Japan International Boat Show 2012

February 8th, 2012By Category: Events

Good news for people who like the sea and marine activities.  The Japan International Boat Show 2012 will be held at Pacifico Yokohama and Yokohama Bayside Marina from March 1 to 4.

Entrance fee is 1,000 yen. (Free for anyone under 15)

The two venues will hold different marine events.

 Pacifico Yokohama

Pacifico Yokohama will focus on the joy of marine activities. There will be exhibitions, hands-on experience space and a stage area. The will be many displays of motor boats, yachts, watercraft, canoes and other marine activity items.

Visitors will be able to marine leisure and sports products, accessories, books about marine life, and so on.

For children, classes will teach water safety, boating and other fun marine activities.

See map below for Pacifico Yokohama location. (3 minutes walk from Minato Mirai station, Minato Mirai Line, 12 minutes walk from Sakuragicho station, JR, Transportation Bureau, city of Yokohama)

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Yokohama Bayside Marina

At Yokohama Bayside Marina, you’ll see about 40 big boats and yachts, some up to 10 meters in length, moored for display.

Visitors will have the chance to try the cruising experience program on four kinds of boats. About 1,000 people are expected to participate  in the program which will be held on March 3 and 4 only.

See map below for Yokohama Bayside Marina location.

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More detail about the event: Japan International Boat Show 2012 Official Website

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