Things to do at the show

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To express our gratitude for your service, all active/veteran military, active/retired first responders, health care professionals, and USCG & USCGA members can take advantage of FREE admission on Wednesday, January 26.

Simply show your military/first responder/health care/USCG & USGCA valid identification card along with photo ID at Will Call to receive your complimentary admission ticket.

Fred's Shed How-To Center presented by Progressive

Tips, tricks and DIY advice for every boater—from first timers to experienced captains.

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Watch, learn and do! If you're a first-time boat owner or a seasoned do-it-yourselfer we have an array of boat maintenance topics covered for you.  Are you interested in maintaining, repairing or upgrading your boat or motor, head to Fred's Shed for professional, practical, advice. Daily sessions include demonstrations of techniques and tools on boat and motors and end with informative question/answer sessions.  Do you have a boat or engine problem you haven’t been able to fix, stop by and ask our tech expert for some free advice.  It's all FREE, compliments of the Progressive® Insurance New York Boat Show®.

First Annual Clean Water Campaign Contest

New York elementary, middle schools, and high schools are invited to compete to create a project that shows how reducing plastic will help protect our water resources and educate others to make a positive impact on the environment. The winning school team will be awarded a $500 grant to fund their continued environmental efforts.

Vision Marine Technologies

Vision Marine Technologies, Inc. the global leader in the electric recreational boating industry will be displaying their 100% electric boat. Vision Marine strives to be a guiding force for change and an ongoing driving factor in fighting the problems associated with waterway pollution by disrupting the traditional boating industry with electric power.

The Clean Earth Project

The Clean Earth Project is a women-owned, eco-friendly lifestyle brand for outdoor enthusiasts who love the environment. Founded on the belief that a company can do great things for our environment, they work to raise awareness, reduce waste and create a cleaner lifestyle—and work to positively impact the local community and environment by hosting beach cleanups.

All product sales help support their community cleanup initiatives and protect the environment!

IG: @thecleanearth_project

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Kids’ Build-a-Boat—Toy boat building

Let your little ones get creative! Little skippers will have boatloads of fun creating a one-of-a kind nautical masterpieces to take home as a show souvenir.

Wednesday-Friday: 3:30-7:30p

Saturday: 10:30a-7:30p 

Sunday: 10:30a-5:30p