Shows and Events


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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NMMA Confirms Industry Growth

NMMA president Frank Hugelmeyer said the boating business grew 12 percent last year during yesterday’s virtual State of the Boating Industry address.

Newport Show Dates Announced

Organizers are planning for an in-person Golden Anniversary edition of the show Sept. 16-19.

Quick Hits: March 5, 2021

The National Association of Manufacturers names Brunswick Corp. CFO Ryan Gwillim to its Board of Directors.

Caught Red-Handed

Two commercial fishermen were jailed for possessing an illegal haul that included 100 undersized lobster tails, which is a felony. Also, fisheries management gets new funding.

Bennington Expands Operations

The pontoon builder plans to add jobs at its new facility in Elkhart County, Ind., and increase manufacturing output.

KVH Industries Names CFO

Longtime telecom financial executive Roger A. Kuebel assumes the position that COO Brent Bruun had held in an interim capacity.