Published: Friday, 23 June 2017

British Marine Boat Shows, the organisers of the Southampton Boat Show (September 15-24), partnered with for two years as the latter became the title sponsor. The 2017 and 2018 editions of the event will be known as Southampton Boat Show.

Southampton Show Welcomes Theyachtmarketcom As Title Sponsor

(Photo: British Marine Boat Shows - Richard W. Roberts, CEO & Founder of, and Grant Burgham, Head of Commercial at British Marine, celebrate new partnership)

Founded in 2003, is a global online marketplace for boats and yachts for sale. Representing brokers in 66 countries, the company offers a wide range of cost-effective and targeted marketing resources for its brokers, dealers and marine advertisers. 

Murray Ellis, Chief Officer for Boat Shows at British Marine, said: “We are delighted to welcome as the Southampton Boat Show’s new title sponsor. This collaboration recognises the Show’s continued outstanding success and reputation as one of the key events on the global boat show calendar; it also underlines the amount of business conducted at the Show, both by the trade and visitors.

“This partnership reinforces the compelling opportunity that the Southampton Boat Show has to offer and we are delighted to support brands that want to align themselves with such a strong and successful event. We look forward to working with to leverage their sponsorship which comes at a time when interest and investment from the industry is already strong.”

Richard W. Roberts, CEO and Founder of, added: “This is one of the greatest opportunities for us and will help us realise our vision for the company. We have grown considerably over the last 14 years and being the official title sponsor of the Southampton Boat Show is simply a dream come true. We cannot wait to enjoy this successful partnership that will significantly benefit and service our customers, brokers and advertisers.”