Newport International Boat Show 2011
The Newport International Boat Show opens this Thursday, Sept. 15, 2011, and Cruising World will be there to check out all the new boats and cool new gear. The Newport for New Products program will be giving awards to the best new boats and best new products on Friday after being reviewed by judges. Here’s a look at some of the products that are making their debut at the show:
Switlik Ocean Passage Raft
Aqualens underwater camera
Forespar Wheel-Mounted Steering Control Arm
Raymarine e7 Multifunction Display
Holmatro Furl Finder
KEP Marine Dual Touch Glass Bridge Display Series and Glass Pod Helm
Simrad NSS Sport Multifunction Display
B&G Triton instrument display
KEP Marine Barracuda Marine Computer
New England Ropes Vintage Sta-Set, 3-Strand, and Endura Braid Classic
Velox Plus propeller antifouling paint
Siren Marine Pixie and Sprite boat monitoring systems
The Cruising World booth will be in the “A” Land Displays area—come on by and say hi! We’ll also have a good little game of cornhole for you.
Editor Mark Pillsbury will be manning the booth on Friday (9/16) from 9:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.; associate editor Jen Brett will be there on Friday (9/16) from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.; web editor Meredith Powlison will be at the booth on Friday (9/16) from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.; and deputy editor Elaine Lembo will be in the booth on Saturday (9/17) from 9:45 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Stay tuned to cruisingworld.com and facebook.com/cruisingworld for photos and updates from the show and an announcement of the Newport for New Products winners on Friday.