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CLEVELAND, Ohio – If you thought the Cleveland Boat Show only concerns boats, you would be as wrong as a fish out of water. The 65th fair will take place from Thursday March 17 to Sunday March 20 at the International Exhibition Centre. The water exhibit is all about boating, fishing, paddling, education, entertainment, and …

DULUTH — If you’re going to kick trailer tires and ogle the shiny new boats at the Duluth Sport Show next week, you won’t be alone. And the word is, you better hurry and choose the model you want, otherwise it may not arrive in time for summer fun. Boat sales continue to sizzle in …

DULUTH — If you’re going to kick trailer tires and ogle the shiny new boats at the Duluth Sport Show next week, you won’t be alone. And the word is, you better hurry and choose the model you want, otherwise it may not arrive in time for summer fun. Boat sales continue to sizzle in …

By Cheryl Costello Things in the world of boat shows haven’t been the same since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. From cancellations to location changes, supply chain challenges to out of stock, it’s an exciting time to shop for a boat. The Baltimore Progressive Boat Show is postponed to 2023, but some Upper Bay …

With over 2,000 miles of tidal coastline, plus miles of navigable rivers and great lakes, Florida is a boater’s paradise. It’s no wonder the Sunshine State has 985,005 registered ships, more than any other state. The pandemic-fueled surge in boat sales has fueled the marine industry since the spring of 2020. The only thing holding …

From January 27 to 30, take care of your worries at Northern State Boat Show for its 52nd year at the Greenville Convention Center. As in previous years, it will be about things that float, and the exhibition space is full with 22 boat dealers setting up shop. Anita Venable, spokesperson for the Greenville Convention …

Princess Yachts of Plymouth unveiled its new model just weeks before it made its debut at one of the world’s biggest boat shows. The first Princess V50 recently completed its first sea trial in the waters off Plymouth and delivered “flawless performance”, with safe handling and a smooth ride, according to the automaker. The vessel, …

Opportunities for purchasing winter boats on the bay will be a little different this year, following a post-pandemic reshuffle. The Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show is postponed until January 2023, but a brand new show will launch this year at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Baltimore County. The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced this …

As record crowds converged on the Fort. The Myers Boat Show last weekend’s success confirmed two observations that virtually every other fall show has also confirmed: first, boaters want shows and they will show up; and second, even with inventory shortages, dealers can find a way to put up good boat displays. Flight. The Myers …

The Wilmington Boat Show will cruise downtown on Friday and offer three days of information and activities at the Wilmington Convention Center. The show, which debuted in 2016, is operated by JBM & Associates, based in Charleston, South Carolina. This year’s Wilmington Boat Show is riding an ‘unprecedented’ peak in boat sales over the past …

The Wilmington Boat Show will cruise downtown on Friday and offer three days of information and activities at the Wilmington Convention Center. The show, which debuted in 2016, is operated by JBM & Associates, based in Charleston, South Carolina. This year’s Wilmington Boat Show is experiencing an “unprecedented” peak in boat sales over the past …

NEWPORT, RI (WPRI) – After more than a year off, the Newport International Boat Show is back and celebrating its 50th anniversary. Boaters and customers gathered in downtown Newport on Thursday to launch one of the country’s largest and most prestigious boat shows, which spans 13 acres. Attendees can stroll the docks to see new …

Ashley Erling brings us ‘Eye on RI’ with local attractions and events! Newport International Boat Show – The Newport International Boat Show (NIBS), one of the nation’s largest and most prestigious boat shows, spans thirteen acres of historic downtown Newport, Rhode Island. Stroll the docks and admire a spectacular display of brand new sailboats and …

What: 12th Annual Progressive Metro Boat Show produced by the Michigan Boating Industries Association When: September 16-19, 2021 Or: Lake St. Clair Metropolitan Park, Harrison Township With: A beautiful display of boats in water and on land to see and buy from 10 to 50+ feet in length to suit all interests and budgets. Take …

ROCKLAND – To celebrate the state’s bicentennial, the Maine Boat & Home Show this weekend will showcase Maine’s boatbuilding tradition with a “200 Years of Maine Boats” exhibit. “We are delighted to present to the public a special retrospective of Maine’s shipbuilding history with the 200 Years of Maine Boats exhibit,” show organizer John Hanson …

When is a boat show not a boat show? This is less of a philosophical question and more of an invitation to visit some of the region’s top tourist businesses this weekend. The No Boat Show Boat Show, as it’s called, will launch on March 26-27. It is a way to promote many entities that …

Plans are underway for Plymouth to host a boat show in the summer of 2021 showcasing the latest eco-friendly technology. Queen Anne’s Battery (QAB) is scheduled to host the Green Tech Boat Show from June 19 to 20, the first of its kind in the UK. The event, designed to showcase green technologies and innovative …

The National Marine Manufacturers Association announced in a statement that it has made additional changes to its 2021 show season. The following shows have been cancelled: • Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show • Progressive Insurance North West Sports Show In addition, the NMMA postponed the Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show until April 7-11. …

When the coronavirus pandemic hit the United States, the boating industry quickly suffered. The virus struck in the middle of the spring season, a prime time every year when first-time boaters begin to jump into the boating lifestyle, and a time when boat owners pull the trigger. their next purchase. In mid-April, sales plummeted and …

Anyone who lives near the shores of the Chesapeake and its tributaries can’t help but notice it: boating is fun. Mid-bay boaters recently said Bay Bulletin that the local waters have been so busy, it feels like July 4th. With the coronavirus response limiting travel and activity, boat owners who typically don’t go out as …

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show passed the $1 billion mark last year on the event’s 60th anniversary. The Marine Industries Association of South Florida, owner of the show, and Informa Markets US Boat Shows, producers of the show, released the results of the now-completed study this week. The show generated $1.3 billion in economic …

Bob Denison of Denison Yachting. The coronavirus is forcing American families to shelter in place for the foreseeable future, so some savvy dealers and show organizers are finding alternatives to traditional boat shows since gatherings were all but banned. Denison Yachting launches A boat show from your sofa Friday, touting the Event as “a socially …

Heading to the Duluth Boat Show next weekend and looking to buy a new boat? You are not alone. The National Marine Manufacturers Association estimates that boat shows in the United States generate about half of all boat sales each year. And those sales are expected to be strong in 2020, up 2% from 2019 …

Mark your calendar for Friday March 20. It’s the first day of spring, and the warm weather means Missouri’s boating season won’t be far away. And that means many Missourians will be looking for a new or used boat to enjoy the state’s many waterways. There are 289,854 registered boats in Missouri, and boating continues …

The Houston Boat Show is currently underway. Starting with the Houston Boat Show currently taking place and ending with events in Nebraska and Dallas starting on the last day of this month, 24 boat shows are taking place in the month of January. Officialboatshows.com is a one-stop site that has a list of links and …

What is good news for boat builders is also good news for marine trailer builders. the National Association of Boat Manufacturers (NMMA) reports that when finalizing 2019 sales figures, retail sales of new powerboats are expected to remain in 2019 at around 280,000 units, the second highest total since 2007. The show season Busy winter …

CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD)–The National Association of Boat Manufacturers (NMMA), representing North American manufacturers of pleasure craft, engines and marine accessories, today announced that when finalizing 2019 sales figures, retail sales of new powerboats Expected to remain in 2019 at around 280,000 units, the second highest total since 2007. The busy winter boat show season kicks off …

David Petkiewicz Progressive Cleveland Boat Show 2019 promises to be biggest in years CLEVELAND, Ohio – Another four months until summer in northeast Ohio. But you can pretend January 17-21 at the Progressive Cleveland Boat Show, an annual tradition that adopts fun new tricks for 2019. There is a theme every day this year, including …

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With the start of a new year, the US boating industry estimates that 2014 will see a 5-7% increase in new motorboat sales with continued growth of another 5% in 2015, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA). This is the third straight year of steady growth for the industry coming out of …

In response to declining sales, manufacturers began to place more emphasis on building boats only when dealers ordered them to reduce inventory. “Last year, dealer inventory was quite thin,” said association president Thom Dammrich. He added that they will likely increase inventory after a strong 2011. “This year I think there will probably be more …

After being hit by the financial crisis, the industry bottomed out last year when boat sales hit a record high of 137,000, a 55% drop from pre-2007 levels and a drop 14% compared to 2009. Expectations of a 10% increase in sales this year have been tempered by rising gasoline prices as well as economic …