19th ANNUAL PROVIDENCE BOAT SHOW
When: THURSDAY, JANUARY 12 – SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2012
Where:RI CONVENTION CENTER
Downtown Providence, Rhode Island
The 19th Annual Providence Boat Show, the first Winter Boat Show in New England, broadens New England’s horizon about cruising, sailing, fishing and family boating fun. Filled with powerboats and sailboats that appeal to the family cruising and fishing audiences, plus small sailing craft, kayaks and inflatables, and all the equipment needed for boating and fishing
150 Exhibitors over 200 Boats from 8’ to 40’ plus 100 booths with Electronics, Engines, Accessories & Services - including Financing, Insurance, Storage, Repair and Maintenance
More than 150,000 sq. ft. of boats and equipment.
Door prizes and giveaways.
Convenient location off Rte 95 with indoor parking on-site, close to AMTRAK and MBTA train station, as well as both in-state and interstate bus stops
NEW THIS YEAR – LIVE TROUT FISHING
Fun activities for the whole family, including a huge live trout pond with hundreds of hungry fish in the middle of the Show…in the middle of Winter. Gather ‘round our stocked pond for pure “catch and release” excitement for everyone!
INFORMATIONAL SEMINARS PLUS REAL-WORLD BOATING WORKSHOPS
Info and Entertainment Seminars including a variety of topics from Boatwise Marine Training to many other interesting topics. Do-It-Yourself Service Training Workshops with tricks and tips from experts on the issues that plague every boater…from boat bottoms to T-tops. Check out our web site for updates.
MARINE BARGAIN BASEMENT
Find After-Holiday Specials, Overstocked Items, One-Of-A-Kind Bargains from Marinas, Boats Yards and Equipment Retailers -- located on the lower, level of the Convention Center on Saturday and Sunday -- with profits going to Clean The Bay, the Rhode Island organization that’s cleaning up the waters of Rhode Island,
and nearby MA and CT to make our waters cleaner, safer and more beautiful!
MARINE TRADES INFORMATION CENTERS
RI Marine Trades Association with be providing details about careers in the Marine Industry, including contacts with post-secondary marine training schools and high school programs, plus the effect of the industry on every boater in Southern New England and every taxpayer in the State.
Hours: Thursday - 4 PM to 9 PM; Friday - Noon to 9 PM;
Saturday–10 AM to 9 PM; Sunday–10 AM to 5 PM
Tickets: Adults $10.00 at the door, Children 16 and under Free with an adult. Military personnel receive half price tickets with a valid ID all four days of the Show. And new this year registered fishermen (state and federal) will also receive half price tickets with a valid ID all four days…check out our web site for more information. Advance discount tickets are available on-line.
Contact: Tel. 401-846-1115