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Progressive® Insurance Boat School 

An educated boater is a safe boater

Boost your boating IQ! Top-notch mariners from the Annapolis School of Seamanship will be on deck to teach an entertaining curriculum of hands-on boating “courses.” They’ll share tips and tricks that will help you and your crew play it safe while having fun on the water. It’s enjoyable and educational for the whole family!



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Balloon Art

Balloon artists will twist, bend, and shape balloons into animals, headwear and other fun shapes sure to put a smile on your little one’s face.


Friday, 4–8:30pm
Saturday, 10:30am–8:30pm
Sunday, 10:30am–5:30pm


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Pirate Photo Op! 

Looking for something fun to do with the kids? You never know who you'll meet at the show! Be sure to bring your camera and have a picture taken with your favorite pirate.

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U.S. Power Squadron/USCGAUX Day

The Progressive® Insurance New York Boat Show® will recognize the United States Power Squadron on Wednesday, January 6 with FREE admission for USPS members—Simply present your USPS or USCGAUX identification card at the Will Call desk for one adult admission.

And, visit the United States Power Squadron booth for FREE information on everything from GPS, rules of the road and navigating through weather.


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