Southampton International Boat Show announces the return of its amazing On the Water Stage

The Southampton International Boat Show has announce an exhilarating addition to its On the Water Stage this year. Making its debut is the spectacular sport of Wing foiling, featuring the awe-inspiring talent of National Champion Hugo Dobrijevic, who will be showcasing his breath-taking aerial performances.

The Southampton International Boat Show will once again wow visitors with an array of performances and stunt demos guaranteed to captivate audiences of all ages. From the adrenaline-pumping action of Flyboarding with James Prestwood to the daring tricks of World Champion Jet Skier Jack Moule, this year’s line-up promises to be more exhilarating than ever.

Mark Ring, Head of Events, commented on the upcoming shows: “Prepare yourself for high-octane stunt demos and adrenaline-packed shows, brought to you by our world-class team of extreme sports professionals. Breath-taking stunts and heart-stopping action are guaranteed to amaze the whole family! Simply head to the On the Water Stage and see them unleash their incredible high-flying and mind-boggling tricks.”

New to the line-up, Wingfoiling is a sport taking the water world by storm. With Hugo Dobrijevic at the helm, spectators will witness the cutting-edge of hydrofoil technology combined with the finesse of windsurfing, surfing, and kitesurfing.

Image: Martin Allen /

Additionally, the show will feature James Prestwood’s Flyboard acrobatics. Standing on a board with his feet strapped into boots, connected to a 23-metre hose (75ft) and the other end of the hose connected to a 300-horsepower jet ski with a dual impeller, the power from the jet ski pushes the board up to heights off 18 metres (60ft) in the air. Operating the jet ski from a handheld remote-control James will amaze the crowds with of a skilful display of back flips, spins, twists, superman’s, dolphin dives and slaloms.

Completing the lineup is Jack Moule, 4 x National Freestyle jet-ski Champion, 5 x British Freestyle Champion and World Professional Freestyle Stuntman.  Jack will wow the crowds with his portfolio of skill tricks including big air backflips, barrel rolls and flares, underwater subs and on the water, spray fountains, as well as his signature trick, a no handed barrel roll.

Image: PinPep

These acts are set to push the limits of aquatic athleticism, offering spectators a unique and unforgettable experience.

Spectators can enjoy all the action from the comfort of the Quarterdeck Bar & Restaurant or for an enhanced experience; visitors can upgrade their visit with Quayside Club tickets, offering premium views and exclusive amenities.

Don’t miss this spectacular display of skill, speed, and splendour at the Southampton International Boat Show. Mark your calendars for an unforgettable experience that will leave you on the edge of your seat!

The On the Water Stage shows will take place three times a day Friday through Sunday, subject to weather conditions.

Get your ticket

Get your discounted Southampton International Boat Show tickets – save £10 with promo code AAS2024

Tickets for the Boat Show can be purchased online at

You can also make a donation to this year’s show charity when purchasing your tickets.  This year we are delighted to be working with the Southampton Hospitals Charity and their Light the South art trail to raise funds for Southampton Children’s Hospital, one of the top children’s hospitals in the UK. Your donation will help transform the facilities and hospital experience for young patients, deliver vital support for families and continue life-changing research to keep your children’s hospital truly world class.

Want to make your visit extra special?  Treat yourself with the Quayside Club package –

The show is open from 10am – 6pm daily except on the final Sunday when the show will close at 5pm.  The Shipyard will remain open until 9pm on both Saturday 14 and Saturday 21 September.

Visit the website or follow our social channels for all the latest show updates.

More news from All At Sea