Bigger & Better Touch-a-Boat Tour for Kids and Free Boat Rides for the Whole Family at the Area’s Largest One-Stop Shop for Luxury Yachts, Center Consoles, Watersports Boats and Affordable Family Cruisers
WHAT: The 2018 Progressive® Insurance Norwalk Boat Show®, the Northeast’s premier in-water boating event, docks at Norwalk Cove Marina September 20-23, 2018, offering water lovers an all-access pass to discover why life is better with a boat. With more than 300 boats from luxury yachts and center console sportfishers to affordable family cruisers, the Show is best place to compare and buy boats in a beautiful waterfront setting.
Thousands of boating novices and lifelong enthusiasts can check out the newest introductions and best deals of the season with exclusive show specials and competitive bargains on hundreds of boats, plus thousands of the latest marine accessories. In addition to boats and accessories, attendees can enjoy the last days of summer on Long Island Sound with unique events and features.
- NEW! Shop, Save & Win Big on “Super Thursday” – Elevate savings, shopping andboat show fun to superstar levels at our annual “Super Thursday” on Thursday, September 20. Super Thursday specials include even deeper savings on the best in boating, plus food & drink specials, discounted tickets and exclusive giveaways!
- NEW!Boat U.S. Hands-On Boating Courses: All levels of on-water experience can sign up for boating courses to hone skills or learn new ones with Boat U.S. experts and captains. Check BoatShowNorwalk.com to reserve your spot and view a full listing of courses soon.
- Expanded Touch-a-BoatTour gives kids the opportunity to talk with captains of real rescue and fireboats, snap a pic at the helm and learn the ropes of life on the high seas. Kids can also build their very own toy boat, take a free boat ride & much more!
- Try It Cove invites attendees to get their feet wet and try the latest in paddlesports, including kayaking, canoeing and stand-up paddle board demos.
- Progressive®Boat Club: Attendees can take the helm at Progressive’s NEW Oculus Rift virtual reality experience and race a boat. Plus, those looking to improve their nautical know-how will find an array of hands-on boating courses and a docking pool with remote control model boats from the Annapolis School of Seamanship.
- Fred’s Shed DIY Seminars: Think “Tool Time” for boaters where attendees can enjoy free hands-on clinics onboat maintenance, repair and upgrade techniques in a garage-like setting.
Thursday, September 20 – Sunday, September 23, 2018
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m., Thursday-Saturday; 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sunday
Norwalk Cove Marina, 48 Calf Pasture Beach Road, East Norwalk, CT
$15 for adults; children 12 and under get in FREE when accompanied by a paid adult
Save $2 on advance tickets online when you purchase by September 19