The 24th edition of the Monaco Yacht Show kicked off Wednesday, bringing together buyers, owners and tourists in historic Port Hercules.
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.
Seattle’s 36th annual Lake Union Boats Afloat Show, held Sept. 10-14, drew more than 200 new and used boats from 20 to 92 feet, making it the West Coast’s largest floating show.
Overall attendance declined 4 percent from last year because of rainy weather, but organizers of the Boating & Outdoor Festival at Lake St. Clair Metropark in Michigan said many exhibitors reported that sales and leads increased from the previous year.
The 36th annual Lido Boat Show, which organizers said has more boats in the water than any other fall show on the West Coast, returns this week to Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach, Calif.
The 38th annual Wooden Boat Festival will be held this weekend in Port Townsend, Wash., with 300 boats on land and in the water, wooden boat experts and dozens of exhibitors.
The Shipbuilding, Machinery and Marine Technology Exhibition, a leading international maritime trade fair, will be held Sept. 9-13 in Hamburg, Germany.
A completely new boat from the hull up, the 2015 Axis Wake Research A22 is a total redesign of the original A22, the very first Axis model to hit the water.
The Cartagena International Boat Show 2015, which will return March 21-23, is expected to draw 5,000 visitors, 30 in-water yachts and 90 landside exhibitors to the Cartagena de Indias Convention Center overlooking Bahia de las Animas on Colombia’s Caribbean coast.
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.
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.