Toronto show returns in January

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The 57th annual Toronto International Boat Show, which takes place Jan. 10-18, will include an appearance during the opening weekend by Dawn Wells, better known as “Mary Ann” from the 1960s TV show “Gilligan’s Island.”

Wells will sign copies of her new book “What Would Mary Ann Do?” and share stories of the TV show, which recently celebrated its 50th anniversary.

The boat show will feature more than 1,000 boats, as well as products and accessories and waterskiing and tubing demos.

There will be a boater Welcome Center at the entrance to the Mariners Marketplace; the show will feature more than 200 new seminars, and for the first time, Discover Boating’s hands-on skills training.

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