The 23rd Annual Springfield Boat Show
The Great "Spring" Powerboat Show
March 2-5, 2006
at The Mallary Complex Eastern States Exposition "Home of the Big E", W. Springfield MA
The 23rd Annual Springfield Boat Show, is making a big splash this spring along with a very upbeat economy. The show runs March 2 to 5 in the Mallary Complex, at the Eastern States Exposition grounds.
This "Great Springtime Powerboat Show" provides the boating public with the season's prime choices along with the best preseason pricing available. With great selection and comparison shopping, customers can get in their dream-boat at a price that works for them.
People looking for a "summer spot on the water" can find it here. Fun-loving folks are drawn to this show to get great savings and the fun spot flexibility of owning a boat.
The Springfield Boat Show is considered to be the premier boat show of the spring, arriving on the heels of winter's chilly isolation, on the doorstep of sunshine and summer fun. Show going boat buyers realize that now is the time to buy, when show specials are in effect. With plenty of time for their boat order to be ready when summer arrives.
The show's promoter, Vice President Doug Sousa has been quoted as saying, "owning a boat, you own a private island whose view can be changed every day. Try to get that from any other vacation spot!"
"Boat shoppers by this time have been to the other shows and know they can find here the best pricing and selection of the entire season". Sousa also added, "With the amount and quality of dealers that this show provides, buyers can be confident that their make and model boat is here."
These major brands of boats will be represented by the region's top selections of: SeaRay, Maxum, WellCraft, Seaswirl, Supra, Bayliner, Pro Line, Sea Doo, Crestliner, Regal, Crownline, Fisher, Astro, ProCraft, Lund, Angler, Odyssey, Moomba, Godfrey, Hurricane, Taho, Sea Fox, Stingray, Lowe, Four Winns, Nitro, Baja, Suntracker, Genmar Sea Pro, Tracker, Pro Craft, Chaparral, Triton, Ranger, Sea Doo Skeeter, Mastercraft, Nitro, Tracker, Tahoe, Crest, Polar Kraft, Doral, Champion, StarCraft, Mariah, Crestliner, Polar, PolarKraft, Caravelle, Sylvan, Mako, Bennington, Hydra Sport, Smokercraft, Monterey, Sailfish, Key West, Malibu, Cobalt, Fountain, Weing Pontoon, Mastercraft, Sea Boss, San Pan, Aqua Patio, Tuscany, Ebbtide, Honda, Mercury Motors, Johnson, Evenrude and Honda, with a variety of kayaks, canoes and much more.
These boat lines cover the entire gamut of bass boats, runabouts, pontoons, bow riders, sun decks, cuddy cabins, board boats, water skiing, scuba platform-style, Bimini topped saltwater boats, Fish n' Ski, luxury and aft cabin boats.
The special display "Mosquito Fleet" will be at the show this year. It features a real PT Boat engine from World War Two and has personal memorabilia and photos from these boats. There will be a small 'theater' running film from this special era, and actual PT Boat veterans on hand to talk about their time on these magnificent boats.
Back by popular demand, the radio controlled NASCAR 1/10 scale cars can be run for free. Racing these slotless R/C cars provides great fun for the whole family.
The Nationally competitive Oxbow Water-Ski Show Team will be building dry land human pyramids. The Water-Ski Team is truely amazing. Be sure to stop by and see them as they show the style that makes them great.
The Baystate Woodies are going bigger with the nostalgia and history of boating at the show this year. The 5th annual "Spring Antique Boat Rally & Swap Meet" will not only be a great display of rebuilt wooden boats, but will provide the chance for aficionados to trade and sell their show.
Antique Outboard Motor Club will again join the show this year with the best selection of motors and equipment of a bygone area. Folks are encouraged to talk shop about their past remembrances of boating history.
The Springfield Boat Show provides the area's best one-stop shopping and the opportunity for the boat buyer to make great deals on the latest boats. "Everything under one roof", comparison shopping, on-the-spot financing, and fun for all ages, are the trademarks of this show.
Plenty of parking, easy access from Interstates 90 and 91, and directional signs help the public to arrive easily at this expansive marine event.
Anyone wishing information about the show can visit the OSEG web site at: http://www.osegboatshow.com Discount Coupons can be found on the site along with dates and times.
Show hours are Thur. 3-9, Fri.1-9, Sat. 10-8, and Sun. 11-5.
Tickets: $10 adult, kids 6 to 12 years $4, and five and under are free. Persons wishing additional information can contact Doug Sousa or Rene Lariviere at 413/467-2171; FAX 413/467-2174
Jeff "Jesse" James - Owner of Jesse's Hunting & Outdoors
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