The 31st annual Suncoast Boat Show wrapped up Sunday, with boat dealers and vendors saying attendance and business activity were strong. “We’re having a fantastic show with 20 boats on display and 13 new and seven pre-owned,” said Darren Plymale, general manager of Galati Yachts in Tampa, Fla., a Tiara, Cruisers and Viking dealer. “Traffic…more
Suncoast Boat Show
The Suncoast Boat Show brings hundreds of boats from the Gulf Coast's leading boat dealers and a range of marine electronics, products and accessories to Marina Jack’s in Sarasota, Fla. The show is held annually in April.
The 31st annual Suncoast Boat Show opened this morning in Sarasota and will run through Sunday at Marina Jack. Hundreds of boats from the Gulf Coast’s leading boatbuilders and dealers will be on display, along with a full range of marine electronics, products and accessories The show is produced by Show Management, which is owned…more
Overall attendance at the 30th annual Suncoast Boat Show in downtown Sarasota, Fla., was down from last year by 18 percent because of heavy, steady rains on Saturday, but overall exhibitor revenue was up about 10 percent, according to Show Management, producers of the three-day event. The attendance on Saturday was down 50 percent, compared…more
Attendance numbers won’t be available until Tuesday, but boat dealers and manufacturers and vendors at the annual Suncoast Boat Show in downtown Sarasota, Fla., said Sunday that they were pleased with the turnout and called the show a success. Here’s a sample of what they had to say as the three-day event held by Show…more
Galati Yacht Sales, MarineMax and Cannons Marine – they’ll all have their boats on display at this year’s 30th annual Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota, Fla., which opens today. Boats from Tiara, Everglades, Boston Whaler, Sea Ray and Grady-White will be showcased during the event, which runs through Sunday in downtown Sarasota at Marina Jack.…more
The salesmen who were smiling through their Ray-Ban sunglasses this weekend at the Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota, Fla., were hiding a lot of old pain. By last spring, just when they thought they had navigated the reefs of the Great Recession, they were stuck talking their way past the huge oil spill that occurred…more