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Heading for a boat show in September

Heading for a boat show in September

This September promises to be very intensive for yacht sphere. Here we list the most interesting exhibitions and boat shows in the USA, Europe and Russia.

1. HISWA IN-Water Boat Show

Boat shows on water are very attractive for all the fans of water sports. This year 320 models will be present, from 2,5-meter RIB to 25-meter Princess 75Y. Exclusive yachts will be demonstrated on the so-called «Golden Boulevard» HISWA which takes place in Lelystad  from September 4 to September 8

2. St. Petersburg International Boat Show

From September 5 to September 8 an exhibition of yachts and boats takes place in Union yacht club, organized by Motor Boat & Yachting Russia. Visitors will see more than 60 vessels 5 to 25 m long. Different shipyards, such as Princess, Cranchi, Azimut, Absolute, Galeon, Fairline, Selene, etc. are participating. As always, a regatta is to take place after the exhibition.

3. Cannes International Boat & Yacht Show

The most anticipated autumn event is scheduled from September 10 to September 15. Since 1977, this exhibition have gathered the most famous companies and shipyards which present the most luxurious and latest vessels. Most of them are tourist and premium class. Cannes International Boat Show as always is happening in Vieux Port de Cannes and Port Pierre Canto. 800 yachts from the top brands of 35 countries are expected to take part.

4. Southampton Boat Show

From September 13 to September 22 another grand yacht exhibition is happening. Boat show of Southampton presents the latest sail and motor vessels every year and manages to surprise the visitors every time. In 2017, for example, a water taxi was introduced. In 2016 the exhibition set a Guinness world record for the most people (350) creating a biggest image of a boat with their bodies. What is prepared this year? Visit the Southampton Boat Show and see for yourself.

5. Genoa International Boat Show

GIBS is from September 19 to September 25. It happens in the alma mater of the yacht industry  in Italy. More than 80 shipyards are registered here. Most of them take part in GIBS — multispecialised event, incorporating 4 spheres of the industry — yachts, sail sport, motor and inflatable boats, as well as all the additional accessories and equipment. Just to understand the scale of the event — the total area of the event is 200 000 m².


Every boat show is a spectacle to behold. Visitors can see regattas, exhibitions test drives and much more. Choose the yacht show you want to see this year and sail there on a yacht yourself , you already know where to rent one on the best conditions.