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2018 Sydney International Boat Show [August 2-6]

Posted by Alex Antony on 30 July, 2018

For the 50th Sydney International Boat Show in 2017, they are returning fully to Darling Harbour.
Again in 2018, the undercover displays are located within the vast International Convention Centre – Sydney, and the spectacular marina displays just minutes away on Cockle Bay.

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Sydney International Boat Show is where boaties go to get the latest information about recreational boating. Head to the outdoor Event Deck on the top exhibition level where two giant pools host on-water demonstrations of marine products. See and actually hop aboard kayaks, stand-up paddle boards, pedal boards and other unique vessels on the water. Powerful off-shore power boats will also be on display, as well as speed craft from Ski Racing NSW, iconic Perry surf boats, and an array of tinnies.

Joining the Sydney International Boat Show for a second year is the Australia International Dive Expo. You’ll find exhibitors with all the gear and information needed to enjoy Scuba diving as a sport, for business, research, conservation or recreation. The on-site trial pool presents the opportunity to experience scuba diving under the guidance of professional instructors, while the dive gear workshops are a great place for novices to learn about the equipment needed to start diving, or for experienced divers wanting to learn how to keep their gear well maintained. 

Come and see the Spirit of Australia 2 and meet the record breaking Ken Warby and his son David at this year’s Sydney International Boat Show. Take a look at Michelle’s boat and enjoy an inspiring chat with her about the amazing effort she’s making to get to that starting line, let alone rowing all the way to the finish. The popular fishing masterclasses are back, with presentations ranging from inland waterway fishing to the more adventurous offshore competitions, presenting videos, photos and stories to match. Learn all about the bits and pieces associated with recreational boating at the Boating Development Stage, where leading industry professionals present the latest technology and advancements to hit the boating industry

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The show covers 32,600sqm of undercover exhibits to satisfy all boating tastes and hundreds of boats on the spectacular Cockle Bay Marina. With over 200 listed vessels and 300 brands, you'll surely find everything to help make your boating dreams a reality. 

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more info

Open 10am – 7pm

Adult: $22
Senior: $20
Children 6 under: FREE

FREE event guide and return pass

Discounts and promos available here.


*Other terms and conditions apply.

Topics: Personal Loan, Boat Loans, finance, boat, events