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The Progressive® Insurance New York Boat Show® Drops Anchor at the Javits Center January 23-27, 2019

Boat Hop and Shop Hundreds of Boats for Every Budget and Lifestyle and Check out the Newest Innovations at World’s First and Longest-Running Boat Show

11/14/2018 12:00:00 AM

WHAT:             The 2019 Progressive®Insurance New York Boat Show® docks at the Javits Center January 23-27, 2019 bringing lifelong boaters and enthusiastic dreamers the latest in luxury motor yachts, sport fishers, performance boats, watersport boats, and thousands of new marine technologies and accessories. A New York tradition since 1905, the five-day event delivers a shopping paradise for boaters with the latest in boating innovations, plus interactive boating workshops, and fun for the whole family.
 
Event highlights include:
·        NEW! Super Thursday: Elevate savings, shopping and boat show fun to superstar levels. Super Thursday specials include even deeper savings on the best in boating, food & drink specials, plus tickets are only $5 when you visit after 5 p.m.!
·        Touch-A-Boat Tour for Kids: The expanded tour gives kids their very own boating passport to explore more than 10 boat stops where they can board real boats, snap a pic at the helm and learn the ropes of life on the high seas, plus if kids get their passports filled with stamps from all 10 boat stops, they get a prize.
·        Progressive® Boat Club: In this interactive space, attendees can boost their nautical know-how with top-notch mariners teaching hands-on boating courses for all levels of experience. Visitors can also try Progressive’s Oculus Rift virtual reality experience, putting themselves at the helm of a virtual boat race.
 
WHEN:             Wednesday-Sunday, January 23-27, 2019
Wednesday-Friday: 12:00pm-9:00pm; Saturday: 10:00am-9:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am- 6:00pm
 
WHERE:           Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street, New York, NY
 
TICKETS:         Tickets go on sale Nov. 15:
·        $16 for adults; children 12 and under get in FREE when accompanied by an adult (Save $2 when you buy tickets in advance online at NYBoatShow.com)
·        Military and first responders get $3 off on-site Wednesday, January 23
·        Visit after 5 p.m. on “Super Thursday” (January 24) and pay only $5
 
WEB:  Visit www.NYBoatShow.com; Twitter,Facebook and Instagram -  #NYBoatShow
 
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About the Progressive® Insurance New York Boat Show®
The Progressive InsuranceNew York Boat Show is produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the world’s largest producer of boat and sportshows and the leading association representing the recreational boating industry. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle. For more information, visit www.nmma.org. To learn more about Progressive Boat Insurance, which insures more than one million watercraft, please visit www.progressive.com/boat or contact Julie Kolencik at Julie_Kolencik@Progressive.com, (440) 395-2019.
 

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