Iconic Sydney International Boat Show to kick off this week

Photography by: Sydney International Boat Show

The 53rd Sydney International Boat Show is set to kick off this week, taking place over five days at the International Convention Centre in Sydney and Cockle Bay within Darling Harbour.

Taking place from July 28 to August 1, the event is one of the biggest marine lifestyle events in the Pacific.


The event returns for its 53rd year with an exhibition featuring hundreds of boats, product debuts, sneak peeks, cutting-edge gear, gadgets and entertainment.

From paddleboards to power cruisers, sail boats to superyachts, the Sydney International Boat Show features a range of products and brands across boating, watercraft and marine tech.

There will be eleven Australian and Asia Pacific product launches as well as the first-look global premiere of ILIAD Catamarans’ Iliad 62.

There will also be innovations on the water from brands including Sunseeker, Princess, Fleming, Performance Cruising Yachts, Windcraft, Palm Beach Motor Yachts, Flagstaff Marine, Multihull Solutions, Multihull Central, Iliad, Whitehaven, d’Albora, Chapman Marine and Short Marine.

Trailer boats, watersports and inflatable craft will appeal to all boating skill levels with Insinc Marine, TR Marine, Hunts Marine, GME Marine, Waves Overseas, Sirocco Marine, GRE Marine, Hobie and Whitewater Sports Marine among the retailers on board.

The latest engines, marine technology, gear and gadgets from Volvo Penta, Mercury Marine, FLIR Maritime, Garmin, Raymarine, Stella Systems, Dometic, Boating & RV, Navico and GME will also be on display.

Whether an experienced boater or an amateur angler, the Sydney International Boat Show features an impressive line-up of on-water demonstrations, fishing masterclasses, entertainment, activities and VIP experiences.

Tickets can be purchased from Eventbrite.

Find boats for sale in NZ 

Keep up to date with news from Trade-A-boat or like us on Facebook!