RETURNING for its 49th year, the Southampton Boat Show is planning to attract more people than ever before participating in boating and watersports activities with an array of on the water features at this year’s biggest British festival of boating.

With participation in the UK on the rise as more people enjoyed boating and watersports in 2016, the 2017 show looks to embrace this trend.

With the boating season coming to a close in mid-September, the Southampton Boat Show promises to be the coolest way to extend the summer with plenty of opportunities to unwind.