RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show- this weekend

This weekend escape the cold and head to Farnborough International for the RYA Dinghy & Watersports Show, presented by Suzuki (26-27 February 2022).

Tickets are still available

Featuring dinghy sailing, windsurfing, wingsurfing & foiling and paddleboarding, it’s the perfect event for anyone who loves spending time on the water. The show will be officially opened by Olympic gold medallists Dylan Fletcher and Eilidh McInytre.

Download a free copy of the official Showguide and plan your visit.

Activities for all

Head to the RYA interactive Zone for activities for all ages. Experience the thrill of sailing on the simulator or pop on the VR goggles and fly with the RYA 360 On the Water Experience. The model boat pool is also back so race round the course with remote-controlled dinghies.

You can also keep your younger visitors entertained with colouring competitions & crafts, meet the pirate, and explore with the famous show treasure hunt to win some amazing prizes.

Kids go FREE all weekend.

The show remains the ideal opportunity to catch up with old friends so why not escape the bustle and relax with a drink in the Clubhouse situated at the heart of the show.

Learn from the experts

The three stages will host world-class speakers including coaches and medallists offering advice to help you improve your sailing whether you want to go faster, further or try something new.

See who’s on the line up on the Main Stage, Knowledge Zone and the Watersports Stage.

Drop by Sailor’s Corner to rub shoulders with members of the British Sailing Team and other sailing heroes. Chill out and listen to the Q and A sessions, try the SailGP VR headset and get close to those gold medals. Find out who’s in Sailor’s Corner


The show will host more than 100 exhibitors including class associations, boat builders, holiday companies and some of the biggest names in marine retail. Exhibitors include RS Sailing, Rooster, Musto, Harken. The Official Test Centre and the RNLI.

Whether you’re a newbie, club racer or looking for a family cruiser, the show will be packed to the rafters with hundreds of boats to suit all ages and abilities. Chat to the friendly boat builders and class associations who’ll be on hand offering all the advice to help you find the boat or board for you, new or second hand.

You’ll also find all the clothing and gear to get you ready for the water. Browse the exhibitors and enjoy shopping for those boat show bargains!

Here’s what’s on from exhibitors

Plan your day

We recommend visitors travel to the show using public transport- a free shuttle bus is running all weekend from Farnborough Main Station. If you choose to drive, there’s plenty of parking on site. Plan your visit

The RYA aims to use as little plastic as possible for its own activities. Look out for the exhibitors with sustainability Pledge Certificates who’ve signed up to a minimum of six sustainable actions including offering recyclable giveaways and adapting their stands.

Finally, don’t forget to bring your reusable water bottle to refill at the water stations.

Get your tickets here and take advantage of exclusive RYA member and group ticket offers.

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