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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.
 
And don’t miss live painting and artistry from local marine artist, Coastal Kristen, making daily appearances in the village. 
 
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! 
 
On-water classes offer hands-on instruction and are a fun, easy way to boost your boating skills. Three-hour and ninety minute sessions available. 
 
Pre-registration required—Act now! Class size limited to three persons per vessel. No prior boating experience necessary.
 
Fee: Three-hour class— $149 per person includes show admission. 
         Ninety minute class— $99 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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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!

Progressive Insurance

West Marine

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