Dawn Porter and Nick Hancock to open PSP Southampton Boat Show
13-Aug-10by Annie Byrne
National Boat Shows, organiser of the PSP Southampton Boat Show, has secured two stars from ITV’s recent ‘All At Sea’ series to open the event.Dawn Porter and Nick Hancock will be sailing into Mayflower Park on Friday 10 September on a World War Two Royal Navy gun boat to kick off celebrations.The historic RAF boat, a 64ft High Speed Launch was originally used to recover pilots during the Battle of Britain, which sees its 70th anniversary this year. After posing for photographs on the marina, Porter and Hancock will join the Show compère to declare the show officially open. They will then take part in a Q&A session with the compère, discussing their experiences of sailing around the UK in the different sailing vessels.