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Try a boat at upcoming sales event

9 February 2023


Saturday 22nd & Sunday 23rd April 2023, 10am – 5pm

We’re celebrating the start of the 2023 boating season with the return of our much loved Open Weekend, with lots of partner businesses joining us for this weekend only.

This is the perfect opportunity for visitors to see first-hand the latest Interboat and Corsiva boats, explore the Haines cabin cruisers, and explore the used boats available: for budgets from £7,500 to £300,000.

Val Wyatt Marine is the sole UK-based importer for Interboat and Corsiva, and future boat owners can “test drive” a number of the most sought after models, including the Interboat 19, Intender 820, Corsiva 650, and brand new Corsiva 505.

The two day sales event will provide the chance for visitors to purchase a boat ready for the 2023 season.

Our boat builders will also be on site to meet you and to talk all things boats.

Justin Haines, Director of Haines Marine, will be with us to discuss the range and the new Haines 360 Aft Cabin coming out later this year.

Alongside Justin, we’ll also have representatives direct from the Interboat and Corsiva factories on hand to give you insight into the boats and yards.

Corsiva 650 (left) & Corsiva 505 (right)


Interboat Intender 820 (left) & Interboat 19 (right)


There will be a large range of stock boats available during the weekend, but used boats will also be on show and awaiting new homes.

A number of exhibitors will be on hand to provide a snapshot of their products and services too, including:

The Electric Boat Company / ePropulsion: Electric installations for boats are growing in demand, and we’re proud to partner with Sam at the EBC to provide a greener alternative for our Corsiva range via their new ePropulsion systems.

Walker Outboard Services: Outboard engine sales, service and repairs – Walkers have been our go-to petrol outboard partner for years.

Haven Knox Johnston: Haven have been insuring boats in our marina and further afield for years. They will be on hand over the weekend for all your insurance queries and needs.

Promarine Finance:  Providing finance for new and used boats between 2 and 10 years. They’ll be able to provide quotes for finance on the day.

Second Star Sailing / Women @ the Helm: We’re passionate about expanding boating horizons, and especially getting more women involved in boating (both in the industry and for leisure). Our friends at RYA school Second Star Sailing will be joining us over the weekend to share the opportunities for cruising in the Med and the Caribbean, and to share more details of their all female training courses designed to encourage and empower women at the helm.

We’ll also have a stylish bar for that all important weekend drink from British Beverages, wood fired pizzas from The Safari Social Club, and Velolife will be open serving its usual selection of fabulous coffees and an abundance of treats.

Those experienced boaters looking to upgrade this season will be able to browse a fantastic range of models, whilst potential first-time owners will be able to pick the brains of our experts – covering insurance, finance, boating holidays and trips, and the boats themselves.

We’re looking forward to welcoming all to our marina over the course of the weekend.

Come down for a chat, take in the beautiful scenery along the banks of the Thames and enjoy a glass of bubbles.

Free river trials will be available across the duration of the weekend, however, capacity is limited. Make sure you book your sales appointment in advance by calling the Val Wyatt team on 01189 403211 or emailing [email protected].

Follow our Facebook event page for the latest updates on what you can expect over the weekend.