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Birmingham Boat Show
18th - 26th February 2006


The Show
The National Boat Caravan & Outdoor Show, is one of the biggest and most dynamic consumer exhibitions in the UK. With over 550 companies on show, you are able to see the greatest selection of touring caravans and motorhomes in the UK, along with an amazing range of boats: motorboats, sail boats canal and narrowboats and of course RIB's.

Zodiac Explorer with Mariner 115hp

The NEC at Birmingham is probably the 3rd largest indoor display of marine products in the UK and included representation from the two largest manufacturers of leisure rigid inflatable craft in the world, in Avon and Zodiac. Both, now for many years, part of the same group.

Avon Adventure 560

If you enjoy camping with your boating and want to pick up some fantastic tents and outdoor clothing, find inspiration about every type of holiday or make some great discoveries about a whole range of outdoor activities and pursuits this is the show for you.

Ribeye 550 with F80 Yamaha

On display in the marine hall were mid-range models from the Avon, Bombard , Zodiac and Ribeye stables. An extensive range of RIB tenders and inflatable's are also to be found.

Zodiac Pro 650 Open

Engine manufacturers Yamaha, Mariner, Tohatsui and Honda were also well represented around the RIB and inflatable boat stands.

February 2006