2017-18 Boat Show Schedule:


(Please note our reduced Winter/Spring show schedule as a result of our building slots being filled up)

March 7-11, 2018:

Location:  Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Amsterdam RAI Convention Center. We will have a 15′ Lightning Bug on display inside and one  19′ Trouvé on display outside in the harbor and available for demo rides.


May 2018 (dates uncertain):

Location:  Hilton Head, South Carolina 

Hilton Head Island Boat Show at Windmill Harbour.  We attended this show in 2017 and it is tentatively scheduled again in 2018 although the dates are uncertain at this time.  Please give us a call or check their website below for updated info.

http://www.windmillharbourboatshow.com ***Tenative Show – Please Confirm Before Traveling Long Distance***

Sept. 7-9, 2018:

Location: Wilmington NC.

Wilmington In-water Boat Show,  Port City Marina and Wilmington Convention Center.  Displaying one 19’ Trouvé and one 15’ Lightning Bug.  Both will be available for in-water demos.


Oct. 20-21, 2018:

Location: Georgetown SC.

Georgetown Wooden Boat Show, Downtown on the beautiful Georgetown waterfront.  This is a fantastic wooden boat show with many classic and home bulit wooden boats. We will have one Lightning Bug and possibly one Trouvé displayed on land.  It may be possible to schedule a demo ride after the show on either Sunday or Monday when we can launch the boats.  Please give us a call for more details if you are interested. 


Shows are subject to change so please call 252-729-1540 or email info@budsin.com to confirm before traveling long distances to a show.

Schedule updated November 9, 2017