Georgia’s biggest boating event, the 2014 Progressive Insurance Atlanta Boat Show – returning Jan. 9-12 to the Georgia World Congress Center – offers a haven to discover the boating lifestyle and prepare for summer on the water. Visitors to the show can shop deals on hundreds of the latest boats, from luxury yachts to fishing vessels and family cruisers, plus the newest gear and gadgets. The show also offers nautical fun for all ages, including daily boating and fishing clinics and new for 2014 – the Swampmaster Gator Show. Adult tickets are $12 each; children 15 and under get in free. Show hours: Jan. 9-10, 11 a.m.-9 p.m., Jan. 11, 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Jan. 12, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. For more information, visit AtlantaBoatShow.com.