Discover Boating Atlanta Boat Show Guide

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WELCOME!

SEE YOU OUT HERE

Hi there!

There are endless ways to enjoy the water. If you’re a boater, you know. And if you’re new to boating, you’re about to find out. Welcome to the Discover Boating® Atlanta Boat Show®. It’s so good see you here.

What will you find at this year’s show? For starters—an incredible lineup of new boats. So, whether you’re looking for your first boat or your next boat, you’ll have plenty of options to shop and compare (plus take advantage of show deals and incentives). And even if you’re not planning to buy, it’s fun to see the latest innovations and cutting-edge designs.

You’ll also find a great selection of gear—accessories for all your favorite on-water activities and upgrades to enhance your time on the water. Not to mention items you didn’t know existed, or realize you needed.

Finally, to round out your day at the show, be sure to check out the all the attractions and boating resources—fun activities, interactive exhibits, and entertainment, too. There really is no better place to discover boating.

We hope you enjoy the show. See you out here!

P.S. Be sure to check out DiscoverBoating.com for boating tips, expert advice, resources and more.

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Booth K2

Tips, tricks, and DIY advice for every boater—from first timers to experienced captains. Have a boat or engine problem you haven’t been able to fix? Stop by and ask our tech expert about it.

Boats & Brews—$5 after 5 Exhibit Hall

THURSDAY ONLY—$5 admission after 5pm

Join us to celebrate opening day. Stop by after 5pm and enjoy $5 drink specials, too. (Discount tickets available online and onsite after 5 pm on 1/12/23 only)

Lake Life Lounge Booth A40

Bring on the boating vibes. Relax, enjoy live music, and grab a bite to eat and drink—lobster rolls, crab cakes and specialty cocktails will be on the menu.

Bass Tub—Fishing Demos & Seminars

Booth L40

Watch pro anglers demonstrate fishing and casting skills at this 5,000-gallon aquarium. See how fish react to different fishing techniques, baits, and lures.

Sailing Seminars

Room C-103

Learn from experts. Sessions for sailors of all skill levels—whether you’re curious about sailing, still learning the ropes or have years of experience.

Nuts & Bolts of Fishing Boat

Booth L40

See the boat Capt. Cefus McRae pilots for his fishing adventures on the Nuts & Bolts of Fishing TV show.

Atlanta’s Children’s Choir Lobby

SATURDAY - 12 pm & 1 pm

Join us for a special performance by the Atlanta Children’s Choir.

Kids’ Zone Booth A1

Fun activities for youngsters of all ages.

Nautical Storytime & Book Donations

The Kids Zone

SATURDAY & SUNDAY - 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Join us for a special Nautical Reading Time with Atlanta News First/Peachtree TV’s Books to Kids!

DONATE! Bring a new or gently used book(s) to donate to Books to Kids at the SHOW and you’ll receive a $5.00 meal voucher to enjoy at Concessions. *1 meal voucher per donation/family.

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Fred’s Shed How-to Center—presented by Progressive®

Captain Cefus McRae

Captain Cefus McRae’s fishing adventures have taken him all over the world and he’s shared his knowledge of both fresh and saltwater fishing on TV, on the web, print, and in person for more than two decades. As host of the highly acclaimed television series, The Nuts & Bolts of Fishing he shares practical, real world techniques anglers can use the next time they’re on the water.

Round— Captain Mark Smith

Crappie

Bass— Gregg Showmake

Ned Rig—Gregg Showmake Kayaks— Erica DeLana

Bass Fishing Techniques—Bass Tub

3pm Inshore Coastal Fishing—Captain Cefus

Offshore Saltwater— Captain Cefus McRae

Crappie Tournament Tactics—Captain Josh Thornton

Inshore Coastal Fishing—Captain Cefus McRae

Bass Fishing Techniques— Bass Tub

Lake Oconee Fishing—Captain Mark Smith 2pm Bass Fishing Techniques—Bass Tub

Offshore Saltwater Fishing—Captain Cefus McRae

4pm Sonar Technology— Ken Sturdivant Sonar Technology— Ken Sturdivant

Sonar Technology— Ken Sturdivant

Sonar Technology— Ken Sturdivant 5pm Trick Worms for Bass—Rick Burns Trick Worms for Bass—Rick Burns Fly Fishing—Rene Hesse

Introduction to Sailing

Ever wonder what the sport and recreation of sailing is all about? This session demystifies the elements of sailing in a fun and informative format as attendees pick and choose among topics such as Rules of The Road, Points of Sail and the Theory of Lift.

Celestial Navigation

Join a humorous and enchanting high-level discussion of the history as well as current use of navigation utilizing the stars, planets, sun. and the moon. Following the presentation there will be a brief hands-on lab using actual Sextants.

Chartering Tips & Tricks

Not sure what Sailing Bareboat Chartering is all about? Bring all your questions and curiosity to gain critical insight necessary to ensure your first Bareboat Charter excursion is memorable for all the right reasons!

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SAILING SEMINARS Presented by Windsong Sailing Academy - Located in Room 103 FRIDAY 6:00 pm Introduction to Sailing SATURDAY 12:00 pm Introduction to Sailing 1:00 pm Celestial Navigation 2:00 pm Introduction to Sailing 3:00 pm Chartering Tips & Tricks 4:00 pm Introduction to Sailing SUNDAY 12:00 pm Introduction to Sailing 1:00 pm Chartering Tips and Tricks LET'S GO FISHING SEMINARS & SPEAKERS TIME THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY
12pm
11am Soft Plastics for Bass— Rick Burns Trick Worms for Bass—Rick Burns
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Jigs for Big
1pm The
Greg Showmake Erica DeLana Ken Sturdivant Rene Hesse Captain Josh Thornton Captain Mark Smith Rick Burns

FRED'S SHED

HOW-TO CENTER—PRESENTED BY PROGRESSIVE® - BOOTH K2

Tips, Tricks & DIY Advice for Boaters of all Skill Levels

How Do I Know If I Have The Correct Prop?

Sponsored by Yamaha Genuine Propellers

What pitch prop should you use? Are there advantages of a 4-blade prop over a 3-blade? Which is better aluminum or stainless steel? Get answers to these questions and learn how props impact performance and fuel economy.

Basic Motor Maintenance

Sponsored by Yamalube

Talk with a Tech Pro

Stop by for a free one-on-one consultation with our certified marine technician. Get professional advice and answers to your questions enhanced by hands-on demonstrations of tools and techniques on boat and motor cutaways. Sessions are first come, first served.

New Boater Basics

Sponsored by Yamaha Watercraft

Watch, learn and do!

First-time boaters and seasoned do-it-yourselfers alike can boost their boating know-how with professional, practical advice from boating and tech experts. Daily seminars cover everything from getting started, to service and maintenance, to updating and operating, include live demos of techniques and tools and end with Q & A sessions.

Have a boat or engine problem you’ve not been able to fix? Stop by and ask our tech expert about it— pros will be on hand to answer your questions throughout the show.

It’s all FREE, compliments of the Discover Boating® Atlanta Boat Show®

Learn basic maintenance and how to prevent problems before they happen to keep your gas powered outboard running at its best. We will dive into the carburetor and fuel injection systems of both today’s and yesterday’s boats, and look inside a motor cutaway to gain a better understanding of motor mechanics.

What Is the Correct Fuel for My Motor and How Do I Care for It?

Sponsored by Yamalube Wondering what is best for your boat— pure gas, E10 or E15? Is there a difference between marina gas and gas from car pumps? Should you store your boat full or empty? How does ethanol affect marine engines? This session tackles fuel system basics, including the tough subject of ethanol in marine engines.

Why Is The Correct Battery More Important Than Ever Before?

Everything you need to know about marine batteries but didn’t know who or what to ask! Listen in as our pros share their expertise and leave with the know how to solve basic electrical issues and maintain your batteries.

New to boating? We’re’ here to help make sure you know how to choose the right boat for you and your family. Join us to learn what you need to consider as you are boat shopping today. We will also dive into the “rules on the water” similar to the rules of the road.

What Maintenance Does My Trailer Need?

Learn what to check on your trailer before you hitch up and head out to the launch wrap. We will cover all of the basic parts and care needed for your trailer. Get answers to these questions and more: Why are there grease zerk fittings on my trailer axles? Or should there be? Are any tires OK for my boat trailer as long as they fit on the rim?

How To Replace A Water Pump?

Even if you attended our lower unit servicing session, you will learn more about your water pump and its importance along with why an inline fuel filter should be considered to remove water from your fuel tank.

Winterization

Learn the important steps to preparing your boat for its winter nap. We will discuss fuel storage, water draining if any, the best time to do any maintenance prior to the next season and other important winterizing tips.

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FRED’S SHED SEMINAR SCHEDULE

TIME THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

10am

Talk with a Tech Pro Talk with a Tech Pro

11am Talk with a Tech Pro Talk with a Tech Pro

12pm

1pm

Basic Motor Maintenance for Marine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube

What Is the Correct Fuel for My Motor and How Do I Care For It? Sponsored by Yamalube

Basic Motor Maintenance for M arine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube

How Do I Know If I Have the Correct Prop? Sponsored by Yamaha Genuine Propellers

What Safety Gear Should I Have on Board?

Basic Motor Maintenance for Marine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube

What Is the Correct Fuel for My Motor and How Do I Care For It? Sponsored by Yamalube

New Boater Basics Sponsored by Yamaha Watercraft

How Do I Know If I Have the Correct Prop? Sponsored by Yamaha Genuine Propellers

Why Is the Correct Battery More Important Than Ever Before?

2pm

Winterization and the Proper Way to Store Fuel in My Boat in the Off Season Sponsored by Yamalube

3pm

What Safety Gear Should I Have on Board?

Why Is the Correct Battery More Important Than Ever Before?

Basic Motor Maintenance for Marine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube

What Maintenance Does My Trailer Need?

Winterization and the Proper Way to Store Fuel in My Boat in the Off Season Sponsored by Yamalube

Basic Motor Maintenance for Marine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube

How To Replace a Water Pump

4pm

Basic Motor Maintenance for Marine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube

5pm

6pm

What Maintenance Does My Trailer Need?

New Boater Basics Sponsored by Yamaha Watercraft

How To Replace A Water Pump Talk with a Tech Pro Talk with a Tech Pro

Winterization and the Proper Way to Store Fuel in My Boat in the Off Season Sponsored by Yamalube

New Boater Basics Sponsored by Yamaha Watercraft

New Boater Basics Sponsored by Yamaha Watercraft

How To Replace a Water Pump

7pm Talk with a Tech Pro Talk with a Tech Pro Talk with a Tech Pro

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GET THE NMMA CERTIFIED ADVANTAGE:

TESTED. INSPECTED. RESPECTED.

Whether you enjoy fishing, waterskiing or simply relaxing with family and friends, when you’re out on the water, you want to have fun. You also want peace of mind. That’s why you should choose an NMMA Certified boat.

Every NMMA Certified boat undergoes thorough, third-party inspections to ensure it meets or exceeds all industry safety and construction standards, as well as all federal regulations. That means you can be confident you are buying from a manufacturer that has gone the extra mile to earn the right to display the NMMA Certified logo.

To learn more about NMMA Certification visit: DiscoverBoating.com/buying/what-is-a-certified-boat.

NMMA CERTIFIED BOAT BRANDS AB Inflatables Absolute Yachts Advanced Elements AluCat Alumacraft Angler Qwest Pontoons, Argos Nautic Arth Boats Aspen Power Catamarans ATX Surf Boats Avalon Pontoons Aviara Boats Axis Wake Axopar Azimut Back Cove Yachts Barletta Boats Bass Cat Bayliner Belzona Bennington Berkshire Bestway USA Blackfin Boston BoatWorks Boston Whaler BRP Burger Carolina Skiff Centurion Boats Century Boats Chaparral Chris-Craft Cigarette Racing Coach Pontoons Cobalt Boats, LLC Cobia Contender Boats Crest Crestliner Crevalle Boats Cruisers Yachts Cutwater Boats Cypress Cay Dave's Custom Boats Duckworth EdgeWater Everglades Fish Rite Formula Fountain Four Winns G-3 Boats Glastron Godfrey Pontoon Boats Grady-White Boats Grand Banks Harris HCB Yachts Hewes Heyday Hurricane Ingenity Intex Intrepid Powerboats Invincible Island Packet Yachts Jupiter Katanacraft Kawasaki Motor Mfg Corp USA Landau Boats Leopard Lowe Boats Lund Malibu Boats Mamba Custom Boats Manitou Pontoon Boats Marine Technology Maritimo Marlow Yachts MasterCraft Maverick Midnight Express MirroCraft MJM Yachts Montego Bay Monterey Boats Moomba Nautic Star Boats Nautique Neptunus Yachts Nordic Tugs Northwest Pathfinder Pavati Polar Kraft Porta-Bote Premier Princecraft Pursuit Qwest Pontoons Ranger Tugs Reflex Regal Regulator RH Aluminum Boats Robalo Rogue Jet Boatworks Sabre Yachts SailFish Boats Scarab Schaefer Yachts Scout Sea Chaser Sea Ray Boats SeaArk Boats SeaHunter SeaVee Boats Seaward Yachts Sevylor Skeeter Smokercraft Solace Boats Solstice South Bay Spartan Boats Splendor Boats Sportsman Boats Starcraft Stingray Boats SunCatcher SunChaser Suncruiser Supra Sylvan Tahoe Pontoons Boats Taiga - PWC Thresher Boats Thunder Jet Tiara Yachts Tige Trifecta Ultrasport Veranda Vexus Viaggio Walker Bay Boats Weldcraft Wellcraft Williams Jet Tenders X Shore Xcursion XO Xpress Boats Yamaha Boats Yamaha WaveRunners Yar-Craft

Compact and highly maneuverable, the Mighty G is the ultimate entry into boating. Built on a true pontoon foundation ensuring a familiar and comfortable ride, the Mighty G was designed from the ground up to be powered by electric or gas propulsion. While is may be small, it truly is the Mighty G!

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BOATS BY BRAND

*Angler Qwest Pontoons Apex Marine K30

*Avalon Pontoons Grass Shack K8

*Axis Wake Singleton Marine Group C8, C30, D4, D30

*Barletta Boats Singleton Marine Group C8, C30, D4, D30

*Bayliner Park Marine Boating Center F1, F4

*Bayliner T&S Marine J8

*Bennington Atlanta Marine G4, G8, G30, H8, H30

*Bennington Crowe Marine F30

Bentley T&S Marine J8

*Blackfin Monterey F36

*Blackfin The Boat Shop E36

Blue Wave Gwinnett Marine C36

Carolina Skiff Grass Shack K8

Caymas AVC Marine B20

*Centurion Boats Monterey F36

*Centurion Boats The Boat Shop E36

*Chaparral Atlanta Marine G4, G8, G30, H8, H30

*Chaparral Chaparral G4

*Chaparral Crowe Marine F30

*Chris Craft Watersports Central E2, E4, E30

*Cobalt Boats, LLC AVC Marine B20

*Cobalt Boats, LLC Singleton Marine Group C8, C30, D4, D30

*Crestliner Eclipse Marine Group J36

Crownline Watersports Central E2, E4, E30

*Everglades Singleton Marine Group C8, C30, D4, D30

Four Winns Atlanta Marine G4, G8, G30, H8, H30

*G-3 Boats Park Marine Boating Center F1, F4

*G-3 Boats Skeeter B4

*Godfrey Pontoon Boats A Boat House H2, H3, H4, H6, I8

*Harris Singleton Marine Group C8, C30, D4, D30

*Heyday T&S Marine J8

Key West Grass Shack K8

*Lund Eclipse Marine Group J36

*Malibu Boats AVC Marine B20

*Malibu Boats Singleton Marine Group C8, C30, D4, D30

*MasterCraft Skier's Marine B30

Montara Montara Boats B52

*Monterey Boats Monterey F36

*Monterey Boats The Boat Shop E36

*Moomba Atlanta Marine G4, G8, G30, H8, H30

*Nautique Watersports Central E2, E4, E30

Nepallo Pontoons Camping World L20

*Polar Kraft Apex Marine K30

*Premier Carefree Boats G1, I24

*Princecraft Eclipse Marine Group J36

*Qwest Pontoons Apex Marine K30

Ranger Gwinnett Marine C36

*Regal Singleton Marine Group C8, C30, D4, D30

*Robalo Atlanta Marine G4, G8, G30, H8, H30

Sailfish Carefree Boats G1, I24

*Scout Singleton Marine Group C8, C30, D4, D30

Sea Chaser Grass Shack K8

Sea Doo Jet Thrust Performance C6

Sea Fox Singleton Marine Group C8, C30, D4, D30

Sea Hunt Marine 360 SC J38

Sea Pro Atlanta Marine G4, G8, G30, H8, H30

Sea Pro AVC Marine B20

Silver Wave Gwinnett Marine C36

*Skeeter Skeeter B4

*South Bay Watersports Central E2, E4, E30

*Sportsman Boats T&S Marine J8

*Starcraft Crowe Marine F30

*Starcraft Starcraft I30

*Supra Atlanta Marine G4, G8, G30, H8, H30

Supreme The Boat Shop E6

Suzuki Eclipse Marine Group J36

*Sylvan Skier's Marine B30

*Tiara Yachts Singleton Marine Group C8, C30, D4, D30

Tracker Park Marine Boating Center F1, F4

Triton Eclipse Marine Group J36

*Veranda B&A Marine K4

*Yamaha Boats

Park Marine Boating Center F1, F4

*Yamaha WaveRunners Jet Thrust Performance C6

*Yamaha WaveRunners Park Marine Boating Center F1, F4

* Indicates the brand is NMMA Certified®

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14 ENTRANCE Audio Video Creations B20 B18 Kids Zone Atlanta Motorsports Park Skeeter Boats/ G3 Boats B4 B16 Hacker Boat Company B17 Singleton Marine Group C8 Montara Boats B52 Skier's Marine B30 Discover Boating Lake Life A40 Yamaha Marine Group C4 Singleton Marine Group D30 Singleton Marine Group C30 Gwinnett Marine C36 Singleton Marine Group D4 Atlanta Marine G8 Atlanta Marine G30 Monterey Marine F36 Crowe Marine F30 Park Marine Boating Center F4 Chaparral Boats G4 Park Marine Boating Center F1 Watersports Central E4 Watersports Central E1 Watersports Central E30 The Boat Shop E36 E66 E60 F52 F56 Jet Thrust Performance C6 B2 Carefree Boat 410 302 - 315 301 202 - 214 103 - 115 KEY SHOW FEATURES RESTROOMS FIRST AID TICKETS INFORMATION
15 Atlanta Marine H8 Atlanta Marine H30 Grass Shack K8 Chaparral B&A Marine K4 A Boat House H4 149 Carefree Boat Sales G1 Honda Marine G2 A House Boat H2 J1 K2 K3 Starcraft Marine/ Smokercraft I30 K32 159 163 174 379 381 375 275 269 255 T & S Marine J8 Freedom Roads L20 Eclipse Marine J36 Marine 360sc J38 Apex Marine K30 L28 Fishing Seminars & Bass Tub L40 Seating BW 840 BW 830 BW 850 BW 860 BW 880 BW 890 BW 1000 BW 870 Carefree Boats I24 A Boat House I8 Chevy I10 I20 Browns Bridge Dock I4 155 Paradise Grilling 410 - 414 430 - 432 327 229 215 318 - 334 218 - 233 121 - 133 336 - 350 365 - 371 237 - 251 139 - 145 165-175 262 - 277 257 352 - 371 Southeastern Dock Supply

A-Z LISTINGS

Carefree Boat Club G1, I24

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A House Boat Inc.

H2, H3, H4, H6, I8

Adairco, LLC 214

Alpha E-Bikes 313

Alumadock Marine Structures 125

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. G2

Anchors Marina 131

Angler Magazine, The 241

Apex Marine K30

Aqua Doc 346

Aqua Marine Deck, Inc. 215

Aquaficial, Inc. 338

AquaGuard Foundation Solutions 344

Atlanta Marine, Inc. G4, G8, G30, H8,H30

Atlanta Motorsports Park A3

Audio Video Creations B20

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B&A Marine K4

Bailey Custom Boats 255

Blue Cord Diving Services, LLC 227

Boat Dock Works 306

Boats for Sale 115

Brown's Boat Detailing 245

Brown's Bridge Dock Co I4

Bum Float LLC 211

Cajun Kooling 237

Carolina Rides 331

Chaparral Boats, Inc G4

Crowe Marine F30

Custom Crafted Silhouettes 242

Cutco Cutlery 337

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Dead Eye Dog Custom Made Wooden Lures 334

Directboats.com 269 Dockbloxx 262

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Eclipse Marine Group J36

EDG Sales International, LLC 230

Expedia CruiseShip Centers 342

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Farmer's Insurance/Hathaway Agency 122

First Mountain Ent LLC dba First Mountain Woodcraft 350

Floatair Boatlifts 301

Freedom Boat Club 207

Freedom Roads L20

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Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources 246

G3 Boats - A Yamaha Boat Company B4

Grass Shack @ Lake Lanier K8

Gtechniq Marine 107

Gulf Coast Yacht Group 155

Gwinnett Marine C36

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Hacker Boat Company, Inc B17

Hideaway Bay Marina 103

Holiday Harbor I30

Horizons America, Inc 238

Hydrodeck Marine Flooring 133

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Island Boat Lettering 218

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J & S Shoreline, LLC 210

Jet Ski Adventure 206

Jet Thrust Performance C6

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Koenig Spray Polish 257

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Lake Chatuge Marine I30

Lake Homes Realty 233

Lake Time Supply Co. 225

Lanier Publishing Inc. 111

Lanier Technical College 161

Leaf Filter North, LLC 332

LowCountry AquaTraction 336

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M&E Sales 251

Margaritaville Lanier Islands 226

Marine 360sc J38

Marine Klean 302

Marshall County Tourism & Sports 352

McCurry's Outboard Repair 149

Momentum Marine I30

Montara Boats B52

Monterey Boats F36

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Nautical Boat Club Lanier Islands LLC 228

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Paradise Grilling 321

Park Marine Boating Center F1, F4

Polaris, Inc. 311

POP Board Co 320

Progressive Insurance 159

Propco Marine Propellers, Inc. 204

PWCbrackets 345

Quality Marine 222

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Robco D.B.A. Alumadock Marine Structures 125

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Saltwater Fabrications 162

Savannah Lakes Village 202

Shade Tree Fabrics 127

Shine and Consign B2

Sidekick Concepts LLC 315

Singleton Marie Lake Harding I30

Singleton Marine Group C8, C30, D4, D30

Skeeter Boats, Inc/A Yamaha Boat Company B4

Skier's Marine Atlanta B30

Soap Creek Mariana K30

SORD Fishing 239

Southeastern Dock Supply J1

Southern Blades 145

Southern Fishing Schools 277

Star Glow International 247, 310

Starcraft Marine, LLC/Smoker Craft, Inc I30

Summit Finance 121

Sunchill Company 141

SunHeist Eyewear 165

Superior Sleep Experience 327

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T & S Marine J8

TGS Trading Co./Air Chair 318

The Boat Shop E36

The Decal Doctor 324

The Norton Agency 203

T-Mobile TowBoatU.S. 220

Trifecta Houseboats 139

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U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 244

Uncommon USA, Inc. 232

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Viking Boat & Fiberglass Repair 229

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W&W Ventures, LLC 173

Watersports Central, Inc. E2, E4, E30

Wave Armor F60

Westrec Marinas 219

WhamGuard 209

Windsong Sailing Academy 205

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Yamaha Marine Group C4

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Zerorez 266

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BOATING

BASICS:

pro tips

POWERED BY

Check out Discover Boating's five-episode video series, "Boating Basics: Pro Tips," powered by Progressive® for tips and tricks to improve your boating skills and prepare for stress-free, fun-filled days on the water.

Gain confidence at the helm by watching these step-by-step beginner's guides, providing advice on everything from what items and safety equipment to bring onboard, to expert instruction on how to launch, how to dock, how to drive, and finally, guidance on understanding the basic rules of the water.

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Video Episode

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5 ESSENTIAL RULES

of the water

Take the first step towards learning the boating rules of the road and simple boating etiquette with this beginner’s guide, 5 Essential Rules of the Water, powered by Progressive®.

Regardless of where you go boating or what type of boat you’re operating, one of the most important rules to keep in mind is that you are responsible for avoiding collisions at all times. Always be aware of your surroundings, look out for other vessels, and keep a safe speed.

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driving a boat

TIPS FOR OPERATING WITH CONFIDENCE

Learning how to drive a boat for the first time can be fun and rewarding. Get started with our beginner’s guide for operating a boat, 6 Tips on Driving a Boat, powered by Progressive®. Follow along for advice on:

• How to attach a boat’s engine cut-off switch (ECOS)

• How to operate the throttle and trim a boat

• How to steer, slow down and avoid collisions.

• How to deal with different situations that could impact operation, such as wind, waves, and current.

• Why it is important to be cautious of speed

Video Episode3

docking a boat

SIX STEPS FOR BEGINNERS

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Scan QR Code to view Discover Boating's five-episode video series, powered by Progressive®.

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Video Episode4

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THINGS TO BRING

Video Episode

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Follow this pre-departure boating checklist, powered by Progressive®, to prepare for a great day on the water. These top 8 items include:

• U.S. Coast Guard required boat safety equipment, such as life jackets or PFDs

• Fire extinguisher

• Visual distress signals, sound signaling devices, and a throwable flotation device.

9 STEPS FOR SUCCESS

ONBOARD launching a boat

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