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Five Biggest Days in Boating Start TODAY! See the Newest Boats, Hottest Marine Trends

2019 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, Returns to Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin February 14-18

2/14/2019 12:00:00 AM

WHAT: The Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show, presented by West Marine, kicks off today, inviting boaters and dreamers alike to the ultimate destination to shop (and test) thousands of the newest boats, browse the latest marine technologies, and see the biggest boating innovations from leading manufacturers, as well as indulge in the best amenities the boating lifestyle has to offer.
 
BOAT SHOW HIGHLGHTS:
Must-see Boating Innovations and Vessels in 2019
  • Cigarette Boating unveils an all-new six engine model & Mercedes AMG concept
  • 1st PWC-fishing vessel hybrid: Sea-Doo launches the Fish Pro 155 – $15,000 PWC
  • Regulator launches first crossover center console boat, the 26XO
  • Assisted Docking, Virtual Anchoring technologies from Mercury Marine
  • 1st look at Raymarine DockSense – Prestige Yachts to Demonstrate New Automated Docking Technology

Going Green in 2019 – More Marine Manufacturers Putting Conservation First

  • Indmar, Ford team up to unveil first Eco-Technology Marine Engine, Propulsion system
  • Torqeedo introduces new line of electromobility products, including new 100 kW Deep Blue inboard electric and hybrid
  • VETUS Maxwell Showcases Energy Efficient BOW PRO Thrusters
  • Costa’s new line of rsunglasses made from recycled fishing net, the Untangled Collection – Captain Harry’s Fishing Supply

Seeing Red on the Water – Valentine’s Day Inspired Boating Products

  • Celebrate the international day of love, with these fun boats finished in red…the color of romance!
    • Glasstream 36 Scarlet Fever
    • South Florida Performance Boats

Notable New Luxury Yachts and Other Boats Worth Seeing

  • Largest & Most Expensive Boat– Queen of the Show – Marlow Explorer
  • Largest Catamaran – Lagoon SEVENTY7
  • Largest Monohull – Beneteau Oceanis 62
  • Largest Center Console – HCB Yachts 6500 Estrella,
  • Largest Sportfisherman – Spencer 74
  • Boating Magazine’s 2018 Boat of the Year – Yamaha WaterCraft 210 FSH
DOWNLOAD FULL WHAT’S HOT SHEET HERE.
 
TOP THINGS TO DO AT THE BOAT SHOW:
  • Boat Shoppers Paradise – 1,4000 new boats on display in-water and on-land to shop
  • New! Conservation Village – Learn about the importance of marine conservation and ways to help protect ocean and marine environments from leading experts
  • Sea Trials – take your dream boat for a spin with more than 200 boats available for test drives
  • New! Boat U.S. On-Water Training Program daily power boating courses on the water
  • VIP Experience, presented by Porsche – includes complimentary food and drink, WiFi, and more, all in the comfort of a luxury lounge
  • Sailor’s Cove – features the world’s leading sailing exhibitors, gear and accessories, plus the chance for novice sailors and seasoned skippers to hone their skills during daily seminars in the Cove’s pavilion or on the water with daily sailing lessons.
 
WHERE: Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, 3501 Rickenbacker Causeway, Miami, FL 33149
 
MORE INFO: MiamiBoatShow.com; Twitter, Facebook, Instagram. #MiamiBoatShow    
 
Please call show’s media contacts for parking and on-site coordination.
 
Alyssa Perez, Vine PR: 305-753-8595 alyssa@vinecommunicationsinc.com
Nikki Deas, Vine PR: 954-260-1091 nikki@vinecommunicationsinc.com

Christine Siervo, Vine PR: 305-606-6484 christine@vinecommunicationsinc.com 

Contact: Sarah Salvatori 847.636.9790

Progressive Insurance

West Marine

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