10 fabulous things to do and see at the 2015 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show
There’s a lot going on at the 2015 Sanctuary Cove. Four days of non-stop boat action is guaranteed to keep you busy, especially with more than 500 boats on display. But there’s much more to Sanctuary Cove than just new boats. Here is...
TRADE-A-BOAT'S 10 BEST THINGS TO DO AT SCIBS 2015
SEE THE MASERATI LUXURY CARS
Major sponsor EuroMarque Maserati Brisbane will be showcasing the new Granturismo Trofeo edition Maserati – this limited edition, sports-optioned model is an exciting edition to the Maserati family. The exhilarating Maserati showroom is located on the Boardwalk, near the entry to F Marina.
VISIT THE CHANNEL 7 STAGE
Watch Creek to Coast stars Sally Jenyns and Dean Miller cook up a storm twice per day throughout the Show. Keep an eye out for local My Kitchen Rules favourites Rob McKean and Dave Evans, who will be making guest appearances on Saturday and Sunday.
MEET THE SANCTUARY COVE BOAT SHOW EXHIBITORS
From the glitz and glamour on The Marina, to the trailerboats and jetskis in and around The Marine Village and The Docks, you are sure to find the boat you are searching for. If gear and gadgets is on your shopping list, then our Pavilions are the place for you. Here you will find everything from the latest safety devices to marine electronics.
EXPLORE THE SANCTUARY COVE MARINE VILLAGE
Take some time out from the action and soak up the atmosphere of The Marine Village at one of the many cafes and restaurants. Treat yourself to a leisurely lunch, a quick coffee or end the day with dinner and drinks with friends. The streets of The Marine Village are the place to see and be seen! With roving entertainers, star-spotting plus plenty of shopping options, the action is all in one great location.
GET FISHING TIPS FROM PAUL BURT
Brush up on your fishing skills with presentations from 7 News weather, beach, boating and fishing expert Paul Burt on the Channel 7 Stage. As the ‘go-to man’ for all things fishing, Paul will be imparting his extensive local knowledge on how to catch all kinds of species at what time of year and even giving away some secrets on the best fishing spots.
GET THE VIP TREATMENT
Hospitality partner Intercontinental Hotels and Resorts play host to the ‘Top Deck’ presented by Club InterContinental. Whether you are a true high-flyer or someone who likes to spoil themselves once in a while, the VIP Lounge offers a luxurious and private retreat overlooking the Marina, where you can relax in comfort or mingle with friends. Pre-purchase your passes online.
DON’T FORGET THE KIDS!
The Kids’ Zone will keep your little ones entertained for hours with zorb balls (Thursday to Sunday) and action packed family days (Saturday and Sunday) featuring a giant inflatable shark slide, face painting fun and Hot Shots Tennis program. See roving entertainers including an interactive clown, jugglers, hula hoop performers, stilt walkers and Show favourite Captain Jack Sparrow. The Kids’ Zone is located on Masthead Way.
GO FOR AN AIRCRAFT RIDE
Swap sea craft for aircraft, and check out the Hawker Pacific display on The Deck at The Docks. The highlight of the Hawker Pacific exhibition will be the Bell 407GX helicopter. This spectacular aircraft features the latest and greatest in aviation technology including a TCAS Tail Rotor Camera. A must see for aviators and non-aviators alike.
VISIT THE WATER POLICE
The Queensland Water Police will showcase a range of their operational vessels, including their Tactical Response Boat, jet skis and the Brett T Handran 22m power catamaran. You can jump on board, speak with the officers and get a taste of what life as part of the Water Police is like. Visit the QWP display on E Marina.
WATCH A SEA WORLD DEMONSTRATION
Long-time campaigners for marine conservation and education, Sea World will bring their 18m research and rescue boat, Sea World 1 with the prime aim of demonstrating how boaties can be ambassadors of the sea. Get up close to rescue equipment and meet some of the Research and Rescue team who undertake these vital and sometimes dangerous feats at sea. Visit the Sea World Research & Rescue Foundation display on E Marina.
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