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Chicago in-water show returns in June

The Progressive Chicago In-Water Boat Show will be held June 11-14 at the 31st Street Harbor.

The Progressive Chicago In-Water Boat Show will be held June 11-14 at the 31st Street Harbor.

Organizers said a 78-foot Horizon yacht worth more than $4 million will be on display, along with more than100 other boats, directly in the water.

Highlights of the event, which is in its fourth year, will include:

  • Lessons at Discover Boating’s hands-on skills training. Visitors can learn how to dock, sail away and much more with experienced captains and an array of class options.
  • Free boating seminars and hands-on activities at the new Progressive Boat School.
  • Learning to fix a boat motor and more at DIY seminars at Fred's Shed Interactive Learning Center.
  • Trying out the latest in paddle sports at the Try-It-Cove.



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