World’s premier boat show drops anchor in Miami Beach February 14-18, 2013

Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail
October 19, 2012
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Press Release

2013 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail Offers Ideal Destination to Shop Best in Boating and Discover On-the-Water Fun

MIAMI, FL – October 18, 2012 – The Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail, the world’s premier boat show, cruises into the Magic City Feb. 14 – 18, 2013, showcasing more than 3,000 boats and 2,000 companies from all over the globe in three locations – Miami Beach Convention Center, Sea Isle Marina & Yachting Center and Miamarina at Bayside. From the newest powerboats, sailboats, engines, electronics and marine gear, to dozens of nautical attractions, the Miami Boat Show provides attendees an all-access pass to enjoy the boating lifestyle, a chance to shop the newest in recreational boats and marine accessories, and offers something for every boating activity and budget.

Highlights of the 2013 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show & Strictly Sail include: complimentary hands-on sailing and power boating classes through the Take the Helm with Discover Boating & Sailing program; hundreds of hourly boating clinics for seasoned captains and new boaters covering sailing, big game fishing, Boating 101 and DIY for boaters; fun from deck to dock with a chance to scuba dive at the DEMA ‘Be a Diver’ pool, free sailboat rides along the bay, live music; celebrity appearances including famed sailor Jimmy Cornell and National Geographic’s Shark Men Chris Fischer and Brett McBride; and much more!

When:              Thursday, Feb. 14 through Monday, Feb. 18, 2013

Thursday, Feb. 14 (Premier Thursday): 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 15 – Sunday, Feb. 17: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Monday, Feb. 18: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Sea Isle Marina & Yachting Center and Miamarina at Bayside open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. daily

Where:            Miami Beach Convention Center

1901 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach

Sea Isle Marina & Yachting Center – powerboat in-water display location

1635 North Bayshore Drive, Miami

Miamarina at Bayside – Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Miami location

400 Biscayne Blvd., Miami

Admission:    Premier Day (Feb. 14): $35

Adults (16 and older): $20

Five-day adult pass (Good all five days of the show): $85

Two-day adult pass (valid Feb. 14-18): $35

Youth 15 and under get in FREE (must be accompanied by an adult)

One ticket good for all sites (including free access to shuttle bus & water taxi)

Advance tickets can be purchased at MiamiBoatShow.com or StrictlySailMiami.com .

Web:                 Visitors can now pre-shop the show online at MiamiBoatShow.com or StrictlySailMiami.com; get up-to-the-minute news at www.twitter.com/MiamiBoatShow; and find us on Facebook.

Access show information in Brazilian, Dutch, French, Italian and Spanish.


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