The 2018 Progressive Insurance Atlantic City Boat Show opens today (Wednesday, Feb. 28) and runs through Sunday, March 4, at the Atlantic City Convention Center.
The show fills more than a half-million square feet with 500 boats and 300 exhibitors offering the latest in boats, marine accessories, fishing gear and technology.
Highlights this year, include Touch-a-Boat Tour for kids features actual working vessels from the U.S. Coast Guard, Sea Tow and a variety of recreational boats throughout the Show floor.
Plus, youngsters who want to take their boating to the next level can participate in the Jr. Captains Program, a boating skills and safety education program developed by the Annapolis School of Seamanship.
The first official New Jersey Boating Career Day takes place March 1 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. inviting New Jersey and Philadelphia high school, college and trade school students to chart a career in the recreational boating industry.
The show has also been making waves with local media including Press of Atlantic City, Atlantic City Weekly, and SNJ Today Online. Plus, media and TV crews are scheduled to cover the show throughout the week.