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EVENT:Miami International Boat Show Returns to Miami Mar
| December 6, 2017
Bigger, Better, Best – The 2018 Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show® Returns to Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin

February 15-19 with New Sail and VIP Areas

-- Virginia Key location now home to Strictly Sail Miami®, bringing more boats, yachts and accessories to one location on-land and in-water --

Miami, FL – The five biggest days in boating will dock once again at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin over President's Day weekend, attracting an estimated 100,000 boating enthusiasts to experience the 2018 Progressive® Insurance Miami International Boat Show®, now in its 77th year. Creating the ultimate destination for boating enthusiasts from around the globe, sail will join power in one location, as the Progressive® Insurance Strictly Sail Miami® moves to Miami Marine Stadium, where boaters and sailors alike will have the opportunity to browse, board and buy more than 1,400 boats in-water and on-land on Virginia Key.

Coupled with more food and beverage options, a new VIP deck lounge, as well as Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training workshops, and more than 200 boats available for sea trials for serious buyers, attendees can enjoy everything the boating lifestyle has to offer on an island oasis with expansive views of Biscayne Bay and the Miami skyline. Show highlights and enhancements include:

Sailor's Paradise - Strictly Sail Miami® Drops Anchor at Miami Marine Stadium

The well-known sailing event joins the Miami International Boat Show at Miami Marine Stadium Park & Basin, creating one comprehensive boating event. More than 50 sailboats—catamarans and monohulls—will be in-water exclusively on Pier 9. The world's premiere sailing exhibitors will showcase sailing gear and accessories in Sailor's Cove, located inside Tents F and J. Sailor's Cove will also feature daily educational seminars, presented by the top sailors in the industry, plus meet-and-greets with well-known sailing experts.

Experience the Show like a VIP

The new, all-inclusive VIP experience at the Miami Boat Show grants one-day entry to the show and all its features, in addition to complimentary food, drink, and entertainment within an exclusive luxury VIP deck offering unparalleled views of Miami and the show. Learn more about the Miami Boat Show VIP experience here.

Relax and Dine Waterside

The 2018 show features a new menu of dining options from Great Performances, which operates at the Miami Open tennis tournament and other local festivals, to cater to every taste. Great Performances will partner with an array of local food trucks and restaurant favorites to offer dining options for show-goers, including the Latin Café, The Knife Steakhouse, Moet & Chandon Sushi Maki, Killer Melts, Moty's, Mulberry 1965 Pizza, King of Racks BBQ, HipPops, B.C. Tacos, Mr. Bing, Relentless Roasters and Ocean Breeze.

Park and Ride Made Easy

Come to the show by land or sea! With the streamlining of the show's venues into one location also comes the streamlining of transportation options to get you there. Having two years under its belt, the Miami International Boat Show has taken feedback from e