4 days of enjoying marine leisure! We look forward to seeing all of you marine enthusiasts at each venue.

From fun daily stage talks and events at every section, to ‘Umi Zemi’ Marine Seminars run by experts in the fields, license renewal sessions, Yokohama Port cruising and more – we’ve prepared a fulfilling program for you to really enjoy the sea.

Special Events

Bring the Water World to Your Lifestyle: Showing You New Ways to Enjoy Marine Recreation

‘Umi Zemi’ Marine Seminars

More information (Japanese)

Experts from each category will give lectures on how to enjoy marine leisure through a wide variety of ways. This year, the seminars will be held at the Pacifico venue (online participation possible). There’ll be 20 lectures loaded with the know-how for enjoying marine life to the fullest.

*Please note that attendance at the venue is on a pre-reservation basis. Please make your reservation from the Umi Zemi page.(Japanese only)

Yokohama Bay Cruise

Ocean Bleu
Ocean Bleu Cabin
Ciel Bleu
Ciel Bleu Cabin

During the physical boat show event period, cruises will be run between the Pacifico Yokohama venue (Pukari Pier) and Yokohama Bayside Marina. On this 45-minute cruise, you’ll get to see Yokohama Port, Yokohama Bay Bridge, Honmoku Pier and Tsurumi Bay. This cruise includs one drink ticket.

Pacifico Yokohama (Pukari Pier) – Yokohama Bayside Marina
One Way Ticket Fee (tax incl.)
Round-trip ticket Fee (tax incl.)
1 free per Adult
  • Diners club card owner
    1,000yen/person (up to 2 persons) with the usage of the card. (tax. incl)
  • Operation times may change.
Boarding Ticket Sales Counters
  • Pukari = Pukari Pier / YBM = Yokohama Bayside Marina
  • Operation times may change.

Yokohama Bay Cruise Timetable (Shuttle boat)

from Pukarito YBMfrom YBMto Pukari
March 31 (Thurs.)12:0012:4513:1514:00
April 1 (Fri.)

April 2 (Sat.)

April 3 (Sun.)

Pacifico Yokohama – Stage Events

March 31 (Thurs.) 12:00-12:05 / 12:15-12:35

Taiyo Sugiura Special Prize Presentation Ceremony and Live Talk Session

The Best Family Boat Owner Award presentation ceremony and talk session will be held on March 31st on the main stage. Award-winner Taiyo Sugiura will share the fun and difficulties of DIY, family memories of marine leisure, thoughts about his favorite boat Taiyo Maru and his feelings for the sea he holds dear in this special online boat show. Ceremony 12:00-12:05, Live Talk 12:15-12:35

April 3(Sun.)13:40-14:20

Jiro Shinbo Live Talk Session

Photo by Kazi

‘Jiro’s Journey’ shared by Jiro Shinbo, who achieved a solo crossing of the Pacific Ocean on a sailing cruiser. He will share with marine fans the charms and hardships of open sea sailing and the splendor of the sea beyond what can be covered easily on You Tube.

March 31 (Thurs.) 12:40-13:30

Japan Boat of the Year 2021 Award Ceremony

The announcement and award ceremony of the Japan Boat of the Year 2021 will be held on March 31st for the boats selected as the most excellent of the year among motorboats sold in Japan (including PWC - hereinafter referred to as boats). This will be held on the main stage.

April 2 (Sat.) 12:00-12:40

Ladies Project Talk Show
"Future generations, let's enjoy the sea in style!"

An exciting talk stage by members of L-Project, formed by four women who are active in the marine field. They will also share stylish apparel brands that can be worn out at sea and items recommended for fishing and the outdoors.

April 2 (Sat.) 13:40-14:20

"Sea Ladies share it all! Wonderful men seen out at sea?"

Kotono Sugiura
Yumi Ochi

Yumi Ochi, an image consultant for boat show advisors, and Kotono Sugiura, a boat show ambassador and actress, talk about the wonderful men they've seen out at sea. Don't miss the "real talk" that can only be heard here!

April 2 (Sat.) 16:30-17:10

Saturday Evening Music Live

Chiyo Tia LIVE ~ Island Breeze ~
The natural sounds of "ChiyoTia", born in Japan and raised in Hawaii, will evoke an emotional sensitivity through the power of poetry, with a world view that makes you feel the islands and the seas. As we share with you these charms on the Pacifico Yokohama Event Stage, we hope to make this a time for marine fans to really feel the sea.

Pacifico Yokohama Co-sponsored Events

March 31 (Thurs.) -April 3 (Sun.) Co-sponsored Events

Used Boat Fair 2022

Organizer: Japan Used Boat Association (JUBA) The Used Boat Fair 2022 will feature an array of high-quality used motorboats, sailboats and PWCs displayed at the designated display space of Pacifico Yokohama by members of the Japan Used Boat Association.

April 2 (Sat.),3 (Sun.)

Boating License Renewal/Replacement Course

Organizer: Japan Marine Recreation Association
During the Boat Show, a course will be held at Pacifico Yokohama on April 2nd and 3rd for people wishing to renew their boat operator license or replace an expired one. For more details and how to apply, please see the JEIS website (in Japanese)

JEIS website

April 2 (Sat.) ・April 3 (Sun.)

TPSP Seminar

The TPSP (Tokyo Pwc Safety Project) holds safety seminars for personal watercraft users in order to prepare them for safe navigation in the Tokyo Harbor, Bay and rivers, and to ensure the observance of rules and manners. In addition, a certificate of completion is given to those who have attended the safety seminar, agree with the purposes, and have pledged to strive for safe use of personal watercraft and observance of the rules and manners as a TPSP member. This time, we will hold a TPSP seminar at the boat show venue and hope you can join us.

Please check the TPSP homepage for details and registration.

TPSP homepage

Registration for seminar participation

April 2 (Sat.) ・April 3 (Sun.)
Pacifico Yokohama: E-22
Required qualification
Special small boat operator license

Pukari Port Co-sponsored Events

Sailing Ship ‘Miraie’ Public Viewing and Boarding Experience (paid activity)

A boarding experience will be offered at the Pukari Pier adjacent to Pacifico Yokohama for the sailing ship ‘Miraie’.
The sailing ship ‘Miraie’, which was active as the passenger ship ‘Akogare’, will have a viewing and paid boarding experience at the Pukari Pier adjacent to Pacifico Yokohama.
The sailing ship ‘Miraie’ is the only sailing ship in Japan that can be boarded by the general public. Originally, voyages by this ship were done for the purposes of developing human resources in natural and cross-cultural environments, but this time we will share the charms of sailing ships through a 90-minute cruise in the port, with sail training included.

Boarding requirements
Elementary school students or older(elementary school students must be accompanied by a guardian)
Operation schedule
・April 1st (Friday): Public viewing day (viewing internally, free)
・April 2nd (Saturday), April 3rd (Sunday) : Port cruise - (1)10:00~11:30 (2)12:30~14:00 (3)15:00~16:30
2,000yen (tax incl., middle school students and older) / 1,500yen (tax incl., elementary school students)

*For more information, please check the ’Miraie’ official website.

  • Content is subject to change without notice.
  • The photos below are from the 2018 Boat Show and some are for illustrative purposes only.