More Info »"/>

The Triton

Boat Show News

Strictly Sail will move to Miami Marine Stadium in 2018

ADVERTISEMENT

The Strictly Sail Miami show will join the Miami International Boat Show at Miami Marine Stadium from Feb. 15-19 as one show next year, bringing nearly 100 sailboats to the venue’s deepwater basin.

The National Marine Manufacturers Association said in a news release that they expect more than 700 boats in the water and on land when the two shows come together. Strictly Sail was previously held at Miamarina at Bayside.

“The decision to combine these two iconic events is due in large part to feedback from sail and power exhibitors and attendees for a single streamlined experience that encompasses all our industry has to offer,” Ben Wold, executive vice president of NMMA and show manager for the Progressive Miami International Boat Show, said in a statement.

“As the largest retailer of catamarans in the United States, the Miami show has for us become the premier catamaran show in the U.S., with more catamarans on display than any other show,” said Hugh Murray, president of The Catamaran Co., which has its most successful boat show in its 28-year history last year. “The 2017 show covered the entire range of catamarans from 30 feet all the way up to 77 feet, the first time this had ever been seen at any U.S. boat show, and the growth of this market sector is showing no signs of slowing down.”

 

Related Posts...
By Triton Editor Dorie Cox Major megayacht builders from across Read more...
    Captains Sandy Yawn and Lee Rosbach will join Read more...
This morning's press conference has been cancelled. The Triton will Read more...
Texas-based Suntex Marinas has acquired 11 marinas in the Loggerhead Read more...
The second season of the TV reality show “Below Deck Read more...

Share This Post

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please answer the question below to leave a comment. * Time limit is exhausted. Please reload CAPTCHA.

Editor’s Picks

Owner’s View: Help guests enjoy, understand big boating

Owner’s View: Help guests enjoy, understand big boating

Owner's View: by Peter Herm One of the highest and best uses of our boat is to allow our family, friends, employees and business …

European builders here to stay at Palm Beach show

European builders here to stay at Palm Beach show

By Triton Editor Dorie Cox Major megayacht builders from across the Atlantic Ocean have taken notice of Palm Beach's boat show. Four …

Rules of the Road: French crew, residents must begin to pay social security

Rules of the Road: French crew, residents must begin to pay social security

Rules of the Road: by Capt. Jake Desvergers During March, the French government enacted a new decree affecting all foreign seafarers …

From the Bridge: Non-drinkers left out of crew-bonding activities

From the Bridge: Non-drinkers left out of crew-bonding activities

From the Bridge: by Dorie Cox A young crew member, new to the industry, was surprised to find many crew activities include cocktails. As …