The 29th Annual Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota Relaunches April 15-17

SARASOTA, Fla. – The all new, 29th Annual Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota will take place April 15-17, 2011, at Marina Jack, #2 Marina Plaza, Sarasota, Fla. Hundreds of boats from the Gulf Coast’s leading boat builders and dealers will be on display, along with a full range of marine electronics, products and accessories. With food and beverages on site, plenty of downtown parking and convenient access, the show’s relaunch lands at one of the Gulf Coast’s premier boating destinations.

The show’s convenient new location at Marina Jack boasts a floating dock permanent marina with a deep water harbor and no bridge access to the Gulf. In addition, accessory exhibit tents and boats on land will enhance the total show experience. Marina Jack also introduces new attractions, never before enjoyed at the Suncoast Boat Show, including unparalleled dining in a spectacular facility to panoramic views of the marina, downtown, Sarasota Bay, Big Pass and out to the Gulf of Mexico.

“We are extremely excited and optimistic about relaunching the 29th Annual Suncoast Boat Show, presented and managed by Show Management,” said Dane Graziano, COO and Senior Vice President of Show Management. “This major boat show has important regional economic impact and signals the recovery of the marine industry as the economy continues to improve and demand increases. This show in its beautiful location is truly a jewel among boat shows.”

Sarasota’s array of amenities makes it an unparalleled destination for boating enthusiasts, with its pristine beaches, world-class shopping, international cuisine, renowned museums and galleries, Florida’s signature water sports and outdoor activities, aquariums and botanical gardens.

Marina Jack is located on Highway 41, the north/south corridor in the heart of downtown Sarasota. The show’s strategic location, convenient access, excellent visibility, onsite restaurants and permanent marina are all part of the shows’ exciting relaunch and design.

Friday, April 15, 2011 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, April 16, 2011 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, April 17, 2011 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Adults $8.00 at the gate, $6.00 online
Kids under 15 FREE

Take I-75 to S.R. 780 west; exit 210 toward Sarasota/St. Armands/Mote Marine/Gulf Beaches. Merge onto Fruitville Road. Turn left onto Tamiami Trail/ US 41. Continue to follow US-41. Turn right into Marina Plaza or see downtown parking garages in the area.

The 29th Annual Suncoast Boat Show in Sarasota is managed and produced by Show Management and sponsored by Yachts Magazine and Budweiser. Show Management is the world’s leading boat show company and produces the world famous Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show®, The Yacht & Brokerage show in Miami Beach, The Palm Beach International Boat Show and The St. Petersburg Power & Sailboat Show. For more information, call (954) 764-7642 or (800) 940-7642, or visit