This is not just an event – it’s an experience tailored to your very own boating lifestyle.

Imagine a world where weekends hold the promise of adventure on the water and the gentle lap of waves is your daily soundtrack. It can be your reality, if it isn’t already. This is where we’d like to invite you to the BoatLife Show 2024, Powered by Suzuki – a lifestyle, an experience and an invitation to join the adventure!

BoatLife is a celebration of life on the water, a place where enthusiasts come together to share their passion and experiences. The 2024 show promises to be a landmark event with an inclusive atmosphere, dedicated zones, themed days, exciting activities, live stage guests and so much more. Taking place at the NEC in Birmingham from February 15-18, 2024, this is the most anticipated annual event for those interested in boating and water-based activities.

Embracing a dynamic community of like-minded people, BoatLife enjoys a unique atmosphere celebrating a shared love for the water and unforgettable experiences it offers. Exchange stories, tips and tricks with kindred spirits who share your enthusiasm, creating bonds that extend beyond the show.

A playground for all

BoatLife is far more than just a boat show; it’s a playground for all, a demonstration of the rich leisure marine landscape, welcoming outdoor adventurers, wildlife supporters and water enthusiasts from every walk of life. The vibrant atmosphere and indoor setting make it accessible to all, whether you’re a seasoned boater or a curious newcomer coming to view the impressive array of watercraft plus exhibitors’ stands. This is where you can submerge yourself in the world of boating and explore the latest offerings from countless brands.

Setting the tone is headline sponsor Suzuki, and the show’s undeniable highlights are 100+ powerboats and RIBs from top brands including Moomba, Supra, Kolibri and Cranchi. Exciting debuts are on the cards, with most boats tailored to sub-40 ft boaters, including many trailerable options. Dive into market research, ask questions and explore the options catering to all experience levels in a relaxed, pressure-free atmosphere.

The show also displays an impressive inland waterways area with narrowboats, cruisers and electric boats. Packed with fun-filled activities and experiences, the variety of displays from luxury powerboats to narrowboats, green tech to paddleboarding is astounding.

BoatLife has something for everyone. There’s absolutely no pressure to buy; visitors are free to browse, climb on board boats, explore glorious narrowboats and let knowledgeable exhibitors guide them towards best choices for their marine lifestyle.

Visit for more details and ticket information. And quote COAST for £2 off normal admission price.


  • Over 100 powerboat and RIBs.
  • Inland Waterways zone – boats, holidays and equipment.
  • Equipment, clothing, tech and more.
  • Activity pool – have a go with the whole family.
  • Live stage – cooking demo, adventure talks.


 Coast has teamed up BoatLife 2024 to offer one reader the chance to win a family ticket (up to five people), a bottle of bubbly, lunch, cloakroom and parking at this year’s show.


Please answer this question by February 9, 2024:

In which city is BoatLife 2024 being held?

  1. Brighton
  2. Bristol
  3. Birmingham

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