The capital’s newest boat show has returned for a second year, with an impressive fleet on display at the 2016 London On-Water Yacht & Boat Show
The four-day event runs until Saturday (May 7) in partnership with the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show at Old Billingsgate Market.
And this year’s event got a sprinkling of stardust, as Poirot actor David Suchet was on hand to cut the ribbon on the opening day.
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However, it is Princess Motor Yacht Sales who have once again made the biggest impression, with three models on display, including the public debut of the new deck saloon version of the Princess V58.
Sadly Glider Yachts was unable to deliver its SS18 in time for the show, but managing director Rob McCall insists that the prototype will be heading to this year’s Monaco Yacht Show instead.
To see our best photos from the 2016 London On-Water Yacht & Boat Show, click on the gallery below:
This year's on-water exhibit was much larger, with boats from Bavaria and Sunseeker filling the west side of the basin
Burton Waters brought along a Targa 38 and Squadron 42 (not pictured) to represent Fairline Yachts
The deck saloon version of the Princess V58 made its public debut at the show
This enormous sunroof slides closed in under 30 seconds to create a completely enclosed saloon
The award-winning Predator 57 and 68 Sport Yacht made up the Sunseeker fleet
Another winner from this year's Motor Boat Awards, the Axopar 28 was on display through Offshore Powerboats of Lymington who also brought a Nimbus 305 Coupe
Wessex Marine sold this XO270 to David Suchet at last year's show, and the Poirot actor kindly lent it back to them for the 2016 event
The Cormate T27 proved to be a real head-turner amongst the shoreside exhibits
This Spirit 54 was used in the 2006 James Bond movie Casino Royale
The London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show returned to Old Billingsgate Market
The German manufacturer used the event to show off its new V12 engine
Our sister title Superyacht World is celebrating its 50th edition at the show
Some of the smallest (and coolest) vehicles on display at the show
The Cornish custom tender manufacturer made a return for this year's show
Hunton was one of the new names added to the show for this year
Brands from all across Europe were represented at the event
All of the biggest names from the superyacht world were in attendance