Things to do at the show

2022 highlights shown below.
Progressive Boat Club
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Come visit the Progressive booth for education and inspiration to help you get the most of your boating lifestyle! Stop by to master your technique at our docking pool or take a spin at a Virtual Reality boating experience. You can also:

  • Boost your boating IQ with an entertaining curriculum of hands-on boating courses
  • Spin the Progressive compass for your chance to win a branded takeaway item
  • Get answers to boating questions and chat with Progressive Insurance experts about boat coverage

Children younger than age 13 can participate in the virtual reality activation with parent's onsite permission.


  • 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
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Marine Career & Innovation Day

Curious about a Career in the Marine Industry?

Learn about careers in the marine industry - from technicians to sales and more!  Also don't miss our Career Fair.  The Career Fair will provide a chance for those exploring a career in recreational boating to meet with potential employers and learn more about the important boating industry and jobs directly from industry experts from marine technicians to sales and much more. 

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Goose Hummock Saltwater Fishing Seminar Series & Demonstrations

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Goose Hummock, a leading New England Saltwater Fishing Outfitter, returns to the show with 50 Seminars on saltwater fishing.  Be sure to stop by the interactive fishing tanks for demonstrations on the art of casting for all.

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Kids' Boating

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Boatloads of fun on the water—just for kids! Young mariners can splash around a mini lake in a paddleboat.