2024 Boat Show & Tent Sale

May 4th, 11-4 PM



Save the date! Boat Specialists is holding its Annual Boat Show  & Tent Sale on May 4th from 12 am to 4 pm at our expanded dealership in Ventura, CA.


Since 1976, Boat Specialists has been keeping boaters afloat with our wide selection of top-name boats & outboards and certified service department. We have much to celebrate this year as we recently added three new world-class boat brands to our lineup. Both enthusiasts and those looking to buy a boat for the first time will be happy to hear that Boat Specialists is now carrying Ranger Tugs, Boston Whaler, and Highfield in addition to our already stellar lineup! Climb aboard a Ranger Tugs, thoroughly equipped for off-grid cruising, or test out the captain's seat on a classic Boston Whaler. Are you looking to explore what all the inflatable boat hype is about? Check out how you, too, can rule the Channel with the rugged durability and speed of a Zodiac boat or meet the waves head-on in a Highfield - you'll never have to pass up on an epic surfing or fishing day again!

Already have the boat but looking for new power? As the West Coast's biggest outboard dealership of Yamaha, Mercury Marine, Honda Marine, and Tohatsu Motors, we have got you covered. Brand reps will be on hand to help you shop for a new motor or just enjoy watching these bad boys in action at one of our live demos. Either way, you're sure to be blown away by the newest in outboard power and technology!

Besides having access to incredible discounts on boats and outboards in our fully renovated showroom, the public will have the rare opportunity to look behind the scenes at our Service Department. Guests can meet our technical crew or chat with our Outfitting Team about customizing their new or existing boat, watch live demos, interact with our Electronics wall, and attend maintenance workshops. We encourage guests of all ages to experience all our team has to offer, ask questions, and learn about the hottest trends in boating with those working on the front line of the marine industry.

But that is not all. Everyone knows boaters love to party, and we are no exception! As a way of showing our appreciation to our valued customers, we will be offering a wide range of entertainment and exciting activities, including free food cooked to perfection by Game Over catering, free beer and Margaritas, live music, raffle giveaways, educational booths, and many great prizes. Moreover, the kids will have a designated play area, so you can bring your whole family along for a great time!

RSVP by April 30th through Eventbrite and get 5 Free Raffle Tickets. You must be present to win prizes.

Family-owned and operated since 1976, Boat Specialists has been the premier destination for your boat and outboard engine needs. Located in Ventura, CA, we provide sales and service to the boating communities up and down the California coast.

For event details, please give us a call at 805-644-6290 or email

Boat Specialists is located at 2900 Golf Course Dr. in Ventura, CA 93003.

Ranger Tugs & Boston Whaler Launch Party & Happy Hour

March 21st, 4-8 PM


Ventura, CA - Join us on March 21st for a launch party and happy hour as we celebrate the arrival of two new world-renowned brands at our boat and outboard dealership- Ranger Tugs & Boston Whaler. The event will take place at our showroom from 4-8 pm, where guests will have the chance to climb aboard top models, interact with knowledgeable team members, and mingle with like-minded boaters. Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn more about Ranger Tugs & Boston Whaler, and join us for a fun-filled evening of exploration and discovery.


Whether you are a first-time boater or a seasoned sea dog, our team will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about these brands or any of the other boats and outboards we carry.

At 6 pm, guest speaker Bill Hopper will discuss his years of experience with Boston Whaler, during which time guests will have the opportunity to ask questions and win prizes. Food and drinks will be provided.


RSVP on Eventbrite by March 13th, and get a free swag bag at the event. Attendees will receive a $500 voucher towards the purchase of a boat or to use towards service and outfitting when they spend over $10,000 (one per family).


Ranger Tugs is the very definition of carefree boating. Smart design, quality materials, and American Craftsmanship are the key ingredients to produce a boat that will last for a lifetime. Boating is all about enjoying life on the water, exploring and seeking adventure, and making memories that last. Whether it's an evening cruise along the shoreline, enjoying appetizers while moored in your favorite destination or towing kids or grandkids on a tube - Ranger Tugs understands that these experiences are only possible with the right design.


Boston Whaler was recently named the best center console boat by Southern Boating's Reader Choice awards and has been a prominent brand in the boating industry for over 60 years. The true beauty of a Whaler lies in the endless possibilities it offers and the joy it brings. With a rich history and a forward-thinking approach, Boston Whaler stands out as a top-tier brand. These boats are known for their excellent performance offshore, unparalleled safety, and exceptional fishability.


For event details, please give us a call at 805-644-6290 or email