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We are constantly reminded when we go to other shows, just how good your audience is. Real boaters who respect nice boats. - Bentley Collins - Sabre Yachts


Hi All,

The entire NEG and NYC staff were amazing! What a great event you guys put on for this city, state, and region. Proud to be a small part of this great event.

Warmest regards,

Jay and HH staff



show highlights


Congratulations to Ken Meyers of Duxbury, MA - winner of the 8-day, 7-night all-inclusive vacation getaway to the Bitter End Yacht Club in Virgin Gorda in the beautiful British Virgin Islands! Mr. Meyers name was pulled from among the hundreds of ballots collected at the Newport International Boat Show last week. Many thanks to everyone who entered to win and best wishes to Ken who is excited to get down to Bitter End to play on the water!

Win a week's stay at
Bitter End Yacht Club

Sign-up at the show to win an 8-day, 7-night all-inclusive vacation at the Bitter End Yacht Club in Virgin Gorda, in the beautiful British Virgin Islands! BEYC was selected as one of the “world’s best resorts” by Conde Nast Traveler. Look for kiosks throughout the show site promoting this fabulous vacation get-a-way!

2016 Show Directory Is Available

The electronic version of our 2016 boat show directory is available!


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Popular Ship Shape TV Show at NIBS!

John Greviskis, host of the television show SHIP SHAPE TV, will be filming at and around the show site! See him at the Engineered Marine Coatings(EMC)/Quantun Paint display located near The Mooring Restaurant on Friday from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. John will be assisting EMC who will be painting a tired dinghy with Quantun Paint. He will also be interviewing attendees!

New to Boating?
Experienced, but feeling a bit rusty?

Sign-up Today for On-The-Water Training with Confident Captain's At The Helm Program. Choose a Powerboat or Sailboat - all with an experienced captain!

Click here for course listings and to Register


Sign-Up Today! CruiserPort University Seminar Series

Important topics covered by experts in their field; Peter Swanson, Nigel Calder, Paul Comyns, Bob Sweet, Jeremey Davis, Lou Codega, Kim Russo and more!

Seminars take place at the Newport Blues Café - across the street from the Boat Show entrance.

Click here for full seminar schedule and to Register

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Boat Show Attendees Invited to See America’s Newest Tall Ship

The 200-foot SSV Oliver Hazard Perry, this country’s newest Tall Ship will be dockside on Perry Mill Wharf (across from the Red Parrot Restaurant) during show days and hours and open for tours to boat show ticket holders only.

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Leukemia Cup Regatta and Sailors for the Sea Selected as the 2016 Charitable and Environmental Partners

Both organizations have linked the love of boating to their very vital missions - finding a cure for cancer and ocean conservation - causes close to the heart of NIBS and many show attendees.

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The 11th Annual Newport For New Product winners were announced during Friday morning's press conference! Winners include Best Sailboat, Powerboat & Product, Edson Awards & more. Click here to view all winners and entires. And be sure look for the Newport For New Product decals and red and blue balloons on the docks and in the tents identifying what’s new and innovative in the marine industry as well as the winners of this program.

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Thank you to industry insiders and showgoers who voted Newport their “Favorite Boat Show To Attend" in a Soundings Trade Only Today poll.


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