About the Show

Welcome to the Progressive Insurance Strictly Sail Long Beach Boat Show! The Only ALL-SAIL Boat Show on the West Coast.

If you love sailing, or think you 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, test sail, and buy sailboats, sailing gear and accessories from close to 100 exhibiting companies. Shop, compare and save on all your favorite brands.

  • You'll shop a variety of new & "gently" used brokerage boats — both mono- and multihulls ranging in sizes from 6' entry level boats to 60' blue water cruisers. Strictly Sail offers 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 hourly seminar, Sponsored by Blue Water Sailing Magazine or attend a DIY clinic at Fred's Shed.  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, the entry-level sailor that looking for advice to the seasoned skipper who wants to gain more confidence at the helm.

Blue Water Sailing Magazine presents 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. Coming Soon...

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. Coming Soon...

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

Featuring:  Discover Boating's Hands-On Skills Training, on-the-water clinics with sailing instruction provided by certified professional instructors, aboard 30' to 40' cruising yachts. These  clinics are for adult sailors of all abilities. Pre-registration and additional fee apply.  Coming Soon...

  • Not quite ready for the water? Try the Sailing Simulator— The only training platform in the US for sailors who want to "test the water" before they hit the water. Get a real feel of sailing before you get your feet wet. Yes you'll be aboard a training boat on land attached to a learning simulator that actually simulates the feel of the wind and waves.
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  • Strop by Fred's Shed Interactive Learning Center featuring professional instruction for every "DIY" job.

Just for the kids, Strictly Sail offers model boat building, coloring and remote control sailing to get the little sailors a taste of what it's like to sail.

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.