Discover Boating Chicago Boat Show Guide

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SHOW HIGHLIGHTS PAGE 4, 7 BOATS BY BRAND PAGE 13 SHOW MAP PAGES 14-15 OFFICIAL SHOW GUIDE JANUARY 11-15 , 2023

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® Chicago 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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DISCOVER BOATING ® CHICAGO BOAT SHOW

Sand Sculpting Lessons

Youngsters of all ages are invited to put their toes in the sand and build a sandcastle at McCormick Beach, the show’s giant sandbox! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Wednesday, January 11

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Thursday, January 12

11:30 am - 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Friday, January 13

NEW! SAND PIRATES

MCCORMICK PLACE BEACH

P2035

Discover the secrets of sand sculpting and see how large sculptures are created with sand artist Janet Moore Schrader a.k.a. The Sand Pirate. Take a free class and learn how to stack sand, carve windows, doors, and stairs.

11:30 am 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Saturday, January 14

10:30 am - 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Sunday, January 15

10:30 am - 2:00 pm

4:00 pm: Destroy the kraken!!! What is the best thing about building a sand sculpture? Knocking it down. In this 20-min. class learn how to make sand cannonballs and throw them at the giant sand sculpture.

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PaddleFest Pool P2000

Experience the fun of stand-up paddle boarding (SUP), kayaking SUP yoga and other paddle sports. We’ll provide all the gear and instruction you need to take a test ride.

Corona Find Your Beach Bar & Cantina

P2055

Put yourself in a vacation state of mind! Enjoy icy cold beverages and tasty casual fare. Todd Donnelly of the Mr. Myers Band will provide musical entertainment.

Island Party Hut & Boat Playpen P2045

Grab an ice-cold beverage and take a break to play ping-pong, bags, giant Jenga and more. Be sure to take a family photo in the giant Adirondack chair.

Gypsy Rose III Landship

P2070

Join Captain Tim and his crew of pirate scallywags for a "high seas adventure" aboard the Gypsy Rose III —sing pirate sea shanties, skirmish with swords, and even fire a canon. You’re welcome to take a few photos with the Gypsy Rose III as a souvenir of your pirate adventure.

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DISCOVER YAMAHA BOATS AND WAVERUNNERS AT THE SHOW RUN THE WATER
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THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

New! Surf Simulator

P2000

Surf’s up at McCormick Place! Can you ride the waves like you own them—or will you wipe out? Only one way to know—take a ride on the FlowRider surf simulator. Experience the fun of “catching a wave” as you put your surfing skills to test.

NEW! DISCOVER BOATING BEACH CLUB

Bring on the summer vibes. Kick back with your crew and discover the best of boating—surrounded by hundreds of the hottest new boats on the market today.

• Whet your appetite at the #BoatAppetit main stage as notable chefs and mixologists create nautical nosh and boating bevvies

• Chill out with live DJ sets by @DreaJay

• Surf’s up! Watch pro surfers ride the ultimate indoor wave or grab a board and go for it yourself

• Sand sculpting demos and classes—Discover the art of sand sculpting with Janet Moore “The Sand Pirate”

• Play beach games, check out the virtual boating photo and video booth and more

Blackhawk Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society Display P1708

If you’re a fan of classic boats, or simply appreciate the chance to see a bit of nautical history, be sure to visit this exhibit. Step back in time to admire craftsmanship and beauty of vintage boats, presented by the Blackhawk Chapter of the Antique & Classic Boat Society of America.

FAMILY FUN!

Chicago Maritime Arts Center Kids’ Corner P1866

Build-a-Boat Contest Build a boat from aluminum foil and compete with other boat builders to see whose design can hold the most golf balls without sinking. Grand Prize: One Week Boating Skills Class. Open to kids of all ages. Ages 10-14 eligible to win the Grand Prize.

Hands on STEM activities Teach buoyancy, how winds power sailboats, and how to multiply power with simple machines. Also on display—real rowing skiffs built by kids!

Huck Finn Trout Pond Kids’ Corner P1870

A show tradition! Catch-and-release fishing pond is a great way to introduce youngsters to the fun of fishing. Free for kids age 12 and younger!

NEW! Face Painting for Kids

Kids’ Corner

Friday, Saturday, Sunday only

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FRED'S SHED

HOW-TO SEMINARS - BOOTH P1452

Tips, tricks and DIY advice for every boater—from first timers to experienced captains.

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 for Marine Engines

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® Chicago Boat Show™

Learn basic maintenance and how to prevent problems before they happen to keep your gas powered outboard running 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? Learn how to choose the right boat for you and your family and what you need to consider as you are boat shopping today. We will also dive into the “rules on the water” which are 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 ramp. This session covers all the basic parts and trailer care. Get answers to these questions and more: Why are there grease zerk fittings on my trailer axles? Or should there be? Are any tires that fit on the rim OK to use on my boat trailer?

How To Replace A Water Pump?

Learn all about your water pump and its importance, and why an inline fuel filter should be considered to remove water from your fuel tank.

Winterization and the Proper Way to Store Fuel In My Boat in the Off Season

Sponsored by Yamalube

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 critical winterizing tips.

SPONSORED BY:
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FRED’S SHED SEMINAR SCHEDULE

TIME WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY SUNDAY

10am

11am

12pm

1pm

Talk with a Tech Pro Talk with a Tech Pro

Basic Motor Maintenance for Marine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube

What Is the Correct Fuel for My Motor? Sponsored by Yamalube

2pm Talk with a Tech Pro

3pm

What Safety Gear Should I Have on Board?

Winterization for My Boat in the Off Season Sponsored by Yamalube

Basic Motor Maintenance for Marine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube

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?

What Safety Gear Should I Have on Board?

4pm

Basic Motor Maintenance for Marine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube

Basic Motor Maintenance for Marine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube

Basic Motor Maintenance for Marine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube

Talk with a Tech Pro Talk with a Tech Pro

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? 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?

What Maintenance Does My Trailer Need?

Winterization for My Boat in the Off Season Sponsored by Yamalube

Basic Motor Maintenance for Marine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube

How To Replace a Water Pump

How To Replace A Water Pump

5pm

What Is the Correct Fuel for My Motor? Sponsored by Yamalube

6pm

7pm

New Boater Basics Sponsored by Yamaha Watercraft

What Maintenance Does My Trailer Need?

New Boater Basics Sponsored by Yamaha Watercraft

Talk with a Tech Pro Talk with a Tech Pro

Winterization for My Boat in the Off Season Sponsored by Yamalube

What Maintenance Does My Trailer Need?

New Boater Basics Sponsored by Yamaha Watercraft

8pm Talk with a Tech Pro

Talk with a Tech Pro Talk with a Tech Pro

New Boater Basics Sponsored by Yamaha Watercraft

How To Replace a Water Pump

Talk with a Tech Pro

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NMMA CERTIFIED BOAT BRANDS GET THE NMMA CERTIFIED ADVANTAGE: TESTED. INSPECTED. RESPECTED. 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 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.

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BOATS BY BRAND

Alumacraft*

BRP Marine Division - Manitou, Alumacraft P1230

Aqua-Patio Godfrey Marine P1400

ATX Surf Boats* Tige/ATX Boats P1170

Avalon Pontoons* Avalon & Tahoe Mfg., Inc. P1110

Aviara Boats* Aviara Boats P1178

Axis Wake* Malibu Boats P1130

Axopar* Manitowoc Marina LLC P1226

Barletta Boats* Barletta Pontoon Boats P1482

Bayliner* Bayliner Marine Corporation P1270

Beneteau

Beneteau America Power Boats P1348

Bennington* Bennington Marine P1430

Boston Whaler* The Boat House of Lauderdale Lakes P1625

BRABUS Manitowoc Marina LLC P1226

Chaparral* Chaparral Boats, Inc. P1120

Chris-Craft* Chris Craft Corp. P1620

Cobalt Boats LLC* Cobalt Boats P1200

Crest Marine* Crest Marine LLC P1105

Crevalle Boats* Bay Marine P1450

Crownline

Crownline Boats P1115

Cruisers Yachts* Cruisers Yachts P1264

Edgewater* Bay Marine P1450

Formula*

Formula Boats Midwest P1500

Four Winns* Four Winns P1370

G3 Boats* G3boats - A Yamaha Boat Company P1580

Godfrey Pontoon Boats* Godfrey Marine P1400

Grady-White Boats* Grady-White Boats, Inc. P1145

Harris* Harris P1475

Hermes Speedster

Spring Brook Marine P1325

Heyday* Heyday P1180

Hi-Field Offshore Marine P1244

Hurricane*

Jeanneau

Godfrey Marine P1400

Jeanneau-Prestige, Spring Brook Marine P1320, P1325

Lund* Lund Boat Company P1300

Magonis

Crowley's Yacht Yard P1842

Malibu Boats* Malibu Boats P1130

Manitou Pontoon Boats* BRP Marine Division - Manitou, Alumacraft P1230

Mastercraft*

MB Sports

MasterCraft P1160

The Edge Inc.-MB Sports P1530

Monterey Boats* Monterey Boats P1040

Moomba* Skier's Choice P1525

Nautic Star Boats* Nautic Star Boats, LLC P1235

Nautique* Nautique Boat Company P1520

Pardo

Prestige

Pursuit*

Spring Brook Marine P1325

Jeanneau-Prestige, Spring Brook Marine P1320, P1325

Walstrom/Pursuit Boats P1335

Regal* Regal Boat Company P1330

Robalo* Chaparral Boats, Inc. P1120

Sabre Yachts* Bay Marine P1450

Scarab*

Scarab Jet Boats P1375

Scout* Scout Boats, Inc. P1275

Sea Pro B & E Marine, Inc. P1240

Sea Ray Boats* Sea Ray Group P1260, P1268

Sea-Doo*

Skeeter*

Smokercraft*

Bombardier Recreational Products, Inc. P1000

Skeeter Boats Inc. A Yamaha Boat Company P1585

Lake Holiday Marina, Smoker Craft, Inc P1455, P1460

South Bay* Southbay Pontoons P1020

Starcraft* Smoker-Craft P1378, P1470

SunCatcher* G3boats - A Yamaha Boat Company P1580

Stingray Boats* Stingray Boats P1050

SunChaser* Sunchaser Pontoons P1035

Supra*

Sylvan*

Skier's Choice P1525

Smoker-Craft P1470

Tige* Tige/ATX Boats P1170

Viaggio*

Viaggio Pontoon Boats, Five Star Boat Center P1600, P1706

Wellcraft* Spring Brook Marine P1325

Yamaha Jet Boats* Yamaha Marine Group P1575

Yamaha WaveRunners* Yamaha WaterCraft P1010

* Indicates the brand is NMMA Certified®

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BRP P1000 P1100 Yamaha Motor P1010 Crest Marine P1105 Avalon & Tahoe Mfg. P1110 Info Booth Southbay Pontoons P1020 Chaparral Boats P1120 Monterey Boats P1040 Cobalt Boats P1200 Manitowoc Marina P1226 Crownline Boats P1115 BRP MarineManitou, Alumacraft P1230 Malibu Boats P1130 Grady White Boats P1145 Nautic Star P1235 B&E P1240 Regal P1330 Formula P1500 Viaggio Pontoon Boats P1600 Nautique Boat Company P1520 Skier’s Choice P1525 Bennington Marine P1430 Bay Marine P1450 Yamaha Marine P1575 Beneteau P1348 Restaurant P1060 US Coast Guard P2040 Chicago PD P2060 Jeanneau Prestige P1315 Lund Boat Co. P1300 Godfrey P1400 Lake Holiday Marina P1455 Walstrom Pursuit Boats P1335 Offshore Marine P1244 Stingray Boats P1050 Sunchaser Pontoons P1050 Nielsen P1005 Munson Marine P1030 Fox Lake Harbor RGC P1545 Antique Boat Display P1708 Crowley’s Yacht Yard P1842 Sand Pirates Sand Sculpture P2035 P2000 Island Party Boat Playpen P2045 Chris-Craft P1620 A300- A330 A100- A114 A200- A222 Beach Bar & P2055 The Boat House BS The Board Shop P1640 Five Star Boat Center P1706 A1707 Paddle North P1630 ENTRANCE Spring Brook Marina P1325 Shore Station Boat Lifts & Docks P1420 P1610 The Edge P1530 The Boat House of Lauderdale Lakes P1625 Escalator to Show Office P1452 P1555 P1550 A400- A432 A500- A532 A601- A633 A701- A733 P1850 14
Scout Boats P1275 Yamaha Marine P1575 Restaurant P1060 Trout Pond P1870 Kids Corner Skipper Bud's P1380 Skipper Bud's P1379 Smoker Craft P1470 Smoker Craft P1378 Cruisers Yachts P1264 Harris P1475 Barletta Boat Co P1482 Skeeter Boats P1585 Sea Ray Group P1260 Sea Ray Group P1268 HeyDay P1180 Four Winns P1370 Bayliner Marine P1270 MasterCraft P1160 Scarab Jet Boats P1375 Smoker Craft P1460 Offshore Pinnacle Spas P1684 Tige/ATX Boats P1170 G3 Boats P1580 Aviara Boats P1178 Chicago Maritime Arts Center P1866 Sunstream Boat Lifts P1670 Beach Cantina P2055 Gypsy Rose Pirate Ship P2070 P1770 Bulmann Dock & Lift P1765 P1767 P1676 P1768 Restrooms Food Service Show Features Show Sponsors Boats Accessories 15

A-Z LISTINGS

Details of all exhibitors featured at the show

ALL CINDY'S MIXES

A104

ALUMACRAFT BOAT CO. P1230

ANTIQUE & CLASSIC BOAT SOCIETY OF AMERICA P1708

APOLLO MARINE P1525

AQUATRACTION OF CHICAGO A211

ARGO NAVIGATION LLC A324

AVALON & TAHOE MFG., INC. P1110

AVIARA BOATS P1178

AWAKE (RIDE AWAKE INC) A222

B & E MARINE, INC. P1240

BARLETTA PONTOON BOATS P1482

BASA MARINE INC. P1330

BASA'S MARINE P1585

BAY MARINE P1450

BAYLINER MARINE CORPORATION P1270

BENETEAU AMERICA POWER BOATS P1348

BENNINGTON MARINE P1430

BOMBARDIER RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS, INC. P1000

BRP MARINE DIVISION - MANITOU, ALUMACRAFT P1230

BULMANN DOCK & LIFT P1765

C MARINE PRODUCTS LLC A410

CAREFREE BOAT CLUB OF CHICAGO AND WISCONSIN A215

CENTERPOINTE YACHT SERVICES, LLC P1348

CENTERPOINTE YACHT SERVICES, LLC P1050

CENTERPOINTE YACHT SERVICES, LLC P1600

CHAMPION INSURANCE AGENCY, LLC A725

CHAPARRAL BOATS, INC. P1120

CHICAGO MARINE ELECTRONICS, HELLAS MARINE INC A527

CHICAGO MARITIME ARTS CENTER P1866

CHRIS CRAFT CORP. P1620

COBALT BOATS P1200

CONLEY BOTTOM RESORT

A711

CORONA BEACH BAR & CANTINA P2055

CREST MARINE LLC P1105

CROWLEY'S YACHT YARD SHIP'S STORE P1842

CROWNLINE BOATS P1115

CRUISERS YACHTS P1264

CUMBERLAND CHAIR/ OUTDOOR REPUBLIC A407

CUTCO CUTLERY A510

DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES A614

DISCOVER BOATING BEACH CLUB P2000

DRUMMOND MARINE P1145

ELITE YACHTS A509

F3 MARINA A517

FIVE STAR BOAT CENTER P1706

FIVE STAR BOAT CENTER P1600

FLAGGUARD A110

FOREVER SUNGLASSES A500

FORMULA BOATS MIDWEST P1500

FOUR WINNS P1370

FOX LAKE HARBOR P1100

FOX LAKE HARBOR P1110

FOX LAKE HARBOR P1105

FOX LAKE HARBOR P1300

FOX LAKE HARBOR P1115

FRED'S SHED P1452

FREEDOM BOAT CLUB A322

G3BOATS - A YAMAHA BOAT COMPANY P1580

GADGET'S & MORE A316

GAGE MARINE P1620

GARMIN USA A529

GODFREY MARINE P1400

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GORDY'S LAKEFRONT MARINE P1200

GORDY'S LAKEFRONT MARINE P1130

GRADY-WHITE BOATS, INC. P1145

GREAT LAKE ART A419

GREAT LAKES SCUTTLEBUTT A503

GULL LAKE MARINE P1130

GYPSY ROSE PIRATE SHIP P2070

HAMMOND MARINA A418

HARBORSIDE MARINA, INC. P1230

HARRIS P1475

HAWAIIAN MOON A630

HERITAGE HARBOR OTTAWA A400

HEYDAY P1180

IMTRA CORPORATION A311

ISLAND PARTY BOAT PLAYPEN P2045

JEANNEAU-PRESTIGE P1320

JEFFERSON BEACH YACHT SALES P1610

JERRY'S MAJESTIC MARINE P1330

KG WHOLESALE A600

KG WHOLESALE LLC A601

LAKE COUNTY WATERSPORTS P1585

LAKE HOLIDAY MARINA P1455

LAKE HOLIDAY MARINA P1460

LAKE LAWN RESORT AND MARINA A301

LEAFFILTER NORTH, LLC A707

LIQUI MOLY USA A611

LOVES PARK MOTORSPORTS P1230

LUND BOAT COMPANY P1300

M&E SALES A431

MALIBU BOATS P1130

MANITOWOC MARINA LLC P1226

MASTERCRAFT P1160

MASTERCRAFT BOAT COMPANY P1160

MCWHORTER BEDDING/ BOAT & RV SALES A423

MICHIGAN LAKES TEAM A705

MIDWEST MARINE DECKING - FORMERLY XACT A626

MILOFF AUBUCHON REALTY GROUP A406

MONTEREY BOATS P1040

MUNSON MARINE P1020

MUNSON MARINE P1030

MUNSON MARINE P1040

MUNSON MARINE P1050

MUNSON MARINE P1035

MUNSON SKI & MARINE P1430

MUNSON SKI AND MARINE P1120

MUNSON SKI AND MARINE P1130

N O P R S

NATURAL BALANCE A701

NAUTIC STAR BOATS, LLC P1235

NAUTIQUE BOAT COMPANY P1520

NIELSEN ENTERPRISES P1005

NIELSEN ENTERPRISES, INC. P1010

NIELSEN ENTERPRISES, INC. P1000

NIELSEN ENTERPRISES, INC. P1230

NORTH POINT MARINA A216

OFF THE CHAIN PONTOON RENTALS A719

OFFSHORE MARINE P1244

OUTDOOR REPUBLIC A306

PADDLE NORTH, LLC P1630

PELAGIC MARINE PRODUCTS A422

PIER 11 MARINA A330

PIER 33 MARINA A112

PINNACLE SPAS/ LPI INC P1684

POP BOARD CO. P1555

PROGRESSIVE P1210

PROGRESSIVE P1850

RAYMARINE, INC. A204

REED'S MARINE, INC. P1230

REGAL BOAT COMPANY P1330

RESTAURANT P1060

RGC MARINE PRODUCTS P1545

SAND PIRATES SAND SCULPTURE P2035

SC WAKE-SEADEK A200

SCARAB JET BOATS P1375

SCHWARTZ & CO. YACHT SALES P1550

SCOUT BOATS, INC. P1275

SEA FOAM SALES COMPANY A511

H I J K L M
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SEA RAY GROUP P1260

SEA RAY GROUP P1268

SEABOB A210

SEAKEEPER INC. P1226

SHIPWRECK PARTS A319

SHORELINE MARINE CONTRACTING P1670

SHORESTATION BOAT LIFTS AND DOCK SYSTEMS P1420

SKEETER BOATS INC. A YAMAHA BOAT COMPANY P1585

SKIER'S CHOICE P1525

SKIPPERBUD'S P1260

SKIPPERBUD'S P1370

SKIPPERBUD'S P1379

SKIPPERBUD'S P1180

SKIPPERBUD'S P1470

SKIPPERBUD'S P1264

SKIPPERBUD'S P1375

SKIPPERBUD'S P1475

SKIPPERBUD'S P1482

SKIPPERBUD'S P1270

SKIPPERBUD'S P1275

SKIPPERBUD'S P1268

SKIPPERBUD'S P1170

SKIPPERBUD'S P1380

SKIPPERBUD'S P1178

SMOKER CRAFT, INC. P1378

SMOKER-CRAFT P1470

SMOKER-CRAFT P1460

SOUTHBAY PONTOONS P1020

SOUTHERN MARINA PROPERTIES A523

SPADES COSMETICS A607

SPRING BROOK MARINA & YACHT SALES P1320

SPRING BROOK MARINE P1325

SQUIDCUP A627

STINGRAY BOATS P1050

SUNCHASER PONTOONS P1035

SUNLIGHT RESORTS A717

SUNSET BAY MARINA A228

SUNSTREAM BOAT LIFTS P1670

TACONIC MAINTENANCE INC A411

THE BOAT HOUSE P1145

THE BOAT HOUSE LAKE GENEVA P1400

THE BOAT HOUSE OF CHICAGO P1400

THE BOAT HOUSE OF LAKE COUNTRY P1400

THE BOAT HOUSE OF LAUDERDALE LAKES P1400

THE BOAT HOUSE OF LAUDERDALE LAKES P1430

THE BOAT HOUSE OF LAUDERDALE LAKES P1525

THE BOAT HOUSE OF LAUDERDALE LAKES P1520

THE BOAT HOUSE OF LAUDERDALE LAKES P1625

THE BOAT HOUSE OF LAUDERDALE LAKES P1330

THE EDGE P1600

THE EDGE INC.-MB SPORTS P1530

TIGE/ATX BOATS P1170

TOHATSU AMERICA CORP. A330

TOMAHAWK SPORTS CENTER P1230

TRITON INDUSTRIES, INC. MANITOU PONTOON BOATS P1230

TROUT POND P1870

U.S. COAST GUARD AUXILIARY 9WR P2040

UNCOMMON USA A312

UNSALTED NO SHARKS A201

USMA CHICAGO A314

VIAGGIO PONTOON BOATS P1600

WAKESIDE MARINE P1520

WALKING TALL A307

WALSTROM/PURSUIT BOATS P1335

WARNERT PROMOTIONS GROUP P1230

WATERJETCAR & SOFI YACHT CHARTER A623

WAVEPADS A207

WESTREC MARINAS-CHICAGO PARK DISTRICT A114

WINDYCITY KITE SPORTS A100

WYLAND'S MARINE P1430

WYLAND'S MARINE P1545

YAMAHA MARINE GROUP P1575

YAMAHA WATERCRAFT P1010

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MARINE INDUSTRY CERTIFIED DEALERSHIPS

Buy with confidence from a dealer who cares

There’s no better way to enjoy a your free time than aboard the perfect boat! And we know you’re ready to go find yours!

But which dealership will you choose? If you want to buy with confidence, go with a Marine Industry Certified Dealership!

Certified Dealers are committed to serving you to the highest standards. In fact, they pledge to a Marine Industry Consumer Commitment, which includes promises to be fair, honest, truthful, respectful, capable and prepared. You can expect excellence from the research stage to purchasing your boat to servicing your boat and beyond.

Dealer Certification is not a simple stamp. Certified Dealers have committed to be the best. They go through an extensive third-party audit of their customer experience, business operations and employment practices to assure they’re at the top of their game, so they can better serve you. Once dealers have gone through this intensive audit process, they commit to a continual education program, which requires them to continue to learn how to improve their customer experience, employee satisfaction and dealership operations.

When you decide to work with a Certified Dealer, you can be confident that you’re choosing a dealer that puts customers first and aims to offer you your best boating life.

Your Marine Industry Certified Dealership will help you choose the right boat for your lifestyle and your needs, maintain your boat, and provide service when it’s needed. To find a participating dealership, look for the Marine Industry Certified Dealership logo, or visit DiscoverBoating.com/dealers.

Happy shopping, and enjoy this year’s boat show!

MUNSON SKI & MARINE -AT WATER TOWER MCHENRY, ILLINOIS

B&E MARINE MICHIGAN CITY, INDIANA

WAKESIDE MARINE ELKHART, INDIANA

GORDY'S LAKEFRONT MARINE - FONTANA FONTANA, WISCONSIN

THE BOAT HOUSE CHICAGO JOHNSBURG, ILLINOIS

THE BOAT HOUSE - LAKE COUNTRY NASHOTAH, WISCONSIN

THE BOAT HOUSE - LAKE GENEVA LAKE GENEVA, WISCONSIN

THE BOAT HOUSELAUDERDALE LAKES ELKHORN, WISCONSIN

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BOATING

BASICS:

pro tips

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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

1

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.

This guide will also help you understand the meaning of port (left) and starboard (right)—if facing towards the front of the boat—and teach you how to maneuver in various on-water scenarios depending on whether you are the stand-on vessel or the give-way vessel.

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

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Video Episode

2

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

Follow our beginner’s guide on how to dock a boat, 6 Steps to Docking a Boat Like a Pro, powered by Progressive®, to discover a few simple ways to feel more confident at the helm.

Whether you are docking in a slip, coming alongside a dock, or docking against the wind or current, these pro tips will help you line up your approach and ensure you’re ready for any docking scenario.

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

Learning how to launch a boat for the first time, either by yourself or with help, can be simple and stress-free by following our checklist on 9 Easy Steps for Launching a Boat, powered by Progressive®.

After you learn how to properly launch a boat from a trailer, you'll be able to tow your boat and explore any body of water serviced by a ramp. Be sure to always practice good boat ramp etiquette, including utilizing a staging area prior to launch.

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

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