The 62 nd Annual Los Angeles Boat Show® Docks at the Pomona Fairplex January 18-21, 2018

Saturday, January 13th, 2018. Filed under: Happenings Local News News

Southern California’s largest boat sales event returns to the Fairplex in Pomona, offering boating and outdoor enthusiasts an opportunity to see, board, and buy new boats, and marine accessories

LA Boat Show

LA Boat Show

LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Boat Show takes place January 18-21, 2018 at the Fairplex in Pomona (1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768). Celebrating its’ 62 nd year, the Los Angeles Boat Show is the ultimate destination for boating and outdoor lifestyle enthusiasts, featuring custom performance boats, ski boats, deck boats, personal watercraft, pontoons, sport fishing boats, runabouts, cabin cruisers, dinghies/inflatables, kayaks, stand-up paddleboards and marine accessories.

In the wake of last year’s historic rainfall, California’s lakes and rivers are at an all-time high, creating awatersports paradise. “Previously closed due to low water-levels, many boat launches throughout the state have reopened are now accepting entry for all types of vessels, personal watercraft, canoes and kayaks for a day out on the water,” said Los Angeles Boat Show CEO Duncan McIntosh. “According to the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), recreational boating is seeing its healthiest gains in nearly a decade, with sales on par to continue the trend through 2018.” New to this year’s show, will be a representative from the California State Department of Boating and Waterways. As of January 1, 2018, boaters age 20 and under who are operating a motorized vessel on California waterways will be required to hold a California Boater Card.

The card is a mandatory lifetime license required certifying the boater has passed a water-safety examination. In the upcoming years, the age of card-holders will increase from 20 in 2018 to all ages in 2025.

2018 Los Angeles Boat Show Highlights:
 Presented by the Lincoln Motor Company, Test drive the all new 2018 Lincoln Navigator at the Los Angeles Boat Show.
 Hundreds of boats for sale – New boats to fit a variety of budgets, lifestyles and experience levels
 Get in the Water –Stand Up Paddleboard or Kayak in the LA Boat Show Demo Pool
 Family Entertainment– Boating inspired workshops and activities for the kids
 New 2017 & 2018 Models from Top Manufacturers – MasterCraft, Robalo, Centurion, Avalon, SeaDoo, Shockwave, Chaparral, Boston Whaler, Crownline, Tige, Hallett, Malibu, Premier Pontoons, Bennington, Bentley Pontoons, Tracker, Larson, Crest, Defiance, Ranger, Scout, Yamaha, Regal, SeaRay, Colbalt, Bayliner, Hurricane, Quest, Southbay, Axis and many more.
 Affordability – Spending a day on the water is more affordable than ever, with entry level boats starting at $250 per month.

Show Information

When: January 18-21, 2018
Where: Fairplex, Pomona

1101 W. McKinley Ave., Pomona, CA 91768

Admission: $15 for adults; youth 12 and younger accompanied by an adult free;
$5 discount to active and retired military with valid ID (at the box office)
$12 Parking
Tickets can be purchased in advance at laboatshow.com or day-of- event at the box office.

Show Hours:

Thursday, January 18, 2018 Noon-8pm
Friday, January 19, 2018 10am-8pm
Saturday, January 20, 2018 10am-8pm
Sunday, January 21, 2018 10am-6pm

Information: www.laboatshow; Facebook, Twitter and Instagram – #LABoatShow

About The Duncan McIntosh Co. Inc.
The Duncan McIntosh Co. Inc. is publisher of Sea Magazine, Boating World and The Log Newspaper, FishRap and Editor & Publisher, and produces the Los Angeles Boat Show (Jan. 18-21, 2018), the Fred Hall Shows (March 7-11, 2018 in Long Beach, and March 22-25, 2018 in Del Mar) and a Central Valley Fred Hall Show on March 2-4, 2018 at the Kern County Fairgrounds in Bakersfield ), Newport Boat Show (April 19-22 2018), the San Diego International Boat Show (June 7-10 2018), and the LA Harbor Boat Show (Sept. 20-23, 2018).

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