Things To Do 2016

Over 350 Boats in 2016

Each October boaters gather in the historic seaport of Annapolis to browse among 350 boats, shop from all major powerboat manufacturers, climb aboard hundreds of center console fishing boats, and tour dozens of brokerage boats. Attendees try before they buy at the Demo Dock and enjoy fine wine and craft beer tastings, Friday through Sunday. This is the best place to purchase boating supplies, navigation equipment, fishing gear, clothing, and marine accessories. Celebrating its 45th year, in 2016 the Annapolis Boat Shows is giving away an EdgeWater 170CC Deep-V Center Console Powerboat. 

Order T-Shirts in Advance  

Hinckley43Order 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 TunaFrom 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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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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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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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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Cruisers University Fall Series – October 10–13, 2016

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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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 previously owned boats, 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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United States Powerboat Show
City Dock, Annapolis, Maryland

Thursday, October 12, 2017 (VIP Day)
10:00am - 6:00pm

Friday, October 13 , 2017
10:00am - 6:30pm

Saturday, October 14, 2017
10:00am - 6:30pm

Sunday, October 15, 2017
10:00am - 5:00pm

VIP Preview Day - $35
VIP Preview Day + Additional Day - $48
Adult One Day - $18 in Advance/$20 at Gate
Adult Two Day Combo - $31
Children - $5 (6 & under FREE)