DEMO DOCK - The best way to know if a boat is right for you is to try it out for size

DEMO DOCK – Try Before You Buy

The best way to know if a boat is right for you is to try it out for size.

Try before you buy!

Dealers and manufacturers will be conducting demonstrations and sea trials from inside the United States Powerboat Show at easy to access demonstration docks. The expanded demo docks will feature new model boats, outboard engines, and stabilizing systems.

2020 demo boats at a glance. 

On-Water Training: BoatUS Foundation 

Affordable introductory courses for the whole family.

Whether you love boating and want to gain confidence at the helm, you’re considering buying or renting a boat and want to learn new skills, or you’re just curious about boating, these courses are a fun, easy, and affordable way to build your boating confidence!

To register or for more information click here.


A stabilizing system designed to eliminate most boat roll, including the fatigue, anxiety and seasickness that goes with it.

  • Bluewater 280  

Helm Master EX System

Experience the new Helm Master EX System by Yamaha Marine. Available in a single through quad applications, the Helm Master EX features a re-designed joystick with new smooth-shifting software and control capabilities. Its effortless autopilot can be adjusted with the joystick, offering precise digital electric steering. Test it out on the following models at the show:

  • Grady-White Canyon 336 with twin 425s 
  • 26′ Jupiter with Twin F250’s
  • Robalo 246 Cayman with Single F300                 

Cox Diesel Outboard Engines

Cox Diesel’s CXO300 8 cylinder outboard engines bring you three times the engine life at 25% less fuel in black or white color choices. While it’s the first of its kind, CXO300 is made for retrofit compatibility for a wide range of beautiful vessels.