The world of boating and water-sports is booming right now. More and more people are setting sail to adventure at sea and try their hand at water sports.
BoatLife Live, led by the NEC in Birmingham for four days from February 17th to February 20th, 2022, will inspire those interested in learning more about boating, water-sports and everything in between.
Over the years, with a rise in places to stay and locals searching for and looking for beautiful destinations in Britain, people have been in the water for new adventures.
And this event is perfect for anyone who wants to do just that.
Whether you live near the coast and want to jump into the world of water-sports, vacation in the lakes, or just dream of a relaxing holiday while exploring the vast network of canals in the UK, BoatLife Live has everything for you. There is something for
Upon entering the event space, (which is the size of three football pitches), visitors will be impressed by the range and scale of the boats and exhibitors on display.
With over 100 yachts to see in person at the event, guests will be spoiled for choice when it comes to inspiration for life on the water.
There is a range of boats on display to suit every budget, from affordable options to upper-end vessels, so no matter how much you spend, you can find something that’s just right for you, whether it’s an occasional vacation. It’s time for the boat. Lake, a small boat for weekend adventures or a top 40-foot boat for the trip of a lifetime.
Discover a new passion based on water
More and more people are looking to buy and lease boats, and are also getting involved in water sports. Ever wanted to try water-skiing, or stand-up paddle boarding or wakeboarding – or don’t you know the difference? Everyone is welcome, from beginners to experts, to learn everything about each sport and what you need to get started.
There will be a wide selection of companies featured on BoatLife Live to show you all the products available to suit every budget.
VR Experience life at sea
For those who learn by doing and watching, this event provides an opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of water-sports.
Any ardent water-sports fan, or anyone interested in trying their hand at something different, check out the VR feature to see what it’s really like to ride the waves or water skiing on a lake.
This is a fun day out for the whole family, with something for everyone to enjoy.
Explore Inland Waterways in Birmingham and Beyond
BoatLife Live offers a special feature for anyone interested in exploring local inland waterways. If you’ve ever considered taking a Narrowbot holiday or just wanted to learn more about how to get on-board, visit the show’s special segment to talk to the experts and get your questions answered.
for boating enthusiasts
BoatLife Live will have everything an enthusiast could ask for, including navigation equipment and a range of high-end technology such as powerboats, RIBs and electric boats.
It really will be a one-stop-shop for everything you need to get out on the water. From insurance options to life jackets and even a captain’s hat to complete the look.
A visit to this event will prepare you for life on the waves.
the fun doesn’t stop here
Guests can take to the stage to hear from the many speakers from experienced sailors and inspiring sailors.
Here are some of the top highlights, and more to be announced, so visit the website and social media (@BoatLifeEvents ) to stay up-to-date with the latest news and announcements.
- Kite McCabe – Yachtswoman Katie McCabe will be at the 14-year-old’s record-breaker boatlife, along with her 26-foot wooden yacht, Faalanda. This year, Katie embarked on a 14,000-mile odyssey to become the youngest person to sail solo around Britain and managed just that.
- atlantic flyers – Four pilots, one boat, 3000 miles to change lives – Four RAF people are taking the Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge to raise money for the Starlight charity. They are ready to tell everything about their challenge, hard work, friendship and ambition. The Talisker Whiskey Atlantic Challenge is the flagship event in ocean rowing – a challenge that travels more than 3,000 miles west from San Sebastian in La Gomera, Canary Islands, Spain to Nelson’s Dockyard, English Harbour, Antigua and Barbuda.
- David Hayes Super Adventurer – David lives by the motto ‘Through courage we live’ and is known to many as a nomadic paddler! He is a multiple world record holder and is set to inspire audiences at Botlife Live.
Simply put, boatlife live is a celebration of being out on the water, whether you live on the shore or along a river, canal or lake. And for the first time ever, boating is leaving its southern hearts and coming to the Midlands to satisfy a growing passion for life on the water.
So get on the boat and check out the best boat brands and latest models, hear from industry experts or try sailing in virtual reality.
While you’re there, you can make a day out of it with your entire family and friends, visit the replica traditional Riverside Pub and Mediterranean Bar, listen to live music, sample delicious food from an array of eateries. and enjoy the energy.
One day tickets cost only £20 (for adults aged 16 and over).
Plus, you get a massive 30% savings if you use the code ‘BIRM1’ at ticket check out.
Whether you’re exploring a new hobby or seeing where your next boating adventure takes you, escape the land life and embrace BoatLife. meeting botlifeevents.com For more information and to book tickets.