GRAN TURISMO NAMED QUEEN OF SHOW

If an owner’s suite with a unique full beam view of the water on both sides peaks your interest, the luxurious new Gran Turismo 46 Motor Yacht will surely command your attention at this year’s Progressive Cleveland Boat Show. The Gran Turismo will reign as 2019 “Queen of the Fleet” over the more than 400 […]

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BIGGEST SHOW IN A DECADE

More than 400 boats, more entertainment, more hands-on activities and more days to attend the biggest Progressive Cleveland Boat Show in a decade will greet boaters and wannabes when they arrive at Cleveland’s I-X Center for 5 days, January 17-21. “We are adding a lot more exhibits and family attractions to Ohio’s oldest and largest […]

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MICHELLE BURKE NAMED TO LEAD LEMTA

The Cleveland-based Lake Erie Marine Trades Association has announced the appointment of Michelle L. Burke as president of the 100-plus member organization, replacing Bryan Ralston who resigned in October.      Burke joins LEMTA following 15 years at Case Western Reserve University. There she served as Director of International Education Programs as well as directing the […]

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WHY BUY AT THE BOAT SHOW

It’s fun, entertaining and warm with its summer feeling in mid-winter, but the boat show is also serious business for boaters and wannabe’s who are set on buying a new boat now. So, why do so many boaters wait until boat show time to buy? Here are five reasons: 1. Touch and Feel! We’re living […]

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BIGGEST FISHING FLEET IN YEARS

From kayaks to motor yachts, pontoons to ski boats, the 2019 Progressive Cleveland Boat Show will also be loaded with new fishing boats, many getting their first showing in the Ohio market.    While the bigger boats always garner publicity, new designs at this year’s show will be found in every size category. And, since […]

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PUT-IN-BAY NIGHT WILL OPEN BOAT SHOW

Ray Fogg, Westside Steve and Pat Sheppard, names synonymous with the good times of summer in Put-in-Bay, will headline the musical entertainment on opening night, January 17, at the Progressive Cleveland Boat Show.      In recent years, Put-in-Bay has been the first night’s focus in the aptly named section of the boat show. “It’s a mid-winter […]

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TWIGGY RETURNS WITH NEW SHOW

Twiggy, the world famous water skiing squirrel, will come out of retirement to return to entertain crowds at the Progressive Cleveland Boat Show in the I-X Center for 5 days, January 17-21. Often cited as the most popular boat show entertainment feature ever created, Twiggy retired several years ago but will return to mark the […]

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NINE REASONS KIDS LOVE THE BOAT SHOW

 From toddlers to teens, a variety of kids’ hands-on activities and entertainment will be front and center at the 2019 Progressive Cleveland Boat Show in the I-X Center, January 17-21. Here are the top nine kid features that will keep them, and parents, enjoying their day at the show: 1) Twiggy, the world famous water […]

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BOATING HISTORY COMES ALIVE!

While the newest in fiberglass and aluminum boats will take center stage at this year’s Progressive Cleveland Boat Show, boating history buffs won’t be disappointed in the oldies but “woodies” that will make up two special nostalgia exhibits. Boats from the past bearing famous names like Lyman, Penn Yan, Cruisers and Chris Craft will be […]

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NEWEST WAKESURFING AND SPORTS BOATS AT BOAT SHOW

“In search of the perfect wave,” once the quest of ocean surfboarders has been commandeered by a new breed of water sports enthusiasts who are expected to flock to the Progressive Cleveland Boat Show to see the latest boat models that will deliver just what they crave. Until recently, the typical water sports boat was […]

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