Thursday, November 17, 2011

Boat Shows Around The World

Americas Cup World Series Championships in San Diego; boat shows this weekend in Berlin, Florida, Australia and more...

Each week we tell you about all the coming weekend's boating events, and this weekend there are plenty to report, including an exciting America's Cup World Series event in San Diego, and boat shows in Florida, UAE, Australia and Berlin.

Feel free to jump right to our calendar of boating events at FirstBoat, or continue reading this article at the Daily Boater...

This Weekend's Boating Events
Dubai Pre-owned Boat Show
The second annual occurrence of this show in the "other gulf" offers free admission to its visitors. Check it out at Dubai Creek Marina in the United Arab Emirates today through Saturday.

Boot und Fun Berlin - Boat Show 2011
This weekend is the start of the week-long watersports show in Berlin Germany .

Sunshine Coast Marine Festival and Sunshine Coast Sailing Expo
This event kicks off Summer in Australia, featuring boating, fishing and sailing. It runs Saturday and Sunday at Mooloolaba Marina and The Yacht Club in Queensland.

Vero Beach Fall Boat Show
This solid, local boat show is in its 28th year, so they must be doing something right. Check it out Saturday and Sunday at Riverside Park in Vero Beach, Florida.

America's Cup World Series San Diego
This 2nd weekend of racing in San Diego is the championship portion of the America's Cup World Series, running through Sunday November 20. It includes fleet and match racing, as well as AC500 Speed Trial drag races. The teams earn points from their final ranking in both the fleet and match racing events towards the 2011-2012 America's Cup World Series.

*** UPDATE! ***
Goa International Boat Show (GIBS) CANCELLED

If you were on your way to India this weekend to go to GIBS, turn around. The 8th annual edition of the show, scheduled to open tomorrow and to run through Sunday, is not letting exhibitors in, so says a new article on published a few moments ago. According to the report, the show organizers are saying the show is just postponed and that new dates will be announced shortly, but don't hold your breath.
Event Details, Directions, and More
As always, there are more details about these events - including links to the official websites - on our calendar of boat shows. If we missed an event in this article or on our calendar, please send us an email - - or post it on the Daily Boater Facebook page.

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