The second edition of the Hamburg Boat Show, which is planned to take place from October 23 to 27, 2019, at the Hamburg exhibition grounds, is right on course. "We're well satisfied with the number of registrations so far. We're particularly happy about the charter and travel segment, but we're getting a lot of approval from the others, too," reported Dirk Kreidenweiß, department head at Messe Friedrichshafen. Around 300 exhibitors and a large assortment of brands are expected to be represented. Some of the latest to come aboard include Bénéteau, Bavaria and Sargo.
This October, the boat show in the north of Germany will be showcasing the full spectrum of watersports. The highlights of this second edition will again include the large promenade docks with sailing and motor yachts as well as the SUP trial pool. Numerous well-known watersports brands will be represented over 30,000 square meters (over 320,000 square feet) of exhibition space, including Dehler, Galeon, Hanse, Sealine, Sunbeam and Targa as well as Aquador, Axopar, Bella, Cobrey, Four Winns, Elling, Hellwig, Jeanneau, Nimbus and UMS. The equipment and accessories segment, too, will be well represented by all of the relevant companies in the market, including, among many others, A.W. Niemeyer, Bukh Bremen, Gotthardt, Peter Frisch, Lindemann, Elvstrøm Sails, Faber + Münker, North Sails, and One Sails.
"Due to the strong interest we drew with last year's event, we're concentrating our expertise on extending the program of seminars and talks for our visitors," said Claus-Ehlert Meyer, CEO of the German association of boat- and shipbuilders DBSV.
The Hamburg Boat Show will lie at anchor off the Hamburg exhibition grounds from Wednesday, October 23, to Sunday, October 27, 2019. The event will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. except on Friday, when it will stay open until 8 p.m. Day tickets cost 12 euros online or 14 euros at the door. Children between 6 and 16 years of age pay 6 euros admission. Family tickets cost 26 euros online or 29 euros at the door. The new sunset ticket is valid for one day starting at 4 p.m. and costs 6 euros.
The Hamburg Boat Show is organized by the service company of the German association of boat- and shipbuilders DBSV, making it the only watersports exhibition in Germany owned by a trade association. This watersports exhibition by the sector for the sector is made possible by a cooperation between DBSV, Messe Friedrichshafen, and Hamburg Messe & Congress.