Charleston Boat Show
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The “Lowcountry’s largest boat show and sale” held its 33rd annual showcase Friday through Sunday. Having sold out the vendor spots, the Charleston Area Convention Center and the parking lot were packed with boats of all shapes and sizes: sport cruisers, motor and express yachts, sport-fishing boats, center-console fishing boats, bass boats, bow riders, deck and aluminum boats, runabouts, bay boats, shallow-water flat skiffs, power skis and family cruisers. In addition to the show, highlights included an appearance by Skipper Bivins and Trent Jackson, hosts of Animal Planet’s “Hillbilly Handfishin’,” and local archer Ella Kokinda. Also part of the show was be the Coastal Fishing Expo, which included seminars, demonstrations and one-on-one discussions with local experts; the Fishing Simulator; and more. Wild Wing Cafe provided the food and hosted the Wing Eating Contest. And families with kids took advantage of the face-painting, Loco Lazer Tag and bounce houses.