NEWPORT INTERNATIONAL BOAT SHOW to Host First Official Cruising Outpost Cruisers Party!


One of the oldest and largest in-water boat shows in the country, the Newport International Boat Show will hold its 42nd annual event September 13 – 16, 2012 in Newport Rhode Island. The reputation of Newport as an international sailing and boating center and the beauty of the Rhode Island coast are draws for exhibitors and visitors alike…along with the State’s No Sales or Property Tax on boats when registered in Rhode Island and No Sales Tax on boating storage and services.

When: Thursday – Sunday, September 13 – September 16, 2012
Party DAY: Saturday, September 15
Where: Newport Waterfront, Newport, Rhode Island
Along America’s Cup Avenue
Details: Tens of thousands are expected to attend during usually magnificent September weather in New England…to talk with almost 750 exhibitors and view some 600 boats ranging in size from 15 to 85 feet, plus kayaks, inflatables, services, equipment, electronics and accessories of all types.  Featured will be the annual Newport For New Products competition — recognizing the best new power boats, sail boats and boating product introductions for the 2013 model year, selected by both industry experts and – new this year — through a People’s Choice Award – plus the 2nd Annual “Cruisers Party” hosted for the first time by Cruisers Outpost, a new on-line magazine created by Bob Bitchin and the Latitudes & Attitudes family).  The Cruisers Party is free to attendees within the show gates at 6:00 PM on Saturday.
Hours: Thursday – Saturday 10 am to 6 pm, Sunday 10 am to 5 pm.
Tickets: Advance discount tickets are available on line.  Tickets purchased at the show on Thursday, VIP Day, are $30.00 ($27 plus processing fee if purchased in advance on line).  On Friday, Saturday or Sunday the tickets are $18.00 ($15 plus processing fee if purchased before September 13th on line).  On Friday only, visitors with a Military or Newport County Resident ID receive half-price admission and children under 12 are admitted free when accompanied by an adult every day of the Show.
Parking: Parking passes may be purchased in advance for nearby Easton’s Beach where free shuttle bus service to the Show will run continually all four days…for more information visit the website.
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