Visitors to the 12th annual Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors show in Rockland had three sunny days to view custom-built power and sailboats, fine art and jewelry, solid marine gear and engines, energy systems and furniture.
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.
Organizers of Seattle’s 36th annual Lake Union Boats Afloat Show say visitors will notice quite a few new attractions this year, ranging from the addition of seminars and in-water docking classes to a new layout, new exhibitors, new food vendors and children’s entertainment provided by Disney Radio.
Organizers said more than 40 elegant boats will sail into the port of Salem, Mass., for the 32nd annual Antique & Classic Boat Festival on Aug. 23 and 24.
Maine’s harbors are renowned for their lovely boats, crafted by a long line of the state’s builders. Whether they’re graceful sailboats, Down East powerboats or commercial fishing boats, the Maine fleet has a certain flair.
Morris Yachts held its annual boat show during the weekend, displaying new and used models at its Northeast Harbor boatyard in Maine.
The sixth annual Jersey Shore Boat Sale & Expo is set to take place Sept. 19-21 at FirstEnergy Park.
The Lakeland Boat Show opens Friday and runs through Sunday at The Lakeland Center in Lakeland, Fla.
The 54th Genoa Boat Show returns Oct. 1-6 and organizers say major investments have been made in a new exhibition layout with an emphasis on Italian productions.
The largest International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades show is wrapping up today at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., with a record 11,000 registered attendees, 480 exhibitors and 1,000 media and editorial members, according to communications director Mary Jane Williamson.
Singapore Yacht Show organizers said 11 more companies signed on as exhibitors for the 2015 show next spring.