Trawlerfest Stuart

Thursday, March 8 – Sunday, March 11

Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm

Sunday: 10 am – 4 pm

Hutchinson Island Marriott Beach Resort & Marina
555 NE Ocean Blvd, Stuart, FL 34996


Meet With Trawler Specialist Captain Andrea Gaines

Sparkman & Stephens broker and resident trawler expert, Captain Andrea Gaines, will be on hand at the show to meet with clients and discuss your boating needs, questions and future adventures on the water.  Fill out the form here on this page to let her know if you would like to meet!


Cruiser’s Round Table

Friday, March 9 |  2-4 p.m.

Our very own Captain Andrea Gaines will be participating in a round table discussion along with a panel of fellow cruising experts. The group will cover a wide range of topics and stories and field questions from audience attendees.

Andrea has a lifetime of boating experience in which she has accumulated tens of thousands of nautical miles in fair and foul weather. She is not only and experienced cruising aficionado but a knowledgeable yacht broker as well. Andrea will be joined in the discussion by a captivating group or participants. Circumnavigator Bruce Kessler will discuss what it’s like to spend months and months treading blue water. Jeff Merrill, the moderator, is an author and trawler specialist with thousands of cruising miles. Surveyor Dylan Bailey is a veteran cruiser who learned to build boats with his father. John Clayman is a prominent East Coast, cruiser, racer and all-around boat guy. Steve Zimmerman will discuss repairs and boatyards from the point of view of both a cruiser and boatyard owner.


Meet With Andrea Gaines at Trawlerfest Stuart

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