Sydney International Boat Show opens next week

The Southern Hemisphere’s biggest and most comprehensive recreational marine exhibition opens next week. The doors are open from August 1 to 5, at the International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney and Cockle Bay Darling Harbour; and promises to satisfy everyone who loves boating, or aspires to spend more time on the water.

From prestige watercraft, to practical fishing vessels, tinnies and kayaks; Sydney International Boat Show is also a fun family day out, presenting an exciting world-class event for everyone who loves boating on the fabulous waterways and coastal areas of Australia.

With floor capacity now filled with exhibitors; next week the exhibition space at the ICC Sydney and purpose-built marina on Cockle Bay will feature luxury new water craft, kayaks, jet skis, engines, trailers and accessories; as well as state-of-the-art communications, safety and fish finding technologies.

Domenic Genua, General Manager of Marketing and Events for the Boating Industry Association Ltd that organises the show; said the enthusiasm for the event reflects Australia’s love of recreational boating, fishing, skiing and wake boarding.

We’re at capacity, with many exhibitors now trying to squeeze every last inch out of their exhibition space,” he said. “This will be a show where anyone who loves spending time on the water will be further inspired by the range of boats and all the gear that goes with them, all in the one place.”

A number of local, interstate and international businesses are presenting new releases and water sporting products; including exhibitors from Poland, Italy, USA, and China, besides representing the recognised diversity and prestigious nature of the show worldwide.

Visitors are advised to consider purchasing tickets online to avoid queues, while as more that 60,000 people are expected to attend this year.