The 30th anniversary edition of the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS), held May 24-27, 2018, is already shaping up to be the best show in 10 years following the launch of exhibitor bookings just two weeks ago. Riviera, Australia’s largest boat and yacht builder, has already indicated that it will participate in the event for the first time in a number of years.

In a statement the organisers said: “A mix of long-term exhibitors and new brands are already confirmed including Integrity Motor Yachts, Whitehaven Motor Yachts, Palm Beach Motor Yachts, Grand Banks, Leopard Catamarans, Clipper Motor Yachts, Sirocco Marine North, Multihull Solutions, Multihull Central, Lagoon, Eyachts, Horizon Motor Yachts Australia, Dometic Seabreeze, BLA, Navico, Stella Systems, Yanmar, Twin Disc, Ronstan, Club Marine, International Paint and more.”

Dominic O’Brien, SCIBS sales and exhibition manager, said: “Exhibitor bookings have been extremely strong, up 20% on the same time last year. Exhibitors are telling us they are confident of a great summer leading in to 2018 and they are taking additional space. More than 170 boats will be displayed on water, from superyachts to sailing boats, motor yachts, mono and multihulls, promoting every segment of the boating lifestyle.”