Boat shows are typically seen as expos teeming with the newest and biggest innovations in the boating industry—but this year’s New York Boat Show is featuring some of the old stuff, too! Visitors to this year’s show will be able to browse through an Antique Engines Exhibit during their day of boat browsing and skill-sharpening fun in the heart of New York City. Take a look at what you’ll find during the show:
Antique Engines Exhibit
The Shepherd family from Shelter Island, New York will be bringing their antique engines and machinery to this year’s show. The multigenerational (comprised of Gene Shepherd Sr., his son Gene Shepherd Jr., and his son Tyler Shepherd) has been collecting for more than 40 years, and they’re coming equipped with outboards from as early as 1907! If you’re interested in the history of boating, this is definitely worth checking out.
Fred’s Shed Interactive Learning Center
This hands-on learning experience will cover everything you need to know about maintaining your boat and taking care of potential problems.
Progressive Insurance Boat School
The Annapolis School of Seamanship will be presenting interactive courses to help teach boaters safe boating practices, as well as new tips and tricks that will make your boat trips safer and more fun! Whether you’re a seasoned boater or fresh to the seas, you’ll walk away with lots of helpful information.
U.S. Power Squadron/USCGAUX Day
Are you a US Power Squadron or Coast Guard Auxiliary member? The New York Boat Show wants to say thanks by offering members free admission on Wednesday, the show’s opening day! Just present your member ID card at Will Call.
As always, this boat show will have plenty of new models and toys to browse through. We will have several dealers (Bassett Yacht & Boat Sales, C-Jam Yacht Sales, Coty Marine, Great Bay Marine, Lighthouse Harbor Marina, and Yankee Boating Center) so we’ll have plenty for you to look at!