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Originally Posted by blt2ski View Post
I had heard the London show was a bit smaller the other day from a fellow who has a booth there, and runs the Jeanneau owners sites. I guess Jeaneau which usually has a power boat display in one part, sail in another, was all combined this year, with fewer boats!

Guess the economy is hitting over there too!

Marty
Yes, the show is much smaller, and there are fewer exhibitors and crowds. However, all that mean for us was that it was easier to look for mark-downs (like a Standard Horizon HX-280 for my son for 80). We ended up buying a lot more than in previous shows, and it was easier to talk to people at the Classic Boats areas and elsewhere.

They say it's the recession making it smaller, especially for the big power boats, as well as the snow that has really slowed down travel over here.

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