Skip to main content

NMMA adds pirate exhibit to boat shows

Pirates are coming to three of the 2010 National Marine Manufacturers Association boat shows.

The Pirates of Colonial America will appear at the Kansas City Boat & Sportshow (Jan. 7-10), Chicago Boat, RV, & Outdoors Show (Jan. 13-17), and Minneapolis Boat Show (Jan. 20-24). The exhibit will feature interactive exhibits for both children and adults on how pirates played a role in early colonial America, from selling colonists inexpensive untaxed goods to the start of the first North American college.

"For years, visitors have come to NMMA boat shows for an experience the entire family can enjoy," said Ben Wold, executive vice president of NMMA. "The Pirates of Colonial America exhibit offers a special uniqueness to these three shows, allowing visitors to learn more about the history of pirates and boating in an exciting, interactive atmosphere."

Click here for the full release.

*    *    *

The 31st Atlantic City International Power Boat Show runs Feb. 3-7.

The show will feature hundreds of vessels ranging from luxury yachts to sport fishing boats, runabouts and personal watercraft. New features include a Thursday fish fry, where attendees can sample local area fish, and a fish tales contest, where the angler who tells the best fishing story can win a Lowrance fishfinder/chart plotter.

"The Atlantic City International Power Boat Show is a can't-miss event, providing boating enthusiasts the opportunity to benefit from the best deals of the year and experience all that the boating lifestyle has to offer" show manager Jonathan Pritko said. "Whether you come to the show to buy a new boat, accessorize your current boat or check out the dozens of fun features and seminars, you'll find that it's a great way to spend the day."

Making its return will be the Affordability Pavilion, a special display that offers a selection of boats that can be financed for $250 a month or less; and daily seminars on boating, fishing and other water-related topics.

Click here for the full release.

Related

1_TRAVELIFT.COOP

Marine Travelift Launches Co-op Program

The company received its first student, a University of Wisconsin engineering major, in the seven-month paid co-op.

1_JULY4

Trade Only Today Returns Tuesday

The e-newsletter will not publish July 4 in observance of Independence Day. We wish everyone a safe holiday weekend.

1_ORR.FUNDS

ORR Announces Federally Funded Projects

The U.S. Economic Development Administration prioritized outdoor recreation for the first time

Norm#4

Ten Ways To Sell in a Tough Economy

These keys to successful selling can help you create customers who keep coming back, even when sales dip

1_ASA.BOARD

ASA Names New Board Members

The American Sportfishing Association filled two at-large seats and two regional seats on its board of directors.

1_EXEC.SEARCH

Dammrich, Hopkinson Partner With Marine Resources Recruitment

The industry veterans will help clients fill executive-suite, marine industry job openings around the world.

1_PULSE.PING.0630

DEALERS: How Was Business in the First Half of 2022?

With the second quarter coming to a close, was there parity between the budget and financial performance in the first six months? Take the Pulse Report survey here.

1_PMMPODCAST

Passagemaker Relaunches Podcast

Trawler Talk aims to connect with those who are interested in the cruising lifestyle, with episodes dropping every other week