Now that it isn’t butting heads with New Year’s Eve, the Progressive New York Boat Show saw attendance leap 21 percent, attracting 43,238 shoppers this year, compared with 35,757 in 2016.
New York Boat Show
The Progressive Insurance New York Boat Show, held annually in January, is the oldest boat show in the nation. The four-day event features everything from yachts and cruisers to bass and pontoon boats, and from canoes and kayaks to fishing boats and personal watercraft. It also has marine electronics, engines and fishing gear.
NEW YORK — The New York Boat Show might not be as large as it was during its heyday, but the crowds were steady and buyers were plentiful as the oldest North American boat show entered its 112th year.
The 112th annual New York Boat Show opens Wednesday and runs through Sunday at the Javits Center in Manhattan.
The New York Boat Show, the oldest in the country at 111 years, kicked off 2016 with a 5 percent increase in attendance and left dealers confident that 2016 will deliver at least as much success as 2015.
People stood in line Wednesday at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan, waiting for the New York Boat Show to open at noon.
The granddaddy of all boat shows returns today when the doors open for the 111th New York Boat Show at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in Manhattan.
NEW YORK — Attendance at this year’s New York Boat Show was up 19 percent (to slightly more than 34,000) and exhibitors attribute the increase to an improving economy and more favorable dates for the January show, now in its 110th year.
NEW YORK — Early indicators suggest that the new dates for the Progressive New York Boat Show are having a positive effect on attendance, exhibitors said Thursday, the second day of the 110-year-old show, which continues through Sunday at the Javits Center in Manhattan.
The 110th annual New York Boat Show opened Wednesday at the Javits Center and runs through Sunday.
New York Afloat, a new in-water boat show slated to debut in New York Sept. 10-14 this year, has been postponed until 2015, pending the approval of a no-wake zone along the Hudson River. The National Marine Manufacturers Association, the group that owns the show, pushed the launch date back because it had not received…more