San Diego International Boat Show @SDIntlBoatShow (Ticket Giveaway ends 6/15)

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The Progressive Insurance San Diego International Boat Show, formerly the San Diego Yacht & Boat Show, cruises into Harbor Island June 20-23, 2013 for four days of fun on the water.

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The 2013 boat show provides attendees an all-access pass to discover the boating lifestyle and a chance to shop the newest boats and marine accessories. More than 100 vessels, from entry-level family cruisers and personal watercraft to luxury motor and sailing yachts, plus a new selection of superyachts, will be docked in the marina and parked on land for visitors to browse, board and buy.

Photo Courtesy of Progressive Insurance® San Diego International Boat Show

Highlights include:

  • New! Discover the life of luxury aboard superyachts: For the first time, the boat show will feature a selection of superyachts from 100 ft. and up. Whether a big buyer or dreamer, visitors won’t want to miss this fleet of yachts.
  • New! DIY Fun: Head to Fred’s Shed Interactive Learning Center, a garage-like setting, to learn how to keep that boat in tip-top shape. Check the website for registration details and seminar schedules.
  • On-Water Educational Clinics & Seminars: Discover Boating Puts You At The Helm during 60-to 90-minute on water skills-building clinics, with instruction on a variety power boating and sailing topics. And for a more in depth experience, there are several advanced 3 ½-hour, underway courses scheduled.

    The CYBA will be presenting dozens of on-land seminars ranging from “intro to boating” to lessons for experienced skippers. **Advance registration for on-water clinics is highly recommended; fee for each on-water Discover Boating clinic includes complimentary boat show admission for the day; participants must be at least 18 years of age.

  • Learn to SCUBA: At the ‘Be a Diver Pool,’ dive into an underwater world in the comfort of a heated pool. Anyone ages 10 and older can learn how to scuba dive with a certified instructor – all one needs is a swimsuit to participate. The Diving Equipment and Marketing Association (DEMA) will supply the scuba gear, changing rooms and hair dryers. Participants can also get a photo taken underwater as a keepsake.
  • Paddlesports fun at Try It Cove: Try It Cove challenges attendees to find out firsthand why paddlesports are all the rage with a variety of daily opportunities to get on the water, including Stand Up Paddling (SUP), kayaking and more.
Photo Courtesy of Progressive Insurance® San Diego International Boat Show
Thursday through Sunday
June 20-23, 2013

Sheraton Harbor Island and Spanish Landing Park

1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

Thursday, June 20 – Noon to 7:00 p.m.

Friday, June 21– Noon to 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 22 –10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 23 – 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
$12 – Adults (13 years & older)
FREE – Children (12 years & under) and
FREE – Military personnel with proper ID
Tickets can be pre-purchased online.
Photo Courtesy of Progressive Insurance® San Diego International Boat Show

The Progressive Insurance San Diego International Boat Show, in partnership with the California Yacht Brokers Association (CYBA) and San Diego Superyacht Association, is 30 percent larger this year, with more than 150 boats, plus hundreds of the newest marine gear and accessories for sale. The boat show also offers a festive seaside atmosphere and is THE place to see and experience everything that boating has to offer, with activities and education for all ages, including a chance to Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP) and take a variety of boating courses on-land or in-water. Food, beverages and live entertainment will also be available, making the boat show the ideal place to enjoy a fun day on San Diego Bay and discover boating.

Enter for a chance to win a Family Four Pack of tickets ($48 value)! Not sure how to enter? Check out my tutorial here. Good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

These are Will Call tickets. US Residents Only. No purchase necessary to enter. All fans have an equal chance to win, however, you must enter to win. A winner will be randomly selected via RaffleCopter and notified via email. No cash value. Winner will have 24 hours to claim their prize or a new winner will be selected the same way. Several different ways to earn entries (some can be done daily). Not liable for unclaimed prizes or fulfillment. Good luck, Fans!

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About the Progressive Insurance San Diego International Boat Show:
The San Diego International Boat Show produced by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the world’s largest producer of boat shows and the leading association representing the recreational boating industry. NMMA member companies produce more than 80 percent of the boats, engines, trailers, accessories and gear used by boaters and anglers throughout the U.S. and Canada. The association is dedicated to industry growth through programs in public policy advocacy, market statistics and research, product quality assurance and promotion of the boating lifestyle. For more information, visit

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