Grand Pavois De La Rochelle. Created in 1973, the Grand Pavois La Rochelle has become one of the major events in the international boat show calendar as it has seen the number of exhibitors attending multiplied by 20 and visitor numbers 30-fold, passing the 100,000 visitor mark in 2002 to make the Grand Pavois one of the largest international in-water boat shows. 10,000 square metres of exhibition space, themed areas catering to special interests, 750 boats on show including 300 in the water, over 800 international exhibitors…

The Grand Pavois boat show is the first one of the new season and once again remains faithful to its stated ambition of meeting the needs of the professionals in the business. A unique event in the European boat show world, it is worth remembering that the Grand Pavois association is run by professionals for professionals.

n the brands front, on average 35 nations are represented, including: South Africa, Germany, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Great Britain, Greece, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Norway, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, USA and Venezuela. A diversity which richly rewards the organisers’ efforts to open up the show to the wider world and testifies to the growing reputation of the Grand Pavois beyond our borders.

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