Record Attendance at US Sailboat Show:
It felt more like mid-summer at City Dock, but the hundreds of sailboats, the huge white tents, and the thousands of people spending millions of dollars proved that it was in fact the 2017 United States Sailboat Show on October 5-9.
For 48 years the sailing industry has come to Annapolis (MD) from around the globe to show off their boats, equipment, sails, rigging, and accessories to an international market, and this year proved to be one of the best in the show’s history with the largest temporary sailboat marina ever, land and tent spaces bulging at the seams, and consumer spending nearing an all-time high. The weather was hot and so were boat sales.
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Fall Iceboat Swap Meets:
If you are looking to kick the tires on an iceboat, acquire some new components, or learn about the sport of ice sailing, make plans to attend one of the upcoming iceboat swap meets across the USA. DN North America has published a list scheduled events to help expand the ice sailing networks for newbies and veterans in their areas.
MICHIGAN: Western Michigan Iceboat Swap Meet, November 3-4, 2017 at the Muskegon Yacht Club, 3198 Edgewater St, Muskegon, MI. Details.
MINNESOTA: Ice Boat Swap Meet on Novembe…
Full Article: Scuttlebutt Sailing News – Fall Iceboat Swap Meets, Editor