Strictly Sail Long Beach Boat Show

welcome boats in rainbow harbor

Big B loves the water and we try to expose him to different types of water activities. We live near a lake and have rented boats on occasion. I know that he is still too young for many activities like kayaking or paddle boarding, but I think it’s never too early to show him what these things are and foster an appreciation for them.

The Strictly Sail Long Beach Boat Show is new to me and is something that I would love to take Big B to. I think he’ll enjoy climbing aboard all the different sailboats and cruisers that line the harbor. He won’t be able to get on the water, but he can pretend to sail a ship – something this pirate-loving preschooler would enjoy. Some details about the event are listed below.

Family-friendly activities include:

  • Try It Cove! Kids 10+ and adults can learn Stand Up Paddleboarding, Kayaking, Canoeing and sailing in Rainbow Harbor
  • Tour a variety of sailboats and luxury cruisers docked in Rainbow Harbor
  • Take a cruise around Rainbow Harbor in “Pinky” the honorary sailboat inspired by Susan G. Komen “Race for the Cure”
  • Sailing Simulator
  • Seminars and Clinics
  • Dozens of exhibitors
strictly sail long beach family kayaking
Image courtesy of Strictly Sail Long Beach.

Admission: 
16+ years – $10 
15 years and younger & active military – Free

Dates & Hours:
October 18 – 21, 2012 
Thursday & Friday, 12pm-7:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am-7:00pm 
Sunday, 10:00am-6:00pm


strictly sail long beach family paddleboarding
Image courtesy of Strictly Sail Long Beach.

Tickets can be purchased at the box office. Cash only. For more information call (714) 633-7581 or visit www.strictlysaillongbeach.com.

A little about Strictly Sail Long Beach Boat Show
Strictly Sail Long Beach Boat Show is SoCal’s only all-sail boat show. The four-day event brings retailers, beginners, experts, and enthusiasts together in one place. Guests can attend free seminars and participate in fee-based clinics throughout the event. 

Connect with Strictly Sail Long Beach Boat Show via Facebook.


Disclosure: I was invited to attend the event. No other compensation was provided. All opinions expressed are my own.

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