The annual run of winter boat shows in the Northeast ready to start in 2010.
- The Providence Boat Show, known as the first winter boat show in New England, is scheduled for Jan. 7-10 at the Rhode Island Convention Center.
- This year's Chicago Boat, RV & Outdoors Show is featuring the debut of the Antique Boat and Motor Display. The show runs Jan. 13-17 at McCormick Place.
- The 105thNew York Boat Show is slated to be held Jan. 20-24 at the Javits Center in New York City. The show will feature more than 1,000 boats from sportfishing boats to personal watercraft on display. New features include a Miss Boat Show 2010 Bikini Contest, a Wing-A-Thon wing eating contest and Fish Tales, a chance for anglers to provide their best fishing stories for a chance to win a $999 Lowrance fishfinder and chart plotter.