Boating Events You Won’t Want to Miss This Summer

It’s officially summer time and where better to spend your days than by the water? We’ve put together a list of the best marine events this summer so that you can make the most of the sunshine, warm weather and long nights.

Plymouth Regatta

12-14 July 2019

Plymouth Regatta is a fun-filled experience for racers and spectators. Get into the competitive spirit and enter a race, even if it’s just for fun there is a race for beginners! After all the excitement on the water, there’s also a lively race village and entertainment to finish the day off.

Quay Day, Conwy River Festival

20-21 July 2019

Conwy River Festival offers an array of water-based activities such as canoeing and jet skis to market stalls and fairground rides offering shoreside entertainment for all the family.

Lymington Seafood Festival

10-11 August 2019

If you love seafood, head to Lymington in August. Not only do they have an over 300 different delicacies of seafood to satisfy your taste buds, there is also live music, demonstrations and it’s all in support of the Lymington RNLI.

Cowes Week

10-17 August 2019

One of the UK’s longest running sporting events, Cowes Week stages up to 40 daily races and is the largest sailing regatta of its kind in the world. The event offers a mix of competitive sailing if you’re a keen to get involved or social events if you just want to go, soak in the atmosphere and take in the quantity of fantastic boats on the water.

Southampton Boat Show

13-22 September 2019

Southampton Boat Show sends the summer off in style, showcasing beautiful yachts, boats and products from over 600 global brands for a glorious 10 days. Don’t worry if you’re a paddler, there are also kayaks, paddleboards and sailing dinghies on show. Get out on the water to try out the best boats on the market or just enjoy the ride with the family. There’s also a champagne and seafood terrace and live music and tribute acts! 

Read more from our visit to last year's show.

Boat insurance from Towergate

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This is a marketing article by Towergate Insurance.