Vancouver Boat Show_ January 20-24_ 2016

Skipper's Club Boat Show News
Skipper's Club
Skipper's Club provides up-to-date information on the Vancouver Boat Show, January 20 - 24, 2016!
To The 54th Annual
Vancouver International Boat Show

Doors open today at the West Coast's Largest Boat Show - spanning two great locations - indoors at BC Place, and a Floating Show at Granville Island!

When you arrive at the show, be sure to pick up your complimentary copy of the Official Boat Show Guide, shown here, at show entrances and information booths.

Maps on pages 32-34 will help you navigate your visit, and the exhibitor and product listings make the Show Guide a handy keepsake. 

Click here for the online version.

We hope you enjoy the show!

Kids 16 and under are admitted FREE when accompanied by an adult!

To access Skipper's Club discount tickets, click on the button below and enter the email address at which you received this newsletter.

Meet Ted Lange from The Love Boat

Rendezvous with friends, order your favourite beverage and a scrumptious snack from the seafood station at the new Lower Deck, and meet "The World's Most Famous Bartender" - Ted Lange from The Love Boat!

Ted will be onsite:
  • Wednesday: 5-7pm
  • Thursday: 12-2pm; and 5-7pm
  • Friday: 12-2pm; and 5-7pm
  • Saturday: 12-2pm; and 5-7pm
  • Sunday: 11:30am-2:30pm

Located in the middle of the Food Court on the Field Level of BC Place.

Navigate Your Way to
Education & Inspiration

With more than 140 seminars taking place this year, your weekend at the Vancouver Boat Show will be jam-packed with educational and inspiring sessions from some of the most note-worthy leaders in the international boating industry.

Be inspired by the sailing adventures of 'Clipper Around the World Race' winner, Eric Holden, and learn the ins and outs of boat buying from speakers such as Colin Jackson and Wilson Kao.

Sport-fishing topics range from deep-sea fishing off the coast of Vancouver and Vancouver Island, to freshwater lake fishing, and fishing the rivers of BC. Plus, you can meet Sport Fishing TV host Mike Mitchell!

CLICK HERE to see What's Happening each day of the show. 
Enter to WIN Grand Prize Packages

While visiting the Vancouver Boat Show this week, be sure to enter to win this year's Grand Prize Packages!

WIN Our 2016 Grand Prize Family Fishing Boat Package:

Valued at $19,000, our 2016 Grand Prize Package comes complete with a 2016, G3 V150 Side Console, 15-foot Aluminum Fishing Boat; 25-hp Yamaha four-stroke outboard; trailer; safety kit, including insurance and life jackets; and fishing gear.

See the boat and enter to win at the BC Place "Gate A" show entrance.

WIN a 7-day Yacht Charter:

Enter to win a 7-day yacht charter valued at $3,000, courtesy of Boating BC and Nanaimo Yacht Charters & Sailing School!

You could find yourself aboard a 3288 Bayliner (power) or 331 Beneteau Oceanis (sail) for a week by entering the I Love #BoatingInBC contest!

Visit Boating BC (booth 113 at BC Place) for contest entry forms.
Boat Show Hours & Parking

The Floating Show at Granville Island
closes daily at 5pm.
BC Place & Granville Island
January 20-24, 2016
  • Wednesday to Saturday, 10am to 8pm
  • Sunday, 10am to 5pm
Visitors are encouraged to park-for-less at the Floating Show at Granville Island and use the free shuttle buses and water ferries that run continuously between the two venues. There is also onsite parking at BC Place, numerous parking lots within walking distance, and metered parking available on the street.