LOS ANGELES – The 2014 Los Angeles Boat Show will cruise into Marina del Rey Feb. 6-9 with hundreds of new boats. The show takes place in two locations, with indoor displays at the Los Angeles Convention Center and in-water exhibits at Pier 44 in Marina del Rey.
Guests are invited to the four-day show that will feature entry-level family cruisers, million dollar yachts and the newest IN marine gear and accessories. Boaters can board boats of all sizes including sportfishing vessels, brokerage yachts, sailboats, and performance boats, pontoons, catamarans, and more.
“The annual event serves as a one-stop-shop for all boating needs and is an ideal place to find incredible deals on current marine inventory in the region,” said Dave Geoffroy, vice president and executive director of National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) West
Daily education seminars, including on-water training and test drives, will be offered aboard boats at the Marina del Rey location. The 2014 event is also launching Big Boat Row for those with a taste for luxury, and a new Swampmaster Gator Show where a master alligator educator will catch an 8-foot, 20 pound alligator with his bare hands. Kids will also have the opportunity to get up close to a baby gator.
At Try-It-Cove, guests can out on the water to try Stand Up Paddleboarding, kayaking and more. Kids will also have an opportunity to fish for trout in the new Kids’ Zone.
Pier 44 is located at 4637 Admiralty Way in Marina del Rey; and the Los Angeles Convention Center is at 1201 S. Figueroa St. in Los Angeles.
Show hours for the convention center are noon- 9 p.m. Feb. 6-9; 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Feb. 8 and 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Feb 9. Show hours for Pier 44 are noon-5p.m. Feb 6-7 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Feb 8-9. Complimentary round trip shuttle transportation will be available to take guests to and from the convention center and Pier 44.
The show is produced by NMMA West and sponsored by Progressive Insurance. For more information, visit losangelesboatshow.com.