Things to do at the show

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Fred's Shed How-To Center presented by Progressive

Tips, tricks and DIY advice for every boater—from first timers to experienced captains.

Watch, learn and do! If you're a first-time boat owner or a seasoned do-it-yourselfer we have an array of boat maintenance topics covered for you.  Are you interested in maintaining, repairing or upgrading your boat or motor, head to Fred's Shed for professional, practical, advice. Daily sessions include demonstrations of techniques and tools on boat and motors and end with informative question/answer sessions.  Do you have a boat or engine problem you haven’t been able to fix, stop by and ask our tech expert for some free advice.  It's all FREE, compliments of the Progressive® Insurance New York Boat Show®.

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Kids' Boating

Space 311

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