Annapolis Boat Shows welcomes BoatU.S. as premier sponsor

United States Yacht Shows, Inc., producers of the United States Sailboat Show and the United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland, announced today that Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatU.S.) is a Premier sponsor of this year’s boat shows.
As part of the sponsorship, the nation’s largest recreational boat owners organization will aggressively market the fall boat shows to their 600,000 member, including promotion in the association’s monthly E-Line newsletter, bi-monthly Used Boat Watch buyers guide, and the September print and electronic issues of BoatU.S. Magazine.
October marks the 40th Anniversary of the Sailboat Show, the oldest and largest, new, in-water sailboat show in the country.  Each year tens of thousands of boating enthusiasts gather in this quaint Chesapeake town to realize dreams of boat ownership.  A wide variety of events, including an Anniversary Gala, a designated Multihull section, (complete with demonstration rides), and over six hundred marine exhibitors will display the latest nautical technology, designs, and styles.  Information and online tickets are available at   
“We are pleased that BoatU.S. will partner with the shows in such a significant way,†said Ed Hartman, President of the United States Yacht Shows, Inc.  â€œTwo formidable brands in the boating industry, joining forces, provide a tremendous boost to our shows and our exhibitors.â€
BoatU.S. – Boat Owners Association of The United States – is the nation’s leading advocate for recreational boaters providing its 600,000 members with government representation, towing programs and money saving services.  For membership information visit or call 800-395-2628.
Show Dates:
United States Sailboat Show – October 8-12, 2009

United States Powerboat Show – October 15-18, 2009
By Professional Mariner Staff