February 10, 2024
Canoecopia is the largest paddlesports consumer event in the world. The Alliant Energy Center Exposition Hall is more than 250,000 square feet, and the main hall contains more than 100,000 square feet of kayaks, canoes, stand up paddleboards, outdoor equipment and clothing, with the best selection of the season, make Canoecopia a "must go" place for gear!
With over 100 presentations and clinics, Canoecopia is also an educational event where you can learn about specific gear for your style of paddling, develop skills to get you where you want to go, and discover some of the many places to paddle, both near and far. If you're interested in experiencing life on the water, Canoecopia is the best place to spend the weekend!
For more information regarding Canoecopia, go here.
January 14, 2024
The Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show returns to Greater Miami & Miami Beach February 14-18, bringing with it over 1,000 exhibitors, boats and activations. It’ll span six locations across Miami and Miami Beach, making it the world’s largest boat show with an estimated $1.3 billion in economic impact. The Boat Show has also joined forces with SuperYacht Miami to bring the biggest and most luxurious yachts in the world to Watson Island for a special VIP showcase. Whether you’re in the market for a boat or just want to see the latest toys on the water, the Discover Boating Miami International Boat Show has something for you to enjoy, and there’s easy transportation between all six venues.
The boat show isn’t just for people looking to buy boats. Nor is it for people who just want to look at boats. Across the street from the convention center in Pride Park, you’ll find the Progressive Boat Show Experience, a venerable carnival of boating fun filled with food, seminars and even some tips on how to fix your boat. The Experience’s centerpiece is the Nautical Ventures AquaZone, a 40,000-gallon freshwater pool in which you’ll find watercraft demos and product testing. Try out the latest in nautical technology.
On Thursday and Friday nights, SFC Live! will stream live from the Progressive stage, as Peter Miller and Robbie Floyd discuss the world of professional sport fishing and what to expect in the upcoming season. Throughout the weekend, you can also enjoy fishing seminars by the experts at CHAOS Fishing. And those looking to educate their kids about the wonderful world of angling can enroll them in Hook the Future’s Kids Fishing Clinics with Captain Don Dingman, who’ll teach them about different species of fish and fishing techniques.
If you have a boat that’s giving you trouble and need some tips on fixing it, there’s the Fred’s Shed Interactive Learning Center. Mechanics and other boating pros will be on hand to offer free seminars and advice on everything from daily operations to maintenance.
For more information regarding the Miami International boat show, go here.
January 10, 2024
The 76th Annual Jacksonville Boat Show is just around the corner! From January 26- January 28 head to the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center to view the large variety of boats on display. There will also be educational seminars throughout the weekend that you can attend and fishing clinics for the kids.
The Marine Max Jacksonville team will be there all 3 days with a few of the latest and greatest boats. Our expert Sales Consultants will be available for any questions you have as well as to show you the line up of boats we have on the ground.
Get your tickets to the boat show HERE. Also, be sure to enter your contact information below to set up a one- on -one consultation with a member of our sales team. We can’t wait to see you there!
For more information regarding the Jacksonville boat show, go here.
January 10, 2024
The St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show, Presented by Progressive is the largest boat show on the Gulf Coast. The annual show takes place at Duke Energy Center for the Arts Mahaffey Theater Yacht Basin and Albert Whitted Park in St. Petersburg, Florida.
The show will feature an impressive lineup of powerboats and sailboats in water and on land, including a 40,000-square-foot tent housing an extensive selection of marine gear, accessories, and equipment.
Both new and brokerage boats will be on display and whether you’re looking for a center console fishing boat, a yacht, a sailboat, or a kayak, you’ll find it here along with a comprehensive selection of marine gear and accessories.
Attendees can also enjoy complimentary show attractions like seminars, kids fishing clinics, and on-water boat training courses with the Annapolis School of Seamanship (ASOS) and Progressive. Stay tuned for additional details as we get closer to the show!
For more information regarding the 2024 St. Petersburg and Sailboat Show, go here.
January 10, 2024
The 23rd Annual Charlotte County Boat Show is back at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds, January 11-14, 2024. The premier boat show in Charlotte County features hundreds of boats from all the major dealers, plus loads of marine accessories and services. Boats are spread outdoors throughout the fairgrounds with accessory booths inside the exhibition hall. Visit the new Be In The Know Zone, where you can get lots of valuable boating info and learn fishing tips and tricks from local charter captain Fishin’ Frank.
The Charlotte County Boat Show is owned by the Southwest Florida Marine Industries Association. The association, whose membership includes virtually every boat dealer and marine related company in Southwest Florida, has protected the rights of boaters and promoted boating and the marine industry in Southwest Florida for more than 40 years. The association also owns the Bonita Springs Boat Show held at the Naples Ft. Myers Greyhound Track in March, and the Fort Myers Boat Show, held in downtown Fort Myers in November.
For more information regarding the Charlotte County boat show, go here.
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