Plan Your Visit

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.

2021 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.


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Hundreds of Boats

8 5 rippin (2)Miles of docks exhibit everything from luxurious motor and ocean-going yachts, “down east” trawlers to high-performance powerboats and offshore sportfishing boats. 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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VIP Experience

Presented by LaVictoire Finance

Exclusive access to an elegant lounge with comfortable seating, top tier cuisine, and your choice of beer, wine or cocktail sampling. The Red Carpet Lounge is for the discriminating boat buyer looking for VIP treatment.

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Fishing Boats from 50 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 the boat show.

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New & Premiering Boats

See dozens of new and premiering boats showcasing the latest in design and technology.

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Brokerage Cove: Featuring Pre-Owned Boats

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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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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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

Hinckley43Cruisers 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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Grand Prize – MarineMax Vacation

One lucky boat show attendee will win an exotic six day and five night Caribbean charter vacation onboard a luxury MarineMax 362 Power Catamaran in the beautiful British Virgin Islands!

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Order T-Shirts in Advance

Order your 2020 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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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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