Javits Center

Boat Show

Take the Ferry to W.39th St Midtown Ferry Terminal directly across from the javits center.


Start your New Year off right by attending the New York Boat Show, the world’s first and longest running boat show will welcome thousands of visitors to the Jacob Javits Center in New York City for five days of summer dreaming and fun for the whole family.

Lifelong boating enthusiasts and novices alike can shop, compare and find competitive deals on everything from luxury motor yachts and sport fishers to performance boats, sailboats, and thousands of marine accessories.

Take the FERRY to the Progressive Boat Show at the Javits Center and take advantage of our $3.00 off promo code "waterway" and the quickest way to New York City!

When ordering online at NYBoatShow.com show-goers can save time and money - discounted admission tickets ($3.00 off each ticket).

Use Promo Code: waterway

NY Waterway offers ferry service from: Port Imperial in Weehawken; Hoboken 14th Street; Lincoln Harbor, Edgewater, Paulus Hook in Jersey City, Harborside and Belford in Monmouth County (limited weekday run) to the state-of-the-art ferry terminal at West 39th Street / Hudson River Park in Manhattan.

Parking is available at the Belford and Port Imperial ferry terminals and NJ Transit rail and bus connections are available at Port Imperial and Paulus Hook.


12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Javits Center

625 W 34th St
New York NY 10001

Features at a Glance

Kids' Touch-A-Boat Tour

Check in at the Show’s Entrance in the Lobby

NEW! The Touch-a-Boat Tour features actual working vessels from the NYFD, as well as a variety of recreational boats throughout the Show floor. Kids of all ages can climb aboard, talk to captains, snap a pic at the helm and learn the ropes of life on the high seas.

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NEW! Progressive® Insurance Boat Club

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Come visit the Progressive Boat Club! Progressive provides education and inspiration in partnership with the Annapolis School of Seamanship so you can get the most of your boating lifestyle! Stop by to master your docking technique at our docking pool or take a spin at a Virtual Reality boating experience. You can also chat with a Progressive Insurance expert to ask any questions about boating coverages or get a free quote!


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Fred's Shed Interactive Learning Center

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If you’re interested in learning what it takes to maintain, repair or upgrade your boat or engine, head to Fred’s Shed for practical, professional advice. Free seminars cover a variety of topics, include demonstrations of techniques and tools on boat and motor cutaways, and end with question/answer sessions. Come with your questions and projects to discuss, and leave with the know-how, confidence and inspiration to do it yourself. 

For the full list of seminars, click here.

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Miss GEICO Offshore Racing Boat

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Feed your need for speed!  Powered by 3,300-hp 1650 RACE Mercury Racing sterndrive engines, the world-champion Miss GEICO is a 50-ft. Victory catamaran that can reach speeds in excess of 200 mph!

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America's Boating Club Boating Simulator

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Equipped with a steering wheel and real Mercury throttle, the America’s Boating Club’s Boating Skills Virtual Trainer offers “hands-on” practice in boating skills such as docking, pivot turns, stopping and more.

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Junior Captain’s Program

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Interactive boating education for kids ages 8–12.  A great way to introduce youngsters to the fun of boating.

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Create-A-Boat—Kids’ Toy Boat Building

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If they can imagine it, they can build it! Little skippers will have boatloads of fun creating a one-of-a kind nautical masterpieces to take home as a show souvenir.


  • Wednesday–Friday—4PM–8:30PM
  • Saturday—10:30AM–8:30PM
  • Sunday—10:30AM–5:30PM