what’s on at the sanctuary cove international boat show

See what’s on at this year’s Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show.

The daily schedule of entertainment, presentations and activities add to the family-friendly, festive atmosphere of the Boat Show. Entertainment highlights include live cooking demonstrations by Paul Burt on the Main Stage and hear from expert anglers at the Berkley Fish Tank. The popular SCIBS Live Bream Shootout is back, taking place on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 May and promises to be great fun for participants and visitors to the Show alike.

For the littlies, the SCIBS Kids’ Zone has plenty of room to burn off some energy, or simply chill and savour the sights and sounds of the Show. Along with a jumping castle and games, there will be face painting and roving entertainment.

scibs 2019 Live Bream Shootout


Returning to the show this year is the SCIBS Live Bream Shootout, presented by Trip.com held across two days on Saturday, May 25 to Sunday, May 26! Hosted by fishing guru Paul Burt take part in the family friendly fishing competition that will see teams take to the waterways to catch the biggest bream.




The Industry Trade Breakfast is open to marine industry professionals designed to be informative and foster links among businesses. The breakfast allows time to network and for exhibitors to introduce trade buyers to their products.


VIP Lounge

Offering a luxurious, private retreat for you to entertain clients or simply treat yourself, the VIP Lounge, presented by InterContinental Hayman Island Resort is the very best way to enjoy the ultimate boat show experience. The VIP Lounge invites you to indulge:

  • • Fully catered 5-star dining options
  • • Full-service bar with high-calibre wait staff
  • • Spectacular views of the boat show overlooking the Sanctuary Cove Marina
  • • Privileges and offers from a collection of luxury brands
  • • On site car parking

Tickets available now.


ASMEX Conference

The Australian Marine Export and Superyacht Conference (ASMEX) focuses on the Asia Pacific Region and returns to Sanctuary Cove for the two days preceding SCIBS. The 2019 programme will update the industry on the growing market for charter, new builds and refits in Australia. International speakers will talk about the global market and opportunities, and key players in the Asia-Pacific region will talk about the growth in superyacht visitation, what Australian owners are looking for, the refit and new build activity, and the collaboration taking place in the region. SCIBS is a proud supporter and major sponsor of the 2019 ASMEX Conference – the marine event run by industry, for industry.


Berkley Supertank

You can’t miss the Berkley Supertank, at 15 metres long and 3 metres high, this spectacle will feature a display of various breeds of fish, with expert anglers giving amateurs the best tips and tricks to make fishing fun and successful. Live demonstrations held every hour.

Matt Hollywood

Witness some of the world’s most impressive Las Vegas style grand illusions with Master Illusionist Matt Hollywood performing mind blowing acts of levitation, sawing people in half and effects that will shock, stun and amaze you. Friday and Saturday evening from 7pm.

To book, visit www.illusionshow.com.au

Kids Zone

For the junior set, the interactive Kids’ Zone has plenty of room to burn off some energy, or simply chill and savour the sights and sounds of the Show. Featuring a jumping castle, games, face painting and more.