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This roundup of upcoming shows and events includes news from Unlimited Marine Services, USWatercraft and the Buffalo Bills Boat Show.

Unlimited Marine Services will hold an educational breakfast on next-generation marine automation and entertainment technology from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at The Captain’s Lounge at the Lauderdale Marine Center in Fort Lauderdale.

Demonstrations will include T-SAT — Unlimited Marine Services’ Touch-screen Monitor Matrix solution — and G.U.E.S.T, or Guest User Entertainment Solution Technology.

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USWatercraft will hold a full-day rendezvous at its new location in Warren, R.I., on March 9, providing information about Alerion, True North and J/Boats.

Visitors can learn more about Waterline Systems while mingling with fellow sailors, boat owners and top industry experts while enjoying workshops, demonstrations, a raffle and vendor presentations. Factory tours will show visitors how USWatercraft boats are built.

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The Marine Trades Association of Western New York is holding the Buffalo Bills Boat Show today through Sunday at the indoor practice facility of the National Football League’s Buffalo Bills.

From cruisers to pontoons, and wakeboarding boats to fishing boats, the show is offering dealer and manufacturer discounts, promotions and finance opportunities.

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And the Wait for New Boats Goes On

Ninety-five percent of marine dealers say they waited at least a month to get new-boat orders filled in August, and 35 percent say they experienced lead times of more than three months.

Consumer confidence at record highs

The economic indicator that Navico CEO Leif Ottosson watches first and foremost is consumer confidence, and The Conference Board’s measure of the American consumer’s mood delivered good news to Navico and the rest of the recreational marine industry at the end of August.