To accommodate a growing waiting list of exhibitors, the United States Sailboat Show has leased an additional 10,000 square feet of space to house a large group of exhibitors. This is in addition to an island of floating docks that was added a few weeks ago to accommodate additional exhibitors. The United States Sailboat Show…more
United States Sailboat Show
The United States Sailboat Show annually attracts more than 50,000 boating enthusiasts worldwide. The in-water show is held on the Annapolis, Md., waterfront in October.
The seventh annual Annapolis Spring Sales Event will feature an open house May 8-9 featuring 75 sailboat models. Admission is free to the event, and shuttles will be available to each of the four exhibition hubs. The show will include nine new sailboat dealers and 20 sailboat lines. Attendees will also have a chance to…more
Several companies reported good results from both the sail show – and even the rainy powerboat show – held on consecutive weekends in Annapolis, Md. The U.S. Sailboat Show was a success for Hunter Marine, according to the Alachua, Fla., sailboat manufacturer, which reported 20-plus retail ordered boats from its participating dealers at the Oct.…more
Surprisingly strong sales for what has been a down market, and a growing of sense of optimism, were the story at the U.S. Sailboat Show, held Oct. 8-12 in Annapolis, Md. “I spoke with almost all the exhibitors, and everyone came away happy. It seemed to be universal, from production to one-design builders,” show manager…more
The National Sailing Hall of Fame & Sailing Center’s exhibition at the upcoming U.S. Sailboat Show will feature the 1936 Sparkman & Stephens yawl Manitou, the mahogany 62-footer John F. Kennedy sailed while he was President. Manitou was built by M.M. Davis & Sons in Solomons Island, Md. Also on display will be the conceptual…more
Producers of the United States Sailboat & Powerboat shows in Annapolis announced sponsors. Sponsors for the 40th annual U.S. Sailboat Show, Oct 8-12, and the 38th annual U.S. Powerboat Show, Oct. 15-18, are as follows: Premier sponsors: BoatU.S., Chesapeake Bay Magazine, Jaguar Land Rover Annapolis, LaCroix Water, Hendrick’s Gin, Heineken, Mount Gay Rum, West Marine,…more