Made in Chelsea’s Lucy Watson may well reveal her skills as a sailor when she opens The London Boat Show 2016 at The Excel .

The reality TV star will swap her west London stomping ground for the East End, cutting the ribbon at the Docklands event on Friday, January 8.

She has been described as an “avid sailor” and is certainly no stranger to the luxury vessels.

The 24-year-old celebrated the start of 2015 on-board a private yacht in Sydney with sister and co-star Tiffany, as well as fellow cast members Andy Jordan and Oliver Proudlock.

The 10-day east London show will feature around 100 boats and products from more than 300 companies worldwide.

Brands including Arthur Beale, Suzuki GB and Lewmar will be on-sale while hands-on activities can be found in the Mediterranean Bay, which will host live demonstrations, as well a a 60’s Revival show celebrating boating highlights from a bygone era.

Talks and discussions by industry experts will take place throughout the showcase.

Advance tickets start from £15.

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