Hurricane Matthew is now being blamed for 33 deaths in the United States, with deadly flooding continuing in North Carolina that has stranded 1,500 in the state.
Hurricane Matthew has vanished from the coast, but its aftermath is expected to worsen in North Carolina, where floodwaters were expected to continue to rise this week.
With Hurricane Matthew finally headed out to sea, the storm has left damaged recreational boats in its wake.
The Norwalk International Boat Show is still returning to its former size after the recession, but exhibitors said buyers were out at the four-day 2016 show, which ran from Sept. 22-25.
Hurricane Matthew is expected make landfall near Charleston, S.C., on Saturday, according to The National Hurricane Center’s most recent update at 11 a.m. this morning, which warned that a devastating storm surge along the coastline could be felt miles inland.
The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference, set to run Tuesday through this afternoon in Tampa, Fla., closed at 12:30 p.m. today because of Hurricane Matthew.
RAI Amsterdam, the group that owns and produces the Marine Equipment Trade Show — now known as METS Trade — bought a 50 percent stake in the International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference, buying out WoodenBoat Publications, publisher of IBEX founder Professional BoatBuilder magazine.
The International BoatBuilders’ Exhibition & Conference is returning to its new permanent home in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, and the show will run through Thursday, giving attendees the opportunity to literally test-drive technology.
Organizers are calling the 46th annual Newport International Boat Show one of the most successful to date, as pleasant weather greeted attendees and exhibitors brought several new boats to make national and world debuts.
NORWALK, Conn. — Sea Hunt Boats has been gaining market share in the 18- to 30-foot range saltwater market steadily during the last decade, but is fairly quiet about its success.