The Vancouver International Boat Show is February 6 -Sunday, February 10. The 2019 edition of the Vancouver International Boat Show will include more than 250 exhibitors, providing boating enthusiasts with a first look at the 2019 premiere models, accessories, amenities, more than 100 seminars, and an array of entertaining guest appearances. One of the high points of the Boat Show will undoubtedly be the cast of Cooper’s Treasure who will be onsite throughout the event to meet fans and share stories of their time scouring the ocean in search of sunken treasure. The reality show follows the exploits of Darrel Miklos, Jim Sinclair and Johnny Bell as they set out to find sunken ships first mapped by Project Mercury Astronaut Gordon Cooper while in space in the 1960s.
For those looking for a hands-on experience, there is an opportunity to sign up for free boat rides from the experts at Discover Boating Canada. Furthermore, you can tour the Royal Canadian Marine Search and Rescue’s (RCM-SAR) new Falkins Class Type II Vessel — one of the newest and most capable SAR vessels available today- or step aboard the Bluewater Cruising Association’s fully equipped, offshoreready boat and imagine what it would be like to voyage to remote, exotic islands and atolls, steeped in history and rich in culture.
All will be onsite Friday through Sunday cooking up delicious recipes that are healthy, delicious, and easy to prepare. “The 2019 rendition of the Vancouver International Boat Show will truly offer something for everyone looking to explore the Boating Lifestyle. No matter what type of water-based adventure you’re seeking, there are options available for every budget and skill level,” says Show Manager Eric Nicholl. “Boating is incredibly versatile. Whether you’re on the coastline of the city, camping lakeside, or experiencing the waves on the oceans and riverways of B.C., this is one of the best ways to gain an entirely new visual perspective on areas you adventure to. Combine this with quality time, creating memories with family and friends, while having a phenomenal outlet for disconnecting from the world we live in today.” The 2019 Vancouver International Boat Show will once again be hosted in two locations, indoors at BC Place and the floating show at Granville Island. Free shuttle buses and water ferries will also be operating continuously between the two venues.
Wednesday through Saturday 10am – 8pm
Sunday 10am – 5pm
* the floating show will close at 5pm daily