Update - Due to bad weather this year's event has been
A highlight in Poole's social events calendar, Poole Afloat
encourages people of all ages to enjoy an abundance of water based
The 13th annual boating and watersports event
plays host to exhibitors from the area who will line
the beautiful quayside whilst visitors enjoy an on-water experience
with the ever popular Try-a-Boat feature in Poole Harbour.
With over 30 exhibiting companies and 17 boats on the water, the
event is set to be a real crowd pleaser.
Those wanting to have a go and get afloat will be able to
experience a variety of on-water activities including stand up
paddleboarding, canoeing, sailing, RIB rides and more all inside
Try-A-Boat* is a very popular attraction, which does not offer
pre-booking, so make sure you and your family come down on the day
to arrange a time slot to get out on the water.
Each session is £2 and kids go Free!**
You don't need any boating experience, our experts are on
hand to help you.
*Try-A-Boat sessions are subject to weather
and availability and booked on a first come first served basis. A
small fee of £2 is chargeable to those taking part from 16 years
**Try-A-Boat is free for children from 8 years
up to 15 years.
Saturday 16 June 2012 - Update - Due to bad weather
this event has been cancelled
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The On The
Water Weekend will be taking place on the 27th & 28th April
2013! Events happening Nationwide.
About the On The Water Weekend
Sarah Dhanda from the BMF speaks to Tracey Clarke, Event
Broadcast about the upcoming On The Water Weekend...
Click play below
Two of the biggest in the UK are the London Boat Show and
PSP Southampton Boat Show
but there are loads of other regional and specialised shows which
are great too.
On The Water Events!
Over the next 12 months, On The Water will be attending a
series of live events across the regions bringing boating and
watersports to you.
On The Water will be providing water-based activities such
as ‘try-a-boat’ or land-based activity with simulators at events
around the UK.
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