The Melbourne Boat Show is an annual event in Victoria that generally takes places the fourth weekend of October. This show is known to be the largest event in the local marine industry, with thousands of exhibitors gathering in the city to showcase their latest products and services. In Victoria, boating is a significant industry that counts with 200k registered boats, 420k marine license holders, and another 500k boating participants. For that reason, the waterfront event will provide a welcome to boating theme for potential boating lifestylers, and that all-important ‘next layer’ of potential members of the boating community. Every year, The Melbourne Boat Show attract boaters, water sport enthusiasts, fishing aficionados and non-boaters alike, state-wide, nationally and internationally. Some features of this event include activities that allow people to learn about how to discover boating, courses and learning options, safety demonstrations, boating tourism and destination opportunities and displays. Some of the main products exhibited include boating, diving, fishing and sailing equipment, motorboats, jet skis, accessories and yachts. Attendees will find all kinds of watercraft including kayaks, sailboats, tinnies, ski and wake boats. You will also find a huge range of lifestyle accessories that make recreational boating so exciting. Potential buyers will be able to view these items up close and buy on the spot! This event invites you to spend spring days and nights, with a beautiful waterfront lifestyle aspect, in a temporary boating ‘village’ set up, over-looking Victoria Harbour, Docklands, the waterways to Port Phillip and the Yarra, as well as the City. There you will find 5,000 – 10,000 square metres of quality boat displays, entertainment zones, activations, food, refreshments, education sessions, and more. The Melbourne Boat Show also features a variety of competitions, and live demonstrations by the top experts in the industry. The show also offers loads of activities for all to spend a great day out for the whole family.