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Winter boat show roundup

The 25th annual Palm Beach International Show will be held March 25-28 on Flagler Drive and the Intracoastal Waterway in West Palm Beach, Fla.

The show will cover 1 million square feet of space both in-water and on land with more than $350 million worth of boats, superyachts and accessories on display.

Events include free kids fishing clinics on Saturday and Sunday presented by Hook the Future and sponsored by the Palm Beach Post, an exotic car showcase and a chance to watch Ship Shape TV film live from the show.

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The Savannah International Boat Show will be held Feb. 26-28 at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center in Savannah, Ga.

Attendees who bring five canned goods to benefit the America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia Food Bank will receive $2 off admission.

"If you're thinking about buying a boat anytime in the near future, this is the show to attend," show producer and president of JBM & Associates Jacqui Bomar said in a statement. "With the incredible price reductions from the region's top boat dealers and all the incentives from boat manufacturers, there should be a lot of boats sold at this year's boat show."

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The 2010 Chesapeake Powerboat Symposium will be held March 19-20 at St. John's College in Annapolis, Md.

This year's symposium will feature more than 20 speakers presenting on topics such as powerboat stability, personal watercraft safety, powerboat planning concepts and advances in powerboat technology.

A special session will be dedicated to Dr. Daniel Savitsky, a leader in high-speed marine craft hydrodynamics for the past 70 years.

For information, contact Emily MacDonnell at (202) 548-5384 or


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