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2018 Hartford Boat Show

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Start Date Feb 8, 2018
Event Information
February 8 – 11, 2018
Connecticut Convention Center

Boat Show Hours

Thursday, February 8: 3pm – 8pm
Friday, February 9: 12pm – 8pm
Saturday, February 10: 10am – 8pm
Sunday, February 11: 10am – 5pm

Life Is Better With A Boat!

About The Hartford Boat Show: Now in its 49th year, the Hartford Boat Show features the newest boats on the market including center consoles, fishing boats, luxury cruisers, sport and ski boats, sailboats, personal watercraft, paddle boats and boards in addition to fishing gear and tackle, marinas and boatyards, other marine services and boating accessories. Produced by the Connecticut Marine Trades Association (CMTA) the show is open to the public February 8-11, 2018 at the Connecticut Convention Center, and will feature over 125 exhibitors, 400 boats and watercraft, as well as educational seminars, boating personality appearances, and demonstration areas.
About Connecticut Marine Trades Association (CMTA): The CMTA is a not-for-profit trade association representing boating and related marine industries throughout Connecticut, from the Long Island Sound to the state’s rivers and lakes. Founded in 1954, the CMTA has over 330 member businesses and is dedicated to the well-being of the industry by promoting the interests of recreational boating, improving industry condition, monitoring legislative and regulatory issues, and advancing boating education throughout the state.
(Editor’s Note: Past Hartford Boat Show photos and those from Bay State Woodies, as well as background materials are available upon request. CMTA Executive Director Kathleen Burns is available for interview. For additional information, contact Diane Greco at 914-666-4150 or