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2014 Progressive Insurance Los Angeles Boat Show Returns February 6-9 Showcasing Best of Boating
West Coast’s premier boating event cruises into the LA Convention Center and Pier 44 in Marina del Rey, offering visitors a chance to shop and experience the boating lifestyle in-water and on-land

LOS ANGELES (September 26, 2013) – The 2014 Progressive Insurance Los Angeles Boat Show takes place February 6-9, cruising into the Los Angeles Convention Center and Pier 44 in Marina del Rey. The four-day event showcases hundreds of vessels from entry-level family cruisers to million dollar yachts, plus the latest in boating accessories and gear. The four-day show also features educational seminars, on-the-water boating workshops and nautical fun for all-ages. 

2014 Progressive Insurance Los Angeles Boat Show highlights:
  • Try-it Cove – get on the water, indoors:activities include stand up paddleboarding (SUP), kayaking and more. 
  • New! Big Boat Row: See a spectacular fleet of big boats standing more than 35 feet in length.
  • New!  101 Seminars: basic information for new boaters about choosing the right boat, securing financing and insurance, where to boat in California, wakesports demos, and more!
  • New! Kids’ Zone: RC sailboats, surfing simulator, toy boat building, balloon artists, and Radio Disney will broadcast live from the show.
  • New! Swampmaster Gator Show: Watch as the Swampmaster catches an 8-foot, 200lb alligator with his bare hands. Kids can also get up close to a baby gator.
  • Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training: boaters of all ages and experience levels can get behind the helm during a series of on-water workshops taught by USCG-certified captains.
·         Fred's Shed Interactive Learning Center: hands-on clinics for the DIY boater.
  • Welcome to the Water Center: resources for those looking to get started in boating.
Show information
* Complimentary round trip shuttle transportation will be available between locations

When
:                  February 6-9, 2014

 
Where:                                Los Angeles Convention Center                                                In-water location:Pier 44
                                1201 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles                       4637 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
Admission:         $12 for adults; youth 15 and younger accompanied by an adult, and active military free.
Tickets can be purchased in advance at losangelesboatshow.com or day-of-event at the box office.

Included in your paid admission to the show is a 1-year subscription ($7.00 value) to one of these magazines Yachting, Cruising World, Islands, Parenting or TW Snowboarding.
 
Show Hours:     
Convention Center:
Thursday, February 6, Noon–9pm
Friday, February 7, Noon–9pm
Saturday, February 8, 10am–9pm
Sunday, February 9, 10am–6pm
 
Marina del Rey:
February 6-7, Noon–5pm
February 8-9, 10am–5pm
 
                               
Information:      Call (714) 633-7581 or visit www.losangelesboatshow.com

Social:                   Like the Los Angeles Boat Show on Facebook  and follow on Twitter for for the latest news, show updates, giveaways and highlights.

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About Progressive

The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies makes it easy to understand, buy and use auto insurance. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach it whenever, wherever and however it’s most convenient—online at progressive.com, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, on a mobile device or in-person with a local agent.
Progressive also offers insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, as well as home insurance through select carriers. It’s the fourth largest auto insurer in the country, the largest seller ofmotorcycle insurance and a leader in commercial auto insurance. Progressive also offers car insurance online in Australia at http://www.progressiveonline.com.au.
Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price®, Snapshot® and Service Centers.
The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, trade publicly at NYSE:PGR.

Contact Information
To learn more about
Progressive Boat Insurance, which insures more than one million watercraft, contact Erin Vrobel at Erin_L_Vrobel@Progressive.com, (440) 395-0179.
Contact: Sarah Ryser 312.946.6285