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New York boat show reaches century mark

The 100th anniversary edition of the New York Boat Show will take place Jan. 1 to 9 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City.

The show will feature more than 1,000 boats, including luxury cruising yachts, sportfishers, bass boats, performance boats, PWC and more. Marine accessories, electronics and fishing equipment as well as nautical gifts and apparel will also be offered.

One of the show’s highlights is the 100th anniversary photo exhibit, a historical retrospective of the New York Boat Show, first held at the old Madison Square Garden in 1905.

Admission is $15 for adults, and $5 for children ages 5 to 12. Children 5 and under are admitted free. A family weekday special is $30 for two adults and two children under 12, and a special two-day ticket is $25. Group rates are available, and women can get an $8 ticket with the purchase of one full-price adult ticket.