Easter on the water

With Easter fast approaching and the weather warming up, now is the perfect time to start the season and get back on the water

If you are eager for the season to get underway and want some inspiration on where to go and what to do, then read our roundup of the best events happening over the next couple of weeks.

The Beaulieu Boat Jumble
This Sunday the Beaulieu Boat Jumble will offer a roundup of boating traders providing excellent bargains and the latest equipment from local chandleries. Visitors to the event will also be able to visit Beaulieu’s other attractions for the inclusive price of £9.20

for adults and £7 for children. Free shuttle buses will run from Buckler’s Hard Marina, Lymington Isle of Wight Ferry and Brockenhurst Station.Click here for more info.

The Barclays Wealth Jersey Boat Show is back from 30 April-2 May with over 70 boats on display and a diverse range of activities to entice you on the water. Click here for the full details.

The Weymouth Harbour International Beach Kite Festival begins on 30 April and runs until 2 May. From 10am-10pm there will be an array of kite activities, lots of stalls to peruse and there’ll be a fireworks display on the Sunday evening. An exciting event, whether you’re moored at Weymouth or close by. Click here to find out more.

The Southampton Sportsboat and RIB Show offers a huge range of new and used

boats at Ocean village Marina on the weekend of 21 May. Click here to find out more.