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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Newport Harbor News

Newport International Boat Show

Newport International Boat Show to Kick Off

Set for September 17-20th, 2015 on Newport Harbor is the Newport International Boat Show (NIBS), which flaunts its destination and sailing history to attendees making their fall travel plans. NIBS is the kick-off to the boat show season and a prime time to experience fall in New England. It’s also one of the largest in-water boat shows in the country – hosting exhibitors from around the world with an exceptional assortment of sailboats, powerboats, marine equipment, services and accessories for boaters.

Newport International Boat Show

Newport International Boat Show Highlights

Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today activities and amenities for those planning to attend its 44th boat show season, the Newport International Boat Show provides visitors from around the world a venue to see the latest boats and product offerings from hundreds of manufacturers and dealers, including dozens debuting for the first time in the United States. Set along historic Newport Harbor in the heart of downtown Newport…

Recent aft view of the hull of SSV Oliver Hazard Perry at Senesco Marine in North Kingstown, R.I. (Photo Credit Rod Smith)

SSV Oliver Hazard Perry Scheduled for Newport Appearance

Fundraiser, dedication ceremony and public visits to highlight ship’s visit over July 4 weekend. It’s not just Rhode Island but the whole of North America that is watching as the SSV Oliver Hazard Perry becomes a reality. The 196-foot, three-masted, square rigged tall ship, currently under construction and designated by the legislature and the Governor of Rhode Island as the state’s official “Sailing Education Vessel,” is well on its way to becoming the largest civilian sail training vessel in North America and the first oceangoing full-rigged ship to be built in the U.S. in over 100 years.

Photo courtesy L-3 Klein Associates, Inc.

Klein’s System 3900 at OceanTech Expo

L-3 Klein Associates will host an exhibit at the Oceans Technology Expo in Newport, Rhode Island, on 25-27 May 2010, featuring live, in-water Demonstrations of Klein’s System 3900 in Newport Harbor. The System 3900 is a high resolution, digital side scan and is ready for use on any vessel, including inflatables, making it ideal for Police, Fire, and Rescue Departments throughout the world.  Its design features outstanding imagery, ease of operation, and simplicity of image interpretation via the use of Klein’s SonarPro softwar. www.L-3Klein.com