2022 saw the most Superyachts visiting the UK since the London Olympics in 2012, and 2023 is set to continue attracting more vessels to the British Isles with an exciting itinerary of events on the horizon for guests to attend. MGMT Yacht – The UK’s leading Superyacht agency have complied a list of the best UK events For Superyacht Guests in 2023 to ensure you don’t miss any opportunity to wow your guests whilst visiting the UK this year.
1. The Elite London Marine Showcase
19th – 20th May
Wycombe Air Park, Buckinghamshire
A must-visit for those with a keen interest in water crafts, The Marine Showcase hosts some of the best brands in British boat building and displays carefully selected models with cutting-edge technology. For tickets and further information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2. British Grand Prix
Friday 30th June, Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd July
Silverstone Circuit, Towcester, UK
The British Grand Prix is full of exhilarating races, food, drinks, live music, and activities for the whole family, making for an unforgettable day at Silverstone. Silverstone has hosted British Grand Prix since the very first F1 race in 1950. It’s the home to the infamous Manswell Mania and past guests have even been witness to Lewis Hamilton’s crowd-surfing, practicably unmissable!
3. The Championships, Wimbledon
3rd – 16th July 2023
All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, Church Road, London, UK
The most iconic tournament in tennis. At the famous grass courts of All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club, lucky attendees can watch tense matches and enjoy Pimms and Strawberries, alongside some celeb spotting. Summertime in Britain could hardly be more idyllic, one of the most desirable UK events for Superyacht guests visiting the UK this year.
4. Goodwood festival of speed
- 13th – 16th July 2023
- Goodwood Motor Circuit, Chichester, UK
Goodwood Festival of Speed returns in spectacular style this year with a range of classic and modern racing cars, electric vehicles and futuristic technologies on display. This is the UK’s most lavish celebration of car culture, a must for motor car enthusiasts.
5. The Open Championship 2023
- 16th – 23rd July
- Royal Liverpool, Wirral, England
Guests that love golf won’t want to miss the 151st Open Championship, returning to the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in 2023. The world’s oldest and most popular golf event will be played for the 151st time at Hoylake on the west coast of England where world-class players compete for the title of Champion Golfer of the Year.
Guests can soak up the atmosphere with various different options of food and accommodation packages available, contact MGMT for more info.
6. Edinburgh International Summer Festival
- August 2023
Edinburgh is one of the world’s leading festival cities, hosting an array of different experiences to meet everyones taste. The Edinburgh International Festival brings Edinburgh’s theatre venues to life with the very best music, theatre, opera and dance from around the globe.
7. London Fashion Week
- 17th – 21st February
- 10th – 12th June
- 15th – 19th September
London Fashion week is an iconic event that attracts celebrities and fashion fanatics from across the globe. It’s currently run as a digital-first festival, with a limited number of invitation-only and RSVP required in- person events. Although most events are invite- only, there is a full schedule of activities in London during the shows, bringing an atmosphere to the city that is perfect for fashion-focused yacht guests.
To discover the events happening in the capital during Fashion Week, contact MGMT.
8. The Grand National
- 13th April- 15 April 2023
- Liverpool, England
The most famous horse racing event in the world, The Randox Grand National takes place every year at the Aintree Racecourse in Merseyside. The worldwide event is the biggest in horse racing, attracting around 600 million viewers on television with more than 150,000 spectators enjoying the live action over the course of three days. The event consistently delivers exciting spectacles, an amazing atmosphere and an opportunity for friendly competition.
9. UCI Cycling world Championships
- 3rd – 13th August 2023
- Glasgow, Scotland
The UCI World Championship in Glasgow is a display of road, track, mountain bikes, BMX racing and more in one event. The Glentress forest will be the home of the event, located in the breathtaking Tweed Valley. This year’s event is expected to attract more than a million spectators, and an anticipated global television audience of one billion. In addition, the 2023 UCI Cycling Championships will welcome more than 8,000 amateur and elite cyclists from more than 120 different countries.
10. FA Cup Final
- 3rd June, 2023
- Wembley Stadium, London
The 2023 FA Cup is the 142nd edition of the oldest football tournament in the world. The sporting event brings together the whole of the United Kingdom, with fans gathering to celebrate at world famous Wembley Stadium in London. Sure to create an electric atmosphere, this is one of the unmissable UK events for superyacht guests this year.
11. Round Island Race
- Saturday 1st July 2023
- The Isle of Wight, South coast of England
An annual one-day yacht race, Round the Island Race is steeped in history, organised by the Island Sailing Club. The event attracts around 15,000 sailors each year and around 1500 boats. It is one of the most inclusive and largest sporting events in the UK, with not only professional sailors participating, but families and first time sailors taking place too.