Please select your home edition
Edition
Kilwell - 4

Sanctuary Cove Show 2010- an enticing selection for boating buyers

by Kate Duryea on 24 Mar 2010
Aerial (2) 2009 SCIBS (Small) Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show http://www.sanctuarycoveboatshow.com.au/
In the two-month lead up to the 2010 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show in May, event organisers believe the marine sector is showing boosted confidence in the economy.

'We have close to 340 confirmed exhibitors with further bookings coming in daily,' said Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show general manager Barry Jenkins. This is on track with recent years.


'Our three large pavilions are almost fully booked and the hardstand display space has been snapped up,' said Mr Jenkins. The Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show celebrates its 22nd year during the May 20 to 23 event held 9am to 5pm daily.

'Already have 50 world and Australian marine product launches that we know about while the 2010 show has drawn exhibitors from the US, Italy, New Zealand and China,' said Mr Jenkins. This year, a number of Italian manufacturers are planning to exhibit as a group at the Show.

'Many exhibitors see Sanctuary Cove as crucial in reaching important international and Australian industry markets and consumers. Overall there is an underlying confidence surfacing within the industry and it appears that the marine sector is rebuilding itself from the gloom of late 2008, ' he said.

Within the sail sector, visitors can view some exciting new sail boats with Lagoon Vicsail's display of the Lagoon 400 and Lagoon 620 in Australian boat show releases.



There are new releases for leading brands including the Dragonfly 35 Swing Wing Trimaran; Fountaine Pajot's Lipari 41; the Bavaria Cruiser 32; Hanse 375; and Hunter 39. Wichard Pacific is showcasing Profurl's new generation of flying sail furlers called NEX and Wichard's MX halyard shackle.



New power boats will draw interest. Riviera offers the Australian launch of its 56 Open Flybridge and the world release of its 43 Open Flybridge which are part of the company's 2364sqm of display space. Some of the nine models on display include the 5800 Sport Yacht with IPS, the 51 Enclosed Flybridge with IPS, the 3600 Sport Yacht with IPS and the 43 Offshore Express.

Other power boats include the Australasian release of the Arvor 215; the world launch of Lizard Yachts' new 12.7m power catamaran; and displays from luxury brands including Sunseeker and Princess.


Scorpion Ribs Australia is at the Show, exhibiting its mid-range Scorpion Serket in a southern hemisphere launch. The extremely high performance RIB is based on the proven dry-riding and rough weather capable 8.5m hull. The display boat is powered by twin Mercury Verado 200hp outboards.

'We have also gained a lot of interest in our Prestige Brokerage and Charter exhibition which will be sited on marina arm C. We are currently in discussion with some operators to showcase several multi-million dollar vessels of over 30m, ' said Mr Jenkins.

As in past years, engineering companies are strongly represented including Cummins MerCruiser Diesel, Yanmar, Volvo Penta Oceania, Honda, Isuzu, Vetus, Caterpillar, Steyr, MTU, M.A.N, ZF and Twin Disc.

Within the marine product and accessory area there are numerous world launches. Adit Marine is launching on the world market its Australian designed and manufactured fresh water inlet device to protect and extend the life of an inboard motor's heat exchanger.

Applied Satellite Technology Australia has another world launch. The Satmate i60 offers voice, data and tracking ability which is applicable to fishing vessels, leisure boats and on land in remote areas.

Swedish company Humphree AB has recently established a Western Pacific office in Australia and is launching its Trim and Stabilisation product line in an Australasian launch.

TMQ offers three new products to the Australian market – the Autopilot TMQ AP47; the BM-1 Compact; and Echopilot 3 Dimensional Forward Sonar.

R Electronics displays a range of new products for Australia with desalination water maker unit, the Seafari Versatile by US manufacturer HRO systems, plus the latest high definition range of OceanView Night Vision cameras and the Capera cockpit floodlight by Lumitec.

Ticket sales for the Show are available online. Online tickets offer a small discount to gate ticket entry. One-day online general admission costs $A22 with concession online tickets at $A19. Children aged 14 years and under are free. For a full range of gate, two-day and four-day admission tickets, view the website on www.sanctuarycoveboatshow.com.au

Tickets will soon be online for the Australian Marine Industry Breakfast facilitated by Gold Coast City Marina scheduled for Friday, May 21. Members of the public can book to hear the latest marine news in the US from Thom Dammrich, president of the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and president of the International Council for Marine Industries (ICOMIA).

During the Show, there is no public parking on site however streamlined transport options include Park ‘n' Ride, water taxi and ferry transfer, helicopter transfer and limousine and taxi drop off.

The 2010 Show's major sponsor is Club Marine. Media partners include Channel 7, Radio 4KQ, Trade A Boat, BoatPoint.com.au and Gold 92.5FM. Sponsors include Maritime Safety Queensland, Hyatt Regency Sanctuary Cove. Boat Show staff are dressed by Line 7.

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show is a member of the International Federation of Boat Show Organisers (IFBSO), the Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) and Marine Queensland.

The $A2 billion Sanctuary Cove, located on the northern Gold Coast, is Australia's leading and most successful master-planned community. Sanctuary Cove, which was first launched in 1986 by developer Mike Gore, was acquired by current owners Mulpha Sanctuary Cove (Developments) Pty Limited in 2002. MSCD is an arm of Mulpha Australia Limited, which is a subsidiary of Mulpha International BHD, a Malaysian listed company.

Related Articles

Sailing in the Olympics beyond 2016 - A double Olympic medalist's view
Bruce Kendall takes a look at what he believes Sailing needs to do to survive beyond the 2016 Olympics. Gold and Bronze medalist and multiple world boardsailing/windsurfer champion, Bruce Kendall takes a look at what he believes Sailing needs to do to survive beyond the 2016 Olympics. A key driver is the signalled intention by the International Olympic Committee to select a basket of events that will be contested.
Posted on 29 Apr
From Olympic flag to Olympic Gold and maybe another
The Sydney Olympics was a Sailing double 470 Gold event for Australia. Having won the 420 World Championship in 2000, the feeder class to the 470, while still at school in Australia young Matt Belcher was given the honour of carrying the Olympic flag during the closing ceremony of the Sydney 2000 Olympics.
Posted on 28 Apr
The Road to Rio now 99 days short
The Road to Rio 2016 still has a few curves, bumps and potholes for teams battling to win. The Road to Rio 2016 still has a few curves, bumps and potholes for teams battling to win in Hyeres, at some World championship events and Weymouth World Cup but for many crews: 'It's 106 miles to Chicago we got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it's dark and we're wearing sunglasses.' Whoops wrong movie.
Posted on 28 Apr
America's Cup - Oracle Racing win in Court but with collateral damage
Oracle Racing have had another claim against them by a former crew member dismissed. Oracle Racing have had another claim against them by a former crew member dismissed. Mitchell focussed largely on the circumstances of the matter and introduced into the public arena some interesting documents to support his claims.
Posted on 23 Apr
An interview with Jake Beattie about the 2016 Race to Alaska
In 2014, Jake Beattie and a few friends envisioned the Race to Alaska. Now, it’s time this wild race’s second edition. In 2014, Jake Beattie-the executive director of the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend, Washington, and a few friends hatched the bold idea of a human-powered race to Ketchikan, Alaska, took flight. They decided that their human-powered race would start in Port Townsend, Washington and run to Ketchikan, by way of the inside passage between Vancouver Island and British Columbia.
Posted on 14 Apr
Children of the Internet, Rio and Hong Kong
I have four daughters, the youngest, who in her mid 20's is a true child of the Internet. I have four daughters, the youngest, who in her mid 20's is a true child of the Internet. The kind of conversations I have with her run along these lines.... In the olden days we did not have television until I left school and they had a thing called print magazines, that reported events between two weeks and four months after they happened. And her sceptical response... Hoh! Daddy, Hoh!
Posted on 14 Apr
Go fast girls - 49er FX sailors Paris Henken and Helena Scutt
Paris Henken and Helena Scutt will be representing the USA at the Rio 2016 Olympics, which will be their first Olympiad. American’s Paris Henken (20) and Helena Scutt (23) recently won a berth to represent the USA at the Rio 2016 Olympics in the high-performance 49er FX skiff, a goal that the team has been working on for almost three years. While this is their first Games, writing them off as Olympic newbies would require ignoring their recent results and their strong teamwork.
Posted on 13 Apr
World Sailing Cup V3 - A Dead Rat in a Shoe or Spring Daffodils?
While a host of major sailing events go from strength to strength, the Sailing World Cup has very major issues. Last night my Irish better half was sitting beside me on the sofa watching an Australian version of the popular TV Cooking Program My Kitchen Rules on a tablet with her headphones while I was watching Diehard II for the seventeenth time (it’s a boy thing) on TV. She suddenly spluttered and laughed, took off her headphones and motioned for me to mute Diehard. (Seriously!!)
Posted on 9 Apr
Volvo Ocean Race appoints stadium racing pioneer as new CEO
Sail-World forecast the appointment of Mark Turner as Volvo Ocean Race CEO a month ago. We profiled Turner at that time. Sail-World forecast the appointment of Mark Turner as Volvo Ocean Race CEO a month ago. We profiled Turner at that time. Today his appointment has been confirmed.
Posted on 31 Mar
Large spectator fleet heading north for boat watching season
I’m absolutely not going to lay claim to the phrase, but it is insanely apt and hilarious all at the same time, however. I’m absolutely not going to lay claim to the phrase. It is insanely apt and hilarious, all at the same time, however. Well then, boat watching season is definitely upon us once more. The whales will soon be gathering again off the coast of Queensland to observe all manner of racing and cruising craft as they head North for a Winter in the sun.
Posted on 29 Mar
Barz Optics - Kids rangeT Clewring - GenericSchaefer 2016 660x82