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Seattle Boat Show Attempts to Set Two Guinness World Records

SEATTLE – Holy mackerel! The Seattle Boat Show (Jan. 27 – Feb. 4) is attempting to set TWO Guinness World Records during the show this year. One for the most origami fish on display in a single location and one for the largest knot tying lesson, and anyone can participate.

Oceans of Nautical Fun for Little Mariners at Seattle Boat Show

SEATTLE – January 11, 2017 – SEATTLE – From stand-up paddleboards to superyachts and everything in between, there’s lots for all the boaters in the family to take in at the Seattle Boat Show. But the show is not just for mom and dad to shop for the boat of their dreams or attend one of 200+ free seminars. There’s also a special Kids Zone at the indoor location at CenturyLink Field Event Center with tons of free activities for kids of all ages. On the water at South Lake Union there are free boat rides and a chowder cook-off.

Fishing and Crabbing Seminar Line-Up Announced for 2017 Seattle Boat Show

SEATTLE – December 8, 2016 – Learn how to, when to, and where to go fishing, crabbing and shrimping from some of the best in the Northwest. There is no better way for an angler to improve his or her success on the water than investing in an hour or two at one of the show’s seminars. Whether it’s learning to mooch, learning dirty downrigger techniques, mastering kayak fishing, or learning about San Juan Islands salmon secrets, the Seattle Boat Show is the place to be, Friday Jan. 27 through Saturday Feb. 4, 2017.

New Brands and New Model Debuts at Seattle Boat Show

SEATTLE – December 8, 2016 - As the largest show on the West Coast and the third largest in the U.S., the Seattle Boat Show is a not-to-be-missed show for manufacturers and dealers, and very often the place where they choose to debut their new models. The 70th annual show, opening on Friday Jan. 27, 2017 running through Saturday Feb. 4, 2017 is no exception. The 2017 show will be notable for a number of model debuts, new boat brands and brands returning who have been absent from the show for several years. In all there will be 37 new exhibitors at CenturyLink Field Event Center and dozens of boat debuts indoors and on the water.

Did You Know? Trivia, Statistics and Fun Facts about the 70th Annual Seattle Boat Show

SEATTLE – December 7, 2016 – The 70th Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat drops anchor on Jan. 27, 2017. It’s the largest boat show on the West Coast and the third largest show in North America. In past years, the 9 -day show attracted visitors from as far away as Australia, Finland, Sweden, Great Britain and the United Arab Emirates, as well as 36 US states and eight Canadian provinces. Many show attendees have been faithfully attending for decades and now bring their kids or grandkids as part of the tradition. As well as they feel they know the show, they might be surprised by some of the fun facts and trivia about the show and boating in the Northwest.

Seattle Boat Show Announces Seminar Line Up for January Show

SEATTLE – One of the most popular features year in and year out at the Seattle Boat Show is the extensive line-up of free boating and fishing seminars and the advanced training classes for a fee through Boat Show University. Many out-of-town attendees plan their travel arrangements around the seminar schedule. Others buy a multi-day pass to fit in all the seminars they want to attend. No other show in North America matches the Seattle seminar schedule in terms of the quality, variety and number of seminars offered. This year includes 36 new topics and 17 new presenters...

Seattle Boat Show Offers Special Travel Packages

SEATTLE – The Seattle Boat Show (Indoors +Afloat) is so popular it attracts visitors from 27 U.S. states, eight Canadian provinces and from as far away as Vladivostok, Russia and Dubai, UAE. And with good reason. It’s the largest boat show on the West Coast and the third largest in the U.S., with two locations — indoors at Century LinkField Event Center and afloat at South Lake Union — and more than 200 free seminars. To make it easy for out-of-town visitors, show organizers have put together specials which include rates as low as $139.00 per night at conveniently located downtown hotels and Victoria Clipper packages for those travelling from Canada. The show opens Jan. 27 and runs through Feb. 4, 2017.

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For general information about the show, please contact the Northwest Marine Trade Association at or 206-634-0911.