Norbury tells Tracey Clarke about the winners

Sarah Norbury talks to our reporter Tracey Clarke
Happy Birthday to you, Green Blue!
Today is the fifth birthday of The Green Blue, the joint RYA/BMF environment programme. Amongst balloons, cupcakes and champagne Green Blue ambassador Mike Golding told Daniel George about the programme.
Pictured from left to right are Jon Eades, Sarah Treseder, Lady Pippa Blake, Mike Golding, Rob Stevens.
Mike Golding celebrates the Green Blue 5th birthday. He talks to our reporter Daniel George
RYA Boss enjoys first Southampton Boat Show
The RYA are here in strength. CEO Sarah Treseder talked to our reporter Tracey Clarke about the organisation.
RYA CEO Sarah Treseder talks to our reporter Tracey Clarke

From Dragon’s Den to luxury Superyacht


TV Dragon Theo Paphitis dropped into the Show to help launch a new superyacht. He revealed his passion for being on the sea.

Dragon Theo launches a superyacht and chats to our reporter Karen Woods


Show Opening

TV presenters Nick Hancock and Dawn Porter had the honour of opening the Show this year. They arrived at the Show on board two World War II vessels. Visitors were given a poignant reminder of the Battle of Britain when a Spitfire Supermarine flew overhead.

TV presenter Nick Hancock opened the Boat Show. Before he cut the ribbon he chatted to our reporter Tracey Clarke Dawn Porter wishes her Dad could see her now. She told our reporter Mary Stanley why

Sponsoring the Show

This is the third year of sponsorship for PSP, one of UK’s leading worldwide boat transportation companies.

PSP’s Jo Dixie talked to Tracey Clarke about the company

PSP's Jo Dixie is looking forward to the Show

Setting up the Show

The Show features up to 1000 boats and 500 exhibitors – how do they all fit into the Show space?

Operations Director, Murray Ellis is responsible for putting the whole Show together. Our reporter Shelley Jory tracked him down

The “Boss” tells all

National Boat Shows MD  is delighted that the Show has grown this year, more boats on the water and World launches of boats.

Managing Director of National Boat Shows, Andrew Williams chats to our reporter Tracey Clarke

The 2010 Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta is the fifth edition of this world class sailing event. It’s being held at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy, the venue for the 2012 Olympics

975 competitors from 57 nations will compete in 13 classes. Some of the world’s top sailors and 2012 Olympic hopefuls will be taking part.

Run by the Royal Yachting Association (RYA), the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta is open to all Olympic Classes.

Title sponsor of the event is Skandia supported by UK Sport. Skandia in the UK launched in 1979 and is now one of the leading international long term savings groups providing pensions, investment and protection products through intermediaries in the UK and overseas.

The event runs from 9th to the 14th August with the all important Medal day on Saturday 14 August.

Audio will be available here during the event.

Event Broadcast’s Daniel George speaking to winner of the gold medal in the Finn Class at Skandia Sail for Gold 2010 Giles Scott.

Gold medalist Giles Scott on Saturday at the 2010 Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta.

Our reporter Daniel George speaking to two of the British match-racers Lucy MacGregor and Annie Lush at the SKANDIA Sail for Gold at Weymouth after a difficult days sailing.

Daniel George catches up with Lucy MacGregor at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta. Daniel George talks with Annie Lush at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta.

RYA Race Manager John Derbyshire talked about his hopes and expectations for the Academy post 2012.

RYA Race Manager John Derbyshire at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta.

Our reporter Anna Sills spoke with Event Director Rob Andrews about the regatta and venue.

Rob Andrews talks to our reporter at the Skandia Sail for Gold Regatta.

JP Morgan Asset Management

The 79th J. P. Morgan Asset Management Round the Island Race got underway at 5am on Saturday 19 June.

1754 yachts entered the race with over sixteen thousand people taking to the water. This makes the event the fourth largest participation event in the UK.

The start gun was fired by Dame Ellen MacArthur at 5am.

Daniel George caught up with her on the Royal Yacht Squadron platform just after she pressed the button!

Dame Ellen MacArthur with reporter Daniel George.

Triple Gold Medallist Ben Ainslie flew in from Marseille early in the morning to take the helm of the Princes Trust boat.

He spoke to Tracey Clarke as he arrived on the pontoons at 4am.

Ben Ainslie with reporter Tracey Clarke.

Fellow Olympic Gold Medallists Shirley Robertson and Paul Goodison also took to the water.

Shirley Robertson with reporter Tracey Clarke. Paul Goodison with reporter Daniel George.

Popular sportsman Iwan Thomas chose a powerful Extreme 40 for his race around the Island

Iwan Thomas with reporter Tracey Clarke.

Line honours in the race were taken by top French sailor Francis Joyon in his fast trimaran, IDEC.

He spoke to our reporter Steve Adams as he sailed back into Cowes.

Francis Joyon with reporter Steve Adams.

London business man Mike Slade sailed his maxi yacht, ICAP Leopard to glory in the Big Boat class. He made the 50 mile course in just over 5 hours, despite encountering a problem

Mike Slade with reporter Daniel George.

Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show

Event Broadcast are providing a radio syndication service and radio press office for the Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show.

Latest audio news available free – Breaking news; key marine industry news; business updates from your regions.

Government Minister visits the Show

Ian Lucas, Minister for Business and Regulatory Reform, toured the London International Boat Show as the marine industry released their latest financial statistics.

The figures show annual revenue rising by 1.9% and exports up by 13.6% to 1.248 billion pounds.

Ian Lucas with reporter Tracey Clarke.

Bear Grylls

One of Britain’s top action men is to attempt the NorthWest passage. He’s been at the Boat Show to collect vital kit for the expedition

Bear Grylls talks to Tracey Clarke.


One of Britain’s leading boat manufacturer’s launched a very unusual coloured power boat.

Robert Braithwaite talks to Tracey Clarke.


Membership sailing company SailTime made an important announcement at the Show. Managing Director Jonathan Duffy spoke to Event Broadcast

SailTime tells all to Daniel George.

Fairline Boat Launch

One of Britain’s biggest boat builders predicts 2010 will bring a change of fortune for the industry.

Fairline Boats has unveiled new products at London’s International Boat show including it’s 3 bedroom/3bathroom Targa 58.

Mary Stanley interviews Derek Carter - Chief Executive.

RYA book launch

Tim Bartlett’s Introduction to Navigation was given a champagne reception at the Tullett Prebon London International Boat show.

The book is aimed at young sailors as well as those more experienced on the water.

Tim Bartlett talks to Mary Stanley from Event Broadcast.

YJA/Pantaenius Young Sailor of the Year

Phil Sparks and Ben Gratton have been named as Young Sailors of the Year at the Show.

The award is sponsored by Plymouth-based insurance company, Pantaenius. Managing Director John McCurdy is pleased to be associated with the event.

John McCurdy talks to Tracey Clarke

A boat builder from Manchester is defying the recession

Honnor Marine from Rochdale is at the Tullett Prebon London International Boat show to display its range of day sailing boats.

Sales Director Norma Brown tells Mary Stanley how important the show is.

A Company from Devon has unveiled its latest luxury yacht

Princess Yachts wowed the press with their new product.

Our reporter Mary Stanley interviews Simon Clare - Head of Marketing for Princess Yachts.

Show opening:

Stacey and Ollie giving the Show the X-Factor
Stacey and Ollie giving the Show the X-Factor


An excited Stacey Solomon of X-Factor fame talks to Event Broadcast's Daniel George on press day. X-Factor runner up Olly Murrs has been busy opening the Show. Our reporter Anna Sills talks to him.

bandstandmarathonlogo2pm Sunday 27 September 2009 Event Broadcast are providing a free radio syndication service and radio press office for the event. Contact us for interviews and MP3 cuts and cues

SUPERACT! are the organiser's of Bandstand Marathon. Paul Smith spoke with Event Broadcast's Tracey Clarke

regatta-logo_stacked_no-date_cmykSkandia Sail for Gold regatta 2009, the following interviews are available on request:

  • Skandia Sponsorship Manager Tim Sewell talks to Event Broadcast’s Tracey Clarke.
  • Double Gold medallist Shirley Robertson talks to Event Broadcast’s Daniel George.
  • Triple Gold medallist Ben Ainslie talks to Event Broadcast’s Daniel George.
  • Gold medallist Iain Percy on the conditions at the regatta and his hopes for more top honours.
  • RYA Olympic Manager Stephen Park talks about the hopes for Skandia Team GBR at the event.
  • Event Director David Campbell-James sets the scene with Event Broadcast reporter, Tracey Clarke.


Audio from the PSP Southampton Boat Show 2009 – the following interview is available on request:

Paul Strzelecki – National Boat Shows Chairman in conversation with Event Broadcast’s Tracey Clarke.

RIBEX – Cowes May 2009:

Andrew Norton RYA on RIB training