This roundup of upcoming shows and events includes news from Yacht and Boat Korea 2010 and the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
Yacht and Boat Korea 2010 has attracted more than 130 exhibitors from 14 countries and additional applications are being processed, organizers say.
The event is set for Oct. 14-17 at Gyeongsangnam in South Korea.
"The organizers, GnA International, are pleased with the confirmed exhibitor tally," international marketing consultant Barry Jenkins said in a statement. "This event is in its early years and is building to become a force in the region."
Yacht and Boat Korea 2010 features activities and programs that include an Oct. 14 marina training program by the Marina Industries Association of Australia.
Korea International Sports Fishing Game, an international sportfishing competition, has teams confirmed from Korea, Japan and China. The tournament will be hosted by the Gyeongnam provincial government and will be staged on Oct. 15-16.
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The YachtInfo Steering Committee announced the YachtInfo seminar curriculum for seminars that will be held during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show.
The seminars will focus on deck and yacht operations, interior management, and safety and security.
The Oct. 29 seminars will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., followed by the Captain's Briefing from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The day will end with a cocktail reception.
All activities will be held at the Bahia Mar Beach Resort and Yachting Center.
The full day's schedule is dedicated to the advancement of professionalism and encompasses entry-level crew and yachting professionals in all aspects of the marine industry.