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It's Showtime!

The Pursuit S 368 Sport.

The Pursuit S 368 Sport.

What is one thing you can you do when it’s too cold to go out on the water? Take a trip to a boat show, that’s what. With a long list of exciting events to look forward to this year, including shows in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Miami, Florida, and Palm Beach, Florida, now is a great time to discover which new models interest you. Then you can plan out which shows to attend to see them in person.

To get the scoop on the fresh new models that will make their debuts at this season’s shows, read Soundings’ October 2017 It’s Showtime feature; it’s got all the details on when and where to find them, as well as each boat’s particulars.

You can also enjoy the following boat show video roundups, each of which detail specific classes of new boats you can check out at the fall and winter shows.


Multihull Sailboats:

Monohull Cruisers and Pocket-Sized Sailboats: 



It's Showtime!

Fall and winter are just around the corner. That means it’s time to ramp up for some of the greatest shows on Earth, at least when it comes to exciting new boats.

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For those boat operators who do not relish the thought of docking a yacht, Volvo Penta may just have invented a dream solution, advanced self-docking technology that will allow a yacht to dock itself. WATCH


VIDEO: Skype Founder Brings Electric Propulsion To Yacht Racing

Two competitive sailors, one a billionaire, the other a yacht designer, have teamed up to create a revolutionary all-electric propulsion system for performance yachts that makes sailboat racing even greener. They want to develop the technology further, so that it can be applied to larger vessels and other boating markets. WATCH


VIDEO: Classic Plastic

Light but strong, polyester resin and fiberglass cloth became the favored building materials for boat builders in the early 1950s, replacing boats built from timber. This video demonstrates early fiberglass construction methods of the time. WATCH.