Back for its eighteenth year, the Strictly Sail Chicago Boat Show returns to Navy Pier January 24 to 27, 2013. For sailboat owners and enthusiasts alike, this four-day event is the largest indoor sailing show in the country and the only one like it in the Midwest. It will showcase the best that the contemporary sailing industry has to offer.
Hours of the festival are 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Weekday tickets are $12.00 and weekend tickets are $15.00 for adults, while children ages 15 and under accompanied by an adult get in free. Tickets can be purchased online (https://v2.interactiveticketing.com/tickets/t7_2013_stric...).
Visitors will be exposed to the finest sailboats and sailing products being produced today from the more than 250 international and domestic sailing companies that will be present at the show. Find out about the latest in modern boat designs, sailing and boating tools, equipment, and accessories through demonstrations and interactive seminars by some of the most respected designers in the industry. The Strictly Sail boat show is designed to offer exciting opportunities for both novice sailors and experts alike.
Each day’s interactive seminars will give beginners the chance to learn the basics of sailing, while more advanced seminars will focus on repairing, maintaining, and improving the operation of a sailing vessel.
For an opportunity for everyone in the family to get involved in the event’s festivities, a sailing pond will be set up with remote control sail boats where attendees can race to win the best sailor status.
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