Hello and welcome to this news update about the 2012 Auckland On Water Boat Show, which takes place from Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 September.
This year you'll be able to see a wide variety of boats on and off the water and speak with over 200 exhibitors who will fill the Viaduct Events Centre and three further pavilions with a vast array of marine products and services. Everything from power boats and yachts of all sizes to great fishing equipment, outboards and inboards, solar technology, electronics, safety devices and much more!
The Auckland On Water Boat Show is owned and organised the New Zealand Marine Industry Association so, as a boating enthusiast, you're sure to find industry-leading experts ready to share their knowledge and boating passion with you. Whether you're an experienced boatie or just thinking about venturing into a new on-water activity, this event offers you the perfect opportunity to find out more about that product or service you need to be ready for your on-water summer fun.
Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you at the show at the Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland, 27 to 30 September this year!
Hybrid Boats display their latest NZ release, the Greenline 40 hybrid motor yacht.
Furuno's new TZ Touch will completely transform the way you navigate.
Buy tickets online & save!
Save by purchasing your tickets before the show from iTicket! By using the free downloadable e-ticket option, save 10% on a $20 adult day pass or a $30 adult four-day pass. You can even buy your ticket on the day you're attending the show. Tickets are also available at the gate. Children aged 5-15 are $8, or $6 online, and children under 5 are free, or buy a family pass for two adults and up to two children is $40, or $36 online.
Find us on Facebook!
The Auckland On Water Boat Show is now on Facebookwww.facebook.com/OnWaterBoatShow.
Simply click the 'like' symbol to like our page in one easy step, then keep up to date with news and competitions, such as ticket giveaways as we count down to this year's show.
Go aboard Lion New Zealand & Steinlager II
Thanks to the vision of the NZ Sailing Trust, two of Sir Peter Blake's most famous yachts, Lion New Zealand and Steinlager II, are at this year's show. Everyone's welcome onboard to explore both yachts during all four days of the show.
Talk to the enthusiastic Trust members about the opportunities to sail on these iconic yachts in one of the many races they still contest. Tick that experience off your 'bucket list'! The NZ Sailing Trust also runs youth and school programmes and corporate and private charters. Seewww.nzsailingtrust.com.
The Boating NZ seminar series - ask the experts!
Free seminars - 11am to 3pm - Friday, Saturday and Sunday - Level 2, Viaduct Events Centre
Download the show map, exhibitor information and seminar timetable (5MB) or see free show programme for full details.
To reserve a seat at a particular seminar email firstname.lastname@example.org
Seminar Topics include:
11 am - Learning to love your diesel engine (Whiting Power)
12 pm Update on latest Lowrance Electronics (Electronic Navigation Ltd)
12:30 pm - The new Furuno TZ Touch (Electronic Navigation Ltd)
2 pm - New to yacht charters? (The Moorings)
3 pm - The Boating Map and the weather (Bob McDavitt)
Listen to The Sound 93.8fm from September 10th to win a fabulous Trip for 2 with Wave Dancer and a Top Catch/Shimano Fishing Package.
Win a Free Sailing Holiday with The Moorings, register at the Auckland On Water Boat Show.
More on www.auckland-boatshow.com
Get your group of friends and/or family together and make the most of this year's four day show!
10am - 6pm Thursday 27 September - Saturday 29 September
10am - 5pm Sunday 30 September