The South West International Boat Show in Houston, will take place this year between March 27 – March 30 in South Shore Harbor Marina, 2551 S. Shore Blvd., League City. The show dates and hours will be as follows:
Thursday, 27th March:
Friday, 28th March:
Saturday, 29th March:
Sunday, 30th March:
Features include free hourly seminars; hands-on skill training programs for both power and sail boats; the Haai Inc. Live Shark Experience; Be a Diver Pool; craft beer tastings and live bands.
Tickets are $13 per day for adults, $20 for adult two-day pass, $11 for military veterans and seniors; $5 for children ages 6-14 who are accompanied by an adult and children 5 and younger are admitted free. No pets allowed.
This year’s exhibitors are in alphabetical order: Air Head, American Sailing Association (ASA), Ameriteak Marine, Annapolis Hybrid Marine, AutoNation Acura Gulf Fwy, Back Cove Yachts, Banks Sails, Bass Pro Shop/Tracker Boats, Baumann Marine Service Inc., Be A Diver Pool, Beach Cab Boats, Beneteau, Boats Etc., BoatUS, Boston Whaler, Cabo Yachts, Cali-Optics Importer, Cape Hatteras Marine, Castaway Sails, Catalina Yachts, CenterPoint Energy, Century Boats, Cherokee Charters, Chilling The Most.com , Chris Craft, Clear Lake Dodge, Coastal Treasures, Colligo Marine, Coppercoat USA LLC, Crownline Boats, Cruise RO Water – Power and Refrigeration, Cruising Outpost, Cumberland Chair Company/Outdoor Republic, Cutco Cutlery, Cutwater Boats, David Weekley Homes, Deco Boat Lifts, DeFever, Discover Boating, Docking By Control LLC, Dream Yacht Charter, Eco-MMODE, Elton Porter Marine, Endeavour Marina, Fiorentina Para-Anchor, Forespar, Forum Marine, Fox Yacht Sales, Freeport Municipal Marina, Galati Yacht Sales, Galveston Bay Sail & Power Squadron, Galveston Yacht Basin, Glass Mermaids, Grady White, Grand Banks Yachts, Gulf Coast Clinic of Chiropractic, Gulf Coast Complete Marine Service Inc., Gulf Coast Mariner, Gulf Coast Mariner Magazine, Hampton Yachts, Hanse Yachts, Harborwalk Yacht Club & Marina, Harken, Hayes Rigging, Health Works Spine & Sport Chiropractic, Hedz UP Pets Inc, Hood Yacht Systems, Hook Spit Fishing Gear, Houston Yacht Club, HSH Yacht Sales, Hunter Sailboats, Ideal Outdoor Living, Intercoastal Financial Group LLC, International Marine, J/Boats Southwest, Jarman Marine Yacht Sales LLC, Jay Bettis & Co. Yacht Sales, Jeanneau Sailboats, JK3 Nautical Enterprises, JM Yachts, Johnston and Mayer, JZ Custom Rails Inc., Kevin E. Severance Insurance Agency, Kitchen Craft Cookware, KO Sailing, La Vida Starships, Lakeshore Sports, Landshark, Lauderdale Yacht Sales, Let’s Go Sailing – Sailing School, Leukemia Cup Regatta/Leukemia&Lymphoma Society, Light House Financing, Little Yacht Sales, Mantus Anchors LLC, Marina Del Sol, Marina Del Sol Townhomes, MarineMax, Mariners Learning System, Maritime Sanitation Inc., Marquis Yachts, Melinda’s Boutique, Mexico Tourism Board, Meyer Yacht Services, Meyer Yacht Services, Miss GEICO Racing, Mustang Cat, Nautic Yacht Sales, New Found Metals Inc., Newcoast Financial Services, Nuvite Chemical Compounds Corp, Ocean Master, OnWard Shipyard Supply, Palmer Power, Perfect Palapas, Plano Marine, Porta-Bote, Rhineland Cutlery, Ron Hoover Companies, Ron Hoover RV & Marine Centers, Sabre Motor Yachts, SaltWater Mafia, Scarab Boats, Schaefer Marine, Sea Lake Yacht Sales, Seabrook Marina, Seahorse Beach Club, Sealegs, SeaTech Systems, SeaTow Galveston Bay, Selden Mast, SIGNCO Vehicle Wraps & Boat Graphics, Silverleaf Resorts, Sister Stones Jewelry, SkyHawk Binoculars, South Coast Sailing Adventures, Sperry Topsiders, Stix-n-Rig’n, Storm Tight Windows, SwisherXtreme, Team Mancuso Power Sports Gulf Freeway, Telltales Magazine, Texas Coast Yachts, Texas Marine, Texas Power Yachts, Texas Sportfishing Yacht Sales, Tidewater Boats, TMCA Texas Mariners Cruising Assoc, TNT Yacht Repair, Tohatsu America Corp., Torqeedo Southwest, Total Body Chiropractic, Total Dollar, Traeger Pellet Grills, United Yacht Sales, US Customs & Border Protection, Viking Yachts, West Marine, West Yachts & Brokerage, Yacht Equipment Service Centers LLC, ZaxGear LLC.
– Cruising Outpost Party
The South West International Boat Show invite you to the Cruising Outpost Cruiser’s Party, hosted by Bob & Jody Bitchin, on Saturday evening. Don’t miss the fun, great prizes and giveaways, live music, free beer and pizza! Remember you have to be inside the Boat Show before the show closes at 7:00pm to attend the party, and, for security reasons, anyone leaving the party after 7:00pm will not be permitted to re-enter. See you there!
Some of the many great prizes will include:
Spectra Watermakers and Y.E.S. (Yacht Equipment Services) are giving away a Ventura150 6.5 gallons per hour on 12 Volts DC.
SeaTec Systems are giving away a Satellite phone
Sailology are giving away a WinchRite – cordless electric winch handle
Sunrise Resort and Marina on Grand Bahama Island are giving away dockage and hotel stays
– FREE BOAT RIDE
Courtesy of Seabrook
Saturday, March 29th
Demos from 10:00am – 2:00pm
– Free Scuba Lesson
The “Be A Diver Pool” will take you on the first step in an underwater adventure to explore coral reefs, shipwrecks and incredible marine life, with the opportunity to learn the basics of scuba diving in a controlled and safe environment.
– Crews and Brews Beer Garden
Taste the very best in Texas craft beers each day at the Show with the purchase of a tasting token.
Visit on Friday, from 4:00pm-7:00pm, and with the purchase of an admission ticket to the Show, attendees will receive a free tasting token for up to 4 beers!
– On-the-water Power & Sail learning events
– Haai, Inc. Live Shark Experience
Sharks have captured our imagination for thousands of years, stirring the fears and fascination of ocean goers, researchers and scientists. Their legacy has been as misunderstood as it has been ’old and bloody’. Now more than ever the importance of understanding this fascinating species is critical for its survival.
– MISS GEICO RACING
As you can see, some of the brands have been already presented on on this blog. I hope you’ll enjoy the visit and I’ll invite you to tell me how it was.
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