Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show - A winning show

Overview of the marina - 2013 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show
Mark Burgin
The 2013 Boat Show has been and gone, and 25 years of all things marine was celebrated and enjoyed by exhibitors and visitors alike.

Visitors to this year's show had an excellent opportunity to take advantage of over $100,000 worth of prizes that were being offered. There was a sensational range of prizes - among them were boats, holidays, on-board experiences and thousands of dollars in accessories. Some of the fabulous prizes and their lucky winners are listed below.

Importantly, planning has commenced for the 2014 event and our first key date is November 1 – watch out for early bird tickets sales.

Belinda Wimhurst - Tingalpa, QLD
Winner of a luxury escape to Hayman on the Great Barrier Reef (value of $5,500).

Prize includes: Three nights' accommodation for two people (twin share) in a Lagoon or Pool Suite + Breakfast for two people each morning of stay in Azure Restaurant + Return launch transfers for two people from Hamilton Island + Return economy airfares from the winner's nearest Australian capital city to Hamilton Island.

Ken Tree - Brisbane, QLD
Winner of an Ultimate Boating Experience powered by Maritimo (value of $50,000).

Prize includes: Skippered and fully catered use of a luxury Maritimo Motoryacht for four days, Accommodation at the InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort, Maritimo Offshore Race Team Race Boat experience, Return airfares from the nearest capital city, Limousine transfers, $1,000 Sanctuary Cove Marine Village Voucher plus much more.

Prize to be drawn soon!
Winner receives a SuperNova (value of $37,000).

Prize includes: Clearwater by Whittley Nova 475SC (Side console), Mackay single axle custom made trailer, Electronics - Sounder/GPS, Bow Mount Electric and accessories including battery switches and charging system, plus a Full Inshore Safety Kit.

Tony Thurgar - Bundaberg, QLD
Winner of a luxury Sea Cloud Cruise for two, including airfares (value of $20,000).

Prize includes: A fabulous seven night cruise aboard Sea Cloud for two people to an exotic destination including the Caribbean, the Mediterranean and the Aegean plus return airfares for two people from any capital city in Australia to the Sea Cloud departure port.

Peter Crossley - Noosa, QLD
Winner of a seven night Southern Kimberley Adventure Cruise for two (value of $19,700).

Prize includes: seven nights on board luxury cruise vessel 'Great Escape' exclusively chartered by Air Adventure with a customised Air Adventure itinerary with bonus heli-time. Enjoy the sheer beauty of the rugged, isolated Kimberley coastline and deserted beaches.

Kris Jones - Bridgeman Downs, QLD
Winner of a Luxury Weekend courtesy of Maserati Brisbane and Bentley Brisbane.

Prize includes: a luxury weekend away, driving a progressive Audi for the weekend and an overnight stay at the InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort.

Trailer boat and Trade boat
Sea cloud cruises and cove travel
The great escape chrter company
Maserati Brisbane and Bentley Brisbane.