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Darren Gary, masters head coach at Greenwich Crew and Sarah Huo of the Breglia Group at William Raveis aboard the 31 Regulator by All Seasons.

On Wednesday, Darren Gary, masters head coach at Greenwich Crew and Sarah Huo of the Breglia Group at William Raveis enjoyed a ride on the 31 Regulator by All Seasons. Photo: Leslie Yager

Ben Knowles

Ben Knowles of East Coast Yacht Sales with his MJM 40Z promises ‘twice the fun, half the fuel.’ “We also call her the modern classic,” because they are high tech, constructed with classic lines.

On Wednesday, Bob Petzold arrived at Beacon Point Marine with a 37 ft Back Cove made in Maine.

Beacon Point Marine has been a busy spot this week as preparations are in full swing for this weekend’s Greenwich Boat Show.

The 2017 Greenwich Boat Show will be held April 8 and 9, from 10am to 4pm, on the Mianus River in Cos Cob.

The show brings 18 different dealers and a total of 43 brands and a total of over 100 boats.

On Saturday night there is a VIP party. “You have to get your passes from our preferred dealer,” said Karen Piscitelli on Wednesday as boats arrived in time for the weekend’s show.

The party will be feature flowing Prosecco, a DJ and a fashion show by show by Laura McKittrick, Greenwich Girl, with models showing off the season’s nautical fashions from Landfall and Lord & Taylor. The fashion show will have backdrop of Lamborghinis and, of course, a beautiful sunset.

John Windels from Elevated Solutions shot photos with a drone in advance of the Greenwich Boat Show. Photo: Leslie Yager

Craig Jones from Greenwich Point Marketing with John Windels of Elevated Solutions. Photo: Leslie Yager

On Wednesday, John Windels from Elevated Solutions and Craig Jones from Greenwich Point Marketing were busy shooting video from land and sky with the help of a drone during preparations for the show.

What you can expect to see this weekend at the Greenwich Boat Show

Throughout the weekend, boaters in the market for high-end, luxury vessels can test such brands as Monte Carlo Yachts, Chris Craft, Tiara, Back Cove, Sabre, Southport Boats, MJM, and True North. They’ll also be able to try Hunt Yachts, Vanquish, and Galeon and Gran Turismo by Beneteau.

Anglers hoping to reel in a great fishing boat will have plenty to consider. They can test sport fishing vessels like Everglades, Scout, Grady White, Pursuit, Century, Rossiter, Boston Whaler, and Regulator.

Try great fishing boats from Release, EdgeWater, Sea Fox, Sea Hunt, World Cat, Seaway and Robalo. For a special experience, step aboard American or Ranger Tug.

Families looking for that perfect cruising vessel will enjoy such brands as Sea Ray, Monterey, Carolina Cat, Chaparral, Regal, and Bennington pontoons. For the truly unique buyer, step aboard a custom wooden boat by Rockport Marine.

On Wednesday, Bob Petzold arrived at Beacon Point Marine with a 37 ft Back Cove made in Maine.

The boat, which has single diesel power, is perfect for families looking to explore Long Island Sound together. It sleeps six and features a spacious kitchen and living areas.

Bob’s company Petzold’s Marine Center is located in Norwalk.

Stop and see Bob this weekend at the Greenwich Boat Show.

Petzold’s Marine’s 37 ft Back Cove made in Maine is a perfect boat for families who want to explore Long Island Sound and beyond. The boat sleeps six. Photo: Leslie Yager

Petzold’s Marine’s 37 ft Back Cove made in Maine is a perfect boat for families who want to explore Long Island Sound and beyond. The boat sleeps six. Photo: Leslie Yager

Petzold’s Marine’s 37 ft Back Cove made in Maine is a perfect boat for families who want to explore Long Island Sound and beyond. The boat sleeps six. Photo: Leslie Yager

Petzold’s Back Cove 37 at the Greenwich Boat Show. April 8-9, 2017

Petzold’s Marine’s 37 ft Back Cove made in Maine is a perfect boat for families who want to explore Long Island Sound and beyond. The boat sleeps six. Photo: Leslie Yager

Petzold’s Marine’s 37 ft Back Cove made in Maine is a perfect boat for families who want to explore Long Island Sound and beyond. The boat sleeps six. Photo: Leslie Yager

Petzold’s Marine’s 37 ft Back Cove made in Maine is a perfect boat for families who want to explore Long Island Sound and beyond. The boat sleeps six. Photo: Leslie Yager

Petzold’s Marine’s 37 ft Back Cove made in Maine is a perfect boat for families who want to explore Long Island Sound and beyond. The boat sleeps six. Photo: Leslie Yager

For more information, visit www.greenwichboatshow.com, or contact Karen Piscitelli at 203-661- 4033 x251 or karen@greenwichboatshow.com


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