This weekend's boating forecast
- Episode 103 -
It's that time of the year with Boat Show season fast approaching! There's only a couple of weeks to go until the Melbourne Boat Show is ON. Held indoors in the wonderfully cosy Meblourne Exhibition Centre (MECC), the show opens on Friday 12th June and runs until Monday 15 June - 10am to 8pm each day.
Come visit the St Kilda Boat Sales stand (no: E16) we will have the popular (and trailerable) Caribbean 21ft Reef Runner and Caribbean 2300 on display.
On the Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the show our very own 'The Boat Guy' Darren Finkelstein will be a featured speaker on the superstage, presenting "Best places to go boating in Victoria" all are featured his latest bestselling book: Honey, let's go BOATING! 101 bucket list of boating destination (Victorian edition). Bring the kids and your notepad as Darren shares his wisdom and his Top 20 places to visit in your boat. MUST see for every novice and experienced boatie. Other speakers include; Paul Worsteling (iFish), Lee Rayner and the Kelly bros of V8 Supercar fame. Check the show guides for session times.
It's VIP time for the 6,000 viewers of our weekly video blog, we are pleased to announce that the Boat Show organiser is pleased to offer you (and your friends) a special 25% discount off the show entry tickets, if you buy online right now, before the event begins.
Go to: http://www.melbourneinternationalboatshow.com.au/
And simply use the promo (discount) code: STKILDA
This weekends Beach N' Bay Report is proudly presented by St Kilda Boat Sales and our very own 'The Boat Guy' Darren Finkelstein for the waters of Port Phillip for the weekend of 23-24 May 2015.
Watch this weekend's Beach N' Bay Report to hear what's on and where to go boating on Port Phillip this weekend.
Reminder to listen to Darren as he broadcasts <live> his weekly Beach N' Bay reports on radio 3AW, three times each Saturday and Sunday from October to March each year.
Enjoy our weekly boating forecast, we'll catch you this time next week.
Safe Boating Always!
Over N' Out
Darren and Andrew
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