Helsinki International Boat Show gathered great amount of people interested in boats and boating to Helsinki fair center on February, 2018. There were two wooden boats made of VENDIA marine plank on display - one pulling boat from Miilu-Boats and one traditional wooden boat from Saimaan Puuvene.

Jarmo Jauhanen from Saimaan Puuvene told that many people were interested in wooden boats and it was also delightful to see young couples among the crowd admiring the handicrafted boats. VENDIA marine plank was familiar brand to several people but many were interested in seeing the material in real life. Visitors were attracted by the manageability of VENDIA marine plank. The wooden boat from Saimaan Puuvene was the only tared boat in the section of wooden boats which raised lot of interest, said Jarmo.