Sydney International Boat Show Open Thursday

Sydney International Boat Show Open Thursday 1st August. The doors will open for the running of the 46th Sydney International Boat Show. The event will also celebrate the 25th time it has been in the Darling Harbour Precinct.

With a long and proud tradition of bringing the joys of the boating lifestyle to its guests, many visitors make the voyage to Sydney on an annual basis. Its popularity is well known, being the largest recreational marine event in the Southern Hemisphere.

Whilst the boats and all the gear for them are the heroes of the show, it is also recognised that the entertainment and education package that is presented is very much a key factor that ensures the expected 65,000 visitors will have a great day out.

With the Exhibition Halls at capacity and the specially built marina in Cockle Bay accommodating over 160 vessels too big for the halls, show visitors will be treated to an enormous array of things to see and do.

Those wishing to visit the show can learn more about the varity of guest speakers and activities by visiting the shows website at www.sydneyboatshow.com.au or following the event on Facebook or Twitter.

Note on Sail-World's Cruising Masterclass:
Registrations for the Masterclass, a series of intensive seminars on cruising on 3rd and 4th August, have closed after a flood of bookings were received. Owing to the size of the audience, the Masterclass has been moved to the Convention Centre. However, you can check at the information desk on arrival in the Boat Show for access to any spare seats - a Boat Show entry ticket is necessary for access to the Masterclass.

Show Dates: Thursday 1st August to Monday 5th August

Hours: Halls 10 am to 8 pm, Marina closes at 6 pm

www.sydneyboatshow.com.au