Open Yard

Book this into your calendar now:  Open Yard in Ellös, Orust, Sweden, the weekend 24th - 26th of August 2018 - 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.

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 and Hallberg-Rassy Deutschland GmbH have signed to participate.

Many boats and exhibitors

There will be a large number of exhibitors for boats and accessories at Open Yard in Ellös 24 to 26 August 2018. There were more sailingyachts at Open Yard 2017 than in 2016. Boats from ten different nations were there 2017. Some of the exhibitors 2017 were Najad, Linjett, Regina, Faurby, Hallberg-Rassy, J/Boats, CR Yachts, MF boat, Discovery, Delphia, Sirius, Finn Flyer, Nauticat, X-Yachts, Maxi Yachts, Sweden Yachts, Fleming and others. There are several premieres. To see a list of which exhibitors participated in the 2017 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. Open Yard is the only boat show in the world where you can see yachts being built.