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On with the Shows!

38 must-see models at this autumn's major boat shows

It’s an exciting time to be a boat lover. Fueled by a robust economy, boatbuilders are churning out new models for watersports enthusiasts, hard-core anglers, weekend warriors, bluewater cruisers and, in some cases, all of the above.

Here’s a look at 37 models that might hit your dreamboat sweet spot at this autumn’s boat shows. The Newport International Boat Show in Rhode Island is September 13-16, followed by the United States Powerboat Show in Annapolis, Maryland, from October 11-14 and the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show from October 31 through November 4.

We’ll see you on the docks, and, hopefully, on the boats.

This article originally appeared in the October 2018 issue.



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