Sydney International Boat Show 2023

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When is The Sydney International Boat Show 2023…its just around the corner!!  Starting on Thursday August 3 and closing on Sunday August 6, Darling Harbour will come alive with a show stopping long weekend of displays and experiences to suit boating enthusiasts of all ages and level of skill. As the largest show of its type in the southern hemisphere, there’s only one place to discover the latest and greatest in boating, tech and gear.

Whether you are looking to try a boating lifestyle before you buy or tired of the cost and hassle of boat ownership, Pacific Boating offers an alternative club concept that may suit your lifestyle. Visit us on the marina to learn more at this years SIBS.

About the Sydney International Boat Show

The boat show will be held at The International Convention Centre (ICC) Sydney & Cockle Bay Marina, Darling Harbour. It will be held from 10.00am to 7.00pm from Thursday through Saturday and 10.00am to 5.00pm on Sunday August 6.

Located in the heart of Darling Harbour, the ICC Sydney is easily accessible by train, bus, light rail, coach and foot with only a 10-minute walk from Central and Town Hall train stations. Secure parking is available and conveniently located within Darling Harbour precinct. The ICC Sydney has multiple public access points with step-free access to every entertainment, exhibition and conference venue.

Ticket are only available online, there will not be a box office at the Show this year. Click here to visit the Boat Show Ticketing page for more information.

Why choose a boat club membership over boat ownership?

Pacific Boating is a club membership programme which offers the joy of boating without the hassle or on going costs that boat ownership or boat share often involve. This concept though is not for everyone and if you want to buy there are some questions that you need to ask yourself first?

  1. Why do I want a boat?
  2. What is my budget?
  3. Should I buy a new or a used boat?
  4. Should I consider boat share or join a boating club instead of ownership?
  5. Can I afford the annual fees, maintenance, insurance, berthing or storage etc
  6. Where will I store or berth it?
  7. Will I use the boat enough for it to be a cost effective purchase?
  8. Will it fit my lifestyle?

Check out our story below to learn more about questions to ask before buying a boat in NSW

Before you lash out and buy your own boat, it makes sense to check out the ongoing costs of boat ownership that you need to factor in over and above the purchase price.

As a ballpark figure, expect to pay around a minimum of $20,000/year to own a boat in Australia, and that’s excluding petrol usage. Check our guide to learn more about costs of boat ownership

Doing your research before heading out to the Boat Show could minimise hasty impulse purchases and give you an idea of which vessels, clubs or syndicates might suit you best.

Boat Models at Pacific Boating

Pacific Boating has 3 classes of luxury sports cruisers.  All are Sea Ray Sundancers and they range from the newest 320 OB through to 44 foot and 52 foot cruisers.

Launching at This Years Show

Pacific 32

The Sundancer 320 Coupe Outboard continues a bold new chapter in the Sundancer story, blending the values of a cruiser and a sport boat/bow rider in one compelling and harmonious package. Thanks to an inventive reexamination of deck architecture, the bow area is more usable than ever before; meanwhile, the cockpit affords effortless, versatile enjoyment of the water, and the cabin provides a comfortable place to get out of the sun on a hot Summers day. Outboard power comes with zero tradeoffs in terms of space, comfort or enjoyment. A true natural, the Sundancer 320 Outboard reimagines the possibilities of how a cruiser can look, feel and perform. A great day boat and the latest introduction to the Sea Ray global fleet this boat is licensed for 8 so perfect for a great day out with friends and family.

Membership starts from $1295 per month (Mid Week) and from $1595 per month (Full Week)

Learn more and explore the full features of the Pacific 320

Pacific 44

The second largest of our fleet is the amazing Sea Ray 44 Sundancer Sports Cruiser which will get you where you are going in absolute style. Great for entertaining a larger group with separate cabins and private head and shower. It’s great for a weekend escape with friends or family, for an overnight adventure or for corporate entertaining.

Licensed for 12 and sleeps 6. Memberships start from $1695 per month (Mid Week) and from $2495 per month (Full Week)

Learn more and explore the full features of the Pacific 44

Pacific 52

The largest in our fleet and our ultimate in performance, craftsmanship and styling this open airy 52 Sea ray Sundancer sports cruiser is fully equipped with plenty of indulgent comforts. You and your guests will enjoy a spacious cockpit, generously proportioned cabins each with with private head and shower. Ideal for corporate entertainment and short or extended day cruises with family and friends.

Licensed for 12 and sleeps 7. Memberships start from $2595 per month (Mid Week) and from $3495 per month (Full Week)

Learn more and explore the full features of the Pacific 52

There are so many options available to you if you want to enjoy boating whether you want to join a boating club, buy, share, rent or charter. We have tried to simplify the differences in our story below.

Learn more about the differences between Boat Syndication, Boat Share, Boat Rentals and Boat Club here.

Our locations

Pacific Boating is a boating club that offers you an alternative way to enjoy a boating lifestyle without having to purchase your own boat or enter into a boat share contract. Own the memories and experiences on board … not the boat. Just enjoy our fleet of luxury sports cruisers from 2 great locations.

From the tranquility of Sydney’s Pittwater, The Hawkesbury and Cowan Creek to the joy of Sydney Harbour, our members are welcome to book on either waterway as one of the benefits of membership from

What our members have to say about us 

Pacific Boating has members that have been with us for 20 years to 1 year. Situations and priorities sometimes change and the club offers the flexibility to opt in and out and in many cases back in again to enjoy boating when it suits you. 

Our Members are our best advocates so check out what they have to say below.

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Where you can find Pacific Boating at the Sydney International Boat Show

Pacific Boating will be on Cockle Bay Marina on stand 158 and we look forward to seeing you on the marina!

See you at the Boat Show! 

So we like to say why buy a boat, when you can enjoy one of ours but do your research and come and check us out.  Want to make an appointment with us ahead of time or speak with one of our sales team. Click on the link below.


Enjoying Sydney’s beautiful waterways is a privilege and there are so many options available to you that might just suit your lifestyle perfectly. Happy Boating!



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Pacific Boating offers an alternative way to enjoy a boating lifestyle without having to purchase your own boat or enter into a boat share contract. It’s simple, flexible and easy to join.
  • Walk on, walk off
  • Maintenance free
  • Pittwater & Sydney Harbour access
  • A fleet of 18 luxury sports cruisers
  • Full training provided

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