The 2018 Adelaide Boat Show will not only Showcase the latest boats, equipment and services but will also provide a platform for learning and knowledge sharing. Here’s a run-down of what’s on at this year’s show.


Each year people visit the Boat Show to buy their first boat. The show is a forum to help people of all ages understand how they can get into boating.

If you are in the market for your first boat, visit the My First Boat precinct to get some basic boat buying tips, and to learn how to make the most of the rest of your time at the Boat Show.

ADVANCED SKIPPER…Your ticket to safer, better boating

Designed for recreational boaters by industry experts, the Boating Industry Association brings to you; Advanced Skipper.

Refresh your boating knowledge and skills online in 60-90 minutes and unlock a range of insurance, product and service benefits from leading marine industry brands.

Observe common boating scenarios from a new perspective. Challenge yourself to think beyond true or false and learn how to handle common risks that have caused boating incidents and accidents.

Stop by the show, or visit advancedskipper.org.au today and learn more about how you can become a safer pair of hands on the water.

Fishing Masterclasses

Bringing to the show an element of interaction and entertainment, the much loved fishing stage will be back with a fresh new lineup and of course lots of tips and tricks to make your fishing more enjoyable and successful!

We are still planning everything that will be on offer and we will update the webpage soon with all the info. Visit this page again closer to the show for a list of Exhibitor’s who will be attending the event.