Raymarine commits to two-year headline sponsorship deal
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) is bringing its USA Pavilion concept from the METSTRADE Show to the Sydney International Boat Show in August, but opening participation to boatbuilders as well as boat component manufacturers.
Despite unseasonably cold temperatures that brought high winds and a rare snowfall to the region, attendance at the 57th Vancouver International Boat Show (VIBS) slightly surpassed strong 2018 numbers, pleasing event organisers and exhibitors alike.
Outgoing NMMA president Thom Dammrich delivers keynote speech at start of 78th Miami International Boat Show
Judges select 18 winners and one honourable mention in 18 categories
Around 100,000 visitors from around the globe are expected to descend on South Florida today through Sunday for the Miami International Boat Show (MIBS), Miami Yacht Show and Super Yacht Miami, with nearly 2,000 boats and 1,000 exhibitors selling everything and anything to do with boating.
An unfortunately-timed winter storm that brought icy winds, temperatures in the -20C range and multiple road closures is being blamed for lower crowds at the 20th annual Montreal Boat and Water Sports Show, which was held from January 31 to February 3 at the Place Bonaventure exhibition complex.
Exhibitors at the 60th Gothenburg Boat Show, which closed on Sunday after a 10-day run, have reported strong sales. In total, around 56,792 people visited the Swedish show (56,892 in 2018), which is seen as a barometer of the Nordic boat market.
The popular VriThink presentation, held annually in November on the eve of the METSTRADE Show in Amsterdam, will also be staged at this year’s Dubai International Boat Show on the evening of Wednesday 27 February.
More than 10 brands already onboard for new event that runs from May 8-12 at St Katharine Docks
The ninth edition of YARE, the international aftersales and refit event dedicated to the superyacht sector, is returning to Viareggio next month for another four-day run.
Italian marine firms reported a successful appearance at Boot Düsseldorf this year, with lots of new products displayed in the halls of the German exhibition centre during the show’s nine-day run.