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Trawler Fest 2010 kicks off in Fort Lauderdale

The first Trawler Fest of 2010 is set for Jan. 29-31 in Fort Lauderdale at the Bahia Mar Beach Resort and Yachting Center.

Produced by PassageMaker magazine, the event will feature more than 40 exhibitors showcasing a variety of products and services. More than 40 boats will be on display, and debuts include the Symbol 56 Yachtfish, an expansion of the 55 Classic.

Seminars will take place daily on such topics as Trailering and Trawlering; Crossing the Gulf Stream: Bahamas Bound, and All About Anchoring.

Additionally, hands-on activities will take place each afternoon and are free with admission.

An awards presentation will include the People's Choice Award, Longest Distance Award and the Passport to Prize. Trivia Night will allow attendees to test their nautical and Florida knowledge.

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