Chicago Boat Show

January 12, 2012 4:18:58 AM PST
Chicago's 82st Annual Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show, the largest recreation and leisure show in the Midwest returns to McCormick Place North, January 12-16, 2012.

This special event will showcase everything outdoors with hundreds of boats, RVs, interactive family/entertainment activities, marine accessories and outdoor exhibitors showcased; while attracting more than 40,000 attendees throughout the Midwest region.

Product: Classic Stand Up Wood Paddle board
Price: $1,229.00
Website: Paddle and Trail, www.paddleandtrail.com

NEW at the Show 2012! Paddlefest - Consumers can see and learn everything needed to get started in the exciting world of paddlesports. From kayak fishing to stand up paddleboarding, experts will be on hand to demonstrate why these healthy outdoor activities are all the rage. FREE kayak and paddleboard demos will be offered throughout the show on an indoor pool to test out kayaks, fishing kayaks, canoes and stand up paddleboards.

Liquid Force Fish Wake Surfer ($299.99), Lauderdale Lakes Chicago

The Fish is the wake surfer that ANYONE on the boat can have a blast on.

First timers will appreciate the ease of use and buoyancy, while experienced surfers will appreciate the advanced shape, speed, and durability. Product: Liquid Force Fish Wake Surfer Price: $299.99

Website: Lauderdale Lakes Marina, www.lauderdalelakesmarina.com

EZ SKI Trainer ($169.99)
Teaches children: proper stance, balance, weight shift for turning and handle position

Supports kids up to 70 lbs., starting at 2 yrs. old ( 10 mph max. for boat speed)

Safety rope never tied to boat, spotter holds rope, If child falls, rope design allows the EZ SKI to stay with child

Easy to re-board
Product: EZ SKI Trainer
Price: $169.99
Website: Lauderdale Lakes Marina, www.lauderdalelakesmarina.com

Hurricane Expedition 128 Kayak (Approx. $1,200)
Lightweight/Offers stability and versatility and maneuverability
Front and Rear storage, plus deck space (allows you to hit the water for long day trips and overnighters)
Product: Hurricane Expedition 128 Kayak
Price: $1,200.00
Website: Paddle and Trail, www.paddleandtrail.com

Harley Liquid Force Wakeboard ($399.99)
Superstar wakeboard Pro, Harley Clifford designed the board
For the more experienced, male rider
Best board for bindings, more secure hold
Panels create fast rail edging and grip (for jumps)
Product: Harley Liquid Force Wakeboard
Price: $399.99
Website: Lauderdale Lakes Marina, www.lauderdalelakesmarina.com

Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show
Now through Monday
McCormick Place -North Building
2301 S. Lake Shore Drive
www.chicagoboatshow.com.

Thursday through Monday, January 12 - 16, 2012
Show OPENS 2pm Thursday, January 12, 2012
(note new date configuration-open Monday, January 16, 2012 this year)

Times:
Thursday, January 12: 2 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday, January 13: 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Saturday, January 14: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Sunday, January 15: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Monday (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day), January 16: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Admission:
$10 - Adults (16 years & older)
FREE - Children (15 years & under)
$8 ? Seniors (65 & older) receive ticket discount on Thursday, January 12 and Friday, January 13 ONLY
$30 ? Adult 4-pack, $10 savings! (for online purchase only)
All online e-ticket purchases include a 1-year magazine subscription to Yachting, Spa, Ski, Boating or Soundings magazine.


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