Live the Boating Life at The 2018 Progressive® Insurance Baltimore Boat Show®

Plan for an epic summer on the Bay with nearly 300 boats and nautical fun for all

1/11/2018 12:00:00 AM

Baltimore, MD – Summer 2018 will be better with a boat. And the 2018 Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show will prove it, packing the Baltimore Convention CenterJanuary 25-28, with boats for every lifestyle and budget. The show is a must for anyone looking to get on the Chesapeake Bay this summer.
New in 2018, attendees can take the helm at Progressive’s NEW Oculus Rift virtual reality experience, putting themselves in a virtual boat race and navigating simulated waters, all while trying to beat the clock.
Also joining the show for the first time is the NEW Kid’s Touch-A-Boat TourThe Touch-a-Boat Tour allows kids to climb aboard real life-size vessels including a working Maryland Natural Resources Police boat, meet actual captains, and hear stories of life on the high seas. Kids will receive their own boat show passport to collect stamps and prizes at more than 15 boat stops.
Super Thursday – Deep discounts and bonuses available exclusively on the first day of the Show: from free delivery and electronics installation to thousands of dollars off Show prices
Queens of the Show – Luxury boats with elegant cabins, including the Back Cove 37 yacht -  exemplary for long range cruising -  and the speedy Formula 350 FX CBR for advanced water sporting
More than 40 dealers - offering more than 70 brands and nearly 300 boats in all - and the expertise to help you find the perfect craft for you and your family!
Fred’s Shed - An interactive garage with experts teaching the art of boat maintenance and repair.
FREE daily seminars offering instruction and inspiration from Chesapeake Bay Magazine. Expand your skills, increase your confidence at the helm and learn how to make the most of your time on the water.
8th Annual Crab Pickin’ Contest, on January 26 at 6 p.m., with great prizes from Conrad’s Seafood Restaurant. Contestants can sign up in the show office. The Grand Prize winner will receive a 50” 4K LED TV.
Show Information and Details
The Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show docks at the Baltimore Convention Center Thursday, January 25 through Saturday, January 27: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 28:  10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission to the Baltimore Boat Show is $14 for adults and FREE for kids 12 and under with paid adult admission. Advance tickets can be purchased online.
Visit for tickets, show news, discounts and giveaways, and follow the show on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
About the Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show
The Progressive Insurance Baltimore Boat Show is produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the world’s largest producer of boat shows and the leading association representing the recreational boating industry. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle. For more information, visit
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