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Press Events for the 2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine

2/6/2019 12:00:00 AM

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14
TIME
COMPANY/EVENT
LOCATION
TOPIC
8:00-9:30a.m.
Boating Writers International
Peroni Lounge, Pier 4
BWI’s Annual Meeting and Writing Contest Awards breakfast event; joining in the mix will be the presentation of the Marine Marketers of America’s Neptune Awards.
9:30a.m.
Yamaha WaterCraft
Pier 2, Slips 244, 246, 248, 250
World reveal of their new 27-foot jet boat that features a first-of-its-kind low-speed handling technology
9:45a.m.
Regulator
Booth 428, Pier 4
Join Regulator Founders Joan and Owen Maxwell as they unveil the first-ever Regulator 26XO. Following the unveiling, 15-minute interview slots and dedicated tour times will be offered from 10:15a-Noon and 2-3pm. Please RSVP for the unveiling, and send 1-2 preferred times for your tour to kim@cwandco.com.
10:00-11:00a.m.
Dometic
Dometic booth C289 in Tent C (Marine Accessories Pavilion)
Dometic Press Brunch: Company announcements including new product introductions. Brunch with bubbly will be served from 10am.
10:15a.m.
Mercury Marine
Booth F113
Celebrating 80 years, Mercury President John Pfeifer will present and unveil the company’s latest innovation. 
10:30a.m.
Scout Boats
Booth 450
Debut of the new flagship, the 530 LXF model, the new 270 LXF and 235 Dorado
10:45a.m.
Indmar
Booths F300
Witness a new revolution unfold as Indmar unveils an industry first eco-technology to the marine industry and all-new propulsion system. Together with Ford, Indmar will take their hat off and openly discuss how they are fostering a new revolution in marine with exclusive eco-technologies. Interviews with executives from Indmar, Ford and Roush are available directly after the press conference until 5:00 pm. To schedule an interview, contact ncarrera@indmar.com 865-441-6121.
 
11:00a.m.
GM
Booth CC400
Please join General Motors for a special national product reveal. GM combines its marine propulsion and innovation expertise for this not-to-be-missed product unveiling by GM Vice President Dan Nicholson. Contact: Tom Read, GM Communications, tom.read@gm.com, 248-496-0852.
11:00a.m.
Chris-Craft
Pier 4, Slips #400-409
Debut of the new Catalina 27 Pilot House
11:30a.m.
Pursuit Boats
Pier 5, Slips 520-540 & 542
Debut of the DC 266, the newest addition to their award-winning Dual Console lineup
11:30a.m.-12:30p.m.
SeaStar Solutions
Booth #309, Pier 3
New product announcements; boat demo rides available
12:15p.m.
Aquila Power Catamarans
Pier 7, Slips 751-753
Learn about the revolutionary Aquila Hydro Glide (AHG) Foil System for the Aquila 36 Power Catamaran. They’ll also debut the exciting all-new Aquila 30 Power Catamaran with an innovative powered submersible platform combined with outboard power.
12:45p.m.
MarineMax Vacations
Pier 7, Slips 751-753
TBD
12:00-1:00p.m.
Evinrude
F145
Evinrude will announce a multi-million dollar engine donation to the American Boat and Yacht Council (ABYC) Foundation. This unprecedented donation of up to 100 outboard engines will support ABYC's marine technician curriculum in North America...helping train the next generation of marine technicians.
1:00p.m.
World Cat
Booth 373
World debut of the new dual-console 400DC-X model
1:30p.m.
Tiara Sport, Volvo Penta & Seven Marine
Tiara Display, Pier 5, Slips 521 – 535A
Join Tiara Sport, Volvo Penta and Seven Marine for an exciting announcement and details regarding their latest collaboration; and check out Tiara’s new models – the Tiara Yachts C 49 and Tiara Sport 34 LS and 34 LX
2:00p.m.
Boating Magazine:
Boat of the Year
Trophy Presentation
Booth B 137 (Yamaha Watercraft)
Boating Magazine will present the 2018 Boat of the Year trophy to Yamaha Watercraft for the Yamaha FSH 210. The Boat of the Year is the most prestigious award in recreational boating, awarded annually by the editors of Boating, the World's Largest Powerboat Magazine. Come see this award-wining boat, meet with Yamaha staff and editors from Boating.
3:00p.m.
Contender Boats
Slip 237
New product launch
3:00p.m.
Cobia Boats
Booth A105
Debut of Cobia’s newest addition to their dual console lineup, the 240DC, and new feature announcements for two of their most popular center consoles.
3:30p.m.
Regal Boats
Booth 711 (docks)
Join Regal executives for the world launch of its brand new 38 XO Outboard-Powered Sport Yacht
3:30p.m.
Aviara
Slip 828
Launch of Aviara, MasterCraft’s new luxury day boat brand
5:00-7:00p.m.
Torqeedo
Booth F616, F Tent
Wind down day one of the boat show with a relaxing drink and a “Germany Meets Miami” tasting menu while viewing Torqeedo’s new line of marine electromobility products, including the new 100 kW Deep Blue inboard electric and hybrid.
5:30p.m.
Sea Ray
Pier 7
New product release – “there is only one R-Experience”
 
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15
TIME
COMPANY
LOCATION
TOPIC
7:30-9:30a.m.
NMMA – Innovation Breakfast
Center Courtyard,
Miami Marine Stadium
Features a host of industry awards’ presentations including the Innovation Awards, and keynote speaker NMMA president Thom Dammrich  
1:00p.m.
NauticStar Boats
Booth A237
Get the scoop on NauticStar’s unveiling of its new 32XS 32 ft offshore as well as the new 251 Hybrid. Prepare to be amazed!
5:00p.m.
Fountaine Pajot
Docks 960, A-B-C
The launch of the new flagship Alegria 67; press tours begin at 5:00p.m. followed by French champagne and cocktail reception at 6:00p.m. RSVP to info@fountaine-pajot.com.
 

 

Contact: Sarah Salvatori 847.636.9790

Progressive Insurance

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