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29th Annual Spring Boat Show

2018 Event Details

Event: Bonita Springs Boat Show

Dates: March 1st – 4th, 2018

Times:
Thursday, March 1st, 10AM – 6PM
Friday, March 2nd, 10AM – 6PM
Saturday, March 3rd, 10AM – 6PM
Sunday, March 4th, 10AM – 5PM

Admission: $8

Venue: Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track

Address: 10601 Bonita Beach Rd SE, Bonita Springs, FL 34135

Phone: 239-656-7083

 

2017 Show Layout

Bonita Springs Show Layout

 

2017 Boat Lines on Display

BOAT LINE DEALER
Action Craft Action Craft
Aqua Patio Boat House, The
Avalon Fishtale Boats
Bad Cat’s Boat’s Bad Cat’s Boat’s
Baracuda Boats Baracuda Boats
Bayliner York Road Marine
Baytoon Boats Baytoon Boats, Inc.
BeachCat Gulf Coast Boat Sales
Bennington Marina Mikes
Blue Wave Marina Mikes
Boston Whaler Marine Max
Cape Craft Boats Gulfside Marine
Cape Horn Boats Boat Place, The
Carolina Skiff Marina Mikes
Chaparral Fishtale Boats
Clearwater Boats Gulfside Marine
Cobalt Boat House, The
Cobia Walker’s Marine
Crest Bonita Boat Center
Crownline Boat House, The
Edgewater Boat House, The
Epic Boats Boat Place, The
Everglades Boat House, The
Formula Gulf Coast Boat Sales/Formula
Four Winns Boater’s Landing
Glasstream Powerboats Palm Isle Marine
Grady White Fishtale Boats
Harris Pontoons Boater’s Paradise
Hewes Fort Myers Marine
Heyday York Road Marine
Hurricane Boat House, The
Kawasaki Sun Sports Cycle &Watercraft
Key Largo Boats Gulfside Marine
Key West Fishing Boats Boater’s Landing
Latitude Tournament Boats Latitude Tournament Boats
Lexington Gulf Coast Boat Sales
Maverick Fort Myers Marine
Nauticstar Bonita Boat Center
NuCanoe Kayaks Gulfside Marine
OutCast Skiffs Gulfside Marine
Parker Bonita Boat Center
Pathfinder Fort Myers Marine
Pursuit Walker’s Marine
Ranger Marina Mikes
Regal Walker’s Marine
Regulator Bonita Boat Center
Robalo Fishtale Boats
Sailfish Boater’s Landing
SanPan Boat House, The
Scout Walker’s Marine
Sea Born Ingman Marine
Sea Chaser Boat House, The
Sea Hunt Ingman Marine
Sea Pro Marine Max
Sea Ray Marine Max
Sea-Doo Sun Sports Cycle &
Watercraft
Seafox Marina Mikes
Shearwater Fort Myers Marine
Skeeter Ingman Marine
South Bay Pontoons Scotties Canvas & Marine
Southwind Deckboats Boater’s Landing
Sportsman Boat House, The
Star Craft Boats Boat Place, The
Sterling Fort Myers Marine
Sting Ray Ingman Marine
Stott Craft Gulf Coast Boat Sales
Sunchaser Ingman Marine
Sweetwater Boat House, The
Sylvan Boats Ingman Marine
Tidewater Boats Sara Bay Marina
Twin Vee Catamarans Bob and Annies Boatyard
Veranda Pontoons Bob and Annies Boatyard
World Cat Sara Bay Marina
Xpress Boats Scotties Canvas & Marine
Yamaha Boats Sun Sports Cycle &Watercraft

 

2017 Exhibitors List

ACTION CRAFT L/304 239-574-7800
ALLSTATE INSURANCE-CATHY SINK B/28 239-561-8600
BAD CAT BOATS L/302 954-450-3900
BARRACUDA BOATS L/303 772-485-1501
BATH FITTER B/41 239-274-8827
BAYTOON BOATS, INC. L/313-314 501-622-9474
BAYWATER EXCLUSIVE BOAT CLUB B/04,05 239-495-0455
BOAT HOUSE, THE L/213-216;105 239-549-2628
BOAT PLACE, THE L/207, 208 239-415-6400
BOAT SHOPPER A/14 863-559-1128
BOATER’S LANDING L/209, 210 239-939-4477
BOATERS PARADISE L/211 239-573-6256
BOB AND ANNIES L/204 239-283-3962
BONITA BOAT CENTER L/101 239-992-5777
CAPTAIN SCHOOL, THE B/03 239-549-0271
CASTAWAY CUSTOMS B/06 321-427-5714
COASTAL ANGLER MAGAZINE A/04 239-595-8265
COASTLINE BOAT LIFT COVERS B/33 239-314-4622
COTTONSEED CASUAL WEAR INC. B/13, 14 727-393-2437
DANIS INSURANCE, INC. B/20 239-939-7697
DESIGNER METAL ART B/01,02 239-246-6521
DESTINATION BOAT CLUBS B/35 239-945-6493
DINGHY TO YACHT L/301 239-691-8987
DISCOVER VACATIONS B/16 727-743-4362
DOLPHIN BOAT LIFTS INC. B/25,26 239-936-1782
FELIX MARINE B/15 239-936-6463
FISCHER MARINE BOAT SALES & YACHT BROKERAGE B/36 239-694-3000
FISH FACE CHARTERS, LLC A/05 239-357-6829
FISHTALE BOATS L/102 239-463-4448
FLITZ INTERNATIONAL B/19 262-534-5898
FLORIDA MARINER, THE B/21 941-488-9307
FT MYERS MARINE L/203 239-334-7871
GILLETTE DRY TOUCH MEN’S MOISTURIZER A/18
GOLDEN BOAT LIFTS B/22,23,24 239-337-4141
GULF COAST BOAT SALES/FORMULA L/201 239-331-2104
GULFCOAST BOAT SALES L/311-312 727-841-8811
GULFSIDE MARINE L/218 239-282-0443
INGMAN MARINE L/306-310 239-599-9069
LA BRIUT INC. B/09 754-273-0073
LATITUDE TOURNAMENT BOATS L/305 239-707-3956
LEE COUNTY MARINE LAW ENFORCEMENT TASK FORCE B/10 239-533-8566
LOWES MARINE SALES, INC. B/44 239-775-5693
MARINA MIKES L/221,222 239-267-0725
MARINE MAX L/212 239-481-8200
MARKER 5 FINANCIAL SERVICES B/27 239-437-0085
METAL BRITE PRODUCTS A/17 941-391-1910
OFFSHORE PERFORMANCE SPECIALTIES B/29,30 239-489-0884
PALM ISLE MARINE L/217 850-447-2855
PELICAN ISLE YACHT CLUB B/17 239-566-1606
PIER ONE YACHT SALES B/11, 12 941-639-7777
PINK SHELL BEACH RESORT & MARINA B/48 239-463-8620
RHINELAND CUTLERY B/34 321-725-2101
SARA BAY MARINA L/220 239-300-9660
SCOTTIES CANVAS & MARINE L/103 239-995-7479
SEA TECH MARINE ELECTRONICS B/31 239-430-1111
SEAHORSE FENDER & DOCKING B/39 860-575-5502
SHORELINE LUMBER INC. B/40 239-267-6857
SOFTTUB B/07, 08 239-603-5947
STAR GLOW INTERNATIONAL B/42
SUN SPORTS CYCLE & WATERCRAFT L/202 239-277-7777
SYNERGY BOAT LIFTS B/45,46 239-462-2908
TEES BY BO INC. B/37, 38 305-582-2028
TOW BOAT U.S. CAPE CORAL A/06, 07 239-945-1664
TROPICAL MARINE CONSTRUCTION OF SWFL B/32 239-542-1004
UNITED STATES POWER SQUADRON B/43 239-466-4040
USA FUEL SERVICE, LLC B/18 941-204-1956
WALKER’S MARINE L/205, 206 239-642-6764
WATERPROOF CHARTS B/47 941-639-7626
WATERWAY BOAT LIFT COVERS A/08, 09 941-505-0237
YORK ROAD MARINE L/104 239-283-1149

2017 Seminars

Fishin’ Frank and his crew are back with a series of informative seminars and tackle displays in the Expo Building. Stop by to talk with area Charter Captains and local fishing experts.

Thursday 
10:30 Lure fishing the flats – Captain Greg
11:30 Red fish – Captain Karl
1:00 Spotted Sea Trout – Captain Cayle
2:30 Grouper and Snapper
3:30 Sheepshead – Captain Cayle

Friday 
10:30 Inshore fishing
11:30 Cobia fishing – Captain Cayle
1:00 Snook – Captain Karl
2:30 Red fish – Captain Billy
3:30 Grouper and Snapper

Saturday
10:30 Tarpon
11:30 Shark – Captain Cayle
1:00 Snook and Red Fish – Captains Karl & Billy
2:30 Sheepshead & Pompano
3:30 Grouper and Snapper

Sunday
10:30 Sea Trout – Captain Cayle
11:30 Red fish – Captain Karl
1:00 Snook – Captain Billy
2:30 Fishing in the Gulf

Speakers

  • Fishin’ Frank
  • Captain Greg Wahley
  • Captain Cayle Wills, Bad Fish Charters
  • Captain Karl Buitgan, K.B. Back Country Charters
  • Captain Billy Barton, Scales and Tails Charters
  • and the Pirate Crew

JUST THE FAQS (FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS)

WHERE IS THE BOAT SHOW?

Our Annual Spring Show is at the Naples Fort Myers Greyhound Track. It is on Bonita Beach Road between I-75 and U.S. 41. At the intersection of Bonita Beach Road and Old U.S. 41. 10601 Bonita Beach Road SE, Bonita Springs, FL 34135

WHAT ARE THE DATES AND HOURS?

Thursday, March 1st, 10AM – 6PM
Friday, March 2nd, 10AM – 6PM
Saturday, March 3rd, 10AM – 6PM
Sunday, March 4th, 10AM – 5PM

WHERE DO I PARK?

There is loads of convenient free parking on site.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Admission is $8.00 per person (Kids under 16 are free with a paid Adult). There are no advanced ticket sales.

WHAT KIND OF BOATS WILL I FIND?

With nearly all of the area’s major dealers on hand, there is a wide range of makes and models of boats up to about 35’. Fishing boats, flats and bay boats, deck boats, pontoon boats, cruising boats, personal watercraft and more.

WHAT IF I ALREADY OWN A BOAT?

This is more than just a display of boats. There are loads of accessory displays with electronic equipment, motors, fishing equipment, boat lifts, and more. Plus you will find a wide variety of service companies, insurance, marine financing and educational information to help you get the most out of your time on the water.

BONITA FISHING VILLAGE

Don’t miss our new “BONITA FISHING VILLAGE”. We have expanded our popular seminars with a big display of tackle. Lures, rods, reels, line and other fishing gear will be show priced and there will be experts on hand to help you select the best tackle for your needs. There will be ongoing seminars throughout the show, along with casting and lure demonstrations. Local fishing guides and charter captains are always happy to just talk Fishin’.

DO YOU HAVE FOOD AND DRINKS?

Stop by the Caloosa Café, our pub and food area at the show. And, of course, the track is open with a full range of quality food items.

IS THE GREYHOUND TRACK OPEN DURING THE SHOW?

Yes, the track is open throughout the show offering greyhound racing, thoroughbred Simulcast Wagering, Poker Room, and great food.

WHAT ABOUT PETS?

We’re all pet lovers, but insurance regulations do not allow pets in the show. Sorry!

WHO PUTS ON THIS SHOW?

The Bonita Springs Boat Show is owned by the Southwest Florida Marine Industries Association, whose membership includes virtually every boat dealer and marine related company in Southwest Florida. The association has promoted boating and the marine industry and protected the rights of boaters in Southwest Florida for more than 40 years. The association also owns the FORT MYERS BOAT SHOW, held in downtown Fort Myers in November and the CHARLOTTE COUNTY BOAT SHOW, held at the Charlotte County Fairgrounds in January. For more information visit www.goboatingflorida.com.

For questions, please e-mail info@swfmia.com or call 239-656-7083

Other Upcoming Boat Shows:

45th Annual Fort Myers Boat Show

November 16th – 19th, 2017

Downtown Fort Myers

17th Annual Charlotte County Boat Show

January 11th – 14th, 2018

Charlotte County Fairgrounds

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