Contests and Giveaways

New England is known for its wicked winters and also for its spectacular summers. The 2019 Progressive New England Boat Show Presented by West Marine is embracing both with A Tale of Two Seasons Social Media Challenge. Two seasons collide as the boat show represents all we love about warm weather. Long sunny days boating, fishing and sailing on the coastlines, rivers and lakes of New England. However, it gets underway February 9th – 17th right in the middle of winter. So set aside the shovels, skis and snowmobiles to sample what spring and summer of 2019 look like.

Come aboard and post your favorite summer in winter picture for a chance to win tickets to the show as well as all entries will be eligible for the grand prize package.

Here’s How to Enter:


  1. Snap a picture of summer in winter (flip flops on the banks of Boston Harbor for example). Share with us via Facebook or Instagram for a chance to win tickets to this year’s Progressive New England Boat Show or the grand prize
  2. TO ENTER VIA FACEBOOK Post your picture in the comments section of the NE Boat Show Facebook page.
  3. TO ENTER VIA INSTAGRAM Share the image to your personal Instagram page using hashtag #NEBoatShow and optional #Taleof2Seasons. Be sure your Instagram is set to “public” viewing.
  4. Winners will be selected at random
Grand Prize



2-Night Slip stay at Nantucket Boat Basin
A world-class marina on breathtaking Nantucket. Located in Nantucket harbor, 26 miles South of Cape Cod, the Nantucket Boat Basin provides the highest quality marina services for those visiting and staying on Nantucket. Perfect for sailing vacations, the Nantucket Boat Basin is just steps away from the island's most popular sites.
2 Night Stay at The Cottages at Nantucket Boat Basin
These charming cottages are ideally situated on wharves overlooking the harbor with complete kitchens, just 1 block from town. Enjoy complimentary amenities like WiFi, beach shuttle (in-season), bikes, fishing gear, & fluffy robes. Plus, pet-friendly amenities as well. Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award winner.
Dinner for 2 at Brant Point Grill at White Elephant
Known affectionately as BPG, is located directly on the picturesque harbor. BPG offers fresh, local cuisine and breathtaking views. Toast with fine wines over delectable dishes of steak and seafood as you watch the sailboats float past at radiant sunset. Once you have treated your palate to an amazing meal, you will understand why BPG has long been long-time favorite among Nantucket.


Rules & Regulations


  1. Contest runs from January 18th 2019 thru February 17th 2019
  2. Contestants can enter a maximum of 10 photos
  3. A weekly prize of 2 tickets to the 2019 Progressive New England Boat Show will be awarded 1/25/19, 2/1/19 and 2/8/19 based on entries for the week prior.
  4. The Grand Prize will be drawn on 2/8/19
  5. All winners will be contacted via direct messaging on their social media accounts
  6. Winner must be 21 years of age or older
  7. Prize is subject to availability, not valid in July, August and holiday weekends; must be used in 2019.

About the Progressive® Insurance New England Boat Show®

The Progressive Insurance New England 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 To learn more about Progressive Boat Insurance, which insures more than one million watercraft, please visit or contact Julie Kolencik at, (440) 395-2019.




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