Vancouver International Boat Show 2016 – Jan 20 to 24

VIBS 2016

 

December 9, 2015

Taking place at both BC Place and Granville Island, the 2016 version of the Vancouver Boat Show is ramping up to be the best one yet. 

The Vancouver Boat Show’s two great locations – an indoor venue at BC Place and Floating Show at Granville Island – offer show-goers of all ages and expertise an unparalleled experience. Get your season started with family-friendly activities and incredible deals on all the latest marine products. 

EDUCATION & EVENTS

From entertaining and informative seminars with an exceptional variety of guest speakers, to hands-on opportunities to test your skills under the guidance of professionals, there is plenty to see and learn at this year’s show!

NEW BOATERS

New to boating? We’ve got you covered! Our experts will guide you through the process. Find the boat that’s right for your lifestyle and budget, receive information on courses and boating destinations, and much more.

www.vancouverboatshow.ca

 

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