The Official Show Directory has a comprehensive listing of all companies exhibiting at the Show (in alphabetical order and cross-referenced according to marine category), and their exhibit location.
You can also ask for help at the Official Show Information Booths scattered throughout the venues.Make sure to pick up an Official Show Directory at the main entrance to each show site, or at the Official Show Information Booths.
In addition our show app, MYBOATSHOW, provides information on all the companies and products displayed at the show directly to your iPhone, iPad or Android phones. Download our app here
Q: Where can I get a map of the show sites?
A map can be found in the Official Show program or you can download it from the website by going to the SITE PLANS linkQ: Can I bring food or beverages into the show?
NoQ: If I buy a used yacht, who is responsible for paying the yacht broker?
Similar to real estate, the seller will pay all yacht broker commissions. This can vary though. It's best that you address that up front with the dealer or broker.Q: Can we dock overnight in the free docking area
No overnight docking at the "Come by Boat Docks" Q: Is the Show handicap accessible?
All entrances into the show are accessible for people with disabilities. However, we can not guarantee access aboard some of the vessels.Q: What should I look for in a lender?
When selecting a lender, make sure the company specializes in boat loans. For example, when buying a used boat, lenders need to understand related laws such as mechanic's liens and possessory interest. Without this expertise, you could end up having to pay for retroactive yard fees and mechanic’s charges.Q: How long will it take to process my loan?
The most sophisticated marine lenders can process loan applications from within a few minutes to a few hours, depending on the complexity of the loan. In many cases, a customer can be notified of the results within a matter of hours. Your marine dealer/broker can help facilitate a quick loan decision through their relationships with various lenders. Also, you may call most lenders directly or go to their Internet sites for additional information.Q: How much can I expect to pay for marine insurance?
Cost for marine insurance depends on several factors, like your boating experience, current navigational equipment, where your yacht will be used, the value of your yacht and whether you will be living aboard or cruising offshore.