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Thursday, October 17, 2019

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today that, even with site changes and construction, the 2019 Show ended on a positive note. “Ticket sales were on par with last year, which was a banner year at NIBS,” said Nancy Piffard, show director, Newport Exhibition

tags: Boat Show, East Coast

Thursday, October 17, 2019

The United States Sailboat Show closed the gates on a successful 50th edition in historic downtown Annapolis on Monday, October 14. The gates flooded – in more ways than one – over the holiday weekend as the show hit record numbers. Educational programs and workshops sold out in advance of the show, proving the sailing

tags: Boat Show, East Coast, Sailing

Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Following a devastating tragedy in 2017, the Annapolis Boat Shows launched a fundraising effort for hurricane relief called “Hands Across the Transom”. Following the destructive outcome of Hurricane Dorian in The Bahamas – a known boating destination and home to many of the show’s exhibitors – Annapolis

tags: Charity, East Coast

Monday, October 7, 2019

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the ugo tablet, presented by ugo wear, was named the 2019 Newport International Boat Show Newport For New Products TM (NFNP) award winner for Best New Product for Operations, Safety and Maintenance and Best Product Overall. The NFNP

tags: Accessories, Awards, Boat Show, East Coast

Thursday, October 3, 2019

Want to learn the basics of powerboating or brush up on your behind-the-helm skills? The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water together with the United States Powerboat Show and Freedom Boat Club of Maryland will offer a choice of three fun on-water powerboat training courses taught aboard single engine

tags: Events, Women in Boating, Boating 101, East Coast, Education, Event

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

It’s not about the boats. Sure, there are hundreds of them and thousands of people from all around the world who come to see them, but the boats are secondary to the show. For local sailors, the Annapolis Sailboat Show begins before the gates open the Thursday of Columbus Day weekend. It begins when we see the fence start to go

by: Molly Winans

tags: Boat Show, East Coast, Feel Good Story, Sailing

Monday, September 9, 2019

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show (NIBS), announced today show information for those planning on attending the 49th annual Show September 12-15, 2019. One of the largest in-water shows in the country, and the kick-off to the boat show season, NIBS will host exhibitors from around the

tags: Boat Show, East Coast

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Newport Exhibition Group announced today that its 49 th Annual Newport International Boat Show will take place September 12-15, 2019 at the Newport Yachting Center in downtown Newport, Rhode Island. One of the largest in-water boat shows in the country and the premier show in New England, the Newport International Boat Show

tags: Boat Show, East Coast

Thursday, July 11, 2019

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today educational courses, seminars and presentations for attendees of its 49th annual Show, September 12-15, 2019. The Show offers a wealth of both fun and educational activities for boating enthusiasts of all ages and experience.

tags: Boat Show, East Coast, Education

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today that the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s (LLS) Leukemia Cup Regatta is its official Charitable Partner for the 49th Annual Newport International Boat Show. The organization will receive complimentary exhibit space at the

tags: Boat Show, Charity, East Coast, Racing, Sailing