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.
Jeanne Hopkins, senior vice president and chief marketing officer at Continuum Managed IT Services and co-author of a No. 1 best-selling mobile marketing book on Amazon.com, “Go Mobile,” will present the keynote address at Sail America’s Industry Conference, which is set for June 22-24 in Newport, R.I.
The Bay Bridge Boat Show, an annual springtime in-water powerboat show that took place April 17-19 in Annapolis, Md., said it saw exhibitor space increase by 13 percent, with more than 270 boats on display, and ticket sales grow 3 percent from 2014.
Gary Murphy and his son were selling the detritus of a busy service yard — worn-out outboards, used engine parts, dirty cowls, old seat cushions, the odd piece of hardware — at the Dania Marine Flea Market, a 5.5-acre garage sale for anyone looking to buy or unload junk, surplus inventory and all sorts of…more