We have all heard of boat shows, haven’t we? But do you know what exactly boat shows are all about? Boat Shows permit you to catch a glimpse of all the newest and latest vessels on display, but that’s not all. Contrary to popular belief, it is not just an extravagant exhibition but also a place where you can garner advanced knowledge about these vessels. A typical boat show has several product launches and reveals while simultaneously providing boat enthusiasts with in-depth training and information to pursue their passion. Although no two boat shows are the same, that is why it is such a fun and fascinating experience. We have gathered a few things about the Progressive Boat Show Experience to help you prepare for the event.

About Progressive Boat Show Experience

Now you might be wondering what precisely The Progressive Boat Show Experience is about. Let us give you a brief overview of this magnificent event. The Progressive Boat Show Experience is where you want to be if you are a boater. Hosted directly outside the Miami Beach Convention Center at Pride Park, this event is going to be the hub for all boaters. This Boat Show Experience will have a scheduled exhibit of experiential boating lifestyle activations. It will entail several educational seminars accompanied by activity zones that will help keep the entire family entertained. All attendees of The Progressive Boat Show Experience will embark on daily entertainment in the park, along with mouthwatering food and beverages. If you obtain a general admission to the show, you will also get complete access to the Boat Show Experience.

Featured Activity Zones

The Progressive Boat Show Experience will indeed be an all-encompassing experience with a plethora of activities to keep you entertained and on your toes. Luckily for you, we have a glimpse into the action-packed activities that are being offered. Let us give you a sneak peek at the featured activity zones.

The AquaZone

The Aqua Zone is brought to you by Nautical Ventures. Get the opportunity to engage yourself in a unique and immersive experience with numerous watersports and fun and innovative products to entertain boat show enthusiasts. The AquaZone activity event will be held at Pride Park with a 60’ x 30’, 40,000-gallon freshwater pool. In the AquaZone, you will have the opportunity to witness in-water demos, hands-on testing, various contests, prizes, and more. If you get intrigued by the exhibit at the AquaZone, you will also have the opportunity to interact with the exhibitors and garner information and product knowledge. You also get the chance to witness displays from several renowned boat companies such as Axopar, Dantonio, Highfield, Northstar, and Windy. To see all of this in person, visit Pride Park and the Convention Centre.

Fred’s Shed

Learning never stops, does it? Well, at Fred’s Shed, let the learning continue. If you don’t know what Fred’s Shed is, it is an interactive and informational educational resource center that allows you to improve your knowledge regarding boating and everything in between. At Fred’s Shed, you will get to learn about a lot of topics in depth. Some of them include-

  • New Boater Basic
  • Servicing and maintenance tips
  • Upkeep and gear necessities for your personal watercraft
  • All the Do’s and dont’s about cleaning and detailing
  • Boat Parts Bootcamp
  • Water Pumps
  • Fuel Filters installation
  • Care and repair and more

Apart from these programs, you will also get an opportunity to talk with professionals in the boating world, giving you all the expert advice.

Costa Conservation Village

One thing that we as boat enthusiasts have in common is the love of water and all water bodies. But as years progress, marine conditions continue to deteriorate due to climate change and more. At Costa Conservation Village, you will learn about all the ways you, as a responsible boater, will do your part in protecting and promoting a healthy marine environment. If we remain informed, we can make sustainable and eco-friendly choices; it will only allow us to explore the blue seas even further.

Charged! Electric Pavillion

We live in a world where electric cars are as popular as they can but how about we combine boats and batteries? At Charged! Electric Pavillion activity zone, you will learn all about the state-of-the-art advanced Electric Propulsion Systems. These systems are answering the call of the future, that is battery-powered boats and advanced high-tech products from all around the world.

Wake Sports Experience

Have you always wanted to wake surf but never got the chance to explore your adventurous side? Featuring Professional Wake Sports athletes straight out of the competition circuit, you will get the opportunity to assess your skill on the all-new and fun Wake Surf stimulator.

Community Corner

One of the biggest perks of going to these boat shows is to interact with community clubs and associations that are thoroughly committed to promoting the numerous advantages of marine stewardship and community involvement. You cannot miss the Hook The Future by Don Dingman if participate in the Community Corner at the activity zones. In this event, you will get a hands-on demo of numerous fishing techniques while witnessing several fish species. If you bring your child to this event, they will receive a free Hook the Future/ Carolina Skiff custom rod & reel combo.

Meet us at Community Corner and engage with the community.

Boat Show Food & Bar

Who does not want their days to be filled with delicious and mouthwatering food and drinks? Here, you can have exquisite food and drinks on a single weekend. Tingle your tastebuds with an outstanding and curated menu that offers guests vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. At your event, you will never go hungry.

Event Timeline

Get ready for the Progressive Boat Show Experience in 2023 from 15th to 19th February 2023 at the Miami Beach Convention Centre. Immerse yourself in Discover Boating Miami 2023, one of the biggest boat and yacht events worldwide. The entire event will take place in the Miami Beach Convention Center from 15 to 16 February from 10:00 am to 6 pm, on 17, and 18 February from 10:00 am to 7:00 pm, and on 19 February from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

At The Progressive Boat Show Experience, you will witness a plethora of experiential boating lifestyle activations and informative and educational seminars and activities for all ages.

The featured activities include the AquaZone with an incredible immersive, hands-on testing experience. The Fred’s Shed is an interactive learning center that will improve your boating knowledge. At the Charged! Electric Pavillion and Wake Sports Experience are some fun things that make this show a must-visit for all boat lovers. Lastly, interact with the community of boat enthusiasts at the Community Centre and Boat Show Food And Bar.

The fun never stops as after all the sessions and events, all the guests can also dance and jam along with the live music performances of Brothers of Others, Private Stock Band, and Stereotomy! Enjoy these performances from 17th to 19th February 2023 from 4 pm to 7 pm.