Tampa Boat Show Oct 25-27, 2019

Tampa Boat Show Oct 25-27, 2019

Tampa Convention Center 333 S. Franklin St. Tampa FL 33602

 

FRI 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
*marina closes at sunset

SAT 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM 
*marina closes at sunset

SUN 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

ON-WATER SAILING TRAINING

Boost your skills with hands-on instruction.

Essential Cruising Skills for Catamarans

Times:
10am–1pm

Learn how to secure your boat with confidence and gain skills that will keep your crew and your cat safe in weather and when anchoring. Ideal if you’re preparing for your first charter or simply want to hone your skills.

Course covers:

  • Heaving to, reefing and sailing under reefed mainsail
  • Anchoring and rigging a snubber including techniques for a crowded anchorage
  • Weighing anchor and departing an anchorage
  • Casting off and departure techniques
  • Crew communications
  • When and how to set up an anchor watch
  • Multiple anchor setups

ON-WATER TRAINING PRESENTED BY BOATU.S.

Have fun and gain confidence on the water with hands-on instruction. Whether you’re new to boating, want to improve your skills or just wonder what it’s like to pilot a boat, on-water classes make learning fun and easy.

NEW! FISHING SIMULATOR

Located in the Ballroom 1st Level

Feel the strike! Watch the rod bend! Experience the pull as your fish runs for the bottom! This interactive fishing simulator is as "reel" as it gets without getting your line wet. Will you land your trophy fish? Or just tell the tale of how it got away? Stand shoulder-to-shoulder and enjoy a friendly competition with your fishing partner to see who can land the big one.

Located in the Ballroom on the first level.

MISS GEICO OFFSHORE RACING BOAT

Space G78

Don't miss your chance to see this one of kind racing machine. The fourth generation, World Champion Miss GEICO is a 50-ft. Victory catamaran made of carbon/Kevlar. Powered by 1650 RACE Mercury racing engines that generate 3,300 horsepower, she can reach speeds in excess of 200 mph!

 


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