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DATES & TIMES
Thursday 2 – Monday 6 August
Halls: 10am to 7pm
Marina: 10am to 7pm
To purchase tickets online go to
Adult: $22 (3-day Pass $40)
Children 6-17: $13 ; (under 6 Free)
Pensioner: $16 Seniors: $20
The Sydney International Boat Show
returns to the International Convention
Centre (ICC) Sydney and Cockle Bay from
the 2nd until the 6th of August 2018.
The show, being the largest recreational
boat show in the southern hemisphere, fills
the entire exhibition space available at the
ICC, as well as the show’s purpose-built marina
on Cockle Bay.
Ever y year, more than 60,000 people visit
the show, renowned for being the largest public
exhibition to be staged at ICC Sydney, with
more than 800 watercraft housed within the
exhibition space, and another 200 on-water
vessels berthed at the purpose built marina
on Cockle Bay.
Alan Blake, President of the Boating
Industry Association Ltd who organise the
event, said the popularity of the show with
exhibitors means available display space is
Sydney International Boat Show
returns to ICC Sydney
already in demand, with visitors to the show
expecting quality presentations and gear to
suit all budgets.
“ The enthusiasm for the show at this early
stage is remarkable,” Alan Blake said. “ We
returned to Darling Harbour last year after
the new facility was complete, and the ICC
Sydney’s 2-level venue, the outdoor Event Deck,
and marina at Cockle Bay certainly lived-up to
expectation. 2018 is shaping-up to be an even
The event always showcases the recreational
boating lifestyle plus all the gear needed for
a great experience on the water. With almost
5 million people enjoying our waterways each
year in Australia, this show is again expecting
thousands to visit for their annual pilgrimage.
There’s plenty of educational and
entertaining activities as well. Fishing
master-classes, historic boats, the Australia
International Dive Expo included, and on water
equipment demonstrations are just a few of the
many activities to be seen.
The show also welcomes Transport for
NSW as the show’s Partner in Safety, hosting
the Boating Safety Zone where government
regulators and other associations are keen
to discuss how they keep our water ways safe,
and protect the ecological sustainability of the
The show will be open each day from 10am
Stella Systems will be displaying their new
Constellation 380 watermaker at SIBS.
Using new technology it produces 60lt of
water using just 15amps of power 12vdc at 45kg
The unit is fully automatic, self-regulating
and is available with a remote start panel and
is a watermaker made to the highest standards
in Australia by Australia’s largest builder of
– Hall 5; Stand
Greenline Yachts are the largest Hybrid
production boat company in the world.
The Greenline 39 is perfect for Australia
as the boat comes standard with 1.2kW Solar
power that runs all the domestic appliances
in the boat including the reverse cycle air
conditioning, which is also standard.
The Greenline 39 also has bow and stern
thrusters and our display boat is fitted with
the upgraded Yanmar 380hp engine which is
super efficient only using 6 litres per hour at
Eyachts – On the Marina.
Eyachts – Escape the ordinary
Eyachts portfolio covers the market well,
offering cutting edge hull designs and brands
that can be used by the whole family, whether
fishing, skiing or just lunching on board. Plus
we have ver y economical coastal cruisers
like the Greenline and Outer Reef Yachts at
affordable prices and ver y good resale.
In 2019 we will have a good range of Sealines
on display with Aussie’s loving the full height
deck ceiling glass windows and dedicated wet
bar BBQ on the transom. Eyachts also have
a dedicated service centre with 10 people in
house from shipwrights to electricians so we
can design and accommodate just about any
wish you have even if the factory can’t.
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