Big names sign up for new London boat show

Ferretti, Lurssen and Princess are among the key players heading to the inaugural London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show

Next year will see the launch of a brand new London boat show at Old Billingsgate Market (pictured above), it has been announced.

The London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show is scheduled to run from 8-10 April 2015, with an emphasis on superyachts and the motto “luxury without limits”.

This jet-set image is backed up by an impressive list of exhibitors, with Ferretti, Lurssen and Princess already signed up.

Outer Reef and Sunseeker Charters are also on board, while a selection of supercars, sailing yachts, helicopters and private jets will appear at the show as well.

The organisers are currently working with the Port of London Authority to build a pontoon on the Thames for mooring a selection of yachts.

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In addition, nearby St Katharine’s Dock will host a British Excellence area, with the likes of Sunseeker, Oyster and Princess flying the flag for the UK.

The new show hopes to establish London as a key superyacht sales destination, pointing out that the city is “home to more billionaires and millionaires than any other city in the world”.

Tickets to the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show will go on sale in January 2015, with VIP invitations available through exhibitors only.

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