Newport Exhibition Group announced today that its 48th Annual Newport International Boat Show will take place September 13th through 16th, 2018 at the Newport Yachting Center located on Newport’s famed waterfront in downtown Newport, Rhode Island.

One of the largest in-water boat shows in the country and the premier show in New England, the Newport International Boat Show encompasses over 13 acres and will host hundreds of exhibitors from around the world with new powerboats and sailboats ranging from 15 to 90 feet, plus an extensive selection of marine equipment, services and accessories for boaters.

In addition to the boats, products and services, there will be a wealth of events to educate and entertain visitors, like the ever-popular Confident Captain’s At The Helm instruction program. Also, the highly anticipated Newport For New Products (NFNP) program provides attendees with the exciting opportunity to view boats and products making their first ever debut in the U.S. Each NFNP entry is judged by a panel of experts and awards are given for best new powerboat; sailboat; navigation product; and boating operation, maintenance or safety product, at a ceremony on Friday, September 14th.

Show Dates & Hours:

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, September 13th, 14th, and 15th: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Sunday, September 16th: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Advanced discounted tickets will go on sale in June.

For more information, visit: www.newportboatshow.com

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Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

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