BOSTON — Seeing no snow during any of the nine February days of the Progressive New England Boat Show, with nearly springlike weather during the final weekend, exhibitors and organizers say the event was a success.
New England Boat Show
The Progressive New England Boat Show, held annually in February at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center, fills 300,000 square feet with new boats from the region’s top dealers and a wide selection of marine accessories and special features.
BOSTON — With no snow during all nine days of the New England Boat Show — and nearly springlike weather during the final weekend — exhibitors and organizers said the event was a success.
BOSTON — After running the New England Boat Show for more than three decades, show manager Joe O’Neal announced his retirement.
Sailboat manufacturer Elan Yachts is making its North American debut at the New England Boat Show, which opened Saturday and runs through Feb. 21 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center.
No single thing makes the Progressive New England Boat Show, which runs Feb. 13-21 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center, stand out from the others. Instead an abundance of details come together and help it do so, says Roe O’Brien, marketing director for Hinckley and Hunt Yachts, which have operations in Rhode Island.
Attendance at the Progressive New England Boat Show fell drastically because of frigid February weather and several feet of snow, but many exhibitors say the people who did show up were buying boats.
BOSTON — The Progressive New England Boat Show, which ran from Feb. 14 through Sunday, had drastically reduced attendance because of frigid weather and several feet of snow that plagued the region, but many exhibitors said the people who did show up were buying boats.
Exhibitors at the Progressive New England Boat Show are hoping the upcoming weekend will help to offset the blow delivered by snow during the nine-day show’s first weekend.
The New England Boat Show has expanded into a new hall, adding 100,000 square feet of floor space to accommodate 20 percent growth this year.
Boston Whaler president Huw Bower says one of his least favorite things about indoor boat shows is the lack of sunlight.