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Thursday, January 5, 2017

With the Great Lakes boating season just a few months away, bring the family and get a jumpstart on the preparations at the 2017 Progressive Insurance Mid-America Boat Show at the I-X Center in Cleveland. Boats of all shapes and sizes, from all the major manufacturers will be on display! Bigger and better each year, this five-day,

tags: Boat Show

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Progressive® Insurance Chicago Boat, RV and Strictly Sail Show® is the Windy City’s BIGGEST marine and outdoors sales event. If you love boating, RVing, OR sailing, this is YOUR show! There’s no better place to see and buy: Boats for every activity, lifestyle and budget The latest in RVs, campers, fifth

tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

Friday, October 21, 2016

FLIBS is the largest in-water boat show in the world, attracting an audience of approximately 100,000 boating enthusiasts who share a common interest of life on the water. It covers seven locations with nearly 1,500 boats displayed across more than 3 million square feet of exhibit space. The show draws approximately 1,000 exhibitors

tags: Boat Show

Friday, September 9, 2016

Newport Exhibition Group announced that its 46th Annual Newport International Boat Show will take place September 15 through 18 at the Newport Yachting Center located on Newport’s famed waterfront in downtown Newport, Rhode Island. The Newport International Boat Show is one of the largest in-water boat shows in the country, and

tags: Boat Show

Monday, August 22, 2016

Rich and Nancy Kapellen of Sheboygan not only were the People’s Choice Award winner for the best sailboat but claimed Best of Show honors with their 17-foot Penobscot 17 at the Door County Maritime Museum Classic & Wooden Boat Festival Aug. 12 & 13 in Sturgeon Bay. Other class winners in the People’s Choice voting

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Promotions & Giveaways

Friday, August 19, 2016

The Great Lakes’ largest floating show of power and sailboats, the Progressive North American In-Water Boat Show, will tie up for four days, August 25-28, at Cedar Point Marina. This year, attendees will be invited to climb aboard over 400 boats with the show’s expanded footprint to accommodate more. The boats, most

tags: Boat Show, Marina

Friday, August 12, 2016

After nine great shows, the Toledo Antique & Classic Boat Show will look significantly different this year. With lots of exciting changes in Toledo’s downtown, this will be a “regrouping year” for the event staff, as they work to integrate with the dynamic of the urban waterfront culture. This year’s show

tags: Antique & Classic Boats, Boat Show, Lake Erie

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Grady-White’s all-new model Fisherman 236 redefines the 23-foot center console market by not only incorporating the kind of finely-tuned, highly functional fishing features that only 57+ years of hands-on experience can create, but also by seamlessly integrating truly superior family-friendly features and options into that

tags: Boat Show, Fishing, New Boat Models

Friday, August 5, 2016

A brand makeover will be evident to the thousands of boating enthusiasts who will attend the 2016 Progressive Chicagoland In-Water Boat Show opening in Michigan City (IN) for four days, August 11-14. Whether you think the more than 200 boats on display are surrounded by new entertainment features or the activities are surrounded by

tags: Boat Show, Lake Michigan

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Plans are moving full steam ahead for the 57th annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (FLIBS), with show organizers hard at work since the conclusion of last year's event on new ideas for delivering the best visitor experience ever in 2016. This year's show takes place from Thursday, November 3 through Monday, November 7 at

tags: Boat Show