Escape the winter doldrums and stroll The Boardwalk at the Show! Browse boats and marine equipment docked seaside, or relax and order something to eat from Seven Sushi & Steakhouse. Entertainment includes rides and carnival games for the kids and Thursday–Saturday evenings you can listen to fantastic boating music from Jambo Joe Bones. Don't miss this fantastic oasis!
Meet the hard-charging captain of Hard Merchandise on National Geographic Channel's hit television show Wicked Tuna, Dave Marciano. Dave will be meeting and greeting fans during the show!
Friday, 1/31, 1-3pm & 5-7pm
Saturday, 2/1, 11am-1pm & 3-5pm
Sunday, 2/2, 12pm-2pm
Attend the show on Friday, January 31st beginning at 5:00p.m. and purchase your Anchors & Ales ticket for $20 (includes adult show admission) to receive your limited edition tasting glass, tasting tokens and sample more than eight beers from participating craft breweries. Participating breweries include Bad Weather, Big Wood, Deschutes, Excelsior Brewing, Fulton, Lift Bridge Brewing, Rush River and Schell's. Additional details and ticket sales are coming soon, please check back. Must be 21 years of age or older to participate.
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.
The six-time World Champion Miss GEICO Racing Team is proud to introduce the newest and latest Miss GEICO offshore racing boat.
The new Miss GEICO is a 50-ft. Victory catamaran made of carbon/kevlar. At approximately 11,000 pounds, she is almost 1,500 pounds lighter than her predecessor and is equal in length. She has a 12-ft. beam, which is 6" wider than the former boat; the extra width will allow her to ride smoother at faster rates of speed.
Powered by 1075 Mercury racing engines, she currently has a top speed of 170mph. Off-season plans include replacing these engines with a set of 1500 HP piston racing engines which will enable Miss GEICO to reach a top speed in excess of 200 mph!
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.
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!
Back by popular demand! Free daily seminars for both beginner and veteran sailors — as well as adventurers of all ages! Click here to view full schedule.
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.
Don't miss the girl that's determined, positive, helpful, caring and ALWAYS ready for adventure, Dora the Explorer! Dora will appear at the show on Saturday and Sunday from 12 PM–4 PM each day! Bring your camera!
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