Le Grand Pavois - La Rochelle, 28 September-03 October 2016

Visit Europe’s largest in-water boat exhibition

Europe’s largest in-water boat show comes to the pretty port of La Rochelle each year.

The Grand Pavois welcomes in excess of 100, 000 visitors and 700 boats (with more than 300 in the water) making it one of the Top 5 international in-water boat shows in the world.

Created in 1973, the Grand Pavois is a leading economic event of the region and a fabulous spectacle as well. Today, more than 860 exhibitors from 35 countries are present in the 100,000 square metre exhibition which is split into several themed areas. More than 2000 professionals visit the show and it generates an estimated 25 million euros for the local economy.

The show is based around the Port des Minimes in La Rochelle, already the largest marina on the Atlantic coast with 3,600 moorings. Building work is underway to enlarge the port with an additional thousand berths which will make it one of the largest marinas in the world.

[+] Full information and ticket prices can be found on the Grand Pavois website.

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