The 42nd Annual St. Petersburg Power and Sailboat Show, the largest boat show on the Gulf Coast owned and produced by Informa Markets, is pulling into port Dec. 5-8. With more than 400 boats on display, both on land and in-water, and nearly 250 exhibitors, this year’s show will feature an impressive selection of new power boats, sailboats, including family cruisers, runabouts, fishing boats, sailing yachts, personal watercrafts and more. Additionally, an expanded 47,551-square-foot exhibition tent will house a wide selection of the latest in marine gear, accessories and technology.

This year’s show will also offer complimentary Sailboat Rides and is reintroducing the Cruising and Sailing Seminars with over 60 free seminars led by industry experts available throughout all four days of the show. The popular Kids’ Fishing Clinics, presented by the non-profit, Hook The Future, will also be available for children ages 4-16 with the first 250 participants receiving a free rod and reel.