Ahoy Seafarers! Hop aboard this year’s hottest boats at the 2019 Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show Presented by West Marine Sept. 6-8
With a vessel for every budget there’s something for every aquatic enthusiast during this 3-day event
TAMPA, July 10, 2019 – The 2019 Progressive® Insurance Tampa Boat Show presented by West Marine is anchoring at the Tampa Convention Center, September 6-8, showcasing the best in boating to downtown Tampa for three full days of nautical fun. This year the show will have an expanded footprint featuring a new Yacht Club Lounge on the docks plus 36,000 square feet of accessories and booth displays in the ballroom.
With something for every budget and level of interest, the Show will feature close to 500 new boats, both in-water and indoors plus hundreds of marine accessories and a variety of activities for all ages, including experienced anglers and younger deck hands. From a virtual fishing simulator where attendees can reel ‘em in to fishing seminars and hands-on activities for kids and more, there are aquatic adventures awaiting everyone.
Visitors can expect to partake in event favorites like Ladies! Let’s Go Fishing, a day on the water learning tips and tricks from professional women anglers, on-water power boat training with Boat US, on-water catamaran lessons, as well as boating education seminars at Progressive Boat Club lead by the Annapolis School of Seamanship for all levels of boating experience.
Check out what’s new and this year’s Show:
New! On-Water Training Aboard a brand-new Catamaran: Suited for new or veteran sailors, this hands-on experience will allow all participants to master their skills.
New! Fishing Simulator (Located in the Ballroom 1st Level): Anglers can enjoy this interactive “reel-life” fishing simulator without getting wet and enjoy some friendly competition with a partner to see who can land the big one.
New! Boater’s Yacht Club Lounge: Guests can meet up with friends or kick back and enjoy the bay while delighting in live island music, exotic cocktails and free Wi-Fi while relaxing under a tented oasis adjacent to the expanded in-water portion of the show.
Special Show Days: Don’t miss these exclusive events and great deals.
VIP Night: Get an exclusive sneak-peak, Thursday, September 5, of the in-water yachts along with cocktails, live music and more. Tickets are available online only at TampaBoatShow.com.
New! Friday $5 After 5PM: Enjoy the $5 after 5 p.m. happy hour party with $5 adult tickets after 5 p.m. and $5 drink specials with nautical entertainment to kick-off the weekend is a can’t miss event.
NEW! Saturday is Ladies Day: with Ladies! Let’s Go Fishing, a day on the water learning tips and tricks from professional women anglers
New! Family Day at the Boat Show: Sunday, September 8 is Family Day! Featuring a special ticket price for the whole family.
For more information, visit TampaBoatShow.com and follow the show on Facebook and Instagram. Keep up with us by using #TampaBoatShow across all social channels.
Sept. 6-8, 2019
Friday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sunday: 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Note: In-water area closes at sunset
VIP Sept. 5
Thursday: 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. (tickets must be bought in advance online)
Tampa Convention Center
333 South Franklin St.
Tampa, FL 33602