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New York Boat Show opens Wednesday

The 112th annual New York Boat Show opens Wednesday and runs through Sunday at the Javits Center in Manhattan.
Beneteau’s Gran Tourismo GT49 yacht will be the “queen” of the New York Boat Show.

Beneteau’s Gran Tourismo GT49 yacht will be the “queen” of the New York Boat Show.

The 112th annual New York Boat Show opens Wednesday and runs through Sunday at the Javits Center in Manhattan.

The “Queen of the Show” will be a 51-foot Beneteau Gran Tourismo GT49 yacht.

Scout Boats will bring its new 175 Dorado and 215 XFS, and Chaparral will bring its 21 H20 Sport and 21 H20 Outboard.

The world premiere of the Sea Ray flagship SLX 400 will be at the show, a boat Sea Ray has dubbed “The Entertainer.” The company also will bring its new wake-surf boat, the first of its kind for Sea Ray, the SLX-W 230.

Click here to see more new boat debuts slated for the show.

The show also will feature new technologies, including joystick boat docking at The U.S. Power Squadrons’ Boating Skills Virtual Trainer, and the ability to create wake-surf waves from a wristwatch.

Discover Fishing will feature a series of seminars produced by the Recreational Fishing Alliance and The Fisherman, and the Shed at Fred’s Shed Interactive DIY Learning Center will demonstrate repairs.

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