Shows and Events


This roundup of upcoming industry events includes news from the Seattle Boat Show and the Fort Lauderdale Mariners Club.

The Seattle Boat Show at Shilshole Bay Marina opens Thursday and runs through the weekend.

There will be more than 150 new and used boats - ranging from 14 to 74 feet in length - plus an accessory tent full of gear and electronics.

The show also features free 90-minute sailboat rides, free stand-up paddleboard lessons and wakeboard demos from the region's top riders

Click here for information.

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The Fort Lauderdale Mariners Club is hosting its 21st annual seminar and golf tournament Oct. 26-27.

The golf tournament takes place Oct. 26, followed the next day by a seminar titled "Different Points of the Compass," which takes place at the Hyatt Regency Pier 66 Resort and Marina.

The Fort Lauderdale Mariners Club is a non-profit club dedicated to maintaining high business standards, providing a forum for the interchange of information and improving the ethics of the South Florida marine business community.

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Brunswick Corp. Arranges Covid-19 Vaccinations

The marine-industry conglomerate aims to protect employees and their communities against Covid-19.

Kadey-Krogen Announces New Ownership Structure

This summer, the builder and its new investor plan to reveal a five-year innovation and strategic plan.

What is America’s Finest Harbor?

Online voting is open in the US Harbors competition for the best U.S. harbor.

Bruce Van Wagoner to Retire

The 45-year industry veteran was marine group president for Wells Fargo Distribution Finance.

Patrick Acquires SeaDek Parent

The Indiana-based company continues its strategy of growth through acquisitions.

BoatUS, USPS Resume Safety Checks

The groups are offering the service during safety events, or boaters can conduct the inspection using an online guide.

Stepping Up the Pace of Relief

A positive jobs report, 3 million vaccinations per day and consumer confidence point toward economic recovery.