Award-winning Raymarine navigational equipment and a luxury charter holiday are up for grabs in two spectacular free prize draws at this year’s South Coast Boat Show at MDL Marinas’ flagship Ocean Village Marina, 6-8 May.

In the first of the free draws, show sponsor, Raymarine is offering an incredible £4,000 plus worth of Raymarine equipment as prizes.

For first prize, the winner will receive a Raymarine AXIOM+ 9 RV, with a Raymarine Element 9 HV going to the person in second place. Both have the Raymarine Lighthouse Chart preloaded for GB and Ireland. In addition, Raymarine will generously be giving away eight Lighthouse Charts, preloaded for GB and Ireland, as runner up prizes. 

All registered visitors to the South Coast Boat Show will automatically be entered into Raymarine’s exciting prize draw. The first name selected in the draw will win first prize, and the second name drawn will win second prize. The eight subsequent names drawn will all receive a runner up prize.

The winner of this free-to-enter prize draw* will be offered a six-berth, three-cabin yacht for a seven-day charter in one of Dream Yacht Charter’s 50+ idyllic charter destinations worldwide, including the Indian and Pacific Oceans, Europe, the Caribbean and the UK.

All registered visitors to the South Coast Boat Show will also automatically be entered into the Dream Yacht Charters’ prize draw to have a chance to win this stunning prize.

Dream Yacht Sales and Charters is also sponsoring the show’s Press and Preview Day on Friday 6 May, with a dedicated media centre in The Needles event room of the 5* Southampton Harbour Hotel. 

“We’re delighted to be able to offer visitors to the South Coast Boat Show this year these two fantastic free prize draws, offering the winners some truly fabulous prizes,” says Tim Mayer, MDL’s sales and marketing director. 

The show itself is on course to be a winner too, with over 30 global power and sail brands, showcasing over 70 boats on the water. It’s the perfect show for anyone looking to purchase a brand-new boat now, or in the very near future.

“There’s plenty to see on the shore too, with many marine businesses taking space to showcase an extensive range of ancillary services such as associated gear, finance and insurance.” 

Refreshments and tasty treats will also be available throughout the show from seasonal kitchen Earth to Oven, and Southampton’s own Mettricks coffee. For those looking for something a little stronger, HMS Spirits Company will be displaying its extensive range of nautically themed spirits. 

Visitor attendance at the show is free, and tickets can be booked on the South Coast Boat Show page at All registered visitors will automatically be entered into each of the free prize draws. Appointments to view specific boats on display can be made directly with the yacht broker. 

To find out more about the South Coast Boat Show visit

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