The Southampton Boat Show dates back to 1968, making it the largest organised event of its kind in the UK, attracting more than 100,000 visitors every year.
A huge range of boats were on display at this year’s Show, ranging from jet skis, right up to superb 80 foot superyachts. With close to 600 brands and 330 yachts, some spectacular reveals including new Prestige and Jeanneau models seen for the very first time in the UK, this year’s Southampton Boat Show has been the best boating event of the year.
Getting a chance to step aboard some of the most expensive yachts in the World is a fantastic experience, and this year’s Show also did not disappoint in the family experience with plenty of opportunities to have fun with ‘adventure canoes’ and ‘sailing experiences’.
It has been an incredible 10 days at the Southampton Boat Show. The Burton Waters Boat Sales team have again worked tirelessly to make it the best show yet.
If you didn’t get the chance to go to the 2017 Show, do make sure you put it in the calendar for next year!
The new Prestige 520 holds simple, yet elegant exterior lines that mirror the Garroni inspired styling of the other models in Prestige’s range.
Equipped with the Volvo Penta IPS600 as the only engine option with additional joystick manoeuvrability, she delivers a 26 knot top speed.
The foredeck is equipped with adjustable sunpads and in combination with a sunshade, makes the deck space an enjoyable area to relax.
A tender garage is also available and its additional storage ensures that the bathing platform remains clear of obstructions.
The interior layout has a separate access master cabin, offering unmatched levels of privacy with the stairs from the saloon going down to the sleeping quarters. Plentiful natural light from the windows into the cabin provide a feeling of vast space in this area.
The Prestige 460 makes its UK debut at the 2017 Southampton Boat Show
With IPS engine options of either twin 370hp or 435hp, the 460 has a different layout to its predecessor, the Prestige 450, which results in having a larger saloon and master cabin for you to enjoy your leisurely activities.
Extremely comfortable U-shaped saloon leaves space below for an optional crew cabin. The usage of space in the 460 allows you to comfortably fit 8 people and an additional 2 for the pilot and co-pilot.
On the flybridge, a single helm is dedicated for sunbathing, combined with large dinette and wetbar at the aft end.
This new Prestige 560 features the original shape of the Prestige 550, yet she offers many additional advantages.
Her new swim platform is elongated and affords the same easy access developed for the Yachts range, with an automatically deploying staircase. Her interior has also been modified. Luxurious and bright, the layout of the Prestige 560 offers even greater comfort and more clever design.
The Prestige 560 is equipped with 2 Cummins Zeus pods with integrated flaps. She will also be available in a Sportfly version.
Jeanneau NC 33
The NC33 made its UK Debut at the 2017 Southampton show.
With 2 x D3-220 Volvo engines, the NC 33 has a reworked saloon area and galley allowing lots more space and additional seating.
The saloon seating area has optional positions allowing the pilot and co-pilot to sit side-by-side enjoying the view forward. This balanced distribution of space provides similar use as its predecessor, the NC 11.
Combined with 2 large double berths, ample seating at the aft and a head with separate shower compartment, the NC 33 is one of the best boats in its category allowing you to cruise in ultimate comfort.