United States Powerboat Show

Things To Do

Over 350 Boats

Each October boaters from across the country gather in the historic seaport of Annapolis to shop from all major powerboat manufacturers, climb aboard more than 100 center consoles, and tour 75 brokerage boats. Attendees try before they buy at the Demo Dock and enjoy a drink on Pussers Painkiller Party Barge. The world's oldest in-water powerboat show is the best place to purchase boating supplies, navigation equipment, fishing gear, clothing, and marine accessories. 

Celebrating its 45th year, the Annapolis Boat Shows is giving away an EdgeWater 170CC Deep-V Center Console Powerboat. There is something for everyone!

Grand Prize – EdgeWater 170CC Deep-V Center Console 

EdgeWater 170CC Deep-V Center Console BoatThis year the Annapolis Boat Shows is celebrating the 45th birthday of the United States Powerboat Show and center console fishing boats by giving away an EdgeWater 170CC Deep-V Center Console Power Boat.

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Meet Captain Paul Hebert of Wicked Tuna

Meet Captain Paul Herbert of Wicked TunaSponsored by Maui Jim, Wicked Pissah's Captain Paul Hebert will be at the United States Powerboat Show October 14-15, 2016.

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Order Official Shirts in Advance  

Official TShirtOrder your 2016 United States Powerboat Show Official Apparel in advance and pick up at the show or have it shipped to your home via U.S.. Mail. Shirts are available in short sleeve and long sleeve in sizes Small – XX-Large.

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Explore Huge Range of Fishing Boats from 40 Manufacturers

Meet Captain Paul Herbert of Wicked Tuna

From Everglades to Boston Whalers and everything in between. Click below for complete list of fishing boat manufacturers displaying at 2016 boat show.

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Grand Prize – MarineMax Vacation

8 5 rippin (2)Win an exotic 7-day and 6-night charter vacation aboard a luxury bareboat MarineMax Power Catamaran! 

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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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Preview Day: Thursday, October 13, 2016

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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Brokerage Cove: Featuring Pre-Owned Brokerage Powerboats

55FluidcBrokerage Cove, a show within a show, is overflowing with more boats than ever–at least 75 previously owned boats from 24' to 70'  presented by regional boat brokers and available for immediate sale.

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Pusser's Painkiller Party Barge

CarolinaCat23SD_running_rear_engineEnjoy an Annapolis favorite, the Painkiller, on Pusser's Painkiller Party Barge.

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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Manufacturers and Brokers

8 5 rippin (2)Miles of docks exhibit everything from luxurious motor and ocean-going yachts and “down east” trawlers to high-performance powerboats and offshore fishing machines. On display are boats of every style from 8’ to 80’ including water toys of all types, express cruisers, inflatables, paddle boards, 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.

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Boat Show tickets available online or at authorized ticketing booths only.

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

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