Discover Boating New York Boat Show Guide

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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® New York Boat Show® in partnership with Progressive® Insurance. 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 for boating tips, expert advice, resources and more.

Fred's Shed Show Highlights A-Z Listings 6 8 16 03 Welcome 06 Show Highlights 09 Fred's Shed Seminar Schedule 11 Boats By Brand 12 NMMA Certified® Boat Brands 14 Show Map 17 Boat Show 101 20 Progressive® Boating Basics Pro-Tips CONTENTS
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Shed How-to Center—presented by Progressive® Booth 659
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.
Build-A-Boat—Toy Boat Building Booth 665
Little skippers will have boatloads of fun creating a one-of-a-kind toy boat to take home as a show souvenir.
WED. - FRI. 3:30 pm–7:30 pm | SAT. 10:30am–7:30pm | SUN. 10:30:30 am–5:30pm

NEW! Discover Boating Beach Club

Enjoy the ultimate in 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.

• Demos and tastings at the #BoatAppetit main stage on Saturday & Sunday with noted Chef Eddie G and mixologists Karl Franz Williams and Marcio Romos

• Live DJ sets by DJ Jon Quick—all day, every day

• Paddle Sports Pool

• Beach games, a virtual photo & video booth and more!

Paddle Sport Pool

Discover Boating Beach Club

Get out on the water and experience the fun of stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) and kayaking firsthand. We supply everything you need to take a test ride—no experience needed.



York Says No to Plastic Contest

Showcasing New York elementary, middle schools, and high school projects that educate and show how reducing plastic can help protect our water resources and have a positive impact on the environment. The winning school team will be awarded a $500 grant to fund their continued environmental efforts.

Conservation Village

Space 665

Discover how recreational boating is working to help sustain our planet and waters for future generations.


Clean Earth Project an eco-friendly women-owned lifestyle brand for outdoor enthusiasts that works to raise awareness, reduce waste, and create a cleaner lifestyle. All product sales help support their beach and community cleanup initiatives and protect the environment.



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

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® New York Boat Show®

Sponsored by Yamalube Learn basic maintenance and how to prevent problems before they happen to keep your gas-powered outboard running at its best. Learn about 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” which are similar to 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. This session covers all 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 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 you should consider using an inline fuel filter 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. Topics covered include fuel storage, water draining, the best time to take care of maintenance tasks prior to the next season and other important winterizing tips.

HOW-TO CENTER—PRESENTED BY PROGRESSIVE® - BOOTH 659 Tips, Tricks & DIY Advice for Boaters of all Skill




Talk with a Tech Pro Talk with a Tech Pro


12pm Talk with a Tech Pro 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


Basic Motor Maintenance for Marine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube


What Maintenance Does My Trailer Need?


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

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

What Safety Gear Should I Have on Board?

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?

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 Yamaha Genuine Propellers

What Maintenance Does My Trailer Need?

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

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?

Basic Motor Maintenance for Marine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube

How To Replace a Water Pump

Talk with a Tech Pro

What Maintenance Does My Trailer Need?


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

Basic Motor Maintenance for Marine Engines Sponsored by Yamalube

What Maintenance Does My Trailer Need?

How To Replace A Water Pump

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 Talk with a Tech Pro

How To Replace A Water Pump

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



Aquila H16 *Aviara H16 *Axis G36 *Back Cove H2 *Bayliner B35 / B43 Beneteau H1 / G2 Beneteau Sail G2 *Blackfin G18 *Boston Whaler H16 Bulls Bay 1070 Cape Horn H34 *Chaparral C36 *Chris Craft B36 *Cobalt E36 *Cobia E53 *Crevalle H35 *Cruisers B2 Donzi B48 Duffy 1259 *Edgewater A30 *Everglades E2 *Formula C18 *Fountain B48 *Grady-White D18 *Heyday B35 / B43 Jeanneau E64 *Malibu G36 *Monterey G18 Northcoast H34 Nimbus D43 Oxxean 466 Pardo E1 *Pursuit D36 *Regal C2 *Regulator E18 *Robalo C54 *Sabre H2 *Sailfish D2 *Scout H16 Sea Born E64 *Sea Doo B18 Sea Fox C32
Sea Hunt C44 *Sea Ray H16 *Solace G46 Steiger Craft E61 *Stingray H61 Trophy B35 / B43 *Tiara A42 Tidewater H61 Twin Vee H53 Vento G31 *Viaggio C68 Vision 1259 World Cat E54 *Yamaha Watercraft A54 / B54 * Indicates the brand is NMMA Certified® BOATS
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:


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

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











14 Tiara A42 Cruisers B2 Yamaha Watercraft A54 Yamaha Watercraft B54 Yamaha Marine C55 Bayliner B43 Bayliner B35 Mercury A20 BRP B18 B19 Chris-Craft B36 Edgewater A30 Amity 165 161 163 258 259 264 267 263 261 260 366 364 362 360 358 465 461 459 558 560 562 564 566 559 563 569 666 664 662 660 658 665 659 458 466 359 363 364 367 170 370 470 471 670 770 112 108 114 118 120 122 124 126 128 130 136 138 140 142 144 146 148 150 159 156 162 164 Sea Style C47 Total Marine B48 Harborside ENTRANCE KEY SHOW FEATURES RESTROOMS CONCESSION STANDS BEVERAGES TICKETS SEATING
15 Grady White D18 Pursuit D36 Staten Island Y.S. E1 Sailfish D2 DiMillos H2 Regulator E18 Vento G31 E32 Robalo C54 Great Bay C68 Food & Seating Regal C2 Chaparral C36 Formula C18 Amity Harbor C32 Cobalt E36 Cobia E53 Steiger Craft E53 Blue Marlin H57 Twin Vee H53 Beneteau H1 Vital Force G2 Malibu G36 Solace G46 Empire Point H35 World Cat G46 Louis E64 D64 EZ Dock D54 Montery/Blackfin G18 Everglades E2 867 865 863 861 959 958 859 961 1064 1062 1060 1063 1059 1162 1164 1166 1163 1262 1260 1264 1266 1258 Elect. Boats of CT 1259 1161 1167 1165 1159 1158 1058 966 964 962 960 970 971 1070 1270 1271 1370 Nimbus D43 Harborside C44 MarineMax H16 Seaport Inlet H34


Details of all exhibitors featured at the show


A Taste of Heaven 471

Accurate Marine C55

ACKnots 562

Action Yamaha of New Jersey A54, B54

Al Grover's High & Dry Marina A20

Albertson Marine A20

All Seasons Marine Works C54, D36, E18

American Muscle Docks & Fabrication 465

Amity Harbor Marine C32, C36

Aquaficial, Inc. 140

Aquatraction of Long Island 867

Atlantic Coast Yacht Brokers 962

Atlantic Detroit Diesel-Allison 863

Atlantic Marine Electrical Services 458

Atlantic Towers - St. Croix Marine Products 459

Atlantic Yacht Haven 1070

Atlantic Yacht Haven 971

Aviara Boats H16

Axis G36


Back Cove Yachts H2

Bajio Sunglasses 559

Bath & Tennis Marina Corp 161

Bay Harbor Motors Corp. A54, B18, B54

Bayliner Marine Corporation A36, B35, B43

Beneteau America H1

Blackfin Boats G18

Blue Marlin Boats H61 151

Boating Mag, LLC 163

Boats 4 Sale Magazine 138

Boats By George B36, E36, G36

Bombardier Recreational Products, Inc. B18

Boston Whaler, Inc. H16

Bravo Zulu Foundation 162

Bulls Bay Boats 1070

Buster's Marine Service A36, B35, B43


Candlewood East Marina Club E36

Cape Horn H34

Cassidy's Marina 267

Castaways Yacht Club H1

Causeway Marine A30, E36

Chaparral Boats, Inc C36

Chris-Craft Corp. B36

Cobalt Boats, LLC E36

Cobia Boat Co, Inc. E53

ComMar Sales, LLC 1058

Comstock Yacht Sales & Marina A42, D18, E18

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County 1165

Coty Marine G18

Crevalle Boats H35

Crossbay Motorsports A54, B18, B54

Culture Shock Air Chairs 1270

Cutco Cutlery 165


D & R Boats C54, E61

Datrex, Inc. 118

Dave Bofill Marine, Inc. B36

Decks & Docks Lumber Company 362

DelCat LLC 861

Diamond Marine A54, B54

DiMillo's Yacht Sales H2

Discover Ithaca 1259

DL Fender Adjusters 367

Donzi Marine B48

Duffy Electric Boats 1259

Dutchess Recreational Vehicles Inc. A54, B18, B54


East Coast Bow Thrusters 1159

East Coast Flight Craft at Brookfield Bay Marina G36

East Coast Flightcraft Inc. G36

EdgeWater Power Boats A30

Electric Boats of Connecticut 1259

Empire Point Marina H35



Make the Most of Your Day at the Discover Boating® New York Boat Show® in partnership with Progressive® Insurance

Read Your Show Guide

Not sure where to start?

Keep your boat show guide handy! It has everything you need to know about where to find featured dealers, educational exhibits, special attractions, and other exciting features.

Look for the NMMA Certified Logo

NMMA Certified boat and trailer manufacturers have been independently inspected to ensure they meet strict industry standards for safety, construction, and federal regulations. We’ve made it easy for you to identify certified boats—just look for the NMMA Certified logo.

Discover Boating Boat Finder

Not sure what you’re looking for? Our interactive Boat Finder will match you with boat types that fit your preferences.

Learn from the Experts

Want to brush up on your boating basics, or learn something new?

Check out our free onsite seminars and educational exhibits.

Get Social

Want to stay up to date on the latest show information, and check out other cool boating content? Follow us on Instagram and Facebook.

Boating Fun for All Ages & Experience Levels

Be sure to check out the variety of experiences to immerse yourself in the joys of boating. There’s something for newcomers and seasoned captains alike.

Make a Deal

Ready to make your boating dreams a reality?

This is your chance to compare brands and models side by side. Ask about special financing, packages, and other incentives.


A few gentle reminders before you climb aboard:



Everglades Boats E2

EZ Dock Innovations D54

EZ Docks Unlimited D54


Fairfield County Bank Insurance Services, LLC 146

Fishmedia Corp t/a The Fisherman Magazine 658

FLIR Systems, Inc. 1063

Formula Boats Northeast C18

Formula One Motorsports B18

Fountain Powerboats, Inc B48

FR Smith & Sons Marina C32


G & R Marine A54, B54

Garden State Yacht Sales E53

Garmin USA 959

Gateway Marina & Yacht Sales Inc. C55

Geo Real Estate 664

Gi Gi Enterprises 1266

Goldsmith's Boat Shop C55

GPS Store, The 960

Grady-White Boats, Inc. D18

Great Bay Marine C54, C68, E61, G18

Green Mountain Energy 1167


Hampton Navigation, Inc. 1059

Hampton Watercraft & Marine A42, A54, B54

Harborside Marina & Yacht Sales 1161, B36, C44

Harvey Traveler 1166

Hat Trick Embroidery 558

Heydey B35, B43

Honda / Sea-Doo of Riverhead B18

HP Agency, Inc 566

Hudson River Sloop Clearwater 1262

Hussar Yachts 1162

Hydro Hoist N.E. 142


Intercoastal Financial Group 150

Island Boat Lettering 170

Island Power Sports B18

Island Yacht Sales D2, E2, E54


J. Catalano & Sons, Inc. D18

Jaclyn A. Chall PA 114

Jeanneau America E64

Jersey Shore Powersports A54, B18, B54

JetSport B18

JL Audio, Inc. 670

Jupiter E-Bikes 124


KCS International, Inc., Cruisers Yachts B2

Knot 10 Yacht Sales 563

KVH Industries, Inc. 1060


Liberty Adventures LLC DBA Freedom Boat Club 859

Liqui Moly USA 164

Long Island Boating World 363

Long Island Yamaha A54, B54

Louis Marine E64 Lowrance 965


M&E Sales 370

Malibu Boats G36

MarineMax H16

Mariner's Cove Marine, Inc. A54, B18, B54

Mark's Motorsports B18

Maverick Boat Group E53

Mercury Marine A20

Modern Yachts A30, E53

Montauk Distilling Co. 470 Monterey Boats G18

Motorcycle Mall A54, B18, B54


NAUTEVA Marine Floor 130

Nautical School 136, 365

NAVTECH Marine Electronics 958

New York Motorcycle A54, B54

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation 264

New York State Parks and Recreation 260

New York Yacht Sales G31

Newcoast 159

Nimbus Boats of America, Inc. D43 NorthCoast H34

NSME, Inc. DBA Si-Tex Marine Electronics 966

NYPD Harbor Unit 263

NYS Energy Research Development Authority 261


Oakdale Yacht Service, Inc. 120

ONE 15 Brooklyn Marina 662

Oxxean Inflatables 466

Oyster Harbors Marine, Inc. E2


Paradise Grilling D64

Parcs Canada / Parks Canada 167

Pardo Yachts E1

Patino Canvas 660


Patsy's Bay Marina A54, B54

Peconic Water Sports G36

PennyBridge Marine, Inc. B18, G18

Petzold's Marine Center C2

Pilemate LLC 128

Pilot Knob Marina C36

Port of Egypt Marine, Inc. D18

Portland Boat Works A42

Progressive Insurance B19, E32

Pursuit Boats D36


Rad Supply Club 108

Raymarine, Inc. 1063

Regal Marine Industries, Inc. C2

Regulator Marine, Inc. E18

Richard J Fisco 366

Riptide Marine 1062

Robalo Marine C54


Sabre H2

Safe Harbor Marinas 359 Sailfish D2

Salty Dog Publications Inc. 560

Sandy Hook Yachts C32

Schrader Yacht Sales B36

Scout H16

Sea Born D43

Sea Doo B18

Sea Fox C32

Sea Hunt C44

Sea Ray H16

Sea Side Marina C18

Sea Tow Northern New Jersey 565

Seaborn Marina 466, A20, E64

Sea-Curity Systems of N.Y. 1064

SeaDek Marine Products 144

Seakeeper Inc. 458

Seaport Inlet Marina H34

Seminole Marine D2

Sheltered Cove Marina C2

Skyline Cruises 112

Solace Boats, LLC G46

South Shore Marine Supply 124

Spellmans Marine, Inc. D18

Sportline Power Products B18

Spurs Marine Manufacturing, Inc. 258

Stamford Motorsports A54, B18, B54

Star Glow Products International 666

Staten Island Yacht Sales E1

Steiger Craft E61 Stingray H61

Stone Harbor Marina D36, E2, E53, E54

Strong's Marine, Inc.

1158, B2, C2, D18, D36, E36, E53

Suffolk Marine C44, E18


The Clean Earth Project 665

The Fuel Ox, LLC 360

The SailTime Group, LLC C47

Thunderbird/Formula C18

Three Belles H44

Tiara Yachts, Inc. A42

Tidewater H61

T-Mobile 564

Tohatsu America Corp. 461

Toms River Marine and Motorsports A54, B54

Total Marine of Norwalk, Inc. B48

Touchless Boat Cover 148

Trident Funding LLC 358

Trophy B35, B43

Twin Vee PowerCats, Co. H53

Two River Marine A20


U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary 259


Vento Yachts LLC G31

Viaggio Marine C68

Viking Eyewear 1258

Vision Marine Technologies 1259

Vital Force G2


Walking Tall 1264

Waterfront Marine C36

Whaleneck Marina Power Sports A54, B54

Wheelsport Center A54, B54

WINSLOW LifeRaft Company 156

Wipeout Eraser/ DL Fender 367

World Cat E54


Yachting Solutions D43

Yamaha Marine Group C55

Yamaha WaterCraft A54, B54




pro tips


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.


Video Episode



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® .

Video Episode


driving a boat


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


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®.


Video Episode4

boat checklist 8


Video Episode


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.


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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