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New! Conservation Village

Presented by Costa del Mar

Join us to learn about the importance of marine conservation and ways you can help protect ocean and marine environments Experts will be on hand to educate and inform you about critical environmental issues, from efforts to restore and protect marine ecosystems to game fish conservation. 
Reusable water containers will be on sale at the show, and filtered water stations have been added to the show site.

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New! On-Water Training presented by BoatU.S.

Hands-on instruction

Curious about boating and want to gain more confidence on the water? Learn basic boat handling skills with a U.S. Coast Guard-certified captain—while out on the water! 
Three-hour courses offer hands-on instruction and are a fun, easy way to boost your boating skills.
Pre-registration required—Act now! Class size limited to three persons per vessel. No prior boating experience necessary.
Fee: $149 per person includes show admission. 

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Sailor’s Cove—A Sailor’s Paradise

Sailor's Cove—formerly Strictly Sail Miami—features the world’s leading sailing exhibitors, gear and accessories. A terrific line-up of seminars in the Cove’s pavilion and daily hands-on, on-the-water sailing lessons offer both novice and seasoned skippers opportunities to hone their skills. Sailor’s Cove also showcases dozens of new sailboats, catamarans and mono-hulls in-water. 

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The VIP Experience presented by PORSCHE

Treat Yourself to the Ultimate Day at the Show

The all-inclusive VIP Experience at the Miami Boat Show grants one-day entry to the show with an array of exclusive amenities. In addition to complimentary food, drink and entertainment, guests can enjoy an indoor, luxury lounge featuring air-conditioning and complimentary Wi-Fi. Adjacent to the lounge is the VIP deck offering unparalleled views of the Miami skyline and the show’s impressive footprint. 

Learn more about the Miami Boat Show’s VIP Program here.

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Sea Tow Foundation Life Jacket Loaner Stations

Borrow a life jacket for the day—at no charge!

To help promote proper life jacket use, the boat show is working with the Sea Tow Foundation to provide life jackets while you’re attending the boat show, at no cost! Life jacket loaner stations will be stationed in front of the docks at this year’s show for you to use before walking the docks and boarding the hundreds of boats on display in the water. Life jackets will be available in infant, child, youth and adult sizes. Volunteer staff will help you choose the right size and provide safety information about the importance of wearing a life jacket when on or around boats. You can return the life jackets at the loaner stations or at designated boxes around the show.   

Life jacket loaner stations are set up by the Sea Tow Foundation in partnership with Onyx Outdoors. Learn more at

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Progressive Insurance Boat Club

Boost your boating IQ!

Come visit the Progressive Boat Club! Progressive provides education and inspiration in partnership with the Annapolis School of Seamanship so you can get the most of your boating lifestyle! Stop by to master your docking technique at our docking pool or take a spin at a Virtual Reality boating experience. You can also chat with a Progressive Insurance expert to ask any questions about boating coverages or get a free quote!

Children younger than age 13 can participate in the virtual reality activation with parent's onsite permission. 

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Miss GEICO Offshore Racing Boat

Space G78

Don't miss your chance to see this one of kind racing machine. The fourth generation, World Champion Miss GEICO is a 50-ft. Victory catamaran made of carbon/Kevlar. Powered by 1650 RACE Mercury racing engines that generate 3,300 horsepower, she can reach speeds in excess of 200 mph!

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