The London Boat Show is the biggest indoor boat show in the UK and it opens its doors in London at the beginning of January.

The London Boat Show was born in 1957. It used to take place at Kensington Olympia and Earl’s Court and since 2004 its home has been the ExCel Centre in East London.

People from all over the world visit the annual event where some of the most prestigious boat manufacturers showcase their new launches and classic craft.

Sunseeker International, Princess, Hanse and Riva are just some of the famous brands showcasing their beautiful vessels.

This year the London Boat Show takes place from Friday 6 January to Sunday 15 January 2017 and it promises plenty of attractions for everybody.

From the Show’s Stage, with its celebrity presenters, such as sailor Dee Caffari and Sky Sports Presenter, Alec Wilkinson, to the new Dream Lodge Marina & Boating Lake and the Watersports Park, the 2017 London Boat Show promises a day out to remember.

This year Sunseeker have confirmed they will unveil their new 68 Sport Yacht and the Manhattan 66, whilst Ancasta have confirmed the Prestige 630 will get its UK debut at the iconic show.

More launches and entertainment will be announced soon, so don’t forget to check YBW for the latest updates.

A lady in swimwear and a sailor's hat

New boat launches, live demonstrations, celebrities, events and fashion shows. See all the pictures from the London Boat Show here

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