Vancouver-Boat-Show 2013

The Vancouver-Boat-Show is the largest boat show in Western Canada, the Vancouver Show is the best place to see and buy the latest in boating and fishing. With the expansion of the In-water venue at False Creek Yacht Club - the new location has given more show space for an additional 60 boats, and many of which measure over 60 feet.

The Vancouver Show has everything from canoes, kayaks, inflatables, runabouts, pontoon and deck boats, fishing boats, cruisers and motoryachts and sailboats. There is a very great and informative seminar program with over 30 seminars for new and experienced boaters, plus several features with fun boating activities for the whole family! Vancouver boat-show has something for everyone

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Back by popular demand, Duma is making waves again at the 2013 Vancouver International Boat Show. This one-of-a-kind Jack Russell Terrier not only wakeboards but also drives the boat! It’s an awe-inspiring, entertainment-packed show for the entire family. Duma will meet her fans for photos and more after each show, twice daily

A wealth of FREE resources and unbiased experts are on hand at the Discover Boating Centre to answer every boating question and help boat show visitors navigate their way to getting out on the water.

Whether you are new to boating or already an experienced boater, our boating experts can help you figure out the perfect boat to fit your lifestyle and budget. They can provide advice on everything from destinations and new activities to try, to boating courses, safety information, accessories, maintenance, docking tips, and much more. You can even get pick up a boat-shopping guide to use at the show, plus lots of free information, including magazines and DVDs to take home with you. Drop by the Discover Boating Centre and find out why life is better with a boat!


Finesse your sportfishing technique with this new series of seminars dedicated to sport fishing in BC! 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, casting demos from top rod, reel and tackle manufacturers such as Sage, Normark, Shimano, Ryobi and Gibbs Delta. Meet BC Outdoors host Mike Mitchell , speak with the manufacturer reps, and demo the newest technology rod and reels in our very own casting pond located on the main floor of BC Place!

If you're a sailor, you'll find lots to love at this year's show! SailFest highlights everything sailing-related at the show – from products to services, schools and destinations. SailFest exhibitors are easy to find, too; just look for the SailFest flag.

And don't forget to see and board the largest sailboats in the show at the in-water venue at Granville Island! Free shuttle buses and water ferries run continuously between BC Place and the Granville Island Maritime Market and Marina, where sailboats are displayed in their natural habitat. The in-water venue closes daily at 5 p.m. Vancouver-Boat-Show

Lake Ontario Fishing - Enjoy a great day of Lake Ontario charter fishing or Hudson River striper fishing with Ace Charters and Captain Jim Samia.