A buoyant boat show

Get your boat engines revving for the 2018 Robe Boat Show happening January 20 and 21.

The 2018 Robe Boat Show will feature all major brands of recreational boats and engines, big diesel engines, tackle, electronics, a grand parade of boats, great food and wine as well as 4WD, caravan, jet ski and off-road bike exhibitions. 

Long time organiser Jamie Aiken said: “My role as event organiser has been to guide the show and strive for the event to be constantly interesting and informative for visitors.

“The shows ongoing success is due to creating an opportunity for the recreational marine industry exhibitors to showcase their products to interested consumers.

“The boat show is a great draw card attracting many exhibitors and visitors and Robe’s diverse coastline have made it the perfect place to hold the summer boat show.”

“The boat show has it all, and it’s free.

“It now holds a significant place in boat show calendars with everything a boating enthusiast could want available at the two day event. 

“The planning so far has been fantastic.

“There will be 26 boats on display a new segment all about inflatable boats.

The European boat of the year, Axopar, will be making its South Australian launch. 

The dream machine will be launched at the show along with other top fishing boats of the year.

The Dream Machines of 2018 including the Jaguar F Type, sea cruiser will be on display, the Harley Davidson motorbikes 2018 range and Can Am 2018 range of jet skis. 

There will be eight food outlets, wineries including Karatta Wines will be launching a new label and No.4 at Robe will be having there own gin distilled and available at ‘The Gin Palace’.

Robe Town Brewery and Kalangadoo Cider Company will also be there on the day and the Robe Football Club will be running a bar service.

There will be entertainment on both days at lunch time, Saturday will feature Brenton Williams and Sunday The Borderers will be playing from 12 to 3.30.

This is the seventh Boat Show and will be the biggest by a mile which is great.