Fall Boat Shows and Events

September 04, 2017

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 7 - 10

Alameda, CA

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. 

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



September 14 – 17

Newport Harbor

Newport, RI

Find Pantaenius at Land C-3

This premier show in New England is celebrating its 47th 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 21 – 24

Norwalk, CT

Find Pantaenius at Booth #331

There's something for everyone at the Norwalk Boat Show: an impressive line-up of yachts, boating education, entertainment and special attractions. on-the-water demos, boat handling workshops, fun kids' activities and more. Pantaenius will be on the spot, so stop by and say hello.

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



September 22 - 24

Harbor East Marina

Baltimore, MD

North Point Yacht Sales and Pantaenius America invite MJM Yacht owners, family, and friends to the Harbor East Marina in Baltimore, MD for a lively 2 days filled with

great friends, food and drinks in one of the best neighborhoods and marinas in Baltimore.

For more information, email chris@northpointyachtsales.com



September 26 – 30

Bay Bridge Marina

Bay Bridge, MD

Find Pantaenius at Booth 25

The Nation’s Premier Cruising Event is traveling to the Upper Chesapeake! Pantaenius  America is a National Sponsor of all five PassageMaker TrawlerFest and CruiserPort events in 2017. 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 give a seminar on “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Your Yacht Insurance but Didn’t Know Who to Ask” on Thursday, September 28 at 1:00 PM. Cary will also participate in a panel discussion, entitled “Boat Buyer’s Survival Guide,” on Friday, September 29 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM.

For more information, visit: https://www.passagemaker.com/trawlerfest/bay-bridge-2017



September 28 – October 1

Cabrillo Way Marina

San Pedro, CA

Find Pantaenius at Booth #203

Encore! The second annual 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 reps, Kurt and Meredith.

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



October 4

Mears Marina

Annapolis, MD

Pantaenius America is a sponsor of the Salty Dawg Sailing Association’s “Essentials of Blue Water Sailing” seminar, scheduled to run from 7:30 AM to 5:00 PM at the Pavilion at Mears Marina in Annapolis, MD on October 4. This seminar is designed to tell you what it’s really like out there—from the folks who’ve been there, done that. Coffee service, lunch, water and sodas are included in the seminar registration fee of $30 for SDSA Members and $40 for Non-Members. You can bring a guest for only $20 more. Registration closes Oct. 1.

For more information and to sign up, visit: https://www.saltydawgsailing.org/



October 5 – 9

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 7

Annapolis, MD

Pantaenius is proud to sponsor John & Amanda Neal, Nigel Calder and Pete McGonagle in this informative and comprehensive all-day seminar. Eighteen dynamic PowerPoint presentations will closely follow the included 260-page Offshore Companion (normally $60). This highly organized format allows you to easily follow, understand and retain crucial information enabling you to save years and thousands of dollars as you prepare for your cruising adventures. Topics include boat selection & outfitting, engines & electrical systems, anchoring, seamanship, rigging & sails, piracy & security, communication, overall cost of ownership, offshore & health insurance, galley essentials and storm survival tactics.

For more information, visit: http://www.mahina.com/seminar/index.html



October 12 – 15

City Dock

Annapolis, MD

Find Pantaenius at Booth C-32

Celebrating 46 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 get all your yacht insurance questions answered.

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



October 16 - 19

Joe Wheeler State Park

Rogersville, AL

Picturesque Joe Wheeler State Park along the Tennessee River is the backdrop for this annual Looper get-together. Seminars...side sessions...camaraderie at its best Pantaenius, a proud Commander Sponsor of the AGLCA, is aware of the care, planning and responsible seamanship that Loopers put into their cruising. For this reason, Loopers get a special navigation covering the entire Great Loop at a discounted premium.

DON’T MISS: As part of Pantaenius Academy, Cary Wiener, President of Pantaenius America Ltd. will give a seminar on “Buying Yacht Insurance: Looking Beyond the Bottom Line” on Tuesday, October 17, at 1:30 PM.

For more information, visit http://www.greatloop.org/



October 29 – November 11

San Diego, CA

Pantaenius America is a sponsor of the 24th Baja Ha-Ha, a two-week cruisers’ rally from San Diego to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, which takes place every fall. The 2017 dates will be October 29-November 11. To date, roughly 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.

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



November 1 - 5

Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Find Pantaenius at Booth #616 in the Superyacht Pavilion

Now in its 58th 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: http://www.showmanagement.com/fort_lauderdale_international_boat_show/event/



November 5 – 17

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/event.aspx