• Hatteras Yacht Expo

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Hatteras is pleased to announce that Hatteras Yachts will hold it’s first-ever Hatteras Yacht Expo from July 13-14 at the New Bern, North Carolina facility. For this event, Hatteras and its dealer network will host up to 150 Hatteras owners and prospects for a two-day event complete with plant tours, design focus groups, sea trials, seminars, entertainment and gourmet meals. They will offer fun activities for boat owners, spouses and children in a festive, relaxed setting to foster an atmosphere of exclusivity and luxury.

The event will include:

  • Book signing by Nicholas Sparks, bestselling author of The Notebook, A Walk to Remember, and Nights in Rodanthe
  • A full comedy routine by Tom Wilson, the highly successful standup comic best known for his now classic role as "Biff" in the Back to the Future trilogy
  • Music provided by the Rockin Robin jazz ensemble and by Evolution, an 11-person high-energy band from Orlando, Florida

You and your family can enjoy:

  • Wine tasting and education classes
  • Private tours of the Tryon Palace (once the capital building of North Carolina)
  • Cigar appreciation sessions
  • Private spa treatments
  • Cooking classes
  • Family caricatures by North Carolina illustrator Bruce Stevenson
  • Boat handling seminars
  • Seminars on boat rigging and fishing techniques by Walker Holcomb and Peter B. Wright, instructors for the acclaimed "Marlin University" seminar tour
Hatteras Yacht Expo
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Hatteras and several key vendors will provide many unique opportunities not available at boat shows or at any other event:

  • Meet and talk to Hatteras employees and management team in a relaxed, social setting.
  • Behind-the-scenes plant tours where engineers will provide insight into the principles of naval architecture, yacht construction, mechanical systems, electrical systems and more.
  • Clinics to help you master the latest in marine electronics technology.
  • Idea-generating personal sessions with the Hatteras Interior Décor team.
  • "Be the Designer" sessions with the Hatteras convertible and motor yacht design teams.
  • Engine seminars with personnel from Caterpillar, MAN and MTU. Team support will be on hand to answer all your mechanical and maintenance questions.
  • Boat maintenance tips that will help you keep your vessel looking new for years to come.

A wide array of key suppliers will be displaying products on site. As a bonus, Hatteras will have an expanded company store with many new products and clothing, and they’ll also have an embroidery machine on-site to personalize your items!

This is the agenda for the two-day session:

Friday, July 13
1:00 p.m. - Yacht Expo officially starts. Product demonstrations, plant tours and interactive clinics will run from 2 to 5 p.m. Friday night will feature a cocktail reception, comedic performance and gourmet dinner at the New Bern Convention Center, adjacent to the Sheraton Hotel.

Saturday, July 14
9:00 a.m. - Hatteras and select vendors will offer product demonstrations, plant tours, and interactive clinics from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. along with an on-site lunch at the Hatteras New Bern facility. Saturday’s activities will conclude with cocktails, dinner and musical entertainment at the Convention Center.

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