About the Progressive Insurance San Diego International Boat Show
Welcome to the Progressive® Insurance San Diego International Boat Show® !
On behalf of the entire NMMA Show Team, the Unified Port of San Diego and our exhibitors, welcome to the 2015 Progressive® Insurance San Diego International Boat Show®, southern California’s premier summer boating event. Now is the time to get yourself and your boat ready for the water!
Make your boating dreams a reality by checking out the approximately 140 boats for sale, as well as the latest nautical gear, gadgets and accessories. If you’re dreaming big, our expanded selection of 80'+ superyachts, created in partnership with the U.S. and San Diego Superyacht Association, offers a chance for you to experience what luxury boating is all about.
There are plenty of hands-on (and sometimes, feet-on!) activities at this year’s Show, too. Test out your stand up paddle boarding (SUP) and yoga skills in Try It Cove. Experience how a boat reacts to wind and waves aboard the Sailing Simulator. Elevate your boating skills through Discover Boating’s Hands-On Skills Training, featuring one-, two-, and three-hour on-water clinics taught by professional skippers.
New to the Progressive Insurance San Diego International Boat Show this year is the Sportfishing Pavilion, where you can browse saltwater fishing boats and gear and drop in on enlightening seminars. Youngsters can get in on the fun, too.
Celebrate Father’s Day with us Sunday, June 21st and make Dad’s day. Our mascot, Skipper, will be on the lookout for Fathers with their families—he’ll be performing acts of kindness by randomly surprising Dads at the show with a small gift all day long. Be sure to check out the Mexian Riviera and Summer Sailstice Sweepstakes and enter for your chance to win. You’ll also find a variety of places to relax and dine in between seminars and boat shopping, or to cap off the perfect day spent seaside. Unwind at the Fiddler’s Green Tiki Bar on the docks, grab a bite to eat at a BBQ hosted by the Rotary Club La Mesa, enjoy a glass of craft beer at Anchors & Ales Beer Garden or savor a snack at one of the gourmet Food Trucks parked outside the Show.