Long known as a launchpad for marine innovation, the 2023 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) will showcase the best in alternative-powered boating and leisure products.

Recognising the growing interest in the sector, SCIBS is celebrating the companies investing in alternative power sources, with a range of marine industry e-technologies on display, from luxury electric and hybrid yachts, to electric engines, to outdoor ‘toys’ such as jetboards and electric underwater scooters.

Mulpha Events General Manager, Johan Hasser says the team is looking forward to hosting a range of new technologies at this year’s Show. “SCIBS has long been the launching pad for innovation within the industry and we are thrilled SCIBS 2023 will see a strong presence of electric and hybrid technologies,” Mr Hasser says. “Our industry is committed to investing in sustainable options in boating and lifestyle offerings and we are looking forward to showcasing this in May.”

“The gradual transition to electric and sustainably focussed power boats is an essential element of protecting the future, and our sustainable portfolio now offers real-world solutions to those who are ready to embrace it,” says Ross Turner, general manager of Australia & NZ based firm and long-term SCIBS exhibitor Eyachts, the largest distributor of electric and hybrid boats in Australia. Sustainable and electric boating will be the most disruptive change to hit the marine industry in decades, so we’re excited and ready for it.”

This year’s exhibitors include Eyachts, Multihull Solutions, ePropulsion Australia, VETUS-Maxwell Australia, Jetboard Australia, and Outdoor Connection Partners. Various new models of yachts and other water motors will be on display. Whether you’re a die-hard boatie or looking for the latest and boating and marine products, you’ll find it all at the 2023 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show.

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