The 68th annual Seattle Boat Show drew its typical 50,000-plus visitors and marked another clear step up in sales activity, says the regional marine trades association that owns and produces the show.
Seattle Boat Show
The Seattle Boat Show is the West Coast's largest boat show, featuring more than 1,000 recreational watercraft, seminars and the latest accessories indoors at CenturyLink Field and afloat on South Lake Union. The event is held annually in January.
Seattle Boat Show organizers decided to end the show a day early again this year so show-goers and exhibitors can watch the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl.
Less than a year after formalizing their relationship, Cummins and Konrad Marine added 480- and 550-hp ratings to the diesel sterndrive packages they jointly offer.
The nine-day Seattle Boat Show had strong results and helped boost solid January sales despite the decision from organizers to close a day early to watch the Seattle Seahawks win the Super Bowl.
Seattle Boat Show organizers said they have decided to end the event a day earlier than originally scheduled so exhibitors, event staff and show-goers can watch the Super Bowl, which features the Seattle Seahawks, with their friends and families.
The Seattle Boat Show, Indoors and Afloat, opens Jan. 24 and continues through Feb. 2 at CenturyLink Field and on South Lake Union.
The 2014 Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat, which starts Jan. 24, will showcase 1,000 boats and yachts indoors and on the water and more than 3 acres of accessories, electronics and boating gear.
The Seattle Boat Show at Shilshole Bay Marina was relaunched last week by the Northwest Marine Trade Association after a four-year hiatus. The event, which ran Aug. 6-9, drew an estimated 7,000 people, according to an article on the Three Sheets Northwest Web site. “We haven’t had a boat show like this in a long…more