One of the best aspects of the Seattle Boat Show is the opportunity to look at the latest in boat design. So we were excited to check out the new Cutwater 26 and 28, new family-oriented cruisers from the same local boat builders who brought you the popular Ranger Tugs. We were impressed with just how creatively [...]
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The afloat portion of the Boat Show is a big part of the draw for many showgoers. And while the crowds were lighter today than the hordes who packed the docks on Saturday, the boat sales people were all smiles. We’ll write more tomorrow about the first weekend but by all accounts it was a [...]
The cooperation between the two organizations that run the boat show — the Northwest Marine Trade Association and the Northwest Yacht Brokers Association — is symbolized by the buses that ferry show-goers between Qwest and South Lake Union. So we figured it was worth trying out. The heated waiting shelter at Lake Union was a [...]
We are presenting a seminar about creating a great boating blog at the Seattle Boat Show’s Red stage. We thought it would be fun to show the class how you can post on the fly via a smart phone. Wave everyone! Update: and here is a photo of us from the audience perspective. Special thanks [...]
Turns out the first day crowds at the show were no fluke. Strong turnout again today at both Qwest and at the docks at South Lake Union. George Harris, president of the Northwest Marine Trade Association, which organizes the show, said an additional passenger shuttle bus was added to handle the passengers traveling between the [...]
Just a short time after the 2011 Seattle Boat Show opened, a nightmare scenario took place. The power went out at Qwest Field Event Center, plunging the exhibit halls into darkness and basically freaking everyone out. It took about 30 seconds for the center’s emergency lights to kick in, providing dim but reassuring lights. Both [...]