Much more than a Boatjumble!
Come to Beaulieu Boatjumble Sunday 26 April 2015; with hundreds of stands of boating bits, new trailerable boats, dinghies, equipment and craft from classics to nearly new. With thousands of new and used boating bargains, it makes for an unmissable event for all sailors.
This is all set in the beautiful grounds of Beaulieu in the New Forest, Hampshire and admission includes entrance to the National Motor Museum, Palace House, Beaulieu Abbey, and World of Top Gear.
New for 2015! Practical Boat Owner magazine is teaming up with leading marine industry figures to offer a wealth of expertise in a marquee area where boaters can take part in hands-on demonstrations, learn top tips and quiz the experts on a range of topics.
You can be sure of picking up some real treasures with old and new wares available. Boat parts, nauticalia, clothing, gadgets, rope and general jumble.
The Boatmall has the latest products from leading manufacturers displaying trailerable yachts, dinghies, motorboats, accessories, clothing and services.
This area is be dedicated to demonstrations and interactive activities for both children and adults. Calshot Activities Centre will once again be providing a climbing wall and the Maritime Archaeology Trust will be bringing their Maritime bus alongside the return of the popular surf simulator and much more to be announced.
In addition the Beaulieu Camera Group will have a marine photography exhibition.
If you are looking for a used boat, the Boatmart is a unique opportunity to browse around a wide range of used craft for sale, from classics to nearly new and those in need of restoration.
The enlarged Trunk Traders area gives amateur boat jumblers the opportunity to clear out their lockers and garages of boating bits or parts and setting up shop from their car boots.
Practical Boat Owner
Practical Boat Owner magazine’s popular Ask the Experts section will be coming to life at the 2015 Beaulieu Boatjumble to offer a wealth of expertise to boaters;they will also be offering a discount on subscriptions. You can see the running order here.
Confirmed topics and experts so far include:
- Basic fibreglass skills- Wessex Resins
- Using sealants- Sika‘s technical services expert Gareth Ross
- Painting your boat’s hull- International Paint
- Basic diesel engine maintenance- The RYA team
- Polishing and restoring faded fibreglass- Silky Marine
- Lifejacket servicing- RNLI
- Surveys- Independent surveyor Nick Vass
- Electronics and radar- Independent expert Alan Watson
- Preparing your boat for long distance cruising- World Cruising Club director Jeremy Wyatt
- A liferaft demonstration- Ocean Safety
- Using tablets for navigation- Steve Bryant and Don Thompson from Visitmyharbour.com
- Electronic Charts- Navionics
- Knots and splices- Rigging Expert
They will also be showcasing the PBO Project Boat, Hantu Biru – a Snapdragon 23 that was bought as a wreck on eBay and restored over two-and-a-half years.
Classic Motorboat Association
The Classic Motorboat Association will once again have a display at the Boatjumble, this year focused on classic racing boats.
NEW FOR 2015- Ramora UK Flare Disposal
For 2015 the Marine Police Unit have teamed up with Ramora UK to provide a Flare Disposal service to private individuals.
Visitors can dispose of their old and unwanted flares at the Ramora stand located in the Coach Car Park outside Visitor Reception between 9.00-15.00.
Your flares will be safely disposed of by their expert team for a donation to their charity.
Ramora UK are collecting donations in aim to raise enough money to buy sailing dinghies to donate to sailing clubs across Hampshire to facilitate sailing for young people who would not normally get the opportunity to experience the sport of sailing.
NEW FOR 2015!
Multi-stand reductions, double your uncovered stand space for just £35. For a total price of £90 you will have the use of a double size stand space.
Fun for all the family
Included in your entry are the National Motor Museum, Palace House and Gardens, Beaulieu Abbey and World of Top Gear.
Younger visitors can also enjoy the interactive activities on the display arena as well and nautical themed slides and ride.