The Bay Bridge Boat Show said preliminary reports indicate that the three-day show, which ended Sunday, attracted 24.9 percent more paid customers this year than it did in 2013.
National and regional boat shows of all sizes are held throughout the country and at all times of the year. Many combine displays of boats with displays of accessories, seminars and family entertainment.
The Lake Erie Marine Trades Association said the Progressive Insurance Catawba Island Boat Show will return May 2-4.
The Strictly Boaters Boat Show will take place May 2-4 in Cape May, N.J., for the sixth year.
The Bay Bridge Boat Show, produced by Annapolis Boat Shows, opens today and will continue through Sunday in Stevensville, Md., with more than 250 powerboats on display.
The fourth edition of the Singapore Yacht Show, which opens at Sentosa Cove today and runs through Sunday, is set to be bigger than in previous years.
The first Charleston (S.C.) In-Water Boat Show will take place April 25-27 at Bristol Marina and Brittlebank Park in Charleston.
The Rhode Island Boat Show, the state’s largest in-water spring boat show, will be held May 3-4 in Bristol, Jamestown, Warwick and Wakefield.
The Gulfcoast Yacht and Brokerage Show, which began in 2010 and outgrew its Orange Beach, Ala., venue, will take place Thursday through Sunday in Gulfport, Miss.
The second annual Red Brook Harbor Boat Show will visit Cape Cod’s largest marina May 17 at Kingman Yacht Center in Bourne, Mass.
The new manager of the Northwest Sportshow says the long-standing Midwestern show that ended Sunday at the Minneapolis Convention Center had some changes, but still featured plenty of attractions to entice attendees.