Published by MM Editor on Tuesday, 29th May 2018 - 5:32PM


Newport, R.I. – Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today that America’s Boating Club – United States Power Squadrons is its Official Charitable Partner for the 48th Annual Newport International Boat Show. The Newport International Boat Show will provide complimentary exhibit space and the opportunity for America’s Boating Club to present relevant boating seminars to show goers.

“We are delighted to welcome America’s Boating Club – United States Power Squadrons to the Newport International Boat Show as our Charitable Partner for 2018,” said Nancy Piffard, show director, Newport Exhibition Group. “The members of America’s Boating Club set a fine example for the entire boating public by having fun while being educated, responsible and safe boaters. We look forward to their involvement in the show and spreading the word of safety while underway.”

Offering classes For Boaters, By BoatersTMin boat handling, navigation, boat maintenance, weather and related subjects, America's Boating Club – United States Power Squadrons serves as a virtual "yacht club" with boating and social activities for all types of recreational boaters. With over 27,000 members organized into 356 local clubs across the country, America's Boating Club is comprised of families who contribute to their communities by promoting safe boating through education.

America's Boating Club members are vital to strengthening the communities they live in and know it's important to live their values by giving back through public service and volunteer opportunities. They provide courtesy vessel safety checks, help the NOAA's National Ocean Service keep nautical charts accurate and organize beach cleanups.

“We are extremely excited to partner with the Newport International Boat Show this year,” said Gary Cheney, chief commander, United States Power Squadrons. “America’s Boating Club is more than an educational organization. Our membership is very active in their local communities and work to benefit the greater boating public all while forging lasting relationships with other members. The Newport show is one of the premier boat shows in the country and located in such a beautiful and iconic venue. We look forward to meeting with attendees and sharing our passion for boating with them.”

The Newport International Boat Show will take place September 13-16, 2018 on the Newport Waterfront along America's Cup Avenue in Newport, Rhode Island. One of the largest in-water shows in the country and the kick-off to the boat show season, the event will host exhibitors from around the world with an exceptional assortment of boats of every type and style, plus a variety of accessories, equipment, electronics, gear and services for boaters. For more information on the 48th Annual Newport International Boat Show and to purchase advance discount tickets, please visit

To learn more about America's Boating Club, please visit

Andrew Golden

Rushton Gregory Communications


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