April 21, 2016 - 8:30 AM
KELOWNA - Thousands of sailors will soon drop anchor in Kelowna for the Yacht Club’s annual boat show.
The public event has been happening in Kelowna for more than two decades and on April 23 and 24 dozens of exhibitors will be on hand with everything from canoes to sport racing boats.
Representatives from related businesses will be set up in the atrium and moored in locations between the bridge and Caesar’s Landing.
“Our exhibitors will be showcasing the latest boats and watercraft, as well as offering special boat show pricing, so this April weekend is really the best place and time to browse, compare and buy,” Lisa McHaffie, Chair of the Kelowna Yacht Club’s organizing committee, says. "Twenty exhibitors will be displaying more than 180 boats, as well as 24 other exhibits on the docks and in the club atrium. We’re opening our doors and inviting the public to not only come down and look at some terrific boats, but come see our award-winning clubhouse or simply enjoy having lunch from the largest deck on Okanagan Lake."
Admission to the two day event is by donation with proceeds going to the Okanagan chapter of the Disabled Sailing Association of British Columbia and Kelowna Yacht Club’s sailing and watersport programs.
There will be a barbecue on the main level of the clubhouse as well as a limited menu selection in the member lounge and banquet rooms.
The boat show starts Saturday, April 23, at 10 a.m. and runs until 4 p.m. on Sunday, April 24.
For a complete schedule of events visit the Kelowna Yacht Club website.
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