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Southampton International Boat Show

Take advantage of our great travel offers valid 13-22 September 2024, plus a special discount on admission. 

  • £12.50 Red Jet adult day return
  • £6.20 Red Jet child day return

Southampton Boat Show tickets are just £19.99 for Red Funnel customers travelling from the Isle of Wight (RRP £29.99), plus up to 2 children get in free with each paying adult!  

See below for offer details and T&Cs.

aerial view of southampton boat show
Watersports at Southampton Boat Show
Live entertainment
Family at Southampton Boat Show
Aerial view of boats
live entertainment
group paddleboarding
chandlery workshop

Hyperlapse through the Southampton International Boat Show

Take the family out on the watersports lake, try your hand at dinghy sailing or even have a spin in a speedboat, all included in the price of your ticket. With live music every day, insightful talks, a wide range of shopping and with some great food & drink options, this is not one to miss!

Save on entry to Southampton Boat Show

Tickets for the Southampton International Boat Show are just £19.99 per adult for Red Funnel customers travelling from the Island (RRP £29.99).

Use code RF2024 for your exclusive discount on show admission, and make the most of our £12.50 Red Jet day return to get there!

With each adult entry, two children can enter Southampton Boat Show free of charge, with a special £6.20 Red Jet day return available for kids. Enjoy a full day out for just £32.49 per adult, inclusive of return travel to Southampton and entry to Southampton International Boat Show.

Book your ferry travel above, and Southampton Boat Show tickets below using code RF2024.

Please present both your event ticket and ferry ticket on the gate. 

Southampton International Boat Show

Explore hundreds of marine brands on land and in Europe’s largest purpose-built show marina showcasing everything from stand-up paddleboards, sail boats and superyachts – everyone can get out on the water; and it’s easier than many might think.

Special offer tickets just £19.99 for Southampton International Boat Show when you travel with Red Funnel (RRP £29.99). Scroll to the bottom of the ticket page for promotional offer.

Looking to dive into the show a little deeper? Watersports enthusiasts and adventure seekers can make a splash and try their hand at scuba diving in the dive zone, or test their balance on a paddleboard on the Watersports Lake. Why not take it further and venture out onto the Solent with the Try A Boat scheme, where you can learn to sail a dinghy, or explore a range of other watersports equipment on the waves!

For families, there's plenty to keep the kids entertained, with lots of entry-level watersports activities, a play area, a big dance floor at the Shipyard, interactive demos on the Foredeck Stage and an appearance from the one and only Ted Funnel!

If you're already a passionate sailor, they'll have you covered too! With more than 650 boats to explore including one-of-a-kind attraction boat experiences, over 1,200sq meters of chandlery area, sailing heroes and legends on the Foredeck Stage AND livestreams of the America's Cup, this is the event for you!

Buy your tickets today on the Southampton International Boat Show website

Getting There

Sail over on our Hi-Speed Red Jet service and arrive in Southampton in under 30 minutes, for just £12.50 per adult day return or £6.20 per child. 

Southampton Boat Show will be taking place at Mayflower Park, a short distance from our Southampton ferry terminals. Hop on the Quayconnect bus (free when you show your Red Funnel ferry ticket!) and alight at Westquay for the Boat Show entrance. 

Travel Offer T&Cs

Red Jet: Valid for a £12.50 adult day return trip / £6.20 child day return trip between 18 & 29 July 2024, on any sailing between Southampton and West Cowes. Travel must start in West Cowes. Carriage is subject to availability and is on a first come first served basis. Note: It is not possible to pre-book specific sailing times with Red Jet tickets. Offer available online only.

Southampton Boat Show Special: Any One Day ticket available online for £19.99 using code RF2024 when booking via the Southampton Boat Show website. Ticket price includes entry for up to two children (aged 17 and under) per paying adult. Offer must be booked online in advance.