The 7th Annual Sand-Water-RV Expo, November 17-18, 2018 was a record-setter – largest paid attendance (just over 8,000) – most exhibitor/vendors ever (over 130) – earliest sell-out of exhibitor space (47 days before the Expo opened).

Check-out the unvarnished comments from those who attended – these are posted comments about the 2018 Expo from forums.

ONE-A-DAY posted:  “Thing was packed, seemed like more than the boat show, lots of cool stuff to check-out.”

FLYBYWIRE posted:  “Wasn’t expecting any kind of deals, but got me an Assault steering wheel and Axia Alloys fire extinguisher at a great price for the RZR.”

JONESPERFORMANCE posted:  “It was a cool event and for 5 bucks was a bargain to fondle new cars and side by sides and check out new trailers.”

BIGBHOVA posted:  “It was packed when we got there at 1pm. Good times.”

RMARION posted:  Event organizers put on a 1st class event ALL THE WAY!  Well run, very smoothly from set-up to breakdown. The best part were the paying customers. Non-stop attendance on both days.”  

If you’d like to read more, here’s the thread link:


If you didn’t make it to the Expo in 2018, but wish you had – make plans now for the 8th ANNUAL SAND-WATER-RV EXPO, NOVEMBER 16-17, 2019, at Lake Havasu State Park, Windsor 4.

The Expo website has been updated and is ready for 2019 – get your space application in early (a deposit at this time is not necessary, but it never hurts) and take advantage of low “early bird” space rates. Here’s the link for the online space application, just click and sign-up —

More info:  Bob Brown, Sand-Water-RV Expo 951-501-0201 office



Want to play a little poker while you’re at the Expo this weekend?  Why not…’s FREE to enter and participate. And who knows you might get lucky and win some cool prizes. It’s an all on-land inside the Expo Poker Run. Just stop by the Danny’s Marketplace booth just inside the admission ticket area at the front entrance and sign-up. Good luck and enjoy. It’s fun and it’s free!

Cool New Souvenir T-Shirts Available at the Expo

Be sure to make an early stop at the Zubrick T-Shirt display when you visit the 7th Annual Sand-Water-RV Expo, November 17-18 at Lake Havasu State Park, Windsor 4 and pick-up a few of the new Expo 2018 souvenir T-shirts before they are gone — they sell-out quick!


Calling all paddling enthusiasts….Southwest Kayaks in Lake Havasu City is bringing back  “Paddlefest” to the Sand-Water-RV Expo special attractions agenda on Saturday and Sunday, November 16-17.  This is a unique opportunity for the paddling community to come together and socialize with hundreds of enthusiasts of kayaking, paddleboarding, outriggers and canoes.  

Not only will the newest Hobie kayaks and paddleboards be on display and available for demos, but experienced paddling professionals will be on-site to assist beginners and novices.  The Lake Havasu Paddlefest will be located at Lake Havasu State Park, on the Windsor 4 beach next to the lighthouse.  For more information please contact the Southwest Kayaks store located in the Old English Village of the London Bridge 928-680-9257 or visit 

Participants, please check-in on Friday, November 15 (at the Windsor 4 greenbelt and beach) if possible and get your wristbands (open at noon).  Please use the front entrance to Windsor 4 off of London Bridge Road between the Hampton Inn and Motel 6 to enter the Windsor 4 area. If you are not able to check-in and receive your wristband on Friday, you should do so before 8:45am on Saturday to be present for the participant meeting at 9:00am. 

Paddlefest games and activities are scheduled to begin at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 16 and Sunday, Nov. 17.

Saturday schedule:
Kayak Bass Fishing Tournament- Chance to win Money and Prizes!
Paddlefest Poker Run- Chance to win Hobie Kayak!
Riverbound Sports Paddleboard Demos
Lake Havasu Canoe and Outrigger Club Demos
Hobie Cat Friendly Races and Demos

Sunday schedule:
The Morning Havasu Eclipse Class
Paddle with me Class
Riverbound Sports Paddleboard Demos
Lake Havasu Canoe and Outrigger Club Demos
Hobie Cat Friendly Races and Demos
Friendly Paddle Race to London Bridge for photos!



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All Sand-Water-RV Expo Exhibitors, Vendors and the general public are invited to SXS Expo Madness sponsored by on Friday, November 16 (the evening before the Expo opens) – a “meet & greet/welcome Expo party” and a SXS contest at the Heat Hotel and Bar from 7pm to closing.

There’s no entry fee or pre-registration, just show up with your SXS.

Bring your ‘built to the hilt’ SXS to the Heat by 8:00pm where it will be judged by the Heat bar manager, Jason.  So what’s on-the-line? Lots of cool swag including RDP merchandise and apparel. Awards will be presented at approximately 9:00pm. 

Enjoy a live band, great beer selection and cocktails plus the best scenery of the London Bridge Channel.The Heat Hotel is located at: 1420 McCulloch Blvd. North, just across the London Bridge, right next to the Javelina Cantina.

What Size Do You Want? They’ll Be At The Expo

Sand&Water 4BA lot of Expo fans have been waiting for this….the new Sand-Water-RV Expo T-Shirt design is here, and they will be on sale at the Expo starting Saturday morning, November 19 at the Zubrick T-Shirt booth when the Expo opens at Lake Havasu State Park. These are greeat souvenirs of the premier outdoor motorsports expo in the Southwest.  Be sure and hit the Zubrick booth early when you come to the Expo, these shirts always sell-out quickly — if you don’t, you’ll have to wait another whole year for the 2017 model.

Expo Advertising Campaign in Full Swing

billboard-on-site-imageOctober will be a busy month for special events in the Tri-State area and the Sand-Water-RV Expo is going to take full advantage of the influx of motorsports enthusiasts.  Billboards are now up on prominent highways and River Rat Radio Jack FM will be airing over 100 radio commercials about the upcoming Havasu Expo while the Bluewater Desert Challenge offroad race in Parker is being held on October 6, 7, 8, 9.  At the same time, the Sand-Water-Expo will have a large display in the pits/vendor area of the Jet Ski World Championships in Havasu the first week in October.  And a week later, again in Parker, Sand-Water-RV Expo discount admission coupons will be distributed at the Lucas Oil Drag Boat Races.  Lots of exposure, lots of buzz about the Expo has now begun!

In-Water Boats Ready for Demo Rides at the Expo

The 2019 Sand-Water-RV Expo will again have boats in-water at the demo dock at the new Windsor 3 Launch Ramp. We’ll have a little bit of everything in-water for test rides: pontoons, wakeboard boats, family runabouts and even high performance sportboats. This is an exciting and unique opportunity for Expo visitors to test ride a variety of boats.




Official Expo T-Shirts

PrintDon’t miss your chance to pick-up a very cool Expo official T-Shirt at the Zubrick T-Shirt booth when you’re at the Expo on November 19-20 in Lake Havasu.  There’s only a limited supply, so do it early and make sure you get one or two.