About Strictly Sail Long Beach

See you October 23-26, 2014!

Welcome to the Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Long Beach Boat Show!

If you love sailing, or think you might want to learn more about sailing, you can't afford to miss this four-day sailing event—It's Southern California's only place to see the best of the best the Sailing Industry has to offer.  Make it a day trip or stay for the weekend, you'll enjoy the opportunity to board, set up a test sail, or buy sailboats, sailing gear and accessories from close to 100 different exhibiting companies. Shop, compare and save on all your favorite brands.

  • You'll shop New & "gently used" brokerage boats — both mono- and multihulls ranging in sizes from 6' entry level boats to over 76' blue water cruisers. There's a boat for every budget.
  • Plus, sailing gear, rigging & accessories for every boat, charter companies, travel & crew services and much much more. Strictly Sail has something for everyone!

Not ready to buy a boat or already have the boat of your dreams?  Sit in on a free seminar, or DIY clinic. Or check out the many entertaining and educational features and attractions—there's literally something for everyone, from the non sailor looking to get into sailing and the entry-level sailor to the seasoned skipper who wants to gain more confidence at the helm.

Blue Water Sailing Magazine is presenting a complete schedule of free hourly seminars, hosted by some of the most experienced mariners around. These sessions offer instruction on everything from the basics of hoisting sails to advanced safety and navigating by the stars. Click on the seminar tab for a complete schedule.

Need a little more than one hour? Strictly Sail offers three-hour, half-day and full-day paid seminars where you'll spend enough time with an expert to gain the knowledge your looking for. Advanced registration and fee required for seminars lasting more than one hour. Paid seminars include same day entry to the show and may be offered off site. More details to follow.

Looking to get your hands wet? Strictly Sail offers a full interactive component to every show:

  • Try-it Cove - offering hands-on, on-the-water activities with small sailboats, paddleboards and kayaks ready for you to try. Bring a towel because you may get wet.
  • Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training, on-the-water clinics with sailing instruction provided by certified instructors, aboard 30 to 40' cruising yachts. These  clinics are for adult sailors of all abilities. Pre-registration and additional fee apply. 
  • Not quite ready for the water? Try the new Sailing Simulator— The only training platform in the US for sailors who want to "test the water" before they hit the water. Get a feel for sailing before you get your feet wet.
  • NEW for 2014, Fred's Shed Interactive Learning Center features professional instruction for every "DIY" job.

Strictly Sail Long Beach has something for everyone!

 Due to health and safety regulations, pets, including pets that fit in a carry bag, are no longer allowed on show site. Exceptions are made for certified service dogs.