Open Boatyard Ellös, Orust, 23-25 August 2024

Open Boatyard / Öppet Varv


Good news!  Open Boatyard / Öppet Varv is now part of Orust Sailboat Show with Open Yard, organized in cooperation between the Swedish boating business association Sweboat and Hallberg-Rassy. The show is Scandinavia's largest sailboat show and is held in Ellös on island Orust, on the Swedish West Coast, in the Hallberg-Rassy marina. Open Boatyard / Öppet Varv will be the part of the show where Hallberg-Rassy continues to open the yard for all visitors to see boat building in action. Because of that, the name of the show is now Orust Sailboat Show - with Open Boatyard. 

Orust Sailboat Show with Open Boatyard will take place in Ellös 23-25 August 2024. We have a concept that has made it possible to successfully arrange the show even the pandemic years 2020 and 2021. 2024 is the 31st year in a row for Open Yard in Ellös on Orust. 

2023 there was approximately 85 yachts exhibited; 21 in production, 22 new sailboats in the water, 22 pre-owned yachts for sale in the water, 9 fine old classic boats and 11 powerboats. 

All boat sailboat manufacturers and sailboat dealers, as well as exhibitors of yacht equipment are invited to this show. All applications are handled by Sweboat, see Sweboat's contact details here. This is Scandinavia's largest sailboat show.

The show exhibits new sailboats from many different boat manufacturers, as well as pre-owned sailboats for sale in the water by professional yacht brokers, as well as the yacht production in the work shops, classic boats not for sale and many yacht equipment exhibitors tents outside the boatyard. 

More than just a regular sailboat show

There will be many interesting boats exhibited to explore. We show both new and used sailboats for sale as well as classic sailboats not for sale. There is a vast offering of yachting related services and equipment. Orust Sailboat Show with Open Boatyard is the only boat show where you can watch yachts being built.

You cannot find such a wide range of yachts on any other sailboat show in Scandinavia as on Orust Sailboat Show with Open Boatyard in Ellös. 

"Europe's most charming boat show" according to the Norwegian sailing magazine Seilas.

This show has visitors from far and wide who come to see this interesting and unique boat show, which is unmatched in the world.

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"Europe's most charming boat show" according to the Norwegian sailing magazine Seilas

Open Boatyard

The only place you can see yacht production in action at a boat show

More sailing yachts than any other boat show in Scandinavia

Open Boatyard, see boat building in the making

Lots of things to look at for yachting enthusiasts

Open Boatyard, Ellös, Orust, Sweden, 23-25 August 2024