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There will be something for everyone at the San Francisco Boat Show: 
Power, Sail, Marine Gear & Services. 

Motoryachts, Sailingyachts, Prominent yacht brokers and firms, Personal Watercraft, Family Boats, Wakesport Boats, Dighys/inflatables, Fishing Boats, Fishing Equipment, Stand-Up Paddleboards, Kayak, Canoes, Travel/Tourism, Electronics Dealers, Sailmakers, Insurances, Boating-related soft goods, Eyewear, Marine Hardware and Services and much more...

*Brokerage boats will be presented in alliance with the California Yacht Brokers Association.

Please see the Exhibitor List 2015 here and plan your visit!

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Discover Boating Hands-On Skills Training
Powerboat, Sailing and Catamaran Workshops

Nothing beats hands on experience when it comes to improving your boating skills and learning new ones. This year, let Discover Boating add more fun and excitement to your boat show experience and take your boating skills up a notch. There’s something for everyone—from absolute beginners to seasoned skippers!

Learn from experts: All sessions are taught by USCG licensed captains who are professional, certified instructors.

Space is very limited. Advance registration is highly recommended. Advance registration include FREE boat show admission ($15 value) for the day. You may also register workshops at the Discover Boating Resource Center during the boat show on a space available basis.


New Workshops for the 2016 show will be online in November 2015!


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Free Sailing Lesson—Sailing Simulator

Experience how a boat reacts to wind and waves and learn how to use the tiller with the help of an ASA certified instructor. Designed and built by a nuclear physicist, the sailing simulator recreates the actual movement of a boat under sail so you can get a feel for the water, without getting wet. It’s a unique training platform for sailors of all abilities - whether you’re just learning how to sail and or an experienced sailor who wants to practice under different sailing conditions. 

The simulator was featured at the America's Cup where more than 1000 people took a sailing lesson. Don't miss your chance to climb aboard for a test sail.

CLICK HERE to see the Sailing Simulator in action. You can find the Sailing Simulator at Pier 48.