Newport International Boat Show Announces Partners And Sponsors

Newport, R.I. – The Newport International Boat Show presented by BankNewport has just announced its line-up of sponsors and partners for this year’s Show, which will take place September 14-17, 2023, at the Newport Yachting Center Marina in downtown Newport, Rhode Island.

“This year we’ve attracted some of the best partners we’ve ever had,” said Gail Alofsin, Director of Corporate Partnerships. “While some are long-time sponsors and some are new, all are well recognized and respected brands, both locally and at the national level. We are grateful for their support to enhance the Newport International Boat Show as one of the most exciting experiences for visitors and exhibitors alike.”

Presenting sponsors are BankNewport and its marine division, OceanPoint Marine Lending.

Sponsors to date include: BMW North America, Boston Yacht Sales, Carey, Richmond and Viking Insurance, Centreville Bank, CHART Metalworks, Chubb Insurance, Francis Coppola Diamond Collection, Cox, Cutty Sark Whiskey, Discover Newport, Dockwa, Fishers Island Lemonade, Global Marine Insurance, Helly Hansen Newport, Hogan Associates Real Estate, LaVictoire Finance, Marriott Newport, Mount Gay Rum, Narragansett Beer, ORIS Watches USA, Inc., Polar Beverages, Rewards by Anderson, Safe Harbor Marinas, Sea Bags, Sebago, Sobieski Vodka, Tequila Ocho, Wagoneer by Jeep and Whalers Brewing Company.

Media partners include AIM Marine Group, Cruising World Magazine, New England Marine Trades Association, Rhode Island Marine Trades Association, Sailing World Magazine, Soundings Magazine and Yachting Magazine. The 2023 Newport International Boat Show charitable partner is the Community Boating Center.

“We are excited to be the presenting sponsor again at this year’s Newport International Boat Show,” said Jack Murphy, President and CEO, BankNewport. “This is one of the premier Boat Shows for the industry and it showcases all that the Newport Community has to offer. The boating industry is the core market for OceanPoint Marine Lending, a division of BankNewport. As we kick off the boating season in Rhode Island, we are looking forward to long days ahead spent out on the water. We can’t wait to meet all of you right here in our own backyard at the Newport Boat Show this September!”

“We are thrilled to once again partner with the Newport International Boat Show,” said Oscar Joaquim, President, OceanPoint Marine Lending. “As a division of BankNewport, the team at OceanPoint Marine Lending looks forward to meeting new customers and connecting with existing ones and marine industry professionals.”

Celebrating its 52nd year, the Newport International Boat Show is one of the largest in-water events in the country and the premier show in New England. It encompasses over 14 acres of Newport’s famed waterfront and hosts hundreds of exhibitors, dealers and manufacturers, with new powerboats and sailboats ranging from 15- to 90-feet, plus an extensive selection of marine equipment, services and accessories for boaters.

To purchase tickets online, click here. Save $2 on one-day tickets (valid any one day, Friday-Sunday) if purchased online before gates open on September 14. Also, tickets purchased online in the month of June will be automatically entered to win a $250 Helly Hansen gift card with the one lucky winner being chosen on July 1st. Please follow the Newport International Boat Show’s Facebook and Instagram and subscribe to its YouTube channel for the latest updates, schedules of events and sponsor giveaways and prizes.

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Show Dates & Hours:
Thursday, Friday & Saturday, September 14th, 15th, and 16th: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, September 17th: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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