44th Annual International Boat Show
Calling all sea captains, fisherman, and boat enthusiasts! The 44th Annual Newport International Boat Show will be making its way here on September 11-14; this will be the premier show for all boat lovers in the northeast. This prestigious event will feature new sailboats, powerboats, and thousands of products and services from both domestic and international exhibitors. The Boat Show will encompass over 13 acres of Newport’s beautiful waterfront with all boats ready to board and review.
On the land side, there’s a bountiful array of marine products and services to enhance the boating lifestyle. Domestic and international dealers and manufacturers will be on hand to provide you with valuable information and answers to all your questions. With numerous countries represented - it truly is an international event. Multiple waterfront facilities along America's Cup Avenue host the Show including Newport Yachting Center, Oldport Marine, Bannister's Wharf and Bowen's Wharf and Newport Harbor Hotel. All Show sites are accessible by land or by FREE water taxi service.
Nothing beats life on the water...and there is no better place to get hands-on training to improve your boat handling skills or, to learn new ones. Whether you are a seasoned boatsmen or new to the sport, the international boat show is the place to be. Come and anchor yourself here with us at the Ivy Lodge Bed and Breakfast for a fun-filled weekend at the 2014 Boat Show!
More highlights of the Boat Show below:
Confident Captain, At the Helm gives you VIP status at the 2014 Newport International Boat Show!
Register for At the Helm training and receive:
A Boat-Show goodie bag!
A chance to win a $150 gift certificate to one of Newport Restaurant Group’s eight award winning restaurants located throughout Rhode Island.
Receive discounted rates for future At the Helm training courses on your own boat with Confident Captain/Ocean Pros.
4TH ANNUAL Cruisers Party - All Boaters Invited!
On Saturday, Sept. 13th, join others with your same passion for boating, along with the exhibitors and industry folks, for a great evening of refreshments and fun at the Cruisers Party, hosted by Cruising Outpost - a quarterly magazine and online interactive destination website created by Bob & Jody Bitchin and Crew. The Cruisers Party is a favorite event at major boat shows around the country. To attend, you must be inside the show gates on Saturday by 6:00 PM - no additional ticket needed. Prize drawing to benefit the "Call of the Sea Foundation;" live music, pizza, beer and soft drinks are free while they last, so come, kick back, and enjoy!
On the Weekend - Let Sailor Donna Entertain Your Kids!
Kids can enjoy the amazing face painting and balloon twisting talents of Sailor Donna. She’ll entertain your children with her lively personality and gentle nature!
Hours: Saturday - 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: near the Marina Dock Office at the Newport Yachting Center