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Boat Shows and Regattas 2018
Name of Show Venue Dates Website London Boat Show ExCel, London 10-14 January http://londonboatshow.com/ RYA Suzuki Dinghy Show Alexandra Palace 3-4 March http://www.rya.org.uk/programmes/dinghy-show/ IWA Canalway Cavalcade Little Venice, London 5-7 May https://www.waterways.org.uk/cavalcade Jersey Boat Show St Helier Marina 5-7 May http://www.jerseyboatshow.com/ Windermere Boat Show Lake District 18-20 May https://windermereboatshow.com/ Poole Harbour Boat Show Poole, Dorset 8-10 June http://www.pooleharbourboatshow.co.uk/ Rickmansworth Festival Rickmansworth, London 19-20 May http://www.rwt.org.uk/festival Crick Boat Show Crick Marina, Daventry, Northants 26-28 May http://www.crickboatshow.com/ Beale Park Boat & Outdoor Show Lower Basildon, Reading, Berks 1-3 June info@bealeparkboatandoutdoorshow.co.uk All Wales Boat Show Conway Quays Marina, Wales 9-11 June http://allwalesboatshow.com/ Northern Boat Show Salyhouse Dock, Liverpool 25-28 May http://www.northernboatshow.co.uk/ Scottish Traditional Boat Festival Links Road, Portsoy, AB45 2SS 30 June-1 July http://www.stbfportsoy.com/stbf/ Thames Traditional Boat Festival Henley-on-Thames 20-22 July http://www.tradboatfestival.com/ Stockton Riverside Festival Preston Park, Stockton on Tees 2-5 August http://sirf.co.uk/ Stockton Dragon Boat Festival Preston Park, Stockton on Tees 2 September https://www.stocktondragonboatfestival.co.uk West Highland Yacht Week Craobh, Oban & Tobermory, Scotland 27July-3 August http://www.whyw.co.uk Cowes Week Cowes, Isle of Wight 4-11 August http://www.cowesweek.co.uk Falmouth Week Falmouth, Cornwall 10-19 August http://www.falmouthweek.co.uk/ Blisworth Canal Festival Grand Union Canal, Northants ? August http://www.blisworthcanalfestival.co.uk/ Chichester Harbour Race Week Sandy Point, Hayling Island 13-17August http://www.chichesterharbourraceweek.sailevent.net/ Dartmouth Royal Regatta Dartmouth, Devon 30 August-2 September http://www.dartmouthregatta.co.uk/ Totally Thames Various, London 1-30 September http://totallythames.org/ Southampton Boat Show Southampton 14-23 September http://southamptonboatshow.com/ Weymouth Speed Week Portland Harbour 13-19 October http://www.weymouthspeedweek.com
The following is a list of boat shows and regattas gleaned from the internet.  Please could members inform me of local events which they would like adding to the list to give them more widespread publicity.  No event is too small. Email:  Webmaster@seafarersafloat.uk
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