Progressive® Insurance New York Boat® Show, presented by Discover Boating, Drops Anchor January 26-30, 2022 to the Javits Center

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WHAT: The Progressive®Insurance New York Boat Show®, presented by Discover Boating, returns to the Javits Center January 26-30, 2022, welcoming nautical novices, seasoned sailors and water lovers an all-access pass to dive into the boating lifestyle. With more than 415,000 new boat owners taking to the water in the past 18 months, demand for boating remains at an all-time high. Attendees are invited to celebrate the homecoming of this annual boating tradition as they see and shop the most comprehensive selection of boats and gear in the tri-state area, learn new skills, and connect with fellow boating enthusiasts at the world’s first and longest-running boat show.
 
SHOW HIGHLIGHTS
  • See & shop the most comprehensive selection of boat brands and types in the tri-state area this winter, from offshore fishing boats to family cruisers. The New York Boat Show is the perfect opportunity to browse, compare and place orders for your first or next boat.
  • 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 boat at the show each year is named the Queen. 2022’s innovations across all boat types dictate a look at the Queen and her Court. Check out superpowered center consoles, stunning staterooms, convertible sun roofs, high-tech amenities like GPS anchoring, and luxury at every turn.
    • Everglades 455 superpowered center console designed for fishing and fun – the Queen of the Show
    • Pursuit S428 center console sport boat, complete with convertible hull-side swim platform
    • Cruisers 42 Cantius – a luxury cruising yacht built for relaxation and entertainment 
    • Formula 400 SSC OB crossover with super high tech helm, outdoor galley…and hidden blender!
    • Beneteau Grand Turismo 41 – a luxury cruising yacht with two staterooms and sunbathing deck 
  • New product launches from top brands,including the new Sea-Doo Switch - a jet drive pontoon that uses handlebars for easy docking and the first pontoon with brakes; new high performance electric outboard engines from Vision Marine; and more.
  • Free “Boating 101” education for new boaters and experts alike at Fred's Shed How-To Center, 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
  • NEW! Saluting our Heroes on Opening Day: to express gratitude for their service, all First Responders, Military, and Health Care Professionals get in FREE on opening day! Simply show valid identification along with photo ID at Will Call for a complimentary ticket on Wednesday, January 26 from Noon-8:00pm.
  • NEW! Conservation Village featuresthe first annualNew York Says No to Plastic Clean Water Showcase’,featuringlocal school projects that show how reducing plastic will help protect our water resources, plus the chance to learn more about student-led conservation from New York Harbor School and Billion Oyster Project as they redefine the future of New York Harbor.Conservation Village will also display the latest in electric boat innovations from CT Electric Boat Company; a mini beach clean-up station from The Clean Earth Project, and more!
  • Kids’ Build-a-Boat:?Beyond the fun of climbing aboard 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 26-30, 2022
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: $18 for tickets purchased online at NYBoatShow.com; $20 for adult tickets purchased onsite during the days of the show; children 12 and under get in FREE
 
U.S. BOATING BY THE NUMBERS*
The U.S. boating boom continues with record 2021 sales and strong momentum in 2022 as more Americans continue returning to and rediscovering the outdoors.
 
  • Interest in boating has never been greater with more than 415,000 first-time boat buyers entering the market and a total of 15.6 million recreational boats in use in 2020.
  • The industry saw tremendous growth with boat sales reaching a 13-year high in 2020, which remain at elevated levels.
  • New powerboat unit sales in 2021 surpassed 300,000 units; only the second time the industry has hit that number in nearly 15 years (2020 and 2021), closing 2021 an estimated 4 to 6 percent below record highs in 2020 and 7 percent above the five-year sales average.
  • New boat sales in 2022 are projected to be on par with record 2020 levels.
  • Annual U.S. sales of boats, marine products and services totaled $49.3 billion in 2020, up 14% from 2019.
 
NEW YORK & TRI-STATE BOATING BY THE NUMBERS
  • New York & Tri-State area sales were up 13% or higher in 2020, and dealers are selling new boats as fast as they receive them. As consumer demand continues, the New York Boat Show is a must-attend event to see and shop the most comprehensive selection of boats in the area and place orders for future fun on the water.
  • State-by-State
    • New York Boating Sales totaled $966 million in 2020 including new powerboats, outboard engines, boat trailers and aftermarket accessories, up 19.6% compared to 2019. New York ranked 7th nationwide in total expenditures in 2020.
    • Connecticut Boating Sales totaled $257.9 million in 2020 including new powerboats, outboard engines, boat trailers and aftermarket accessories, up 31% compared to 2019. CT ranked 31st nationwide in total expenditures in 2020.
    • New Jersey Boating Sales totaled $506 million in 2020 including new powerboats, outboard engines, boat trailers and aftermarket accessories, up 13% compared to 2019. New Jersey ranked 19th nationwide in total expenditures in 2020.
 
*Source: NMMA 
 
 
INFO:  For more information, visit www.NYBoatShow.com; Facebook and Instagram #NYBoatShow
Health & Safety Guidelines for the 2022 Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show can be found here
 
 
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