Oriental Boat Show Guide

April 14 - 16, 2023

When It's All Happening

Hours. Seminars.

Days & Hours.

• Fri April 14, noon to 6p. Admission $10.00 (includes rest of weekend).
• Sat April 15, 10a to 6p. Admission $10.00 (includes rest of weekend).
• Sun April 16, 10a to 3p. Admission $5.00.

Walk. Talk. Visit.

Don't be shy. Some 100 vendors bring boats and boat (and outdoor) gear to the show. It's Oriental - these folks like to talk about their stuff. Ask questions and learn more.


All Seminars are on the grounds of Oriental Marina & Inn, near the pool. Seminars are free with admission.

Saturday 10:00a - 11:00a: Curtis Stokes, Curtis Stokes and Associates. Boat Buying Basics. What to know when you're buying a boat.

Saturday Noon -1:00p Sabastian Mazuera, Black Dog Sail Loft. Topic – Routine Sail Maintenance & Repairs at Sea.

Saturday 1:00p - 2:00p: Darrell Foster, Foster Mobile Marine. Diesel maintenance. Keeping your boat's diesel running: what you can do, and what you may want a mechanic to do.

Saturday 2:00p - 3:00p: John Rahm, Third Wave Sailing. Docking Without Trama or Drama.
Saturday 3:00p - 4:00p: Julie Rahm, Triton Yachts. "Saleing" your boat.

Find What You Need
What’s At (and near) The Boat Show

At the show, over 100 vendors supporting sail, power, accessories, clothing, food & coastal life.
Thank you to the Boat Show Guide Sponsors:


Boat Show Overview.

See where it's all happening.

In-Water Boats

Wander the docks. In-water sail & power vessels are on display. You can take a tour inside & on deck. Some brokers may ask you to remove shoes.

On Land

On land... most everything. Trailerable boats, and vendors with boating & outdoor gear. The Nautical Flea Market is at the corner of Hodges & South Water.

Cool Stuff
Boat Show Stuff Ya Gotta See...

World renowned Naval Architect Graham Byrnes designs everything from dinghies to cruising sailboats and power sport fishing vessels. And he is based here in Pamlico County. At the show Graham is showing how a small boat is built.

Graham Byrnes, B&B Yachts

An Mercury outboard has been donated by Sailcraft Service. A $5 raffle ticket puts you in the running. All funds go to the Oriental Rotary Club.

Outboard Raffle