Jan 16, 2024
Prepare to set sail as the Vancouver International Boat Show makes its return from January 31 to February 4. Recognized as Western Canada’s premier showcase and sale of boats, accessories, and more, this event promises enthusiasts an extraordinary experience with unparalleled savings.
As the 61st edition of this maritime extravaganza approaches, the anticipation is building for nautical enthusiasts throughout the northwest. Whether you’re into motorboats, deck boats, catamarans, inflatables, fishing boats, or luxury yachts, the Vancouver International Boat Show is the ultimate destination. Attendees will discover not only an extensive array of boats, but also a diverse selection of accessories, services, paddleboards, jet skis, and the latest in technology and innovation.
The show is a golden opportunity to witness new product reveals before they hit the market, and attendees can also take advantage of exclusive savings, making it the perfect time to gear up for the upcoming boating season. Educational seminars by industry experts further enhance the experience, providing valuable insights into the recreational boating lifestyle.
Spread across two venues, BC Place and The Floating Show at Granville Island, the Vancouver International Boat Show brings together the finest boating retailers from across the province, Canada, and beyond. From state-of-the-art boats to premier brokerage options, this event caters to every taste and preference.
“For more than six decades, the Vancouver International Boat Show has been the go-to sale for anyone in the boating community. As we approach our 61st year, we encourage boating enthusiasts to mark their calendars and join us for an extraordinary showcase of vessels, equipment, and unbeatable pricing and selection,” says Amanda Henschell, Vancouver International Boat Show Manager.
To assist attendees in finding their dream boat, the VIBS boat finder allows advanced scouting, enabling searches by brand, pricing, and even pre-scheduled appointments with dealers during the show. Those who are curious about boating, new to boating, or are veterans of the lifestyle are encouraged to visit VIBS educational offerings, which include free seminars that appeal to novice boaters and experienced ones.
With the Vancouver International Boat Show unfolding at two fantastic venues — BC Place and the Floating Show at Granville Island — complimentary shuttle buses and water ferries will be in operation to ensure a seamless transition between the two locations.
Enthusiasts are reminded to mark their calendar to count down the days until VIBS returns and dreams of a finding a perfect vessel become a reality.
Western Canada’s largest consumer boating event, the Vancouver International Boat Show is owned by the Boating BC Association and produced by Canadian Boat Shows. Their office number is 604.678.8820. Specific program and access details will be posted at www.VancouverBoatShow.ca as they are finalized.