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Events Related to Boating Industry

Boat Show Sri Lanka 2018 – The Boating Festival

Boat Show Sri Lanka 2018 – the boating festival will be the first ever marine festival in Sri Lanka organized to show case the country’s capabilities in marine tourism, recreational boating and yachting, boat building and related services for export and local markets.

The event will provide ample opportunities to network, shop, connect and get in to know among the best of the Marine Industry of the region.

Organizers:

Boat Show Sri Lanka 2018 – the boating festival will be organized by Boat Building Technology Improvement Institute Lanka (gte) Limited (BTI) and the Sri Lanka Export Development Board in association with Ministry of Development Strategies & International Trade, Ministry of Industry and Commerce and Ministry of Ports and Shipping (Sri Lanka Ports Authority)

Location: Galle Yacht Marina


The mini marina will be used to berth the vessels to be displayed and for water sports activities. The land area surrounding the marina will be used for exhibition of boating related other products including engines, electrical and electronic equipment, small boats, materials, fishing gear, propellers, academic services, training, repair and maintenance of boats and many more activities.

The Event and Concurrent Events


Following segments will be incorporated in to the Boat Show Sri Lanka 2018 – the boating festival to ensure higher participation from different sectors related to the Marine and boating Industry.

Features and events at the Boating Festival

Following segments will be incorporated in to the Boat Show Sri Lanka 2018 – the boating festival to ensure higher participation from different sectors related to the Marine and boating Industry.

  • Water sports events geared to the younger generation including wake boarding, water skiing, jet ski racing, wind surfing, catamaran and dinghy racing,
  • Try a boat event run by sailing clubs.
  • Fashion show linked a nautical theme.
  • Fishing events and demonstrations.
  • Boat and equipment display (Boat show component of the event)
  • Music (various bands)
  • F & B court.
  • Competitions to encourage visitors.
  • Classic car rally and display (With the local club).
  • Environmental briefings and talks geared to encouraging the public to preserve the sea etc...
  • Sri Lanka cultural display especially those linked to the sea
  • Events for school children.