PROGRESSIVE® INSURANCE CHICAGO BOAT, RV & SAIL SHOW® ANNOUNCES 2018 DATES: JANUARY 10-14
With over 600 power and sailboats and 100 RVs on display, plus educational opportunities and hands-on activities for all ages, the Midwest’s premier boat show brings a taste of paradise to Chicago this January
It may be below zero windchill in Chi, IL right now, but you can ChiIL out at The Progressive® Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show® and be summer dreaming in no time. ChiIL Mama's even giving away 2 pairs of adult tickets.
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Enter early and often through midnight January 8th.
What better way to go boating in January than with virtual reality! This year's Progressive Boat Club allows attendees to put themselves at the helm of a virtual boat race, navigating simulated waters, all while trying to beat the clock! Be sure to stop by!
“For 88 years the show has given Midwesterners a chance to get out of the cold, and gear up for the exciting outdoor season ahead,” said Keith Ogulnick, Show Manager, Progressive® Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show®. “We pride ourselves on showcasing the latest and greatest in boating and outdoor recreational vehicles, and educating attendees on the newest technology available. The show is a great opportunity for families to enjoy the best boating, sailing and RVing have to offer year after year.”
Show attendees are also invited to participate in a number of special features during the show. The Progressive® Insurance Boat School brings top-notch mariners from the Annapolis School of Seamanship on deck to teach an entertaining curriculum of hands-on boating courses including teaching guests to virtually dock a boat or tie a proper knot. Paddlefest returns and invites attendees of all ages to test out the fun of stand-up paddle boarding and kayaking in an indoor pool. Young attendees will love trying their hand at fishing for real trout at the Huck Finn Trout Pond plus other activities for kids. Attendees looking to beef up their boating IQ can do so during a variety of seminars, from DIY tips at Fred’s Shed Interactive Learning Center to an extensive lineup of boating and sailing seminars featuring some of the most recognized names in sailing such as John Kretschmer, Nigel Calder and Kimo Worthington. The show also boasts an extensive lineup of RV seminars hosted by leading RV expert and author of The RV Handbook David Solberg.
The Progressive® Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show® will be open Wednesday-Sunday, January 10-14, 2018. Show hours are as follows: 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 10; 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Thursday, January 11 and Friday, January 12; 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Saturday, January 13; 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, January 14.
Tickets can be purchased in advance online for $15 for adults; children 12 years old and younger are free.
For more information on the Progressive® Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show visit www.ChicagoBoatShow.com or connect on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter. #ChiBoatShow.
About the Progressive Insurance® Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show
The Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, RV & Sail Show is produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the world’s largest producer of boat shows and the leading association representing the recreational boating industry. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle. For more information, visit www.nmma.org.
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