Open Yard

Book this into your calendar now:  Open Yard in Ellös, Orust, Sweden, the weekend 25th - 27th of August 2017 - The largest sail boat show in Scandinavia.

Open Yard is open to all visitors with free admission and free parking. During the event, we have parking hosts who will show all visitors arriving by car to an empty parking space. All boat manufacturers, boat dealers and relevant accessories exhibitors are invited to show boats and accessories.

Several news for 2017:
After the official closing time of the fair it will be possible, for visitors and exhibitors, to buy food and drinks in the middle of the harbour at the Caribbean bar with real palm trees. The food is served by Kalaskockarna, well-know for their good food.

In addition, there is a clearly defined part of the harbour for recent premium brokerage, exhibited by professional yacht brokers. So far Båtagent, Navark, XLNT, Knape Marin, Yachtbroker, X-Yachts Sweden and Hallberg-Rassy Deutschland GmbH have signed to participate.

There will be a chance to see Open Yard from the air in a helicopter! Scandinavian Helicopter Center will arrange flights. The cost is no more than 400:- SEK (around 42 Euros) for adults and 350:- SEK (around 36 Euros) för children. So take the chance for an experience you will never ever forget for your lifetime.

Many boats and exhibitors

There will be a large number of exhibitors for boats and accessories at Open Yard in Ellös 25 to 27 August 2017. There will be more sailingyachts at Open Yard 2017 than in 2016. Boats from at least nine different nations will be here. Some of the exhibitors that have already signed up for 2017 are X-Yachts, Najad, Linjett, Regina, Faurby, Hallberg-Rassy, Haber, J/Boats, CR Yachts, MF boat, Moody, Discovery, Delphia, Sirius, Finn Flyer, Nauticat, Maxi Yachts, Sweden Yachts and others. There will be several premieres. To see a list of which exhibitors who participated in the 2016 event, please follow this link. This page is updated regularly with more information.

There will be one single harbour on island Orust where there will be a boat show; in Ellös. All boat yards building sailing boats in the area will exhibit at Open Yard in Ellös.