Southampton Boat Show 2018: Charity which helps make boating accessible for disabled people to showcase latest vessel

A CHARITY that makes boating accessible for disabled people will be showcasing its latest vessel at the Southampton Boat Show.Â

Friday, 14th September 2018, 11:04 am
Updated Friday, 14th September 2018, 11:13 am

The Wheelyboat Trust will be proudly displaying their latest Coulam Wheelyboat V20 2019 model, which has a host of new features including Suzuki's '˜lightest in its class' outboard. 

The 2019 model also features a drive-from-wheelchair helm as well as a digital instrument display. 

Andy Beadsley, trust director, said: '˜Our role is to encourage everyone and anyone to get out on the water regardless of age, or ability. 

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'˜The V20 on show is the 192nd Wheelyboat the trust has built and is the 17th of this particular model. The V20 is the ideal craft for a multitude of activities.' 

Boat show visitors will also be able to go for a test-ride.

The Southampton Boat Show runs from today until September 23.