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boatica Cape Town

The Knowledge Hub for Boating in Southern Africa

boatica Cape Town is the go to boating platform for the blue ocean economy hosted in the Mother City presented by Messe Frankfurt South Africa. The show combines an on water expo featuring the best in South African boat, yacht and catamaran manufacturing, with the extension of an on land display of all boating.

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Host City of Cape Town

Cape Town, the Host City of boatica, Africa’s boating exhibition ranking among the world’s top destinations to visit and has all the attributes that appeal to people looking for a great city in which to live, work, study, play and invest.  Visit for more information.

This is Cape Town online brochure – view digital flipbook here.

Also available in French, German, Mandarin, Portuguese and Spanish here.

Cape Town Destination video – available here.

boatica Event Features

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Dragon Boat Race

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e-Foiling Lessons

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Marquee Exhibition

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Remote Controlled Regatta

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The Great Optimist Race

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The Ultimate Yacht Experience

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Water Exhibition

Showcase your products in one of the most picturesque locations on the African continent

2018 at a glance
  • Share in visitor traffic from one of the biggest tourist attractions in the Western Cape; The V&A Waterfront.
  • Build new business relationships with local and international visitors.
  • Build your trade portfolio and network within the marine trade community.
  • Interact with thousands of potential and existing customers.
  • Tap into significant marketing opportunities including; social media, digital marketing, press releases and other opportunities.

What was said about the 2022 show

“Being our first time, overall it was great . Thank you for all the help! Let's do this again next year”.

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“We've had 3 great days of people constantly streaming through the boat with very positive feedback”

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“It's been fantastic, really good to reconnect with everybody and great for business as we've made lots of new connections”.

Aquadex Africa

“Great show, very busy, lots of people visiting our stand.”

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2023 Exhibitor applications now open. Contact us today to discuss your tailor-made exhibition package.



Tickets to boatica Cape Town will be available in July 2023. 

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