Fall Boat Shows 2018

September 04, 2018

Find Pantaenius this Fall in California, Florida, Maryland, Rhode Island and Virginia

The Fall boating season has set sail, and our schedule is packed with boat shows, sponsorships and rendezvous/reunions. Stop by to say hello and get answers to all your yacht insurance questions. Here's where you'll find us September through November:


September 8 - 9
San Diego, CA

Pantaenius is a proud sponsor of this year’s Southern California Beneteau Cup, and our West Coast rep, Meredith Rouillard will be on the spot. You don’t have to own a Beneteau to join in the fun! Instructors provided, and Racing and Sail Trimming Seminars are also included. Cup organizers will help you learn to race and have fun doing it. The event will feature both novice and experienced racing classes. Plan to stick around afterwards for dinner, live music and raft-up at the San Diego Yacht Club.

For more information, visit: https://sdyc.org/calendar/event/beneteau-cup18/beneteau_cup


September 13 – 16
Newport Harbor
Newport, RI

Find Pantaenius at Land C-3

This premier show in New England is celebrating its 48th year. One of the largest in-water boat shows in the country, it encompasses over 13 acres, and will host hundreds of exhibitors from around the world with new powerboats and sailboats ranging from 16- to 100-feet—plus a variety of accessories, equipment, electronics, gear and services for boaters. Come to see, feel and test the merchandise and to talk to our Pantaenius Newport reps, Haley and John, who can answer all your yacht insurance questions.

For more information and tickets, visit: http://www.newportboatshow.com/


September 13 - 16
Lake St. Clair Metropark
Harrison Township, MI

Find Pantaenius at Booth #B7

The ninth annual Metro Boat Show at Lake St. Clair Metropark is an in-water boat show featuring a picturesque boardwalk lined with beautiful boats from 10- to more than 50-ft. in length along the Black River. Hundreds of boats will be on display and for sale at great end-of-season prices from quality boat brokers and dealers. The show is expanding this year with more boat slips, and even more on-land exhibitors. Stop by Booth B7 to say hello and enter to win the Sailing Trip of a Lifetime we are giving away.

For more information and tickets, visit: http://metroboatshow.net/


September 20 - 23
Cabrillo Way Marina
San Pedro, CA

Find Pantaenius at Booth #203

The third annual L.A. Harbor In-Water Boat Show (formerly known as the Southern California In-Water Boat Show) will be making a big splash at Cabrillo Way Marina in the heart of Los Angeles Harbor. Come aboard and compare a large selection of new yachts, as well as some of the finest brokerage vessels on the Pacific Coast. Whether you’re a buyer, a seller or just evaluating the market, this is the premier boat show for a side-by-side comparison. Trawlers, cruisers, sportfishers, sailboats, catamarans, motoryachts, dockage, tenders, paddleboards, financing, gear & accessories, engines, services (like yacht insurance) and lots more! Stop by Booth #203 and meet our West Coast rep, Meredith Rouillard.

For more information and tickets, visit: https://www.laharborboatshow.com/



September 25 – 29
Harbor East Marina
Baltimore, MD

The Nation’s Premier Cruising Event is traveling to Baltimore. Pantaenius America is a National Sponsor of all five PassageMaker TrawlerFest events in 2018. TrawlerFest is more than a boat show; it’s where industry, education, and community come together in a relaxed, rendezvous-type atmosphere. Specifically designed for cruising under power enthusiasts and strategically located in key cruising regions nationwide, TrawlerFests showcase the nation’s best in-water display of cruising powerboats, first-class boating courses and demonstrations, all the latest in marine products and services, and rendezvous-style evening events and activities.

DON’T MISS: As part of Pantaenius Academy, Cary Wiener, President of Pantaenius America, will participate in a panel discussion, “Boat Buyer’s Survival Guide,” on Thursday, September 27, from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM. He will also give a seminar on “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Your Yacht Insurance but Didn’t Know Who to Ask” on Thursday, September 27 at 1:30 PM.

For more information, visit: https://www.passagemaker.com/trawlerfest/trawlerfest-baltimore-2018



October 4 – 8
City Dock
Annapolis, MD

Find Pantaenius at Booth C-32

Every October, sailors from around the globe gather on miles of docks in beautiful downtown historic Annapolis for the United States Sailboat Show. Held at City Dock, this is the nation's oldest and largest in-water boat show and boasts the largest multi-hull collection in the world. Drop by Booth C-32 to meet Scott Stusek, who heads up our Annapolis office—and the rest of our friendly, knowledgeable team who will be eager to answer all your yacht insurance questions.

For more information and tickets, visit:  http://www.annapolisboatshows.com/united-states-sailboat-show/



October 11 – 14
City Dock
Annapolis, MD

Find Pantaenius at Booth C-32

Celebrating 47 years and set in the quaint seaport town of Annapolis, MD, this show features everything from luxurious motor yachts and trawlers to high-performance boats and offshore fishing machines. Come to shop from all major powerboat manufacturers and climb aboard hundreds of boats—including a huge selection of center consoles, and tour brokerage boats. The world's oldest in-water powerboat show is also the perfect place to purchase boating supplies, navigation equipment, fishing gear, clothing, and marine accessories—and to ask yacht insurance questions from our Pantaenius experts.

For more information and tickets, visit: http://www.annapolisboatshows.com/united-states-powerboat-show/



October 12 - 14
Alameda, CA

Find Pantaenius at Booth #203

Billed as “A Celebration of Boating,” the Northern California Yacht Fest will take place at the Marina Village Yacht Harbor in Alameda, California. This year’s show will showcase more than 140 New & Pre-Owned Power & Sailboats and will also feature boat rides, seminars, food and music. Admission is FREE. Stop by Booth #203 to meet our West Coast rep, Kurt Tellefsen, who looks forward to discussing your yacht insurance needs with you.

For more information, visit: http://www.yachtfest.net/



October 28 – November 10
San Diego, CA

Pantaenius America is a sponsor of the 25th Baja Ha-Ha, a two-week cruisers’ rally from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, which takes place every fall. To date, over 3,000 boats and more than 10,000 participants have participated in this event. There are two stops in this rally—the first at Turtle Bay (aka Bahia Tortuga), and the second at Bahia Santa Maria. The event is timed so that even the slowest boats will get about a day and a half of rest at each stop. The goals of the Baja Ha-Ha are simple: for everyone to get to Cabo safely while enjoying some great sailing and making countless new sailing friends. Meet our West Coast reps, Kurt and Meredith, at the Kick-Off Party on October 28.

For more information, visit: http://www.baja-haha.com/



October 31 - November 4
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Find Pantaenius at Booth #616 in the Superyacht Pavilion

Now in its 59th year, this "granddaddy" of boat shows covers over 3 million square feet of space—all packed with an endless variety of sailing yachts, motor yachts, trawlers, extraordinary super yachts, and much more. What better setting than the “Yachting Capital of the World” to marvel at exhibits ranging from yacht builders and designers to brokerage yachts? Be sure to drop by to check out our booth (#616 in the Superyacht Pavilion)) and chat about your yacht insurance needs.

For more information and tickets, visit:




November 4 - 16
Portsmouth, VA

Pantaenius America is a long-time sponsor of the ARC Caribbean 1500, the longest-running ocean crossing rally in North America—and a “must-do” for many cruisers. The 1500 fleet sails from Portsmouth, VA at the mouth the Chesapeake Bay to Nanny Cay on Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The 1500’s support team consists of professional ocean sailors working closely with weather forecasters at WRI to ensure the fleet makes it across the Gulf Stream and into warmer waters in the best possible conditions.

For more information, visit: https://www.worldcruising.com/Carib1500/carib1500itinerary.aspx