Features at a Glance
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. Click for our PaddleFest schedule.
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. Daily seminars and clinics cover maintaining, repairing and upgrading boats and motors, feature demos on boat and motor cutaways and interactive questions/answer sessions. Click for our free seminars and clinics schdule.
New this year—Fred’s Shed DIY Guidebook Seminar attendees will receive the Fred’s Shed DIY Guidebook, featuring export advice and how-to articles from Boating magazine.
Antique & Classic Boat Display
Step back in time to admire the beauty and craftsmanship of vintage crafts presented by the Bob Speltz Land-O-Lakes chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society. This year our feature craft will be Earle C. Barnes' 1926 "Princess Paige". Check this multiple best-of-show award winner and more out in Lobby D.