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2014 Brisbane Boat Show - Set to add new features

'Brisbane Boat Show - set for greater diversity in 2014 - Brisbane Boat Show'    John Daffy    Click Here to view large photo

2014 Brisbane Boat Show - Organisers of the Brisbane Boat Show are exploring new options to widen the appeal of the boat show even further when it makes its return to the RNA’s Brisbane Showgrounds in mid-September.

The event which this year is set to spill across both sides of Gregory Terrace that bisects the showgrounds precinct, will seek to offer innovations including providing a help and valuation service for people looking to sell their current boat; a boat ramp reversing and etiquette education program; a plan to provide expert advice for first time boaties; and a more sophisticated display and information zone for recreational fishing equipment.

Marine Queensland Chief Executive Officer, Mr Don Jones said: 'Showcasing the latest boats and design innovations; powerplants, kayaks, personal water craft and small sailing vessels, will remain the core framework of the Brisbane Boat Show which will be held from Friday September 12 until the following Monday.'

'And while there has always been a strong supporting element of marine-related culinary demonstrations, expert advice on catching particular species and displays educating people about rules, regulations and best safety and environmental practices, we see potential to develop the 'infotainment' element to a further degree.'

'That’s why we currently have staff investigating some of the possibilities and we will be making further announcements about dovetailing them into this and future Brisbane Boat shows.'

'The great success of the recent Mackay Boat Show once again confirmed that people look to boat shows for information, education and entertainment as well as outstanding purchasing deals.'

'We have taken on board comments from the public relating to fishing gear and have invited Australia’s foremost tackle manufacturers, importers and distributors to participate through their industry body.'

'Recreational fishing and its ‘whole of family’ involvement across all forms, remains one of the driving forces behind vessel purchases.'

'The Brisbane Boat Show will lift the bar to higher standards for tackle this year.'

'We also recognise that in tighter trading positions, people may want to consider upgrading equipment – be it engines, electronics, marine-related sporting equipment like skiis and towing toys – rather than outlaying for a new boat.'

'This year’s Brisbane Boat Show will provide for that with extensive displays, offers and information.'

'One of the key themes this year will be that boating is a very affordable past-time that provides the best return on investment that a family can make in terms of lifestyle.'

The Brisbane Boat Show returned to the showgrounds venue last year after an absence of 15 years during which it was held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition centre.

'Last year we used the northern side of Gregory Terrace and utilised indoor and outdoor display areas,' Mr Jones said.

'This year, the high level of early interest in the show has prompted our show management team to add in covered exhibition areas on the southern side on the corner of Costin Street, which has been one of the main entrance gateways for the Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show, held in conjunction with the national 4x4 and Outdoors Show.'

Adult entry is $18, Concession is $12 and Kids under 15 are free; an adult two-day pass is $25 and tickets will be on sale soon through website.


by John Daffy


  

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