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    Hundreds of Boats Cruise into Tampa Bay, Florida for 2012 Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show

    Get behind the scenes as exhibitors set up boats and attractions in the Tampa Convention Center and Marina

    More than 160 exhibitors are preparing to move in for this weekend’s Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show at the Tampa Convention Center. See more than 450 boats for every lifestyle and budget move into the Tampa Convention Center and marina, including an expanded selection of fresh water boats (Ranger’s full line of bass boats), the ‘Queen’ of the show – an 84-ft. Sunseeker, and four dozen luxury cruisers dock in the marina for three days of fun on the water.

    The show will also host hundreds of new marine gadgets and accessories, and a variety of educational exhibits and hands-on activities, including on-the-water boat training, free scuba lessons in the Be a Diver Pool, a new boat owner clinic and do-it-yourself maintenance seminars at Fred’s Shed Interactive Learning Center.

    Move in – Wednesday, Sept. 24, and Thursday, Sept. 25
    Show – Friday through Sunday, Sept. 28-30, 2012
    Friday, Sept. 28: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
    Saturday, Sept. 29: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
    Sunday, Sept. 30: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    Note: In-water area closes at 7 p.m. daily

    Tampa Convention Center
    333 South Franklin St.
    Tampa, FL 33602

    Image courtesy Progressive Insurance Tampa Boat Show

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