The 57th International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades show, held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., this summer, drew a record 11,000 registered attendees, 480 exhibitors and 1,000 media representatives.
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 13th annual Superyacht Industry Rendezvous opens today with an open house at the Newport (R.I.) Yacht Center, followed by a buffet dinner at the Hyatt Pavilion overlooking Narragansett Bay. It runs through Thursday.
Dehler completed its new 46 and is set to unveil the boat at the Sept. 9-14 Cannes Yachting Festival.
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.
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.