Discover Boating® New York Boat Show® Returns with More Boats, New Indoor Beach Club and The Most Nautical Fun You Can Have on Dry Land


WHAT: The Discover Boating New York Boat Show, in partnership with Progressive® Insurance, docks at the Javits Center January 25-29, 2023, inviting boaters and newcomers alike to escape the cold and plunge into summer fun. Experience the best of the boat life with cooking and cocktail demos by award-winning chefs and cocktail experts, a new indoor paddle sports pool, and the biggest selection of new boats and marine gear in the tri-state area.

With more than 800,000 first-time boat buyers taking to the water in the past two years, the Discover Boating New York Boat Show is ready to welcome thousands of water lovers to dive into the boat life and make it their own – whether they choose to rent, share, own, or just kick back and enjoy the boating fun.


  • NEW! Discover Boating Beach Club – The #1 destination for the ultimate in summer vibes, on-water thrills, expert chef, cocktail & mocktail demos, and various events and parties throughout the five days of the boat show…all surrounded by hundreds of the newest boats and marine innovations on the market today. Beach Club highlights:
    • Learn how to make the best island punch and inspired dishes with award-winning chefs and local cocktail experts on the #BoatAppetit mainstage.
    • Get on the water in the dead of winter to try a variety of paddle sports, plus daily kayak and paddleboard demos from the experts at the new paddle sports pool.
    • Strike a pose at the boating photo & video booth (we'll even provide the wind in your hair)!
    • Kick back and enjoy live DJ sets, the best boating cocktails, beach games and more.
  • See & shop hundreds of boats from center consoles and yachts, to personal watercraft and family cruisers. The boat show is the perfect opportunity to browse, compare and place orders for your first or next boat, plus gear up for boating season with sales on the newest boating accessories, marine electronics, and on-the-water must-haves. 
  • Tour the Queen of the Show and her Court of Beauties:?Boat Show tradition dictates that the largest yacht at the?show each year is named the?Queen. 2023’s innovations across all boat types dictate a look at the Queen?and?her Court. Check out superpowered center consoles, stunning staterooms, convertible decks, high-tech amenities like GPS anchoring, and luxury at every turn.
    • Sabre 45 Salon Expressdesigned with all the comfort and class of a traditional Downeast style, with the state-of-the-art precision and advanced performance of a modern luxury yacht.
    • Beneteau Grand Turismo 45– featuring timeless elegance along with large windows, a vast sundeck and U-shaped cockpit seating, the GT 45 fosters the ultimate indoor-outdoor experience.
    • Pardo 43– classic Italian style meets performance with innovative features plus comfort and luxury inside and out of this breathtaking yacht.
    • Pursuit S428 – powered by quad Yamaha 425 XTO engines, this powerful center console sportfisher is built to get you to the fish and do it all.
    • Formula 430 SSC – this crossover sport boat boasts seating for all of your boating buddies and next-level entertainment with every luxury you need.
  • Free “Boating 101” education for new boaters and experts alike?at Fred's Shed How-To Center, presented by Progressive® featuring tips, advice and practical skills during daily seminars and demos that cover everything from getting started and operating your boat to service, maintenance and more. 
  • Saluting our Heroes Thursday, January 26: to express gratitude for their service, all First Responders, Military, and Health Care Professionals get in FREE on Thursday, January 26!?Simply show valid identification along with photo ID at Will Call for a complimentary ticket.
  • Conservation Village features the annual ‘New York Says No to Plastic’ contest, with local school projects that show how reducing plastic will help protect our water resources. The winning school team will be awarded a $500 grant to fund their continued environmental efforts. Plus, stop by and discover how recreational boating is working to help sustain our planet and waters for future generations with exhibitors like the Clean Earth Project, an eco-friendly women-owned lifestyle brand for outdoor enthusiasts that works to raise awareness, reduce waste, and create a cleaner lifestyle. All product sales help support their beach and community cleanup initiatives and protect the environment.
  • Kids’ Build-a-Boat:?Beyond the fun of climbing aboard hundreds of boats to play captain, little skippers will have boatloads of fun creating one-of-a-kind nautical masterpieces inspired by their time at the show.? 

WHEN: Wednesday-Sunday, January 25-29, 2023

Wednesday-Friday: 12:00pm-8:00pm; Saturday: 10:00am-8:00pm; Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

WHERE: Javits Center, 655 West 34th Street, New York, NY

TICKETS: $20 for adult tickets; children 12 and under get in FREE with an adult – purchase tickets online at     

WEB/SOCIAL: For more information, visit; Facebook and Instagram #NYBoatShow #DiscoverBoating

MEDIA CONTACTS: Amanda Brokaw (917-238-0204 or and Carrie Waible (646-423-0230 or for press materials, photos, interviews, special access & live remotes