If you are waiting for August to get a great deal on a 2012 model boat or eager to attend a large boat show and see everything that there is to choose from these are some excellent events to consider.
August 2nd – 6th Sydney International Boat Show
Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre & Cockle Bay Marina Darling Harbour – Sydney, Australia
Sure the big boat shows in the states may be over for the season but in Sydney it’s the perfect timing to attend Australia’s most prestigious boat show. Other than being held in an amazing location you will find about 300 large boats in-water, extensive displays, parades and fishing clinics. If you have the ability to travel to a boat show this summer this is an excellent choice, and if you fall in love with a new boat don’t forget to call your boat insurance company to set up your boat insurance policy prior to bringing your new toy home.
August 3rd – 5th Antique Boat Show & Auction
Antique Boat Museum – Clayton, New York
This New York event includes both a traditional antique boat show and an auction. You’ll see beautiful wooden motor and sail boats and have the opportunity to bid on some select boats. Over 10,000 attend this three-day event held by the antique boat museum in Clayton, New York.
August 10th -12th Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors Show
Harbor Park – Rockland, Maine
Shopping doesn’t get more fun than this two-day event held in Rockland Main. Spend your time browsing the best that Main has to offer including art, boat, furniture and jewelry and get a chance to meet the artists, boat builders and craftsman. If you find a boat that you just can’t part with you can contact one of our representatives at Global Marine Insurance and provide the VIN number so that we can set up your boat insurance policy right away. If it’s a weekend just visit our online boat quote tool.
August 17th – 19th Carolina Fall Boat Show & Sale
North Carolina State Fairgrounds – Raleigh, North Carolina
If you are looking for a great deal on a new boat this is the place to be. This three-day event is North Carolina’s largest clearance sale and will include significant discounts on all of the 2011 and 2012 inventory as well as specials on the pre-season 2012 vessels.
August 17th – 19th Richmond Summer Boat Show
Richmond Raceway Complex – Richmond, Virginia
This is a huge boat and RV show located at the Richmond Raceway complex. Admission for the three-day event is $5 for adults and free to kids. There is no charge for parking. Keep the Global Marine Insurance number handy 800-748-0224 so that we can set up your boat insurance policy for you right away. You can also visit the online boat insurance quote tool to get boat insurance rates any time.
August 24th – 26th Daytona Boat Show
Daytona Beach Ocean Center – Daytona Beach, Florida
This is a very large indoor boat show with over 36 manufacturers and a wide variety of vessels including pontoons, ski boats, bowriders, cruisers, fishing boats and deck boats. If you are in the market for a new boat or are just curious about what’s new this year this is a great event to attend. If you have any questions at all about how new safety features may affect your boat insurance rates don’t hesitate to call a Global Marine Insurance representative. If you provide us with a specific VIN number we can easily give you a boat insurance quote or you can get an online boat insurance quote anytime.
Here at Global Marine Insurance we enjoy attending boat shows just for the thrill of seeing all of the new boats on the market, but if you are ready to bring one home don’t forget to check the boat insurance rates. You can call one of our customer service representatives at 800-748-0224 or visit our online boat insurance quote tool to receive an estimate. Enjoy boat shopping this summer.