November 1, 2016
boats.com Announced as Official Sponsor of the CruiserPort Seminar Series at the 2016 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show
Monday, October 31, 2016 (Norfolk, VA): boats.com, the largest global search engine in the leisure marine market, today announced their role as the official sponsor of the CruiserPort Seminar Series at the 57th Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS).
The CruiserPort Seminar Series, scheduled to run from Thursday, November 3rd through Saturday, November 5th, features cruising powerboats and seminars designed for buyers and owners who want to adopt the power cruising lifestyle, including technical classes and briefings on destinations.
The sponsorship is a perfect fit for boats.com, which focuses on connecting boating enthusiasts researching their passion through editorial content with boats for sale. Sponsoring the CruiserPort Seminar Series provides boats.com with the opportunity to deliver this experience in person. boats.com provides boating enthusiasts with more than 230,000 boats for sale online and over 20,000 pieces of editorial content.
“As the leading lifestyle and content site in the boating industry, boats.com’s mission is to be the go-to resource for every level of boater, from first-time buyers to lifelong boaters. We’re thrilled to be sponsoring CruiserPort as it allows us to deliver that experience in person and to connect on an individual level with the people who are at the heart of what we do,” said boats.com Brand Manager, Katie Jackson.
“The partnership between AIM and boats.com is a natural one,” said CruiserPort organizer, Will Carlsen. “In addition their extensive database of boat listings, boats.com is the go-to resource for boating news, DIY tutorials, blog posts, videos and reviews, so it’s a very comfortable fit with the CruiserPort philosophy.”
Highlights of the CruiserPort Seminar Series include “Confident Boat Handling in Close Quarters” with Bob Sweet, author of Powerboat Handling Illustrated and The Instant Handbook of Boat Handling; “Offshore Cruising” with famed circumnavigator Bruce Kessler, and “Cruising the Keys” with nationally recognized instructors, Captains Chris & Alyse Caldwell.
The CruiserPort Seminar Series will take place in a tent located on the B dock. Attendees of the CruiserPort Seminar Series will be automatically entered into a prize draw courtesy of boats.com, the winner of which will be announced during each seminar.
For a complete schedule of seminars, please visit www.passagemaker.com and select the “CruiserPort” tab from the navigation menu. To explore the resources available to every level of boater, please visit www.boats.com.