CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Chicago In-Water Boat Show kicks off on Lake Michigan at the 31st Street Harbor on Thursday.
Show Manager Keith Ogulnick previewed what's in store for the weekend Thursday morning. The event exhibits the latest in boating products and offers workshops on how to operate powerboats and sailboats.
The show runs through Sunday, June 8. Tickets are $10 for adults. Admission is free for kids age 15 and under.
Red paddle Co. - 10'6 Ride Inflatable SUP $1,249.00
Their flagship board, the 10'6 Ride is perfect for just about anyone. Perfect width, sturdy yet narrow enough and an excellent amount of rocker so it works well in rough conditions. Plus, bungee plugs on the nose in case you want to use tie downs for anything you need out on the water.
Riviera Art Series-R85, Carbon Standup Paddle
Hippie, 8.5 (weight)
Burton, Little Buddy Bag
Portable Tailgate, 2-speaker stereo-system and a heat wave-proof cooler for keeping 12-packs ice cold. Pop the top with bonus bottle opener!
Quiksilver SUP PFD Inflatable Belt Pack, Grey
An easy and safe way to avoid heckling from the Coast Guard or local lifeguards, this PFD from Quiksilver has a pull cord to inflate the life jacket that is USCG approved for your safety! The device is activated by a replaceable CO2 cartridge. It is meant to be worn around the waist, comes with a small zippered pocket on the front, perfect for paddlers, kayakers, etc.
Riviera Branch Series-R85, Carbon Standup Paddle
Golden Bamboo, Uncut 8.5 (weight)
GoPro Hero3 Black Edition
Smaller, lighter, mightier still.
Capture and share your life's most meaningful experiences with the HERO3 Black Edition. 20% smaller and lighter than its best-selling predecessor, it delivers improved image quality and powerful new features geared for versatility and convenience. SuperView is a new video mode that captures the world's most immersive wide angle perspective, while Auto Low Light mode intelligently adjusts frame rate for stunning low-light performance. Combined with 30% longer battery life, 4x faster Wi-Fi, a sharper lens and compatibility with all GoPro mounts and accessories, the HERO3 Black Edition is the most advanced GoPro yet.
HO Skis. CX Slalom Water Ski Crossover ski
Speed Skin: advanced laminar textured ski base for reduced ski drag and increased ski speed
Acceleration Flex: automatic turn initiation for instant acceleration
Automatic Angle Shape for increased edge angle automatically, without skier lean
Automatic Angle Bevel design allows the ski to stay on edge at the finish of the turn for max acceleration
Auto-Centering Continuous Rocker: auto-centering technology applied to a continuous rockerline for the cleanest, tightest turns in the industry
Clean Edge Technology for 50% less drag than conventional skis
Hybrid Sidewall: speed where you want it and support where you need it
Torsional I-Beam Structure: for maximum strength to weight ratio and 20% lighter skis than conventional
Aluminum T-Extrusion Fin Block
HO 3G 3-person tube
RELAX, RIDE AND SLIDE
TUBE DIMENSIONS: 76" X 61" (INFLATED)
2 Different towing options - more fun for your money
Room for 3 adults - 510 lbs. recommended capacity
Works equally well with 1, 2 or 3 riders
HO Quick Connect Tow Hook for easy rope hook-up
2 Way Boston Valve for quick and easy inflation and deflation
4K Tube Rope required for the ultimate pull
Hyperlite Eden 2.0 Wakeboard (with Blue Boots)
Creating a women's shape to take their skills to the next level was the goal behind the new Hyperlite Eden 2.0. Learning from other asymmetrical designs, Hyperlite found that creating a shorter but more effective edge on a rider's toe-side made hard to learn wake jumps that much easier. This is because there is less rail to initiate when applying toe-side pressure. Once set, the smoother toe-side transition is then held by the Eden 2.0's thinner profile molded-in fin, creating less drag and a better release off the top of the wake. Subtle Toe-Side Footbed Risers were also added to help a rider create more leverage when pressure is applied. The longer, more traditional heel-side edge compliments this asymmetrical design by allowing the natural body position of a rider to generate stability and speed into the wake without a loss of pop due to reduced surface area. The Eden 2.0 has been tested and proven to be the best choice for a rider looking to master the foundations of wakeboarding.
HO Sports Ladies Small Ski Vest
The Women's System vest is a 4-panel, super comfortable & stylish Type III life vest that's great to take anywhere and everywhere. Increased arm holes and segmented foam & rib panels give the Women's System more mobility than other vests. Glideskin shoulder panels and internally hidden belt straps provide the vest with a stylish and sleek appearance.
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