Just when you thought you’d seen it all

Stand up paddling has become mainstream sport in recent years but the introduction of a four-person SUP has developed an iteration styled along dragon boat races; only this is even more fun! And there will be two boards in action in a knock-out competition at this year’s Boat Show and you’re invited to bring a

Sep 17, 2017 / No Comments

The Knysna 500SE

Established in 2002, the Knysna Yacht Company has established itself as one of the world’s leading boutique manufacturers of sailing catamarans and their latest iteration – the Knysna 500SE – is adding kudos to that reputation. ‘Our vessels are engineered by one of the finest naval architects around – Angelo Lavranos – but where we

Sep 07, 2017 / No Comments

Southern Power Products, reliability and range where you need it most

When you go to sea, whether it’s commercially or for recreation, reliability in your equipment and the people working with you is non-negotiable, and with 32 years serving the African marine industry Southern Power Products is a team you want on your side. Southern Power is the official importer and distributor of the prestigious and

Sep 05, 2017 / No Comments

Two Oceans launch their first full carbon sailing catamaran

Two Oceans Marine Manufacturing, one of South Africa’s most experienced boat builders, has recently launched the M60 Full Carbon High-performance Sailing Catamaran, which will be on display at this year’s Cape Town International Boat Show. Built from lightweight and extremely strong carbon throughout, this vessel is designed for high performance cruising in the Caribbean and

Aug 30, 2017 / No Comments

MRAD offers the perfect device for compact sports- and day-boat navigation in competition.

Marine Radio Acoustic Devices (M-RAD) is a preferred supplier of the Simrad range of marine electronics products.  They will be offering one of these units as a prize at this year’s Cape Town International Boat Show. The prize is a Simrad GO7 7″ Multi-touch chart plotter with built in Echosounder, GPS and NMEA 2000 interface.

Aug 20, 2017 / No Comments


Co-ownership, an easier way to the glorious life There is nothing better on a hot summer’s day than the feeling of the wind in your hair, the salt spray on your face and your loved ones laughing happily at your side as you whip along the blue ocean waters onboard a beautiful boat – the

Aug 04, 2017 / No Comments

Growing a winning formula

Now in its 17 th year, the Cape Town International Boat Show will be building on a winning formula: keeping the event to one location at the V&A Waterfront Marina and increasing the on-land exhibitor space due to increased demand. ‘Last year was one of the most successful events, reflected in the number of large

Jun 19, 2017 / No Comments

CCTV Africa coverage

The show gets plenty coverage each year. This was a good piece, barring the fact that they spelt a few names incorrectly.

Nov 08, 2016 / No Comments

Good weather, good crowds and good business

The 16th Cape Town International Boat Show closed its doors yesterday with consensus from exhibitors that it was a success. ‘The leisure boating industry has been under stress for several years, there are a number of companies that have closed shop in the past 12 months, but exhibitors were upbeat about this year’s show,’ says

Oct 17, 2016 / No Comments

Listen to Cape Talk and win big with the Boat Show

Once again the Cape Town International Boat Show is partnering with Cape Talk to bring you some fantastic prizes on the daily Rapid Fire segment of John Maytham’s popular drive-time show. John is world famous for his general knowledge and listeners go to ever-increasing lengths to stump him every day after the 17h30 news. During

Oct 10, 2016 / No Comments