Sydney International Boat Show Preview

Sydney skyline. The Sydney International Boat Show will be returning to Darling Harbour for the 54th edition of the show. Running daily from August 3 – 6, 2023, the show will see over 200 exhibitors on display with thousands of visitors in attendance.

The Sydney International Boat Show will be returning to Darling Harbour for the 54th edition of the show. Running daily from August 3 – 6, 2023, the show will see over 200 exhibitors on display with thousands of visitors in attendance.

There are a number of exciting activities taking place around the show for you to attend. These include: 

  • Sailing & Paddling Hub – Find a course, club or friends to take up sailing or paddling with, as well as exciting talks and seminars by some of the world’s top sailors. 
  • Suzuki Suzumar Main Stage – Head here for fishing demonstrations and masterclasses on the main stage for all things fishing and boating. 
  • Shimano Fishing Tank Show – Presented by Australia’s fishing expert, Dave “Mossy” Moss, as he leaders an entertaining show. 
  • Boating Safety Zone – Offering guides, demonstrations and information on the latest boating safety guides when cruising in Australia. 

Following the 2022 edition, Boating Industry Association (BIA) President Andrew Fielding shared, “We are a nation of boaters with one in 10 Australians holding a boat license, and almost one in five households in NSW owning a boat or watercraft, making it one of the leading pastimes nationally and in the state of NSW[…]It was great to see crowds surpass 45,000 over the past few days. People enjoying the opportunity to get out and ignite their passion for boating and experiencing all that a boat show like this offers.” 

Sydney International Boat Show Details 

  • Thursday, August 3 – 10:00am – 7:00pm 
  • Friday, August 4 – 10:00am – 7:00pm 
  • Saturday, August 5 – 10:00am – 7:00pm 
  • Sunday, August 6 – 10:00am – 5:00pm  
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