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Rhode Island Boat Show Sets the Tone for Much Anticipated 2015 Boating Season

April 20, 2015

New Englanders will welcome the start of the boating season this year with the 5th Annual Rhode Island Boat Show.  Conanicut Marina in Jamestown will host this two-day outdoor event on the weekend of May 2-3. Beautiful downtown Jamestown will be full of new and pre-owned boats for sale. Powerboats and sailboats will be dressed up for the season and in the water, ready to be viewed by prospective buyers.

The Rhode Island Boat Show celebrates its 5th year bringing a FREE in-water boat show to New England with boats that are ready to be purchased and enjoyed this season. Showgoers can talk with the listing brokers about the boats on view and their current inventory, or discuss with brokers what type of boat would fit them best.

“Early May is the best time to hold this outdoor event,” said Matthew Leduc of Latitude Yacht Brokerage.  “There is still quality inventory available that has value this time of year: If boat buyers commit to the search process now and find a boat that meets their needs, they can still have a full season of boating!”

Jamestown’s restaurants, bars, and shops will be open for business during the boat-show weekend and are getting ready to kick off another great season in New England’s’ finest yachting village now that the historic snow storms are finished.

The Rhode Island Boat Show takes place May 2-3 in Jamestown. Show hours are 10 am to 5 pm. Parking and admission is free for attendees.  To learn more about the event, visit the Rhode Island Boat Show website at