Boat Shows Industry News — 18 April 2013

The 31st Annual Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota will take place April 19th through April 21st at Marina Jack, located at 2 Marina Plaza in downtown Sarasota. This year, the Gulf Coast’s leading
boat dealers will display hundreds of boats including personal watercraft, center consoles, cruisers, sportfishers and motor yachts.

For those looking for a smaller, more affordable way to get out on the water, the show brings a great selection of paddleboards, canoes and kayaks.

suncoast13_newsletterIn addition, exhibit tents and boats on land will enhance the show experience with a full range of marine
electronics, products and accessories. With onsite restaurants, plenty of downtown parking and convenient access, the show is one of the Gulf Coast’s premier boating events.

“With more than 30 years in Sarasota, the Suncoast Boat Show is an annual attraction that boaters from the region look forward to year after year,” said Dane Graziano, COO and senior vice president of Show Management, the company that owns the show. “The show offers a great setting for boaters of all types to get together, enjoy the day and check out all the latest and greatest gear and designs.”

Navigating the 31st Annual Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota will be easier than ever before thanks to recent enhancements to the MyBoatShow smartphone app, designed to help explore the show’s docks, land tents and transportation.

Marina Jack offers fresh seafood and other dining specialties in a spectacular setting with panoramic views of the marina, downtown, Sarasota Bay, Big Pass and the Gulf of Mexico. Sarasota’s attractions make it an unparalleled destination for boating enthusiasts, with pristine beaches, world class shopping, international cuisine, renowned museums and galleries, Florida’s signature water sports and outdoor activities, aquariums, botanical gardens, and more.

The 31st Annual Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota is managed and produced by Show Management and sponsored by Lincoln, Budweiser, and Gosling’s Rum. For more information, call 800-940-7642 or visit

Friday, April 19, 2012
10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 20, 2012
10:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 21, 2012
10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.


Adults:$10 at the gate,
$8 online
Kids under 15 FREE


Take I-75 to S.R. 780 west; exit 210 toward Sarasota/St. Armands/Mote Marine/Gulf Beaches. Merge onto Fruitville Road. Turn left onto Tamiami Trail/ US 41. Continue tofollow US-41. Turn right into Marina Plaza or proceed t downtown parking garages in the area.


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