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Gold Coast International Boat Show and Marine Expo opens this Friday

by Boating Industry Association on 15 Mar
Gold Coast International Boat Show & Marine Expo 2017 Gold Coast Marine Expo
Queensland’s biggest boat show at Coomera, the three-day Gold Coast International Boat Show and Marine Expo, this year has a record Fleet of Firsts – all the new-year releases and all in one giant location.

Over 100% of display space has now been confirmed and we are creating additional space within the Boat Show Precinct to cater for demand from many of the world’s leading marine businesses and brands.

Over 600 boats for sale on the water and on land and over 230 exhibitors featuring everything from luxury motor yachts to cruising catamarans, serious fishing boats to lightweight tenders, engines, accessories and equipment to kayaks and jet skis.

You’ll find everything you need to have fun on the water right here at Coomera from Friday-Sunday, 9am-4pm.

We look forward to welcoming you.

See it first - on the water

Whitehaven 6000 Coupe

Joins our Fleet

Ideal for those looking for single level spaciousness, stylish appearance and superb blue-water performance, the Whitehaven 6000 Coupe is a welcome addition to the fleet.

Ray White Marine

Joins us on the Marina

Nipping at the keels of the super yacht fleet, the five-star Princess V70 provides a level of comfort and cache of conveniences, commanding attention on the water.

Boston Whaler 345 Conquest

Queensland Premiere

With triple 350hp Mercury Verados, the 345 Conquest from Queensland Marine Centre is an awe-inspiring expression of Boston Whaler’s blue-water fishing and cruising weaponry.

See it first - on the land


World Premieres

Just days after they were released to the Quintrex dealer network, come and inspect the new larger models. Also hear about the new Apex Hull, the first Quintrex hull release since the Blade Hull.

Evinrude G2

Australian Premiere

Surf Coast Marine will showcase the new Quintrex boats and the launch of the Evinrude 150hp, 175hp and 200hp E-Tec G2. TV personality Andrew Ettingshausen will also be on deck.

Cobra Cat 525

Australian Premiere

This new fibreglass multihull from Mallards Australia is a fishing machine, 5.25m in length with two 70hp engines, a heap of rod-holders and volumes of storage solutions.

The Swift 165 Centre Console

Australian Premiere

The perfect boat for the serious fisherman that enjoys comfort and versatility. The Swift 165 Centre Console – displayed by Mallards Australia – is full of extras.

Spitfire Trailers

Australian Premiere

This new anodised aluminium trailer from Spitfire Trailers can be easily bolted together at home. Rated to 750kg and made to Australian standards for your reassurance.

Moda 8m Express Series

Australian Premiere

This trailerable new plate aluminium vessel is a serious offshore game-fishing platform with unique flared bow and features usually only seen in larger fibreglass cruisers.

Sirocco Marine North

Multiple Australian Premieres

The new deluxe range of BRIG Falcon low-profile tenders now includes the ultra-light F380 and F420 models. Sirocco Marine North has a tender to suit yachts from 40ft to 100ft.

Profile Boats 735H

Australian Premiere

The 735H – on display through just-appointed Profile Boats dealer Brisbane Marine – offers the ability to overnight and then start out early the next morning to chase game fish.

MasterCraft XT23

Queensland Premiere

Live it up and let it fly in the XT23 – built to bring stoke everywhere it goes, whatever it tows. Just confirmed is that multiple-time World Champion Harley Clifford will be at the MasterCraft display.

Haines Signature 495F

World Premiere

The covers come off this great entry-level boat which is versatile enough to convert into a fishing or sports boat. See her at the Australian Marine Centre stand.

See it first - marine technology and accessories

AquaProp and AquaRib

Australian Premieres

AquaProp and AquaRib from Smart Surfaces Marine can help you go faster, further.

Catch n Release for PWCs and Kayaks

World Premiere

Easy to attached and simple to use, the award-winning Catch N Release system has proven so popular for recreational boats that its inventors have now adapted a lightweight plastic version for Personal Water Craft and kayaks.

Gineico QLD

Multiple Australian Premieres

Trusted and stylish Gineico Marine celebrates 40 years in the marine industry with a vast new range of products – from swim ladders to tapware, LED lighting to cockpit furniture - in fact everything you need to enhance your time on the water.

See it first - family-fun attractions and boating education

Here’s your chance to learn more about wake-boarding and water-skiing, to improve your techniques and hear about all the latest developments when the experts from Mallards Australia present their lessons on the Main Stage each day at 11am and 1.30pm.

Multi-media marketing campaign boosts excitement

Club Marine is launching a mega competition at our boat show boasting a colossal $250,000 prize pool. The 12 exciting prizes range from a D-Max ute, boat, motor and trailer package, two BRIG Falcon tenders, three True North luxury adventure cruises and six Shimano fishing packs. For further details, please click here.

Welcome 2017 Gold Coast International Boat Show exhibitors

More exhibitors are still coming aboard this week and we would like to welcome them to our growing list of marine businesses and brands. On display will be everything from luxury motor and sailing yachts to jet skis and water toys, engines and accessories to kayaks and fishing equipment ... in fact everything you need to have fun on the water.

Discover our growing exhibitor list here >>.

Gold Coast International Boat Show partner profile

Mercury Marine

Mercury Marine is today the largest builder of marine propulsion systems in the world, continually setting new standards in reliability, power and torque, low emissions and fuel economy. Put them to the test at The Mercury Edge.

Getting to the 2017 Gold Coast International Boat Show is just so easy

Visitors can come to the Gold Coast International Boat Show and Marine Expo – here in the heart of Australia’s boating industry capital at Coomera – can do so by car, bus, taxi, Uber, train, boat or helicopter.

Explore your options here.

Purchase your Gold Coast International Boat Show tickets today

The boat show is open 9am to 4pm Friday to Sunday 17-19 March 2017. Tickets are just $15 for adults, $12 for Seniors and $10 for Students. Children u12 are admitted free.

Purchase your boat show tickets now >>

If you love boating, see everything first on the Gold Coast from 17th - 19th March 2017.

Visit website for all the latest show information.

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