Please select your home edition
Edition
Naiad/Oracle Supplier

Southport Yacht Club - Curtain raiser for Sanctuary Cove Boat Show

by Southport Yacht Club on 7 May 2010
Southport Yacht Club at Main Beach, on the Gold Coast - Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show 2010 Southport Yacht Club © http://www.southportyachtclub.com.au
One of the leading lights in the marine industry in Australia, John Hogan, will be the guest speaker at this year’s Southport Yacht Club Marine Industry Lunch, which is a prelude to the opening of Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show on the Gold Coast this month.

The lunch, which is an annual highlight in the lead-up to the internationally acclaimed exhibition, will be staged at the yacht club’s impressive waterfront facility at Main Beach on Tuesday, May 18. The Boat Show opens on May 20.

John Hogan, the CEO of Superior Jetties and a Director of the Marina Industries Association, holds impressive credentials as a guest speaker at major events throughout Asia and in America on matters relating to marine industry. He has chosen the title ‘Exploring the World Marine Market’ for his address.


John’s previous speaking engagements include the Shanghai International Boat Show, the Marine Innovation Conference on the Gold Coast, the International Marine and Boatyard Conference in Florida, the Asia Pacific Tourism Industry Conference in Korea, the Korean International Boat Show and the recent Marine Forum in China.

The lunch has become an entertaining a relaxing experience as well as a networking opportunity for boat show exhibitors, industry leaders and visitors, and this year will be no different. The usual level of high humour will be provided by comedian Steve Alison, and he’s promising a stand-out performance. Local yachtsman, journalist and author, Rob Mundle, will be the MC.

The Southport Yacht Club’s youth sailing program will be the beneficiary from live and silent auctions on the day. These auctions will feature impressive marine and sporting memorabilia.


As has always been the case, tickets are selling fast, so it’s suggested bookings are confirmed as soon as possible. The cost, which includes food and beverages, is $95pp, or alternatively $850 for a table of 10.

Bookings can be made by contacting Reception at Southport Yacht Club on (07) 5591 3500.

For more information please contact Bronwen Ince at the SYC on (07) 5591 3500.

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
Kilwell - 1Naiad/Oracle SupplierSouthern Spars - 100