The 13th Annual Hilton Head Island Boat Show will be the first weekend in May in the scenic Windmill Harbour Marina. Over 60 boats to tour, including sailboats, yachts, run-abouts, center consoles, fishing vessels, tugs, antiques and special interest boats. PaddleFest features a full range of kayaks and paddle boards for sale, along with sea trials and getting-started clinics. Over 50 additional vendor tents will be setup around the Harbour, including marine services, insurance, financing and brokerages. Clothing, jewelry, decor, gift, and gear vendors will have temporary storefronts at the show. Local and regional artists will have outdoor galleries with work for sale and display. Food and drinks will be for sale from the South Carolina Yacht Club. The 2 day show is packed with entertainment, including the opening ceremonies, live music throughout the show, a helicopter rescue simulation, demos, clinics, and special guests. An exclusive Kentucky Derby Cocktail Party will be held Saturday evening, hosted with The South Carolina Yacht Club.
The Hilton Head Island Boat Show is sponsored by the Windmill Harbour Property and Marina Owners Associations, The Richardson Group, Maritime Insurance, Barrier Island Yacht Sales, Coastal Sunglasses and Outside Hilton Head.