Sneak Peek at the 65th Annual Seattle Boat Show, January 27 – February 5, 2012


SEATTLE – November 11, 2011 – Start dreaming and get your shopping lists ready! The Big Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat, is just around the corner. The largest show on the West Coast, it opens on Friday, January 27th, 2012 and continues through Sunday February 5th. It’s the place to find everything for the boat you own, plan your year’s boating activities or find the boat of your dreams.


Boats and exhibits of note at CenturyLink Field include:


Boats and exhibits of note at South Lake Union include:


Seminars galore:
The seminars are always a huge attraction at the show and 2012 is no different. No other show in North America matches the Seattle seminar schedule in terms of the quality, variety and volume of seminars offered. There are more than 200 free seminars during the course of the show and advanced seminars through Boat Show University for a nominal fee. Many presenters are returning and there are 50 new seminars. Visit for a complete listing of all seminars.


New seminars in 2012 include:



Online is the place for the latest information, updates about the show and special offers:


800 Occidental Ave South
901 Fairview Ave North
Hours: Mon-Thurs: 11 am to 8 pm
Fridays: 11 am to 9 pm
Saturdays: 10 am to 8 pm
Sunday: 10 am to 6 pm*
Weekdays: 11 am to 5 pm
Weekends: 10 am to 5 pm
*The Indoor show will close at 4pm on Sunday, February 5th.
  Free shuttle running continuously between both locations
Tickets: ADULTS: $12
YOUTH (11-17): $5
KIDS 10 and under: Free
Special 5-DAY BIG show pass: $24
Official hotels: Crowne Plaza Hotel and Silver Cloud Hotel Stadium both offer boat show attendees special prices.
Both offer boat show attendees special prices.
Produced by: Northwest Marine Trade Association ( and the Northwest Yacht Brokers Association (

The Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat, is presented in partnership with the Washington State Parks Boating Safety Program.


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