The 2018 Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show invites the winter weary to get a taste of summer as the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center is transformed into a boater’s paradise for 8 days in February. Attracting tens of thousands of boating and sailing enthusiasts, Northeast’s largest boating event docks for nine-days, featuring hundreds of the newest boats and on-the-water accessories.
More than 300,000 square feet are filled with the latest boats and nautical equipment – from navigational tools to hardware and galleyware – for all budgets and lifestyles. Visitors can climb aboard luxury motor yachts, sport fishers, performance boats, and personal watercrafts, as well as dozens of sailboats and sailing yachts, rigged and ready to hit the open seas.
In addition to finding the best deals of the season, the Progressive Insurance New England Boat Show offers seminars for DIY boaters, informational clinics for those of all experience levels and hands-on activities for young skippers and families. There will also be some new activities for kid including tours of Salt - the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary’s life-size inflatable humpback whale, special Kids' Touch-A-Boat Tours, Create-A-Boat - Kids’ Toy Boat Building, and Gone Fishing! Fishing & Kayak Demo Pool.
The show also features more than 250 exhibits of the latest in marine accessories to stock up on everything from the newest navigational equipment, hardware and galley-ware for your boat.
- Seminars and Informational Clinics
- Interactive Displays the kids will enjoy.
- Giveaways & Contests
- Saturday, February 10, 10am–8pm
- Sunday, February 11, 11am–6pm
- Monday - Friday, February 12-16, 1pm–9pm
- Saturday, February 17, 10am–8pm
- Sunday, February 18, 11am–5:30pm