Matt Baker was joined by Olympic Gold medallist, Iain Percy OBE, where the duo greeted the Show’s first guests this weekend. As an ambassador to the Show’s official charity, the Andrew Simpson Sailing Foundation, Sir Iain Percy comments on the Show’s support: “I’ve been blown away by all the support the charity has already managed to achieve. Working with the PSP Southampton Boat Show now offers us a great opportunity to attract even more young people to sailing.”
The gates opened early to welcome the celebrity cast of The Mayflower Theatre’s aptly themed Christmas pantomime: ‘Robinson Crusoe and the Caribbean Pirates’ for a special sneak preview. The show cast, which included famous faces such as Brian Conley and Lesley Joseph – of ITV: Birds of a Feather fame – were joined by the Show’s title sponsor PSP, Frank Dixie, PSP MD and Jo Dixie – Goodwin, PSP Marketing Director, who welcomed the cast aboard Phoenicia, a lovingly created replica of a Phoenician Ship.
Princess broke new ground when they launched the Princess 50 which has long been the benchmark for her class. Impeccable handling, blistering performance and exceptional space and comfort the model quickly became something of an iconic product for the Plymouth boat builder. So to replace this model is no small feat but the new Princess 52 promises to be a craft that is definitely up to the challenge. The WSB team take a look at this benchmark sports cruiser from Princess.
Sunseeker International will launch the brand-new Manhattan 63 at this year’s PSP Southampton Boat Show. With a range of interior and engine options, the vessel is an exciting addition to the Flybridge range. Sunseeker has achieved that rare thing among motoryacht manufacturers – a popularity that quite literally spans the globe.