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All Wales Boat Show 2015

All Wales Boat Show 2015

The All Wales Boat Show 2015 runs for 3 days from Friday 8th May until Sunday 10th May.  Located in Pwllheli on the picturesque Llŷn Peninsula the boat show will be one of the very first events to take place at Plas Heli, the newly constructed Welsh National Sailing Academy and Events Centre.

The show,  in its fourth year, is a festival of celebration for water-based activities.  At the All Wales Boat Show 2015, you will see a  range of exhibitors, show events and have-a-go activities for all the family to try.  So a great day out for all sailing enthusiasts, watersports-lover and visitors looking for a fantastic day.

What’s On at the All Wales Boat Show 2015

Bear Grylls Epic will bring a brand new fitness concept to the All Wales Boat show 2015. The Bear Grylls EPIC fitness sessions will be held on the beach throughout the course of the show.  These sessions are designed and inspired by adventurer Bear Grylls to change the way that you think about exercise. The BG Epic training sessions are suitable for all ages and fitness levels of the visitor, and are held by fully qualified, experienced and insured fitness instructors.  So why not come along and try out this new and effective way to get fit on the stunning beach at Pwllheli.

Come along to see the Newfound Friends at the All Wales Boat Show 2015, and watch these talented rescue dogs in action.
Newfound Friends is a charitable organisation, founded with the aim of raising money for children’s charities using the wonderful skills of the Newfoundland dog.  They have raised millions of pounds for a wide range of charities since their start in 1989. Newfoundland dogs are known for their incredible swimming skill and have been used for hundred of years as sea rescue dogs.  Their strength and swimming agility make them a sight to behold.  The Newfound Friends will be demonstrating in the inner harbour area on the following dates and times:
11.30am – 12.00pm on Friday 8 May
12.20pm – 12.50pm on Saturday 9 May
13.15pm – 13.45pm on Sunday 10 May

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North Wales Boat Show

North Wales Boat Show or All Wales Boat Show

The North Wales Boat Show has been established since 2008 under the guise of the North Wales Festival at the Faenol Estate in Bangor.  For 2013 the show is under new management and has been relocated to Conwy so it is better located to attract more visitors from North Wales, the North West of England, Isle of Man, West Midlands and Ireland.  The boat show runs from 24th – 28th July 2013.

The North Wales Boat Show will span the River Conwy with two main sites, one in Conwy Marina and one in Deganwy Marina.  A fleet of water taxis will link the two.  Incorporated into the show this year is the Conwy River Festival which celebrates its 20th anniversary. The festival provides traditional racing and up to 70 on-the-water displays.

Exhibitors this year include Rodman, Chapparal, Fairline and Sunseeker.  Also joining the show are rib manufacturers, marinas, wooden boat craftsmen and luxury car makers.

There are plenty of “have a go” opportunities for visitors, including the chance to try some sailing, kayaking, diving and bath-tubbing!

For younger visitors, Challenge Wales, Wales’ tallest sail training ship will be at the North Wales Boat Show.  Challenge Wales want to raise awareness of their charity which encourages young people to get involved in sailing and crewing.  Challenge Wales director Vicky Williams said: “We haven’t had many people from North Wales sailing with us and that is one of the reasons for coming to the All Wales Boat Show.   We want to raise awareness of the charity, find new volunteers, and to let young people and youth groups know that we have a bursary fund for those who live in North Wales, which makes sail training accessible for them. Our bursary fund supports Welsh residents aged 12 – 25 years. We will also be running a competition to win a day sail for two on Challenge Wales and visitors to the boat can also book up for a future voyage, whether young people or adults.”

 

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Image courtesy of www.allwalesboatshow.com