Come for the show, leave with a lifestyle.
In October boaters from across the country gather in the historic seaport of Annapolis to shop from all major powerboat manufacturers, climb aboard hundreds of center consoles, and tour brokerage boats. This is the best place to purchase boating supplies, navigation equipment, fishing gear, clothing, and marine accessories. There is something for everyone!
Boat Show tickets available online or at authorized ticketing booths only.
2018 Show Guide
See lists of exhibitors, boats by length, boats by brand, and products and services.
On-Water Training by BoatUS Foundation
Announcing three NEW affordable on-water boat handling courses designed to help everyone in the family get boating experience.
More than 600 Boats
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.
Preview Day: Thursday, October 3, 2019
This 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.
A Pre-Qualification VIP Program Presented by LH-Finance
Exclusive access to an elegant lounge with comfortable seating, top tier cuisine, and your choice of wine and beer for sampling. The VIP Lounge experience is for the discriminating boat buyer looking for VIP treatment and includes an option for reserved parking at gate entrance.
Fishing Boats from 50 Manufacturers
From Everglades to Boston Whalers and everything in between. Click below for complete list of fishing boat manufacturers displaying at the boat show.
New & Premiering Boats
See dozens of new boats at the biggest powerboat show in more than a decade!
Brokerage Cove: Featuring Pre-Owned Boats
Acres of On-Land Exhibitors
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.
Demo Dock – Try Before You Buy!
Dealers and manufacturers will be offering demos and sea trials from inside the boat show. Try before you buy new models, engines, and stabilizing systems.
Come 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.
Grand Prize – MarineMax Vacation
One lucky boat show attendee will win an exotic seven day and six night Caribbean charter vacation onboard a luxury MarineMax 362 Power Catamaran in the beautiful British Virgin Islands!
Order T-Shirts in Advance
Order your 2019 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.
Free Seminars on Boating
Aerial of 2017 United States Powerboat Show