Winter Boat Shows

December 27, 2017

Stop by and say hello in Chicago, San Diego, Seattle, Detroit, and Stuart, FL

If chilly temperatures have you counting the days until spring arrives, we have the perfect remedy: Visit a winter boat show! Not only will you discover what’s new for 2018, you can also take a seminar to improve your boating skills, and get a quote from us to insure the yacht you own—or the one you’re dreaming of purchasing. Pantaenius America looks forward to seeing you in January, February and March at… 



January 10 - 14, 2018

McCormick Place, South Hall/2301 S. Lake Shore Dr./Chicago, IL

Find Pantaenius at Booth #: S2403

Don’t miss the Windy City’s largest marine and outdoor sales event. The 2018 Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show cruises into McCormick Place South Hall January 10 – 14, packing more than 800,000 square feet with new sailboats, powerboats, marine accessories and services. Top-notch mariners from the Annapolis School of Seamanship will be on deck to lead an array of interactive courses on everything from general boating safety and proper docking procedures to navigation and knot tying. Strictly Sail also offers advanced sailing seminars presented by some of the best sailing authorities in the world. New this year: Free seminar on “Everything You Wanted to Know About Your Yacht Insurance but Didn’t Know Who to Ask,” by Pantaenius America president, Cary R. Wiener, on Thursday, January 11 at 2:15 PM in Room 104A. Be sure to stop by our booth to discuss your yacht insurance needs with our Great Lakes rep, Ryan Gettler.

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January 25 – 28, 2018

Sunroad Resort Marina/955 Harbor Island Dr./San Diego, CA

Find Pantaenius at Booth #: 147

It’s always summer in San Diego Bay–and this year’s Sunroad Boat Show will be celebrating its 28th anniversary with the addition of more floating docks to moor several larger vessels. Hosted at the recently renovated Sunroad Resort Marina, this year’s in-water display will showcase more than 125 new and pre-cruised sailboats and motor yachts, starting at 25-feet up to 120-feet. In addition to perusing the awesome new boats, take a free seminar, explore a plethora of marine vendors boasting the latest in nautical products and services, enjoy a complimentary cruise on an 18-foot electric boat, listen to live music, and snag a free sailing lesson. Our West Coast rep, Meredith Rouillard, will be on the spot to answer all of your yacht insurance questions.

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January 26 - February 3, 2018

CenturyLink Field and South Lake Union, Seattle, WA

Find Pantaenius at Booth East 502

Celebrating its 71st year, the Seattle Boat Show is the largest boat show on the West Coast. This nine-day show features over 1,000 boats and yachts in two locations, over 200 free seminars, and more than three acres of marine accessories, electronics, boating gear and marine services. Last year, attendees traveled from at least 31 states and six Canadian provinces and as far away as Dubai and Sao Paulo, Brazil. The setting is CenturyLink Field Event Center and South Lake Union, with a free shuttle running between both locations. Our West Coast team members, Kurt Tellefsen and Meredith Rouillard, look forward to meeting you!

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February 17 – 25, 2018

Cobo Center, Detroit, MI

Find Pantaenius at Booth #: F-13

Now in its 60th year, the annual Detroit Boat Show is expected to be another sold out event, boasting hundreds of marine businesses filling Cobo Center. A slew of 2018 boats with the latest engineering, design, and materials will be on display: sleek yachts, runabouts, personal watercraft, pontoons, fishing boats, and more. Also featured will be the latest accessories, electronics, marinas, fishing gear and services—like yacht insurance offered by Pantaenius. Our Great Lakes rep, Ryan Gettler will be your host at Booth F-13. Stop by and introduce yourself and ask him anything about yacht insurance.

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March 8 – 11, 2018

Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina, Stuart, FL

Pantaenius is a National Sponsor of all five PassageMaker TrawlerFests in 2018, with the first to be held at the Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina in Stuart, Florida. 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.

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

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March 22 – 25, 2018

Palm Beach, FL

Find Pantaenius America under the U.S. Superyacht Association Tent

Celebrating its 33rd year and hailed as one of the top five boat shows in the country, this year’s Palm Beach International Boat Show will showcase more than $1.2 billion worth of boats, yachts and accessories from the world’s leading marine manufacturers. Here you’ll find everything from powerboats and fishing boats to superyachts over 150 feet. New this year: On-water learning events with titles ranging from “Advanced Docking and Precision Boat Control in Tight Spaces” and “Powerboating Made Easy” to “Open Water Boat Handling & Seamanship” and “First Mate Skills.”

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