Shows and Events


This roundup of upcoming shows and events includes news from the International SeaKeepers Society and Sail America.

The International SeaKeepers Society announced Women in Yachting & Ocean Advocacy, the honorary host committee for the 2012 Bal de la Mer, which is honoring Tara Expeditions founder Agnès Troublé.

The event is being held at 7:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday at the Rooftop Terrace at Fairmont Hotel in Monte Carlo, Monaco.

“We are excited that [Agnès Troublé] is joining our other remarkable female recipients of the SeaKeepers Award, including Marjory Stoneman Douglas and Dr. Sylvia Earle,” International SeaKeepers board member Patty Elkus said in a statement. “She is a perfect example and role model to represent this year’s ‘Women in Yachting/Women in Ocean Advocacy’ theme and celebration.”

YachtWorld, a division of Dominion Marine Media, said today that YachtWorld founder Jessica Muffett is one of 40 women selected to be on the honorary host committee.

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Sail America’s Annual Industry Meeting is scheduled for 8 a.m. Oct. 5 at the Marriott Waterfront Hotel in Annapolis, Md.

The breakfast meeting is open to all sailing industry professionals at no charge, according to Sail America.

“Our annual industry breakfast is a great opportunity to gather our members and other professionals in the sailing industry to focus on promoting the health and growth of sailing,” Sail America president Josh Adams said in a statement. “Sail America also hosts its annual industry meeting to offer sailing industry professionals the opportunity to network with each other and hear an update on Sail America’s recent accomplishments and future plans.”

Established in 1990 by members of the U.S. sailing industry, Sail America now has more than 500 members representing all segments of the sailing market.

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A Record Q2 for Brunswick

With strong global demand in all its business segments, Brunswick Corp. reported another stellar quarter, posting a 57 percent jump in net sales.

OneWater Adds PartsVu

The online marketplace for marine parts, accessories and electronics posted $25 million in sales over the last year.

Groupe Beneteau Updates Revenue Forecasts, More

The builder saw gains in its boat and luxury-home sectors and made several acquisitions, including a majority stake in Dream Yacht Group.

Golden Manufacturing Expands

The fabricator of aluminum boat lifts and aluminum and concrete floating docks adds 18,000 square feet to its Fort Myers, Fla., headquarters.

GetMyBoat Takes You to the Movies

The boat rental marketplace site teams with Disney’s Jungle Cruise for a contest to win a boat trip or movie tickets.

ConMar Adds to Sales Team

The manufacturers’ representatives add industry vet Brain Steele.

Will Canada Reopen to Boaters?

Set to open its borders to fully vaccinated U.S. residents next month, our neighbor to the north could be facing a strike by Canadian border guards and customs officials. Plus, the Great Lakes welcomes a newly designated marine sanctuary.