The event was established in 2008. Before Covid-19, each year the event ran during either the month of May or June, tide dependent. The event location in 2013, 2014 and 2017 was Conwy Quay Marina, for 2015 it was at Plas Heli in Pwllheli, Gwynedd and for 2019 it was all undercover at the Anglesey Showground.
2016 and 2018 was spent visiting other established events like the RYA Dinghy Show, The Jersey Boat Show and quite a few others. And now after time to reflect during lockdown, the National Boat Show for Wales has opted for going all undercover (weather has not been kind to us) and moving the event to February when all the providers are more available to participate.