Perth Boat Show opens at new venue on September 22

It’s all hands on deck in Perth as preparations are put in place for the 2017 Club Marine Perth International Boat Show, which is on next weekend.

The Show is being built in Elizabeth Quay, with works underway now to build around 250 metres of walkway on the water for visitors to access the boat display. The Boat Show is the major boating event in Western Australia, and is being staged in two venues in the City – as well as on water displays and activities in Elizabeth Quay, it will also take up most of the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Show Director Peter Woods said the final touches were being made to the Show’s layout, exhibitors were preparing to move their boats in, and the excitement was rising. 

It’s been a long process putting the Show together, and we are looking forward to four big days of boating activity next weekend,” Peter said. Show visitors can expect to be “wowed” in so many ways. From the luxurious $5million Sunseeker, to the amazing new solar powered catamaran, to the exciting water ski boats inside PCEC – there’s something for everyone.

The Club Marine Perth International Boat Show is one of the biggest events to be staged at Elizabeth Quay and the first event to utilise the Swan River as part of the Show. We have a full schedule of activity to watch and get involved in, including sailing, kayaking, fishing, water skiing and boat rides,” Peter said. We are extremely grateful for the support of our major partners, including the Boating Industry Association of WA, Club Marine Insurance, the City of Perth, Boatsales, Channel 7 and the West Australian who have all contributed to the success of this event.”

The 2017 Club Marine Perth International Boat Show will be on from next Friday September 22, all long weekend until Monday September 25,” Peter said.

New Boat Displays

Just some of the new boats that will be on show next weekend:

  • Kirby Marine will be featuring the very latest version of the Multi Award Winning 10M Naiad Sportfish.

  • Sunseeker will be displaying the 75 Yacht and the exciting 80 Sport Yacht.

  • Riviera will have the West Australian release of the 5400 Sport Yacht as well as the Riviera 525 SUV

  • Martin Box Marine are displaying the new Whitehaven Motor Yachts.

  • Multihull Solutions have the exciting new MY 37 power catamaran.

  • Maritimo will be displaying the S43 Sports Cruiser.

  • Midway Marine displaying the new Fish Hunter 499CC Centre Console, the new Revival 590 Cruiser and Haines Hunter Boats

  • Fury Boats displaying the 282 dual console

  • Aquasports Marine will display Frontier boats, Freestyler boats and the new 570 Fishabout

  • Sportsmarine Boat Centre will have the Cruisecraft Fibreglass 595 outsider hardtop, Sailfish catamarans 7.05 reefmaster, 765 canyon, S8 and 2800; and Extreme aluminium boats

  • West Ribs will have the Zodiac Pro 5.5 and Pro 7 models on display for the first time in Australia.

  • Westerberg Marine displaying the 2017 model 8.0m Aurora twin rig wheelhouse, and the 2017 model 6.3m Eclipse hard top twin rig

  • The Solliner catamaran, produced by the European shipyard Green Dream Boats, based in Gdansk, Poland, is being imported to Perth with Solar Boats.

  • SACS Marine S700 and SACS Strider 10

Show Highlights

  • Special guest Paul Worsteling from TV’s IFish will be at the Show talking fishing (Friday, Saturday and Sunday only)

  • Special guest Mark LeCras will take a break from footy to talk about his second passion – fishing!

  • Special Guest Emma George has plenty of fishing tips and stories to share.

  • The Engel Aquatank Fishing Stage will have a cast of presenters, all offering advice, tips and information for anglers.

  • The Seafood Cooking Stage will feature celebrity chefs Bart Beek (Everdure by Heston Blumenthal) and West Australian favourite Josh Catalano. Come along and learn some seafood cooking tips.

  • The exciting Festival of Sailing will take place all weekend long. Discover Sailing with free rides; plus watch the daily Sailing Regatta on the river.

  • The Tackers Sailing program for children up to age 12 offers kids the chance to sail a boat all by themselves, with supervision from trained staff. This is a free activity aimed at getting kids involved and trying out a new sport!

  • The Australian reveal of the Solliner solar catamaran is sure to get people’s attention!

  • Getaway Outdoors WA Bream Kayak Classic Grand Final (Sat & Sun) – see who can catch the most and take out the title!

  • Old4New lifejacket exchange will be running each day at the Show – bring your old lifejacket and replace it with a brand new one at a reduced price.

  • Department of Transport Safety Demos – do you really know how to use a flare? Get some info that could save your life one day.

  • Hobie kayaks are renowned for quality, and you can try one out at the Show. Or just watch the experts! Kayak, SUP and Mirage Eclipse demos running every day.

  • Watch the Water Ski Demos thanks to ShowSki WA on Saturday and Sunday at the Show.

  • Kids can get involved in the RIB Challenge, which is all aimed at fun and safety on the water.

  • Check out the Super car Promenade display with some amazing luxury cars on display thanks to Barbagallo 


  • Check out Fawesome, a 12m catamaran fitted with four Yamaha engines, and designed so the owner can land his helicopter on top!

  • WIN a Sea-Doo Spark OR Hobie Mirage Eclipse!

Show dates and times:

Friday 22nd September: 10.00am – 6.00pm

Saturday 23rd September: 10.00am – 6.00pm

Sunday 24th September: 10.00am – 5.00pm

Monday 25th September: 10.00am – 4.00pm

Location:

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

21 Mounts Bay Road, Perth WA 6000

Elizabeth Quay

The Esplanade, Perth WA 6000

 

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