Till 16th of January 2011, ExCel Centre is busy organizing the annual London International Boat Show, which attracts thousands of visitors and exhibitors enthusiastic about boats and other marine products from around the world. If you like water-sports or are crazy about marine boats and have still not attended the Show of the Year, then now it your chance to be there. The 2011 International Boat Show is truly one of its kinds and so far has been attracting a lot of attention by the people. You may find London apartments and hotels close to the venue completely packed up with people. This year, unlike the past, the show is bringing more variation in the display of marine boats and products. So undoubtedly, you are sure to come across a diverse of eye-catching things and activities that would startle you.The Eye-Catchers and the EntertainersThis year around 13 boats would be making their global debut at the show. Alone 23 boats would be making their UK debut. Princess 32M, the biggest boat ever to be brought inside the exhibition centre, is certainly the captivating marine item that is not to be missed out. Meet and listen your marine heroes live by heading to the Knowledge Box. In the Watersports Action Pool, learn the tricks of wakeboarding, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing and stand-up paddle-boarding. Take the pleasure of driving a small tug boat in the Mini Port Boats section. The Cruising Chute is the most popular section amongst visitors. Make sure to visit this point and learn about how to enjoy more while sailing. Also, if you wish then you can buy a boat in the Used Boat Marina Section.Accommodation
Now, if you are thinking you have missed a lot, do not be worried about it. You still can be a part of the show. But it might be difficult for you to find a London accommodation of your choice, as most of the budget and luxury London hotels around the ExCel Exhibition Centre may be completely booked. But you can still take your chance with Custom House Hotel just opposite to the venue. It is a 3-star London hotel featuring 278 rooms. You can choose from Standard twin to Superior twin bedrooms for your stay. The hotel has its own restaurant and bar, so you do not have to worry about your meals while staying here. There is also parking space available on-site but with an additional charge of £10.So, do your London hotel booking now, if you do not want to miss the London Boat Show.