Feb 8, 2018

Ottawa DisplaysThe 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 and manufacturers.

Ottawa Boat ShowTickets are now available for the show: Adult passes are $15 a day or $25for the weekend, with special pricing for families, juniors and seniors. Click to purchase tickets conveniently online.

Some of the many exciting features new and 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.

Ottawa boatsFeaturing 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 and connect with the show on Facebook andTwitter.

 

 

 

 

SHOW INFORMATION

HOURS:
Thursday, February 22 from 11:00am to 7:00pm
Friday, February 23 from 11:00am to 7:00pm
Saturday, February 24 from 9:00am to 7:00pm
Sunday, February 25 from 10:00am to 5:00pm

LOCATION:
EY Centre
4899 Uplands Drive
Ottawa, ON

Destinations

  • Prev
In the 1920s, a small cove in Canoe Bay was used as a shipping point and safe-haven for rum runners ...
Here’s an update from Caroline Swann with some news for the adventurous types who may be heading to ...
The New Glasgow marina is located about six miles up the East River of Pictou in the heart of the ...
The British Virgins took a huge hit last fall from Irma. Boats were stranded on the shore by the ...
Located about half way between Shediac and the Miramichi on New Brunswick’s Acadian Coast, the town ...
Suddenly the once forsaken city of Hamilton, Ontario is booming for at least two good reasons.
The Salty Dawg Sailing Association (SDSA) invites all sailors to join a cruising rally from the ...
Long popular with New England and St. John area boaters, Passamaquoddy Bay is too often overlooked ...
We did breakfast yesterday in the Greek port of Piraeus, just outside Athens:strong coffee, crisp ...
After much speculation Prince Harry finally popped the question to American actress and longtime ...

 Killarney

KillarneyStory and Photos by: Jennifer Harker

We’re aboard Attigouatan, a Pursuit 2260 that normally lives life as a friend’s cottage boat, running back and forth from dock to dock. This will be her longest run in four years, travelling the approximately 120 kilometres (80 miles) northwest from Parry Sound to Killarney, threading our way through the northern reaches of the stunning 30,000 Islands of Georgian Bay’s eastern shoreline.

Her name evokes an early indigenous name for Lake Huron – Spirit Lake. 

Read more about Killarney....

  

Boat Reviews

  • Prev
At the boat shows, the Ranger Tugs’ classic tugboat lines always grab the crowds, with the wives ...
Tactical Custom Boats announces the sale to a North American client of a custom Tactical 77’ – Fast ...
Bruce Elliott is an inventor. And when he sold the technology he developed to build utility poles ...
One often asks of a winning achievement or a fabulous design, could it have possibly been done ...
The latest new model from Cruisers Yachts is the Cantius 42 and this yacht made its debut in the ...
The Sabre 45 Salon Express is new for 2017, making its debut at the Fort Lauderdale International ...
Jeanneau’s newest NC model is the NC 33, and it’s an exciting and innovative inboard cruiser ...
The Four Winns H290OB combines two of the most popular new big boat trends to come up with a great ...
Commodore’s Boats is a full service shipyard with over 50 years of generational history and ...

 

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440

Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440By Zuzana Prochazka

There are few things more satisfying than watching someone thumb their nose at tradition and introduce something revolutionary that kicks convention to the curb. French designer, Philippe Briand, has done just that for Jenneau’s new line of Sun Odyssey family cruisers. By starting with a clean sheet, Briand re-thought how we move about on deck and below, and the results on the Jeanneau 440 are game changing.

Jeanneau unveiled the first hull of their 440 in Annapolis with dramatic flair. On command, the plastic that sheathed half the boat...

Read more about the Jeanneau Sun Odyssey 440....

 

 

Marine Products

  • Prev
Canada Rope promises that its new Night Saver Rope will illuminate at night and act as a reference ...
Take a look as a 68-foot yacht docks itself in between two Volvo Ocean 65 sailing yachts at the ...
Industry Firsts Include Direct Injection and Integrated Electric Steering System
Verviers, Belgium, 18 May 2018 — Mercury Marine, the world leader in marine propulsion technology, ...
Again, we return to the beginning. We started this column with a look at marine navigation for ...
Ga-Oh (spirit of the winds in Algonquin) creates bags and other items from re-purposed sails.
The 2018 Northwest Boat Travel Guide just arrived. This time of the year is the perfect time for ...
We are all looking to gain a little more time these days, and technology is often the route we ...
While they are no longer a part of the CPS Flare Program, Fogh Boat Supplies and Fogh Marine, both ...
We have all had the experience of heading down below on a nice boat only to encounter an unpleasant ...