The Allied Boat Works crew brought 2 of their rugged, affordable Down East skiffs to the show. Photos by New England Boating, Tom Richardson. We just couldn’t stay away … New England Boating’s Tom Richardson was back in Boston to report on the 2012 New England Boat Show, being held at the BCEC on Summer Street. Thursday (Feb. 16) saw a much more robust weekday attendance. And now that the specter of a Nor’easter has vanished, exhibitors are bullish about the coming weekend.
By the way, we got some great feedback from our Hidden Bread Cam video, shot on the first day of the show. If you haven’t checked it out yet, you can do so here:
In the meantime, here are some more shots from the show. Photo Gallery:
Larry Kindberg of AccuTech Marine Propellers reports that sales of Velox antifouling paint for props and running gear have been brisk.
Tim Shields and the team at MacDougalls' Cape Cod Marine Service brought a SeaKeeper gyrostabilizer to the show.
The Kingman Yacht Center booth has seen good traffic during the week.
Mass Maritime Academy is busy spreading the word about its boat-donation program and bi-annual pre-owned boat auction.
Bosun's Marine has numerous boat models on display from EdgeWater, Pursuit, Robalo and others.
The SeaLegs amphibious boat is drawing lots of attention, especially from owners of waterfront property.
Nantucket Bagg creator Charles Cirigliano was at the show Thursday to promote his newest model of his popular carry-all, which features leather handles.
The pressure was on when we took these photos of a gentleman attempting to dock his sportfisherman.
Brian Dwight is ready to make some deals at his South Shore Dry Dock booth.
The Black Dog booth has lots of great boating apparel for sale.
You'll find many kinds of small sailing craft on display at the show.
This crazy contraption, being sold by Steve's Marine in Warren, Rhode Island, is a real attention-grabber. Steve invited New England Boating to test one this season. Do we dare?
Eastern Boats has its entire line on display at the show.
Kids can get their photo taken with "Flo" at the Progressive Insurance booth. That'll be one for the family album.
Bayside Marine of Duxbury, Massachusetts, brought some Pioneer models to the show.
The friendly Progressive Insurance girls seem to be everywhere!
Kids and adults can have fun sailing and racing these remote-control models.
Hunt Yachts has 2 models on display.
The Yellowfin 36 at Buzzards Bay Yacht Sales draws lots of attention from envious fishermen.
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