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Atlanta show returns next week

The 2016 Progressive Atlanta Boat Show will take place Jan 14-17 in the Georgia World Congress Center.

The 2016 Progressive Atlanta Boat Show will take place Jan 14-17 in the Georgia World Congress Center and feature boats, accessories, seminars and simulators.

Organizers said the show will feature hundreds of new boats, including powerboats, center consoles, ski boats and personal watercraft, and booths showcasing the latest in engines, marine gear, electronics and accessories.

Show-goers also can check out features such as the new Boating Skills Virtual Trainer from the U.S. Power Squadrons; Sailing Maker Simulator; Bass Tub; Trout Pond; and Kids’ Zone.

For the first time this year, active and retired military service members, as well as law enforcement personnel and firefighters, will receive free admission to the show with a valid ID.

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