Shows are perhaps the premier staging site for selling and buying boats. Builders from across the country and around the world deliver their best and newest boats, electronic equipment, engines and supplies to a prime location so boaters can see, inspect and perhaps make a deal to buy them. Whether the location is a glamorous site such as Miami Beach or a small, local venue, shows are where builders and consumers connect.
The unconventional closing by Clint Pulver, motivational speaker and drummer, reflected the new approach MRAA took toward its event.
Anghel, president of the National Marine Manufacturers Association Canada, began her marine industry career in 2008.
Yesterday’s live-streamed interviews included Correct Craft CEO Bill Yeargin, who discussed market conditions; Stephanie Vatalaro, who talked about RBFF’s effort to get 60 million Americans boating and fishing; and Regal’s Duane Kuck, who with his sons described being part of a multigenerational boatbuilding business.
The 42nd annual show will have more than 400 boats from 250 exhibitors.
Free shuttles will run between the water and land parts of the show.
The presentation took place at the Metstrade boat builder awards.
The insurance company will sponsor all three shows through 2022.