Feb 6, 2018

Ottawa Boat ShowThe largest boat show in the Ottawa region, the Ottawa Boat Show, is sailing into the EY Centre February 22-25 with hundreds of exhibitors and a jam-packed schedule of features in tow.

The annual event showcases a massive selection of watercraft including cruisers, roundabouts, fishing boats, inflatables, personal watercrafts and much more, from over 20 leading dealers & manufacturers.

Tickets are now available for the show: Adult passes are $15.00 a day or $25.00 for the weekend, with special pricing for families, juniors and seniors. Click to purchase tickets conveniently online.

Some of the many exciting features new & returning this year:

• LIVE Megatank and Fishing Stage – highlighting exhibitors with products and services for the recreational fishing enthusiast, along with educational seminars, appearances by industry celebrities, and interactive activities. An all-star lineup has been confirmed for live demonstrations all weekend including: Big Jim McLaughlin, JP DeRose, David Chong, Charles Sim, Lawrence Gunther and more. Bios available here.

• Tall Ship Olympics – Hosted by Tallships Adventures, attendees can try their hand at a knot tying challenge, heaving line toss, a buoyage game and other nautical challenges.

• New to Boating? Be sure to check out the Discover Boating and Boating Ontario booth.

• Family Day presented by Pirate Cove Marina and Water Safety Day presented by Ontario Power Generation.

Featuring the top brands in the business, the Ottawa Boat Show brings together the best selection of boats, docks, marine accessories, insurance, water toys, kayaks, canoes, paddle boards and more with the convenience of finding everything under one roof at the EY Centre. The show is newly produced by Master Promotions Ltd., Canada’s largest trade show and consumer event management company.

For complete details, visit the show’s website at www.OttawaBoatShow.ca

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Vanquish BoatsAt the Toronto International Boat Show this January, we will see an increased presence for Vanquish Boats and company owner Morgan Huntley will be at the show in person. We had the opportunity to talk to Morgan Huntley and we asked him, “What attracts you to the Canadian market?”

“In 2018 Vanquish Boats transitioned into a semi-custom builder, helping to expand our positioning as the premium brand in class,” Huntley explained. “This move also allowed us to be more creative with our clients with regard to fulfilling their wants and needs for special features.”

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