This coming April will see a new international event designed to attract yacht buyers as well as lovers of other luxury goods. The inaugural London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show is being held over three days at two venues within easy reach of London’s most famous neighborhoods.
The London Yacht, Jet& Prestige Car Show takes place from April 8 to 10. It has already confirmed attendance from megayacht builders like Lürssen, Abeking & Rasmussen, Sanlorenzo, Trinity Yachts, Westport, Hodgdon Yachts, Benetti, Blohm + Voss, Amels, Nobiskrug, Sunrise Yachts, and Fincantieri. Brokerage houses such as Burgess and Edmiston will exhibit as well. Thus far, there are no details on which yachts will be in the water. Regardless, the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show will have space for up to 18 yachts and megayachts from about 66 to 164 feet (20 to 50 meters, respectively) at St. Katherine Docks. St. Katherine Docks are on the northern side of the Thames, just east of the Tower of London and Tower Bridge. There will further be tender displays on land steps from the marina, along with luxury cars. The show organizers are making arrangements for exhibitors whose megayachts won’t fit in the central basin to have special moorings on either side of Tower Bridge, with VIP tenders taking interested parties out to see them.
The rest of the show will take place a five-minute walk from St. Katherine Docks, at Old Billingsgate. Here, the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show will feature displays from yacht designers, interior designers, fine linen and other luxury-product suppliers, private jet companies, luxury auto manufacturers, and more. Fashion shows, a VIP lounge, and champagne bars for relaxing and meetings will also be at Old Billingsgate.
London was selected as the locale for this event for good reason. It has more ultra-high-net-worth individuals than any other city. Timing wise, the dates coincide with when many Londoners book their summer travel plans and, research further shows, buy cars.
Special invitations are being mailed to both residents and international clientele in January. You can register and purchase tickets to attend via the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show website that same month. For now, you can fill in the request form on the show website.
MegayachtNews.com is a media partner of the London Yacht, Jet & Prestige Car Show. We’ll have details on more megayacht exhibitors and yachts on display in the coming weeks.