Winter Boat Shows 2016

Winter Boat Shows 2016

Winter boat shows are a great way to scratch that sailing itch by seeing sailboats & gear without the risk of getting frostbite! The ASA and our local ASA Affiliate Schools will be attending a number of boat shows this Winter / Spring season. Check out our list below and we look forward to seeing you at the show!


Chicago Boat, RV & Strictly Sail Show

January 14–18, 2016

The Progressive® Insurance Chicago Boat, RV and Strictly Sail Show® is the Windy City’s BIGGEST marine and outdoors sales event. If you love boating, camping, fishing, RVing, OR sailing, this is YOUR show! There’s no better place to see and buy:

  • Boats for every activity, lifestyle and budget
  • The latest in RVs, campers, fifth wheels, motorhomes, and trailers
  • Sailboats, sailing gear, rigging and accessories
  • Marine engines, electronics and accessories
  • Camping and outdoor
  • Book trips with travel, charter and resorts too!

Plus, an incredible line up of family-friendly features, boating, sailing and RVing education and hands-on activities that make a day at the show fun for everyone!


Atlanta Boat Show

January 14–17, 2016

The Progressive® Insurance Atlanta Boat Show is Georgia’s premier boat show and it’s the best place to see and buy boats, gear and accessories. If it’s for boating, you’ll find it here! Hundreds of new boats, including powerboats, center consoles, ski boats and personal watercraft, and booths showcasing the latest in engines, marine gear, electronics and accessories fill the Georgia World Congress Center. And there’s no better time to buy! The 4-day event is your once-a-year chance to compare makes and models, secure insurance and financing and gear up with the latest accessories all at one time!


San Diego Sunroad Boat Show

January 21–24, 2016

Welcome to the 2016 San Diego Sunroad Boat Show. If you are a boater, don’t miss this once a year event! We’ll have the brands and companies you’ve come to know and love, as well as new marine services and products, free boating seminars, boat rides, libations and more. Come join us!


Seattle Boat Show

January 29 – February 6, 2016

The Seattle Boat Show, Indoors + Afloat, is the West Coast’s Largest Boat Show featuring more than 1,000 recreational watercrafts, from stand-up paddleboards to superyachts and everything in between! Plus, check out more than three acres of accessories, over 200 free boating and fishing seminars seminars and the latest accessories indoors at CenturyLink Field, plus afloat on South Lake Union.


Strictly Sail Miami

February 11–15, 2016

Welome to the 2016 Progressive® Insurance Strictly Sail® Miami Boat Show at the Miamarina at Bayside. It’s the sailing event of the season! This five-day spectacular sailing event features the best of the best that the sailing industry has to offer. You’ll find the latest and the greatest from boat builders across the globe – everything from entry-level day sailors, cruising sailboats, race boats and the mega-cats. Come out to see, shop and test sail some of the newest sailboat designs, plus nearly 150 booths and land displays featuring sailing gear, accessories, and hardware from the industries top suppliers, along with the latest charter information and the boats you’ll be chartering.

The Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Miami Show is also a resource for education and fun, something we call “Edutainment,” featuring both on the water hands on training, land based interactive seminars and free hourly seminars, all geared to enhance your sailing skills and make you more confident at the helm. See our seminar schedule for more details.


Los Angeles Boat Show

February 25–28, 2016

Welome to the 2016 Progressive® Insurance Los Angeles Boat Show. Once again this year, you can enjoy the show at two different venues. New boats, gear and accessories will be showcased indoors at the Los Angeles Convention Center, while sailboats and powerboats 35 feet and larger will be featured in-water at Burton Chace Park in Marina del Rey. Be sure to visit the new SailFest at Marina del Rey, which features the latest and greatest sailboats along with dozens of booths and exhibits offering sailing gear, accessories and hardware from the industry’s top suppliers. Get your feet wet at Try It Cove, where you can test your kayaking and stand up paddleboarding skills and learn from instructors. Not ready to leave dry land? Experience exactly how a boat reacts to wind and waves aboard the Sailing Simulator. Sailing seminars are being held at SailFest in Marina del Rey hosted by experts who will share everything from practical advice to tales from the high seas. We hope you enjoy exciting Los Angeles and your time with us at the Show. We think you’ll agree that life is better on a boat!


2016 South West International Boat Show

March 17-20, 2016

The South West International Boat Show is the largest in-water Boat Show in the Southwest – and THE premier Sail and Power Show for new and pre-owned vessels. This exciting event on Clear Lake features both freshwater and saltwater boats ready for boarding and viewing – with Pre-Season Season Specials and Dealer Incentive Programs available on many models and prices to suit all budgets! Shop a huge variety of products and services for the marine and outdoor lifestyle from top industry names, book sailing lessons, charters and attend educational workshops and seminars.A great family-friendly day out or a weekend getaway!


Strictly Sail Pacific

April 7–10, 2016

Strictly Sail Pacific® will return April 7-10, 2016 for a four-day celebration of all things sailing. This year’s show features an increased Exhibit Hall space, with even more exhibitors from around the world, and a showcase of beautiful boats both in and out of the water. Boats of every size and for every budget will be on display, including high-end yachts, multihulls, sleek racers and fun daysailers.


Annapolis Spring Sailboat Show

April 22–24, 2016

Set in the charming historic seaport of Annapolis, the 2016 show is for experienced and novice sailors alike. The fifth annual in-water sailboat show is expected to feature more than 100 new and brokerage boats, including catamarans, monohulls, racing boats, family cruisers, day sailors, and inflatables. Shop for the latest in marine equipment, electronics, clothing and boating accessories at the 100+ on-land nautical exhibits. Learn to sail at the First Sail Workshop, a hands-on program with classroom time and two hours on the water learning to sail. Register for Cruisers University – everything you need to know to sail off into the sunset. Take a break from touring boats to enjoy live music, food and drink tastings, plus magnifcant water views.


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