Jan 24, 2019

Granville IslandThe Show has returned to its traditional date in February 6 through 10. It is a great time of the year to start thinking about boating.

There is always so much to see, experience and learn at the Boat Show. The event continues to grow with the new outside pavilion at the main entrance and the Boat Show will be hosting the second annual Women’s Day on Saturday, February 9th. The keynote speaker is Susan Pickrell, who will be speaking about her career with the Coast Guard and building confidence on the water.


Plan to attend a full day of boating seminars and guest speakers designed to educate and inspire.

For a complete agenda of the women’s day event go to:

https://www.vancouverboatshow.ca/site/templates/downloads/2019/Womens-Day-Agenda.pdf

Family OnboardDuring the Boat Show there are over 100 seminars where you can get informed and inspired on almost anything to do with boating. The seminars cater to every level of experience, so you encouraged to check out the schedule and plan ahead! And, if you’re interested in learning more about how to maintain your boat and equipment on your own, check out the DIY Garage where industry technicians are on hand to show you how.


The Show is a success thanks to the expertise and professionalism of our exhibitors who will have the latest boats, accessories and technology for you to discover – they are also happy to answer questions and share their expertise. Granville Island is a quick complimentary shuttle ride or water taxi away and is the largest floating show on the West Coast. There, you can explore a variety of sail and power boats and enjoy the charming marine atmosphere that the Island offers.

The Boat Show digital guide is packed with information, the guide is available for you to download right now before you head to the show. Look for the Digital Showguide in your inbox next week prior to the show.


The Guide includes complete day by day listings of the many, many exciting activities at the show with detailed descriptions sorted by venue. You can plan your visit around the events that appeal to your family and get everything done!

There’s also a complete map of the Show and an index of everyone exhibiting sorted both alphabetically and by category. There are over 50 pages of valuable information to plan your time at the show in advance or navigate once you arrive

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