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Monday, September 14, 2020

The Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF), owners of the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), along with show producer, Informa U.S. Boat Shows, are pleased to announce that the 61st annual FLIBS will go on with support from government officials in both Broward County and the City of Fort Lauderdale. At

tags: Boat Show, South Coast

Thursday, August 6, 2020

WHAT: The 2020 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), the largest in-water boat show on the seven seas owned by the Marine Industries Association of South Florida (MIASF) and produced by Informa Markets, will showcase its 61st annual premier exhibition of the industry's latest and greatest boats, yachts and superyachts,

tags: South Coast, Boat Show, COVID-19

Saturday, July 25, 2020

The U.S. Boat Shows division of Informa Markets, the leading exhibitions organizer that operates the world’s leading international boat and yacht events, including the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), is introducing AllSecure, a newly enhanced approach to health and safety at all of its events. This announcement

tags: Safety, South Coast, Boat Show, COVID-19

Saturday, July 11, 2020

The Michigan Boating Industries Association has announced they plan to move forward with the Progressive Metro Boat Show, set to sail September 17-20, 2020 at the Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Township. “The MBIA Board and staff believe boaters are social people and are eager to get out, especially to an event

tags: Lake St. Clair, Boat Show, Lake Erie

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Brunswick Corporation (NYSE: BC) will host a two-day virtual boat show on July 21-22, showcasing its award-winning boat group portfolio, Mercury Marine engine lineup and the largest global parts & accessories businesses in the marine industry. In addition, The Brunswick Virtual Boat Show will host many of the company’s key

tags: Beyond the Lakes, Boat Show

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Newport Exhibition Group announced today that its annual boat show scheduled to take place September 17 through 20, 2020 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, Rhode Island, has been cancelled. Due to spikes in new cases of COVID-19 across the United States, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, stated that, although

tags: East Coast, Boat Show, COVID-19

Monday, June 8, 2020

The Lake Erie Marine Trades Association has announced it will unveil a new in-water boat show for four days, August 27-30, at the Battery Park Marina in downtown Sandusky, Ohio. Appropriately named the Sandusky Boat Show, the event replaces the long-running show that was held at Cedar Point for the last 46 years. “The recent

tags: Boat Show, Lake Erie

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

The iconic maritime events that have become Annapolis institutions over the past half century are slated to return to City Dock this October. The United States Powerboat Show will run Thursday through Sunday, October 1 – 4 and the United States Sailboat Show will run the following weekend, October 8 – 12, Thursday through

tags: East Coast, Boat Show, COVID-19

Monday, May 11, 2020

The Lake Michigan In-Water Boat Show is back June 12-14, 2020 with expanded offerings as the show looks to build on the success of its inaugural 2019 show. Started in 2019 and hosted at Manitowoc Marina, the Lake Michigan In-Water Boat Show is a direct response to the expressed desire by customers to make their purchasing decisions

tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

Monday, May 4, 2020

As I write this issue’s article, I am in lockdown like most, and ponder as to how long and what is to be expected afterwards with classic boat shows and other events we enjoy. I wintered in Florida this year, and planned three weeks near Mt. Dora to attend two classic events. The first was the Vintage Raceboat Club Regatta, and

by: Captain Dennis Mykols

tags: COVID-19, Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show

Aug 2019

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