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IF YOU HARBOR A PASSION FOR BOATING, THERE’S ONLY ONE PLACE TO BE….

The Newport International Boat Show (NIBS), one of the largest and most prestigious boat shows in the country, spans thirteen acres of Newport, Rhode Island’s famed downtown waterfront. Hundreds of domestic and international companies participate and offer a full range of powerboats and sailboats, plus an extensive array of marine products and services to enhance the nautical lifestyle. Special events, educational seminars and hands-on training courses for the whole family are offered throughout the show days, including the world-renowned Newport For New Products (NFNP) program which showcases new boat and boating products making their official United States debut.

The Newport International Boat Show’s September dates and stunning location are added benefits to your visit.  Set amongst grand coastal scenery, national historic sites, distinctive inns, trendy boutiques and world-class restaurants, it’s easy to pair your passion for boating with the experience of Newport and the beauty of fall in New England.

Dates & Times:

Thursday, September 14, 2017 10am-6pm
Friday, September 15, 2017 10am-6pm
Saturday, September 16, 2017 10am-6pm
Sunday, September 17, 2017 10am-5pm

Show Address (best for GPS use):

Newport Yachting Center
4 Commercial Wharf
Newport, Rhode Island 02840
USA

Purchase Tickets

Tickets will be available online in July, 2017

Highlights

Please check back soon as our 2017 Highlights come aboard!

Learn more about NFNP & view the 2016 winners

2017 marks the 12th annual Newport For New Products Program which will showcase 2018 foreign and domestic boats and products that are making their U.S. debut at the show. “Best of” awards are selected by expert judges in multiple categories on Friday of the show recognizing creativity, innovation and practicality in nautical solutions and design. Be sure to browse these exciting NFNP entries, marked by red and blue Newport For New Products decals and balloons, identifying what’s new and innovative in the marine industry!

Learn more about NFNP & view the 2016 winners

VOTED MOST POPULAR BOAT SHOW TO ATTEND BY INDUSTRY INSIDERS!

Thank you to industry insiders and showgoers who voted Newport their “Favorite Boat Show To Attend” in a Soundings 2016 Trade Only Today poll.