Well-known singer will arrive at the show in style aboard a Princess 78 before officially opening the event at 11am on 11 September

Singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor will open the PSP Southampton Boat Show on Friday 11 September.

She will arrive at the show aboard a new Princess 78 motoryacht at 10am to pose for the press corps before officially opening the event at 11am.

Andrew Williams, managing director of show organiser National Boat Shows, said: “We are thoroughly looking forward to welcoming Sophie Ellis-Bextor to the PSP Southampton Boat Show. I am sure that her bright personality, charm and classic style will provide the perfect start to a fantastic 41st Show.”

Follow this link to see MBM’s insider’s guide to the Southampton Boat Show, as well as a list of exhibitors and a show map .

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