Texas – South West International Boat Show


    03/21/2013 to 03/24/2013

    South Shore Harbour Marina

    Presented by GEICO, and endorsed by Sail America, the South West International Boat Show is unlike any other Boat Show in Texas.

    This show offers an open invitation to manufacturers, dealers, brokers and charter companies from  across the USA to participate in a truly  international, in-water, boat show – making the event the largest  Power and Sailboat Show in Texas!

    Cruising Outpost!Bob Bitchin will be doing a seminar on Saturday at 4:45 p.m. Try to be there, he hates talking to himself!

    Cruising Outpost will be hosting a Cruisers Party Saturday Night!

    Don’t Miss the Cruisers’ Party on Saturday March 23rd! Be in the gates by 6:30 the party starts at 7pm. Over by the Stage, Free Beer and Pizza While it Lasts.
    Texas Band 2013Free Texas Beach Music by Jerry Diaz and Hanna’s Reef.
    Also, there will be a raffle with over $10,000 worth of great prizes, a Spectra Venture 150 Watermaker from Yacht Equipment Services, and a WinchRite from Sailology, as well as dozens of other great prizes!
    Bob & Jody will be there as well as other Cruising Outpost staff members to answer any questions you might have. See you there!

    Party Sponsors:


    Yacht Equipment Services  – www.yescenters.com
    Harken – www.harken.com
    Kanberra – www.kanberragel.com
    Copper Coat – www.coppercoatusa.com
    South West International Boat Show – www.southwestinternationalboatshow.com/
    Sail America – www.sailamerica.com
    Sailology – www.sailology.com
    Little Yacht Sales – www.littleyachtsales.com



    Lee Chesneau will be offering a Basic Marine Weather Course on Sunday! Mar 24,2013 – Time: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm



    Over 400 boats, from 10ft to 80ft plus will be in-water and onshore, with pre-season savings and boat show specials; bay boats, ski boats, sailboats, sportfish, powerboats and luxury yachts – all on display with many ready to demo right there at the dock!

    This year the Sail America Village returns, with a new location nearer to  the docks, featuring a full range of marine electronics, products and  accessories, along with a comprehensive seminar program featuring  over 40 FREE seminars, for show attendees, across all four days of the event.

    These entertaining and educational seminars, taking place on site at the  South Shore Harbour Resort Hotel, will cover a wide variety of topics  from great destinations to information on how to turn sailing dreams  into on the water reality!

    Additionally, visitors can sign up at the Discover Sailing Dock for a complimentary  sail on the Bay with a licensed skipper. Take the wheel, trim the sails, or  just sit back and enjoy the relaxing sailing lifestyle.  Learn how to get started in sailing, and pick up some sailing lingo.

    Add to this fishing gear, the latest water toys, sound systems, wakeboard towers  and navigational equipment – a huge variety of products and services alongside  vendors selling jewelry, art and spas.

    Live music every day, exciting giveaways, good food and entertainment for the kids  make this a great event for the entire family!

    Come and experience the difference of an OUTDOOR Boat Show!



    Show Dates and Hours:

    Thursday, 21 March:
    Opening Ceremony:
    Friday, 22nd March:
    Saturday, 23rd March:
    Sunday, 24th March:

    Parking/Complimentary Shuttle Bus

    Thursday through Sunday:

    There are many parking lots around the South Shore Harbour Resort which are free to use – follow directional signage.

    Saturday and Sunday will also have overflow  parking available at nearby locations – follow directional signage.

    A complimentary shuttle bus will operate at all offsite locations for the short journey to the Boat Show.


    Unfortunately, the only pets we can allow on site are guide dogs or other licensed, working dogs.