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2018 Facts & Figures

The 18th annual Cape Town International Boat Show took place from 19-21 October at the V&A Waterfront. The 3-day event was organised for the first time by new owners, Messe Frankfurt South Africa and presented by Mercedes-Benz X-Class.

The 18th annual Boat Show was bigger than ever with over 100 exhibiting companies, an introduction of an all new luxury lifestyle sector The Avenue, interactive live demonstrations, on-water activities, from sailing competitions, to SUP racing, dragon boat racing and a host of other activities and a boasts over a visitor increase of 54%.

Thank you to all our sponsors and partners and especially to Mercedes-Benz as the presenting partner of this event.

We look forward to seeing you back at the V&A Waterfront from 18-20 October 2019.


Exhibitor quotes

“On behalf of Maizey Plastics and Plexiglas we wish to thank you to your team for a wonderful show.”

Maizey & Plexiglas logo thumb

“Thank you for a very successful boat show! We made some very fruitful contacts and it looks like we already have a job for next year!”

Jo Fensham Logo thumb

“Thank you to TEAM BOAT SHOW 2018 for your sterling, well organized 2018 exhibition.”

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors and partners

2018 Logos Sponsors & Partners 7 Tourism
2018 Logos Sponsors & Partners 6 Sail & Leasure
2018 Logos Sponsors & Partners 5 V&A
2018 Logos Sponsors & Partners 4 SA
2018 Logos Sponsors & Partners 1 Merc
2018 Logos Sponsors & Partners 8 City CT
2018 Logos Sponsors & Partners 2 Sabbex
2018 Logos Sponsors & Partners 3 Boating SA

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