Sponsors

Progressive Insurance

The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies (collectively, “Progressive Insurance”)  is a leader in boat insurance and the largest seller of personal watercraft insurance in the U.S. It offers flexible, year-round coverage so boaters can go wherever they choose, whenever they choose and have peace of mind they're protected. Specialty coverages, which vary by state, include On-Water TowingRoadside AssistancePersonal EffectsTotal Loss Replacement, and Pet Injury.

Progressive Boat School

An educated boater is a safe boater Boost your boating IQ! Learn the fundamentals of boating safety and have fun. Top-notch mariners from the Annapolis School of Seamanship will be on deck to lead an array of interactive “courses” including general boating safety seminars, proper docking procedures, a boating simulator experience, and tips and tricks to help ensure your safety on the water. It’s enjoyable and educational for the whole family!

  • Ask a Captain: Swing by Progressive Boat School where the captains from Annapolis School of Seamanship are standing by to answer your questions!
  • Hooking Up: Learn the rules, courtesies, tips and tricks for properly trailering you boat from the ramp to the road.
  • Curse Like a Sailor: Join the captains from the Annapolis School of Seamanship to learn about some of the most common mishaps, how to avoid them, and make sure you’re covered when they do happen.  
  • Boating Apps: Explore how to combine the latest, most popular tablet and smart phone apps with traditional methods to stay on the right course, the modern way.
  • Docking De-Stressed: Let the Annapolis School of Seamanship show you the ropes, tricks, and techniques to make docking easy.
  • 10 Steps to Being a Good Gilligan: The pros from Annapolis School of Seamanship will teach you key skills you need to become a good first mate.

Stop by the Progressive® Insurance Welcome Center or Progressive Insurance Boat School for more information. 

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State Farm

Corona Extra

With a refreshing, smooth taste balanced between heavier European imports and lighter domestic beer, Corona is an even-keeled cerveza with fruity-honey aromas and a touch of malt. The flavor is crisp, clean and well balanced between hops and malt, a superior taste profile from superior ingredients—the finest-quality blend of filtered water, malted barley, hops, corn and yeast.

LeafFilter

Infinite Beauty

Chicago Maritime Arts Center

Hyatt Regency McCormick Place

Fairmont Chicago

Makers Mark

Jim Beam

top100

Island Party Boat

Discover Boating

Life is better with a boat! Whether you’re new to boating or are just looking for more ways to make the most of your time on the water, DiscoverBoating.com is your one-stop resource for information about boats and the boating lifestyle.

Visit DiscoverBoating.com to get your FREE copy of  “A Beginner's Guide to Boating". 

NMMA-Certification

NMMA Certified boats are built by manufacturers who go the extra mile to ensure systems safety. With a certified boat you can be confident that the quality and safety features of your boat meet voluntary industry safety and construction standards, as well as all applicable federal regulations.