Things to do at the show

New features and attractions for 2021 coming soon! 2020 highlights shown below.
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Super Thursday Special

One-day Only Deals!

Join us on Thursday, January 23rd for the show’s best deals! Take advantage of one-day only specials on a wide variety of boats and products. PLUS, enjoy food and drink specials.

Click Here to View all Super Thursday Deals

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Build -A-Boat—Kids’ Toy Boat Building

If they can imagine it, they can build it! Little skippers will have boatloads of fun creating a one-of-a kind nautical masterpieces to take home as a show souvenir.

Hours:

  • Wednesday–Friday—4PM–8:30PM
  • Saturday—10:30AM–8:30PM
  • Sunday—10:30AM–5:30PM

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Miss GEICO Offshore Racing Boat

Powered by 3,300-hp 1650 RACE Mercury Racing sterndrive engines, the world-champion Miss GEICO is a 50-ft. Victory catamaran that can reach speeds in excess of 200 mph!

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Military/First Responders Day

Wednesday is the day we would like to show our gratitude for our military and first responders.  To show our appreciation we will be offering a $3 discount to all active/veteran military and active/retired first responders.  To receive this discount show your military/first responder identification card when purchasing a ticket at the show’s box office.

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BOATING SKILLS VIRTUAL TRAINER—TEST YOUR BOATING SKILLS

Take the helm and set out on a simulated ”boat trip” to practice boating skills such as docking, pivot turns, stopping and more. The America’s Boating Club Boating Skills Virtual Trainer is equipped with a steering wheel and real Mercury throttle to give you hands-on experience as you pilot your virtual boat on a lake with other powerboats, sailboats, navigation aids and a marina.

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Progressive® Insurance Booth

Come visit the Progressive booth! Progressive provides education and inspiration in partnership with the Annapolis School of Seamanship so you can get the most of your boating lifestyle! Stop by to master your docking technique at our docking pool or take a spin at a Virtual Reality boating experience. You can also chat with a Progressive Insurance expert to ask any questions about boating coverages or get a free quote!

SEMINAR TOPICS:

  • Ask a Captain
  • Boating Apps & Tablets
  • Docking De-Stressed
  • 10 Steps to Being a Good Gilligan
  • Get Your Captains License
  • Gateway to Boating
  • Trailering (Hooking Up)
  • Maintenance 101

Hands-On Interactive:

  • Electronics 101 (SS Neversail)
  • Docking Pool
  • Line Handling
  • Trivia