TrawlerFest, Seattle, Presented by PassageMaker, at Bell Harbor Marina, Port of Seattle, Pacific Northwest

TrawlerFest Seattle, originally set for April 2021, will move cross country to an all new TrawlerFest location in Newport, Rhode Island, in June 2021. Official dates will be announced as soon as they are available. Due to ongoing health and logistics concerns related to the Covid-19 worldwide pandemic; the 2021 Trawlerfest series schedule of events has changed, specific dates TBA.

TrawlerFest Baltimore remains unaffected and is set to take place as usual around late September 2021. Official dates will be announced as soon as they are available.

Trawlerfest Stuart, originally set for March 2021, will be postponed until November 2021. Official dates will be announced as soon as they are available.

Additionally, TrawlerFest will be adding several new boat categories to the in water boat show lineup. More details coming soon in 2021.


Below – were the 2020 TrawlerFest Prior – Pandemic Changes:

TrawlerFest will be transformed to an Online Summit Nov. 12 – 14, 2020; this new Pandemic World has boat shows shifting to new creative avenues. Instead of being hosted in Seattle in the heart of the Pacific Northwest at Bell Harbor Marina, Port of Seattle – it will be an Online experience. TrawlerFest is PassageMaker’s stand -alone series of boat shows designed for cruising enthusiasts. Strategically located in key cruising regions nationwide. The Pacific Northwest is loaded with active and avid cruising trawlers, the PNW is a TrawlerFest hot spot, yet 2020 has brought some creative new TrawlerFest changes.

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In the past – 2019 – TrawlerFest featured an impressive in-water selection of new and pre-owned cruising powerboats, the latest in marine gear and services, and first-class education & demonstrations. TrawlerFest is more than a boat show; it’s where industry, education and community come together in an intimate, rendezvous atmosphere. TrawlerFest is an experience you simply won’t want to miss, 2020 Online Summit is extremely different and new based on the times – for details visit:

Bell Harbor Marina, Port of Seattle, Hosts TrawlerFest, Presented by PassageMaker in the Pacific Northwest, Downtown Seattle WA

After close consultation TrawlerFest and their partners, have made the difficult decision to transform the Seattle and Baltimore TrawlerFests 2020 to an online Summit. Passagemaker’s TrawlerFest is a great event where boaters will come together online, get educated and enjoy shared passions, and for this reason will – be hosting the TrawlerFest LIVE Online Summit November 12-14, 2020.

The goal of TrawlerFest LIVE seminars is to make cruising safer, less expensive and more fun. Trawlerfest LIVE will feature 12 first- class educational seminars and online demonstrations of products, services and boating techniques.

TrawlerFest, Seattle, Presented by PassageMaker, at Bell Harbor Marina, Downtown Seattle, Pacific Northwest Port of Seattle Hot Spot for Spring!!! Photography by: Salty Dog Boating News

TrawlerFest 2020 – Steve Zimmerman is back as instructor of one flagship seminars, How To Buy A Used Boat … As Told By The Boat Yard, Offshore Essentials Presented by Jeff Merrill is also a fan favorite and Boat Handling Illustrated Presented by Bob Arrington.  This year’s lineup offers more 12 seminars over 3 days.  Destination topics range from DownEast Loop, Cruising the Chesapeake, the Great Loop and beyond. Perennial favorites such as Dial-In Your Trawler, What to look for Before You Call a Surveyor and Losing Power in a Seaway: What Happens Then? also headline the marquee.

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