United States Powerboat Show

Each October boaters from around the world gather in the historic seaport of Annapolis, Maryland for the United States Powerboat Show. In its 44th year, this is the world's oldest in-water powerboat show.

See below highlights of 2015 show. Details for 2016 United States Powerboat Show coming soon!

Demo a New 2016 F-150 Trailerable Ford Truck

© Graham Snook PhotographyBackup to the Future of Tough: Demo the new 2016 F-150 Ford Truck. The Official Truck of the United States Powerboat Show.

Test drive the new 2016 Ford F-150 with Segment-First Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ 

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Demo Dock – Try Before You Buy!

4397437_20130629065032682_1_XLARGEDealers and manufacturers will be offering demos and sea trials from inside the boat show. Try before you buy new models, engines, and stabilizing systems. 

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Cruisers University Fall Series – October 12 – 15, 2015

Hinckley43Come to the show a day or two early. Cruisers University offers a comprehensive curriculum on cruising and boat preparedness. The expert instructors will help you plan your cruise, equip and maintain your boat.

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VIP Preview Day: Thursday, October 15, 2015

True-North-38BThis is a special day for the serious boater to take advantage of any opening day specials. Preview Day is by far the best day to shop for new and previously owned powerboats and an ideal day to talk with exhibitors.

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Luxury Pavilion

Makaira-ad-The Luxury Pavilion is designed for the discriminating buyer and features magnificent yachts and high end products. This shopping extravaganza will be the highlight of the powerboat show and include many luxury lifestyle goods. Located in the Annapolis Yacht Basin and next to the Marriott Hotel, the Luxury Pavilion should be everyone’s first stop.

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Brokerage Cove: Featuring Pre-Owned Brokerage Powerboats

55FluidcBrokerage Cove, a show within a show, is overflowing with previously owned boats, presented by regional boat brokers and available for immediate sale.

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Pussers Painkiller Barge Bar

CarolinaCat23SD_running_rear_engineEnjoy an Annapolis favorite, the Painkiller on Pussers Painkiller Barge Bar.


Free Seminars on Boating

8 5 rippin (2)Free daily seminars on boating are presented by the Chesapeake Bay Magazine and the Annapolis School of Seamanship

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Grand Prize Presented By MarineMax

8 5 rippin (2)Win an exotic vacation: 7 day & 6 night luxury bareboat charter aboard a MarineMax Power Catamaran in the beautiful British Virgin Islands! 

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Manufacturers and Brokers

8 5 rippin (2)Miles of docks exhibit everything from luxurious motor and ocean-going yachts and “downeast” trawlers to high-performance powerboats and offshore fishing machines. On display are boats of every style from 8’ to 80’ including express cruisers, inflatables, paddleboards, ski boats, trailerable powerboats, pontoons, and an extensive collection of center console fishing boats.

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Acres of On-Land Exhibitors

8 5 rippin (2)The powerboat show has the latest in navigational equipment, high-tech electronics, boating accessories, clothing, gear, and related services such as boating clubs, charter companies, insurance firms, and lending institutions. Boat show goers shop from a vast display of boating products and services.


Free Daily Bus to Westfield Annapolis Mall

8 5 rippin (2)Need a break from the boat show? Take a free bus to the Westfield Annapolis Mall offered daily. The bus departs from the Cumberland Harbor Gate everyday at 12:00noon and 3:00pm. Bus returns to the Annapolis Boat Show departing the Westfield Annapolis Mall at 3:30pm and 5:00pm daily.

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United States Powerboat Show
City Dock, Annapolis, Maryland

Thursday, October 13, 2016 (VIP Day) 
10:00am - 6:00pm

Friday, October 14 , 2016
10:00am - 6:30pm

Saturday, October 15, 2016
10:00am - 6:30pm

Sunday, October 16, 2016
10:00am - 5:00pm


TICKET PRICES
VIP Preview Day - $35
VIP Preview Day + Additional Day - $48
Adult One Day - $18
Adult Two Day Combo - $31
Children - $5 (6 & under FREE)