This roundup of boat show news includes items from the Strictly Jersey Boat Show, Strictly Sail Pacific and Lake Tahoe Concours d’Elegance. The Strictly Jersey Boat Show is set for April 30-May 2 at South Jersey Marina in Cape May, N.J. “Strictly Jersey has taken a different approach to boat shows by inviting like-minded New…more
Strictly Sail shows in Chicago, Miami and Oakland, Calif., are produced by Sail America, the trade association for the U.S. sailing industry. It is dedicated to promoting the health and growth of sailing.
LearnToSail.ws is offering a spring retailer package of its “Learn to Sail! with Multimedia” Vol. I and II CD-ROM at a special buy one get one free until March 31. The campaign is geared toward marine retailers and sailing schools to provide a way to turn a profit in the challenging economy. “We have had…more
Space is sold out in the new indoor exhibitor hall and adjacent area for the Strictly Sail Pacific sailboat show, which runs April 15-18 in Oakland, Calif.’s Jack London Square. “We are extremely pleased by the high level of exhibitor support for Strictly Sail Pacific,” show producer and Sail America executive director Jonathan Banks said…more
Sail America is launching a campaign to reach out to Sail America’s membership and the sailing industry at large, with the goal of finding out what is happening in every major segment of the industry, president Sally Helme said in a letter to members. “Our plan is to conduct roundtable discussions by industry segment so…more
A Cleveland boat show is getting a new name and a face-lift in January. The Mid-America Boat & Fishing Show will be held Jan. 15-24 at the I-X Center in Cleveland and will feature used products alongside the newest models of fishing-, power- and sailboats as well as personal watercraft. Fishing boats for all types…more
Strictly Sail Miami is making a temporary move to Sea Isle Marina for 2010 to address exhibitor space needs and ensure Strictly Sail Miami is viable in the years ahead. The 25th annual Strictly Sail Miami boat show is scheduled to take place Feb. 11-15. The show is moving from its traditional location, Miamarina at…more
Organizers of Summer Sailstice, the annual sailing holiday on the summer solstice, expect record participation this year as people look to sail away from troubles in a down economy and show their support for ocean conservation. “This year people want to unplug and get away from it all,” Sailstice founder John Arndt said in a…more