Cruisers University, the latest creation of United States Yacht Shows, is set to run May 12-15 in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. The event management company will introduce a combination of cruising education and boat show to an international audience. Cruisers from Australia, British Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and 16 states are registered, organizers said. Billed…more
United States Powerboat Show
The United States Powerboat Show is the country’s oldest and largest in-water powerboat exhibition, and it is held annually in October in Annapolis, Md.
The Annapolis School of Seamanship will host its annual Cruiser’s Workshop Feb. 12-13 at the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies in Linthicum, Md. The workshop brings together presenters Ralph Naranjo, technical editor of Practical Sailor and electronics editor for Sail magazine; Lee Chesneau, former senior marine meteorologist for NOAA and owner of Lee…more
Despite four straight days of drizzle and a lower turnout, the U.S. Powerboat Show held Oct. 15-18 in Annapolis, Md., saw renewed interest on the part of buyers, according to organizers. Though attendance was down from 2008, when there was considerably better weather, the approximately 15,000 attendees who braved the elements were serious shopper, exhibitors…more
The weather certainly didn’t help last weekend’s U.S. Powerboat Show as a nor’easter bore down on the Chesapeake, bringing rain and a biting wind during all four days of the annual event. “And, naturally, today is beautiful,” Paul Jacobs, marketing manager for the show, told Soundings Trade Only this morning. Final numbers have yet to…more
The Annapolis School of Seamanship and the U.S. Powerboat Show will offer a new hands-on seminar program for boaters at the Annapolis show in October. The Take the Wheel seminar represents the first time the U.S. Powerboat Show has integrated an educational offering with the interactive component of boat demonstrations. It includes classroom seminars and…more
The Annapolis (Md.) Nautical Flea Market, produced by United States Yacht Shows Inc., will be held May 23-24 at the Navy Marine Corps Stadium. “This two-day flea market is for anyone who has a boat, wants a boat or is selling a boat. Folks will be selling everything and anything to do with having fun…more