The Premier Powerboat and RIB Show at Gosport Marina takes place on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th March

The only show of its kind on the South Coast, Premier Marinas have announced it will be holding a Premier Powerboat and RIB Show at Gosport Marina on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th March from 10am to 4pm.

Set against the backdrop of Gosport’s dry stack facility; that has recently been extended from 80 spaces to a working capacity of 148 boats, will be a mix of Premier tenants and external brokerages and manufacturers, displaying the very best in RIBS, powerboats and motorboats, all suitable for stacking.

Ribeye Ribs will be showcasing a number of superbly designed RIBs to suit families and sports enthusiasts. Sea Ventures will have a selection of Merry Fishers – the all-rounder for family fun and anglers, plus onsite brokerage, Clipper Marine will be giving centre stage to its latest Bavaria motorboat sport range. Why Boats, yacht brokers, located on the Hamble River will also be displaying a Parker 660 Pilothouse and a Parker 660 Weekend at the show.

Besides boats for sale, other attractions include opportunities to try and buy, plus advice on power boat training and further information on Premier’s dry stack facilities at Swanwick Marina, on the River Hamble, Gosport Marina in Portsmouth Harbour and Falmouth Marina in Cornwall.

Visitors are also invited to take part in a free prize draw to win a year’s worth of stacking for a boat up to 8m. Moreover, visitors to the event will also be able to see live demonstrations of how Premier’s specialist marine forklift lifts boats from the dry stack and launches them into the water.

Graham Bristowe, Portsmouth Harbour General Manager commented, “This weekend event is about showcasing the very best RIBS, powerboats and motorboats that are suitable for stacking at our dry stack facilities at Gosport, Swanwick and Falmouth. Gosport in particular is the perfect site for dry stack as it offers 24-hour immediate access to the world-renowned boating pleasures of the Solent and Portsmouth Harbour”.

“It will a valuable show for those who are keen boating enthusiasts who want to know about the benefits of dry stack and for serious buyers who want to view a variety of boat brands. We believe this open format with free entry is a great way to promote our dry stacks as the convenient alternative to towing, launching and recovery”.


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