Chicago in-water show opens today

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The inaugural Progressive Insurance Chicago In-Water Boat Show, the city's only on-water event in June, starts today and runs through Sunday at the 31st Street Harbor, the city's newest marina.

Show-goers will have the opportunity to browse, test-drive and buy more than 100 boats ranging from luxury yachts and sailboats to family cruisers and performance boats.

Highlights include the Discover Boating Demo Dock, offering complimentary boating courses or rides along Lake Michigan, the Try-It-Cove, featuring demos and lessons in standup paddleboarding, kayaking and sailing, and scuba diving for ages 10 and up.

Click here for a preview from the Chicago Sun-Times.

Click here for a June Trade Only report on the new facility.


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