Dec 9, 2016
Top Five Boat Shows for 2017
Browse the top five boat shows for 2017. 2017 promises to hold many exciting new boat lines, feautures, and a glimpse at the future of the boating industry. The best way to get a grasp on the latest and greatest boats is to go to a boat show. It can also a great networking opportunity for any brokers, wholesalers, and new boat dealers. With over 50 to choose from in 2017, it is bound to be an exciting year.
1. Miami International Boat Show
Dates: February 16-20, 2017
The Miami International Boat Show is a premiere boat show that features the best the boating industry has to offer. This year it will be held on Virginia key at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin and is sure to bring quite a crowd. We recommend booking your hotel and travel plans early as it can become quite hectic!
2. Annapolis boat Show
Dates: October 12-15, 2017
The Annapolis Power Boat Show is one of the largest shows on the East Coast. With over 350 boats displayed in 2016, it is bound to be even larger in 2017 and feature the best brands, boats, and networking opportunities. The show last through the weekend with plenty of events happening in the area and 40+ boat manufactures present.
3. New York Boat Show
Dates: January 25-29, 2017
The Progressive New York Boat Show is one of a kind and covers everything from yachts, cruisers, pontoons, and all the way down to kayaks. With boat tours, seminars, and even the chance to ride in a racing boat..showgoers will not have any trouble staying busy. All major boat manufactures will be displaying inventory including Grady-White, Pursuit, and Azimut.
4. Ft. Lauderdale International Boat Show
Dates: 2017 TBA
One of the most exciting boat shows in the industry, the Fort Lauderdale Boat Show ranges from superyachts down to your daily runabout. Tons of events, boat manufactures, and VIP opportunities make this a premier event. Be sure to book hotel and transportation well ahead of time as this event fills up quickly.
5. Newport International boat Show
Dates: September 14-17, 2017
One of the more family friendly boat shows, the Newport boat show is located right in the heart of downtown so you can explore the city while enjoying the show. With classes, seminars, and all major boat brand in attendance, this is a must-see show if you are in the market for a boat or simply want to have an exciting weekend.