Features at a Glance

Thanks for visiting. Mark your calendars for next year, January 22-25, 2015!

Welcome to the Water New Boater Education

Visit the Welcome to the Water Center located in Lobby E to learn how to launch your boating life!  Our unbiased boating expert will host daily seminars and answer all of your questions about how to get started in boating, what type of boat is right for you and much more!  Schedule coming soon!



Always wanted to try stand up paddleboarding (SUP) but haven't had the chance?  Interested in kayaking but not sure what type would best suit you?  Try them both at the Boat Show!  Attendees 10 years of age or older will be able to try out kayaks and SUP in a huge pool right on the show floor. Bring your swimsuit to the show or use one of our wetsuits, changing rooms will be available.  Knowledgeable staff will be on hand to offer instruction and product information.

Fred's Shed Interactive Learning Center

DIY seminars and workshops covering boat and motor maintenance, repair and upgrades.

Watch, learn and do! If you’re a do-it-yourselfer or boat owner in search of practical, professional advice, Fred’s Shed is your go-to resource. Free, daily seminars and clinics cover maintaining, repairing and upgrading boats and motors, feature demos on boat and motor cutaways and interactive questions/answer sessions. 


Antique & Classic Boat Display

Step back in time to admire the beauty and craftsmanship of vintage craft presented by  the Bob Speltz Land-O-Lakes chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society. Check them out in Lobby D of the Convention Center.

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