Friday, September 28, 2012

Full of Fall Boat Shows

This weekend's boat show calendar is packed with events around the US and the world...

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It's the first full weekend of fall, and a big weekend for boat shows, with nautical events in California, New York, Florida and all around the world.

Read on for this week's boat show round-up, or jump right to the FirstBoat.com boat show calendar...

This Weekend's Events

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The 34th annual Lido Yacht Expo at Lido Marina Village in Newport Beach, California, opened today and runs through Sunday the 30th. The event includes a large selection of 35-to 65-footers, with exhibitors on land and at the docks.

The Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show, which is Tampa’s largest and longest-running boat show, is happening this Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Tampa Convention Center.

Also happening in Florida this weekend is the Emerald Coast Boat Show, today through Sunday the 30th at the Emerald Coast Convention Center in Ft. Walton Beach.

Up the coast a bit, in New York, it's the Tobay Beach In-Water Boat Show. Unfortunately this Long Island event was RAINED OUT FRIDAY, but it is expected to resume on Saturday, September 29th.

There are a few shows going on outside of the US this weekend.

If you are lucky enough to be in New Zealand this weekend, check out the Auckland On Water Boat Show. The venue was developed to serve as the base for the 2000 and 2003 America's Cups, and you'll see more than 200 exhibitors.

Today through Wednesday, October 3rd, it's the São Paulo Boat Show 2012 at the Transamerica Expo Center, São Paulo, Brazil. 

And in Spain, the Salón Náutico Internacional de Barcelona has been going on since Wednesday the 26th. You can check out the Barcelona boat show through Sunday, September 30th, at Recinto Port Vell.
 
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