> Powerboat-World.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Newsletters FishingBoating Features Photo Gallery Sail-World Australia Australian Cruising
MarineBusiness-World
Sail-World.com : Day 2 SCIBS: Good sales, good turnout, despite the rain
Day 2 SCIBS: Good sales, good turnout, despite the rain

'The wet weather has not limited the amount of things to see and do at the Boat Show - Sanctuary Cove Boat Show'    Rosalie Taylor
Friday continued the trend in sales, strong leads and a distinct buzz around the marina, pavilions and throughout the Village. Despite the showers, the day kicked off with Seven’s ‘Sunrise’ program broadcasting the 3-hour show live with a superlative background of boats and crowds awaiting opening time.

From exhibitors, the message is clear: great crowds, quality buyers, the show is delivering better than expected results.

'We were very happy with Thursday,' said Brett Thurley from Pacific Motor Yachts. 'It felt much busier than last year. People were out researching and buying. Then Friday was busy, despite the rain. We have a lot of great leads.'

Brett also praised the initiatives to broaden the program and concerted marketing and media promotion of the event. 'Sunrise coverage was incredible, and the Gold FM promotion was great too. There’s a lot of good stuff going on. It’s brought a lot of interstate people here – and that had begun to dwindle over the years.'



Seawind Catamarans sold two boats in two days and according to Brent Vaughan, marketing and sales manager, they are 'ecstatic'.

'Yes, we have sold two boats – a new 950 before lunch on the first day and a new 1000XL2 Friday. If that keeps up, we’ll be thrilled,' says Brent, anticipating a strong turn out today with the return of blue skies.

The 950 is going in to a charter fleet in the Whitsundays and the XL2 is privately owned, bought by a local couple to do some cruising up and down the coast.
'We’ve been flat out, really busy, especially on the Thursday. Today we are hopeful that the people who were frightened off by the rain will turn up.'

Aaron Hawke from Powerdive, an exhibitor from Perth reported 'selling gear all day' on the opening day. 'We had a top Thursday, and Friday was alright too'.



Superior Jetties John Hogan, who is attending his 24th SCIBS is celebrating four confirmed orders and more on the way. 'We have taken four orders and have half a dozen lined up behind them. We have a client coming back over the weekend to buy the $75,000 boat lift which is the biggest in the range. It’s shaping up to be a great show!'

Carl Amor from Aqualuma is at the boat show to support distributors. 'This year’s event is a very good show, with strong international turn out. Our distributors are selling. I’d say it’s way better than last year.'

During Friday, Define Watches were pleased to sell a SINN brand precision watch, one of their premium range German timepieces exhibiting for the first time, and are hopeful of selling more over the weekend. 'There’s a lot of interest and in the long-term it will be good for us,' says David Petzold.

According to its Captain, the stunning Sunseeker Predator 64 from South Australia is close to sale, following repeated visits by one interested party who is bringing his family back over the weekend for their nod of approval.

Proudly sponsored by Club Marine, the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show is now in its 24th year and a member of IFBSO.

Exhibitor details, ticket information, accommodation packages and updated news about the 2012 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show are available at www.sanctuarycoveboatshow.com.au


by Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.powerboat-world.com/index.cfm?nid=97702

4:41 AM Sat 26 May 2012GMT


Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.

Click for further information on
2012 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show

Related News Stories:

26 May 2012  Jeppesen launch Plan2Nav, C-MAP 4D and Club Jeppesen
26 May 2012  Sanctuary Cove Boat Show: Wet weather doesn’t stop Sunrise
25 May 2012  QR technology scanning the future
25 May 2012  The ultimate flying machine
25 May 2012  Boat in a box - Seawind opens market with new catamaran cruiser +Video
25 May 2012  Wet weather doesn’t stop Sunrise
25 May 2012  Maritimo debuts innovative motor yachts + Video
24 May 2012  Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show images Day 1
24 May 2012  World Record rowing attempt at Sanctuary Cove
23 May 2012  From James Bond to Ita Buttrose: Boat Show + Video
MORE STORIES ...




Power Boat News



























Understanding the Ocean's role in Greenland Glacier melt by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI),


Dangerous conditions for boating on entire NSW Coast by Transport Roads and Maritme Services,


Revealing report on Search for American yacht Nina released *Feature by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,












AYSS PacificNet/Tahiti voted a success! by Asia Pacific Superyachts,














Dangerous conditions forecast for NSW boaters by Roads and Maritime Services,


APSNZ appoints Duthie Lidgard as new MD by Asia Pacific Superyachts,


Whale freed from rope at Byron Bay by Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry,






World premieres and national debuts for Sydney International Boat Show
Marine Auctions experiencing rising tide of interest *Feature
Tags reveal Chilean devil rays are among ocean's deepest divers
Auckland On Water Boat Show to hold world record attempt
Zodiac at Sydney International Boat Show 2014 – Australian
Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Exhibitor space filling fast
Ceramic coated exhaust manifolds reduce engine bay temps on superboat
Reminder of safe distance requirements for whales
Changes to Australian bass closed season
Fusion achieves industry-wide acceptance of FUSION-Link
BSE Brisbane Slipways open for business as normal
Honda’s everywhere at Sydney International Boat Show!
Fifth round of XCAT World Powerboat Series moves to China
Sly 43 - Making her Australian premier
Maritimo full of confidence following recent wins
Australia event cements its position as hosting 'the' marina party
Up close and personal with whales on the Gold Coast
SA Marina Day encourages South Australians to enjoy their marinas
Southport Yacht Club raffle: Dusit Thani, BRIG Falcon, Marriott stay
Enjoy the whale spectacle, just keep your distance
The Dinghy Nav Light Solution- a brilliantly dumb idea   
Extension granted for salvage of a paddle steamer on the Murray River   
Sydney International Boat Show set to embrace new location   
Thermal imaging helping bulk carriers avoid collisions in port and in   
Third CYCA Solas Trusts grant to Australian Volunteer Coast Guard   
CruiseCraft adds Explorer 595 Hard Top   
Severe weather warnings prompt reminder to boat owners   
Be won over by the new Azimut 50   
Predictwind unlocks more features on free accounts   
Tammy Wolf and Mercury's Formula 2 Powerboat on to Divisional Champion   
Monaco Yacht Show 2014 - the biggest superyacht show ever   
Biggest Display ever and 18 launches at SIBS   
Gold Coast International Marine Expo helps Sailability grant FREEDOM   
Exhibitors heat up for Cannes Yachting Festival   
Benetti 108 tri-deck Tradition Supreme will launch in Cannes   
St Kitts open for superyacht business   
Marine World Sales: The latest in buying and selling marine online   
UIM XCAT - Massive fight from Fazza secures fourth consecutive title   
Peters & May launch Mediterranean and USA to East Coast Australia   
Lifejackets are imperative: don't rely on sheer luck   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News





Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png   http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW PBW
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT