NORWALK, Conn. -- The Progressive Insurance Norwalk Boat Show, the Northeast’s premier in-water boating event, docks at Norwalk Cove Marina on Thursday and runs through Sunday.
The show offers area water lovers an all-access pass to discover why life is better with a boat. Boating enthusiasts can check out the newest introductions and best deals of the season with exclusive show specials and competitive bargains on hundreds of boats, plus the largest selection of marine accessories.
With 60 different varieties of watercraft for every budget and lifestyle, from luxury yachts and center console sportfishers to affordable family cruisers, the Norwalk Boat Show is the ultimate destination to shop and compare boats side by side in a beautiful waterfront setting.
“There’s no better way to extend summer and make the most of life on the water than a day on the docks exploring beautiful new boats and the latest technology,” said Show Manager Jon Pritko. “Whether it’s a new GPS system, the latest and greatest fishing rod, or a new or pre-owned boat, boaters will find what they are looking for at the Progressive Insurance Norwalk Boat Show, and we could not be more excited to celebrate 40 years in Norwalk this year.”
Beyond the best in boating, the show will offer new boaters and those looking to hone their skills the chance to participate in interactive on-the-water workshops, join educational DIY seminars on maintaining, repairing and upgrading a boat at Fred’s Shed and try stand up paddle boarding in Try It Cove. There will also be family-friendly activities for all ages including free boat rides, live music and the chance to take in the last bit of summer on Long Island Sound.
Highlights at the show include:
- The New Luxury Yacht Showcase features 70 yachts over 40-feet from brands including Azimut, Back Cove, Beneteau, Carver, Cruisers, Fairline, Ferretti, Formula, Galeon, Grand Banks, Hinckley, MJM, Monte Carlo, Pershing, Prestige, Riva, Sabre, Sea Ray, Tiara and more. Visitors in the market to buy will benefit from an early visit on Thursday or Friday to walk the docks, talk with dealers about new product introductions and competitive bargains.
- Fishing Fanatics will be in heaven with more than 2,000 feet of center consoles from leading brands including Boston Whaler, Edgewater, Everglades, Grady-White, and Regulator, plus sportfishing yachts from Viking, and more.
- Upgrade tech and water toys with a tents full of the latest marine electronics, accessories and gear. Shop thousands of the latest and greatest GPS and radar systems, fishing equipment, design finishes, all-weather apparel, water sports gear and more from top outfitters and brands.
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