New Boaters

There will be a full track of new boater seminars throughout the 7-day show.

Also presented each day, seminars on how to buy your first boat - this seminar reviews working with dealers or brokers, the benefits of getting a marine survey and what to do, why and when to get marine insurance, vessel licensing, education opportunities, required operator certification for powered vessels, and the use of marine radios. Lots of time for questions!

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Discover Boating

If you’ve got boating questions then Discover Boating is a great resource of information for you!
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Ask unbiased experts anything – we’re here to help!

  • How do I create a realistic budget that works?
  • How do I make sure that I choose the boat that’s right for me and my needs?
  • How do I successfully “shop a boat show”?
  • What kinds of questions should I ask?
  • How do I decide where to go boating?

We want you to find out how easy it is to realize your boating dreams. Once you get started, you’ll soon discover how much better life is with a boat!

Discover Boating’s Free Beginner’s Guide to Boating

If you’ve been thinking about getting out on the water, this is the guide for you.

No matter if you love the open sea, enjoy the whirl of a reel or just like the wind whipping through your hair, the water is there, waiting for you. Each chapter of Discover Boating’s guide provides insight and information that will help you easily realize your boating dream. It’ll help you find and buy the right boat, show you the best way to haul and store your new boat, and how to have fun along the way.

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Stories of Discovery

Ashley Rae’s Story of Discovery
A Tale of Recovery
A Legacy of Boating

Spousal Conversion

You dream about weekends on the water. Fishing. Cruising the shorelines. Tubing with the kids. In short, you're sold on buying a boat. However, your "first mate" does not share your enthusiasm (yet ...).

Persuading your partner to share in your dream may not be as difficult as you think…Discover Boating’s Spousal Conversion Kit is a great place to start.

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