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In Association with
Monday 11th January 2010
ONE of the major new welcoming stand with the widest pontoons from PSP SIBS.
attractions at the Tullett Prebon cross-section of product.” Then we hit our databases
London International Boat Show This wide cross-section is and announced it,
is the Yamaha Power Boat and achieved by partnering Yamaha advertised it, and it’s now a
RIB Marina in the South Hall. This products with established major feature of the show.
innovative display, complete with companies building entry-level It’s the first thing most
pontoons and boats “moored craft. “We partner with Yamarin, people come to when
up” has the distinct benefit of Ribeye, Linder, Terhi, Blackwater they come through the
being inside, where the chances motoryachts, Aquafish, Seastar, doors, and they are
of the customer perishing from Campion, Sessa, Jenneau, and walking up and through
hypothermia before they’ve had C-Fury,” continued Pougher. the marina, not going round it. decided just before September,”
a chance to sign on the dotted “We wanted to get these guys So far so good. continues Pougher, “that we
line are significantly reduced. to the Show and reach the The last year has been very could pull the duvet over our
Particularly compared to being in broadest section of entry-level challenging, but we have a good heads and go to sleep until the
a real marina at this time of year. boaters possible. product and we’re helping our Spring, or we could roll our
“We felt there was an “We wanted to make the dealers as much as possible with sleeves up and do some hard
opportunity,” explained David stand as welcoming and enticing stocking initiatives, retail finance, work...we chose the latter, and
Pougher, Divisional Manager of as possible, create a virtual advertising campaigns, market it’s working. It has been painful
Yamaha UK’s Marine & All marina, and show brands in research etc. We’ve not just sold at times, but the sum total is
Terrain Division. The Show still marina envirnoment, except an engine in a box, we’re we’re here, bigger than ever, and
attracts a lot of people, and we without the water. We talked to supporting the dealers all the way continuing the fight. The
want to reach as many of them NBS, who put us in touch with through the sales process.” Yamaha Power Boat & RIB
as possible - this display allows Walcon, and we ended up using And what of the future? “We Marina is proof of that.”
us to do that. It’s been our
dream for the past six years to
put on as big a display as
possible for entry-level boating.
Most of the customers out there
are spending thousands, not
millions, of pounds and we
wanted to put together a
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What’s On Today Monday 11 January
TIME LOCATION COMPANY EVENT CONTACT
12.00 Show Stage powered National Boat Shows The Best Bits & The Extra Mile – Howard Bentley National Boat Shows
by Fairline Tel: 020 7069 6030
12.30 S015A Sleipner Motor AS Launch of new stabilisers for motor yachts Adam Fiander, Broad Reach Communications,
Tel: 07703 598 903
13.00 Show Stage powered National Boat Shows Going for Gold – Jon Emmett National Boat Shows
by Failrine Tel: 020 7069 6030
16.00 Show Stage powered RYA RYA, RNLI, MCA, Lifejacket Show Louise Nicholls
by Fairline The Lifejacket Show experts highlight the importance of Mob: 07789 556 080
wearing a lifejacket. Email: email@example.com
VAT and Legal Surgeries Man Buys Boat
FREE legal consultations and a Lounge or at your stand if this is IT had to happen eventually, and this actually happened sooner
VAT surgery will be available for more convenient. rather than later - Fairline launched a new Targa 58 and someone
exhibitors and BMF members at Firms that are kindly offering came along and bought one. On Public Preview day, no less. Fairline
the Tullett Prebon London their services are LA Marine, also launched a new Targa 44, but we don’t yet know if anyone has
International Boat Show. Pop Ashfords, Shoosmiths, Moore bought one of those. Nevertheless, it’s good to see the Show get off
into the Members and Exhibitors Blatch, Davies Johnson & Co, to an encouraging start.
Lounge, or contact BMF, to Thomas Cooper, and Hill
arrange a free legal consultation Dickinson. Please contact
with one of the BMF member Joanne Priddy at
solicitors at the Show from firstname.lastname@example.org or
Monday 11th to Friday 15th telephone 020 7069 6033.
January 2010. The solicitors BMF VAT consultant, Robert
can advise on a number of Warne will be on hand in the
issues including: BMF Members & Exhibitors
Lounge to help with any queries
Employment law during Tuesday 12th January.
Sales & purchase legislation Robert is happy to advise on any
Contractual obligations and VAT issues including the raising of
disputes the VAT rate at the beginning of
Rejection of goods 2010, taking boats abroad, VAT
Debt recovery & insurance paid certificates, residential craft
matters and other VAT-related issues
affecting the industry. Just drop
The consultations can take place into the Lounge between
in the BMF Members & Exhibitors 11am and 4pm.
ATTENDANCE TO DATE AT THE SHOW – Figures in brackets indicate differences to the corresponding day last year
Fri 8/1 Sat 9/1 Sun 10/1 Mon 11/1 Tue 12/1 Wed 13/9 Thu 14/1 Fri 15/1 Sat 16/1 Sun 17/1 Total
6021 (-14%) 11,704 (-18%) 17,725 (-16%)
Yesterday’s attendance figure is not shown as a final figure is not yet available at the time of going to press. However, subscribers to the NBS e-news service can see this figure each
morning. Subscribe to the service by visiting the Show website, clicking on “Exhibitor/Contractor Area” followed by “Already Exhibiting” and “Exhibitor E-News
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PSP Forms Alliance
PSP, the freight and
transport people who
O Tullett Prebon London
International Boat Show News has
teamed up with Bainbridge
Show, is taking the
International, purveyors of fine fabrics to market leaders head
the marine industry, to give you the chance to on with the launch of
win a Bainbridge Crew Jacket every day for the the first worldwide
duration of the Show. boat transportation
alliance in the
And getting your PSP, which provides
hands on this quality piece worldwide freight
of schmutter (you’re in the forwarding, express
East End of London now, stay courier services and
with me on this) couldn’t be easier. packing, as well as
All you have to do is check out the boat transportation, is launching the global alliance to give its customers an
question below and then text us improved service, as well as to shake up the industry.
your answer, along with your The company has picked top firms in Germany, Italy, Spain, India, South Africa,
stand number and required China, Dubai, Australasia, the USA and Antigua to join the affiliation. By creating
jacket size. an alliance, PSP will be able to strengthen its position within the market, running
its own sailings, services and charters and becoming less dependent on shipping
YESTERDAY’S lines. It will also mean customers get a worldwide service.
ANSWER: Pure Latitude Managing Director, Frank Dixie, said: “We are lean, innovative and hungry for
Pure Latitude will be making its presence felt at the forthcoming business and our company has taken the marine sector by storm in the last two
Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show at ExCeL with a years. I see a massive future for us responding to demand, which has been crying
special offer for every visitor to its stand. out for a modern, customer-focused attitude. The launch of our worldwide boat
Throughout the ten days of the Show, the company will be
giving away an iPhone app – enabling sailing enthusiasts to have
transportation alliance shows how serious we are and will enable us to control
instant access to all the essential information they need when our services, rather than being controlled by the shipping lines.
taking to the water. The Boatie app covers navigation, up-to-date “We put a huge emphasis on high levels of customer services and the PSP
weather reports, tide tables and much more, and is constantly
being developed and refined to provide an ever wider range of
alliance means that every person our customer comes into contact with will work
invaluable data. the way we want them to. The benefits of the alliance are massive, giving
customers confidence that their precious cargo is being looked after by a company
Sunday: Chris Lindesay stand N068a with a worldwide structure and knowledge of every corner of the globe.”
PSP puts a great emphasis
on supporting the marine
QUESTION has launched a London Trivia industry, which is evident
through its sponsorship of the
OF THE DAY collapsible bucket
at the Show
Which two London Underground PSP Southampton Boat Show.
stations’ names contain all Frank Dixie says that it is vital
HOW TO ENTER five vowels? for each alliance member to do
the same and they will all be
By Text: Text 07781 480132 starting with the word “Quiz”,
followed by your answer, your name, your stand number and Answer in tomorrow’s issue required to exhibit at their own
your required size (medium, large or extra-large). Example: country’s leading show.
Quiz Answer John Smith F099 XL
Bainbridge is an international manufacturer and distributor of sailcloth and hardware With thanks to David Rogers:
products to the leisure marine market. Their success is based on the ability to apply specialist
knowledge of textiles and engineered products to a variety of applications – providing high
quality, high performance products that meet the diverse needs of the marine markets. At
the show this year we are launching lots of exciting new ranges including Quick, RWO,
Perko, Hubbell and our own range of anchors, hatches and shore power systems.
Limerick The was once a yacht named Venus
Whose rudder was really quite heinous
See Bainbridge International and a selection of their products
on stand S020A ofThe Day The RNLI cried
“They don’t need a ride
As the skipper just steers with his…”
Please email your best boaty limericks to email@example.com for possible
inclusion here (keeping them clean will help, but feel free to send us the really
filthy ones for our own amusement).
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It’s There in Black and White On The Water
A new THE British Marine Federation launched its new project — On The
competition for Water — at the 2010 Tullett Prebon London International Boat Show.
you: study the Over the next five years it will aim to raise the awareness of
photograph on boating, breakdown the barriers to entry, and, most importantly,
the left, see if any encourage regular participation in boating. Ultimately the goal is to
of your staff are in increase the number of active boating participants, currently there are
the photograph, around 3.2 million people each year that get on the water, across a
give them a prize range of boating activities from kayaking to sailing to inland boating.
(their P45) when The campaign launched at the Show with a presence on the Deck
they turn up for Games area (Stand N053) in the North Hall. This will be supported by
work this marketing, PR and events throughout the year which will all be aimed
morning. at helping people make their boating decisions and getting on the
Excellent! water. The ultimate resource will be a consumer website
www.onthewater.co.uk, which includes ideas to get on the water and
advice about buying a boat and which also promotes BMF members.
9 Things You Didn’t know BMF Marketing Manager, Hayley James, who is leading the
project said: “As part of its service to the industry the BMF has a
About London Taxis role to play in the promotion of boating. With On The Water we
1 A cab driver is legally allowed to urinate in public…as long as there aim to inspire people to go boating more regularly and, importantly,
is a Police officer present. No, seriously, it’s true. provide them with the information, resources, advice and ideas they
2 When taking “The Knowledge”, cabbies have to learn 400 need to achieve this.
“routes” and nearly 25,000 thoroughfares within 6 square miles “People love the anticipation and excitement of boating but it’s the
around Charing Cross (which is why they’ll never take you to active lifestyle combined with the relaxation and escapism that keeps
Streatham at 3am on a Sunday morning). them coming back. Through On The Water we need to show that
3 Those funny little huts where taxi drivers hang out were built in the there are many forms of boating and there’s something for everyone.
19th Century to encourage cabbies to stay out of the pub (yes, “People’s personal time is under pressure from work, family and
cabbies were infamous for their drunkeness in those days). social commitments so it’s important that we spend it wisely – living
4 Learning, and using, The Knowledge increases the size of cabbies’ healthy lives whilst relaxing with the people we love. Boating is the
anterior and posterior hippocampi (the parts of the brain used for most relaxing leisure pursuit which gets you outside and active in the
memory and spatial awareness), which probably explains why Fred most dramatic landscapes, where you can enjoy magical times with
Housego won Mastermind in 1980. friends and family. By visiting www.onthewater.co.uk or one of our
5 Taxi drivers are not legally obliged to give change. If a large note is branded events people should get enough enthusiasm to have a go
offered the driver is entitled to take the cash, and offer to post the themselves and take boating up for life.”
change to the passenger’s home address. For more information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
6 Drivers do not have to stop if you hail them, whether or not the or call 07717678571.
yellow Taxi sign is lit. This is because, legally, taxis are not plying for
hire when they are moving. However, if they do stop, they are
considered “standing in the street” and cannot refuse a fare under
six miles, or that will take less than one hour.
7 Taxis are called taxis because some bloke called Wilhelm Bruhn
invented the meter in 1891, and called it a Taximeter, from the
French taxe (price) and Greek metron (measure).
8 All black cabs must have a turning circle of less than 25ft, so they
do a U-turn off a taxi rank in the middle of the road. They must also
have a roof high enough to allow a man wearing a bowler hat to sit
9 Taxis have been banned from Hyde Park at various times in the
past because prostitutes used to use them for…well…you know.
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AllAt Sea Search for UK America’s Cup Venue
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TEAMORIGIN, the British America’s Cup end of January.”
team headed by Sir Keith Mills, are seeking The 33rd America’s Cup is due to take
News a venue in the UK to host a Louis Vuitton
Trophy event - as early as August or
September this year or during the 2011
season - and possibly repeating annually.
place in February between the defender,
Alinghi, and Challenger of Record, BMW
Oracle Racing. The winner will declare the
programme for the 34th America’s Cup in
The overall objective is to bring which TEAMORIGIN will compete.
America’s Cup style racing to British shores
as soon as possible. During 2009
TEAMORIGIN completed the Louis
AFTER sailing 2,700 nautical miles and Vuitton Pacific Series held in Auckland
almost 12 days at sea just 16 minutes and 5 in February and, the first Louis Vuitton
seconds separated the first two yachts to cross Trophy regatta, in Nice in November.
the ARC finish line in Rodney Bay, Saint Lucia. Sir Keith said: “As part of
Every few hours the Volvo 60 Big One and the TEAMORIGIN’s build-up to the next
Wally 80 would meet and then gybe apart. America’s Cup it would be really positive
Close on their heels was the Swan 70 Stay to see cup teams racing in British waters.
Calm, which set the pace of the race early on. We are looking for serious expressions of
There were more than 200 yachts in the fleet. interest from British coastal venues by the
Torbay Todays Sudoku
THE annual Torbay regatta held off the
South Devon towns of Torquay,
Paignton and Brixham, will take place
from 20 to 25 August. It will start with
an RNLI fancy dress pursuit race and
the sailing competitions will include
racing for all classes, including juniors,
dinghies, IRC and PY yachts.
The event will conclude with a passage
race to Dartmouth tying in with the
Dive in for a degree underwater using cameras he built
himself. More recently he’s become
in photography the first person to film 360 degrees
underwater and is currently leading
STUDENTS from South West schools were the way in 3D film underwater.
treated to a submerged spectacular at the Dan has received global acclaim
National Marine Aquarium last month to filming Beluga Whales, Great White
celebrate a new degree course in sharks in Mexico and Reindeer in
underwater and surface-based Imaging at Lapland amongst others.
Plymouth College of Art. Students from seven schools and
Pioneering underwater photographer community colleges throughout the
and Plymouth College of Art alumni Dan South West attended the launch,
Burton was a guest speaker at the launch. including World Champion diver Tom
In 1999, Dan was the first photographer Daley, who is studying photography
in the UK to take digital images at school.
Visit the stand (No. NO32C) and
leave your card for a chance to
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Bainbridge International is proud to support the Ellen MacArthur
Trust and the 85 inspirational youngsters who sailed on Scarlet
Oyster, completing a four month circumnavigation of Britain.
To help them speedily and safely on their way, Bainbridge donated
Tel: 01489 776010 Fax: 01489 776015 email: email@example.com www.bainbridgeint.com
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