2024 Show Highlights
NEW! Discover Boating Beach Club
Bring on the summer vibes. Kick back with your crew to enjoy live music, island-inspired cocktails and mocktails, plus beach games, and more.
Boat Apetit Chef and Mixologist Demos: 1/13 at 1pm and 3pm Experience two live chef and mixologist demos at the Discover Boating Beach Club! Renowned Chef Lambert Givens, featured on Beat Bobby Flay and the chef at Hunters Kitchen, along with a skilled Boston-based mixologist, will be crafting delectable samples.
Expect Boat Apetit-inspired dishes and drinks, specially curated for easy preparation on a boat. Hosting the event is Glenn Jones, the Evening Anchor for NBC 10 Boston. Join us for a culinary voyage!
NEW! Twiggy, the Waterskiing Squirrel
Don’t miss the world’s most famous watersports-loving rodent. Twiggy will amaze you as she cruises around her custom-made heated pool.
Wed-Fri: 4pm, 6pm
Sat: noon, 2pm, 4pm, 6pm
Sun: noon, 2pm, 4pm
Experience the fun of paddlesports, courtesy of New England Dive. Watch on-water demos or try it yourself! On-water test rides will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 12pm–7pm
Sunday: 10am– 5pm
Art of Casting Pond
Learn the art of casting from the experts at Goose Hummock, a leading New England Saltwater Fishing Outfitter atop a 30' fishing tank. Plus, check out the top names in saltwater fishing gear, products, and services.
Saltwater Fishing Seminars
Presented by Goose Hummock Shops
Expert anglers will share tips and tricks to help you improve your catch. Sessions cover a variety of fishing topics—from boat set-up, proper rigging for big game fishing, offshore angling, and how to land a trophy Tuna.
Fred’s Shed How-to Center—presented by Progressive®
Tips, tricks and DIY advice for every boater—from first-timers to experienced captains. Have a boat or engine problem you haven’t been able to fix? Stop by and ask our tech expert about it.
Discover how recreational boating is working to help sustain our planet and waters for future generations. Featured will be Clean Earth Project, an eco-friendly lifestyle brand 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.
America’s Boating Club® Boating Simulator
Get “hands-on” practice in boating skills such as docking, pivot turns, stopping and more using a real Mercury throttle and steering wheel.
Live Music—Pete’s One Mann Band
Experience the best one-man “5-piece band” on the East Coast—Pete Mann plays hits from ABBA to Zeppelin.
The Big Catch—Photo Op
Capture the fun of a day at the show with your family and friends. Pose with this year’s Big Catch, “Tiny Tuna,” a 10-ft. tuna caught off the waters of Nova Scotia that weighed in at 1,000 lbs. Be sure to share and tag #tinytuna.
Boatloads of fun on the water—just for kids! Young mariners can splash around a mini lake in a paddleboat.
Build-A-Boat—Toy Boat Building
Little skippers will have boatloads of fun creating a one-of-a-kind toy boat to take home as a show souvenir.
Jigging Techniques Tank
Pro anglers demonstrate the basics of jigging, covering types of jigs, best techniques, and the fish species you can expect to catch by jigging.
Classic Boat Collection
If you’re a fan of classic boats or simply appreciate the chance to see a bit of nautical history, be sure to check out this collection of elegant boats from the past. Step back in time to admire the craftsmanship and beauty of vintage wooden boats dating back 80 years.
Join us for our 1st annual Cornhole Shootout Saturday at 3pm. The winner will receive a (TBD), compliments of 98.5 WBZ-FM.