Rundown on major events
Boat shows and expos offer boating enthusiasts and newcomers, a sensational opportunity to check out boats, equipment and gear and watch presentations and demos from experts in a casual environment.
Brisbane boasts several annual shows, in particular the Brisbane Boat Show, which has been running for 56 years. The show is held over three days in September at Brisbane Showgrounds and features a comprehensive range of exhibitors covering all aspects of marine lifestyle.
Keep an eye on the show website www.brisbaneboatshow.com.au for details of the 2016 show as they are released.
Tinnie and Tackle Show
In early March, put the Australian 4×4 and Marine Expo in your diary as a ‘must attend’ event.
This Expo combines the much loved Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show with the Explore Australia Expo to create an amazing presentation of everything outdoors.
Held at Manly Boat Harbour in Brisbane, the Expo features on-water, outdoor and indoor exhibitions of all things associated with fishing, boating and the overlapping interests of outdoor lifestyles.
The expo is strong on education and information with an impressive program of workshops, seminars and demos from the experts and hands-on activities and challenges to participate in.
Well known industry identities, experts and industry leaders share information, tips and hints in a format which is easy to access and appreciated.
Keep an eye on the event website for details of the 2016 show www.tinnieandtackle.com.au
Boat shows are an excellent opportunity to see new releases and make comparisons of models on your short list. Don’t forget to have your mobile device handy while you visit the show so you can quickly access the Jade Boat Finance Calculator to calculate a quick ballpark estimate of repayments for boat loans when something catches your interest.
Then when you’re ready to purchase, speak to a Jade Boat Finance Consultant to organise your loan. Why not speak to us before you head to the show and organise a pre-approved loan