Main Stage Times 2018

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DAY ONE - 28TH JUNE 2018

  • 9:30 am - 12 pm: Marine Careers Day
    Welcome program for Marine Careers - MC Ben Scullin. Presentation of the BIAV Apprenticeship of the Year Award for 2018.

  • 12:15 pm: Our MC Roby Nethercote
    Welcome and program for the day.

  • 12:30 pm: Bill Classon from the Australian Fishing Network
    Victoria - Mega Cod, Trout and Snapper

  • 1:00 pm: Kenneth Thompson from Navico
    Marine Electronics - See what yours should look like & how to improve you time on the water.

  • 1:30 pm: Ministers Official opening of the RACV Marine 2018 Melbourne Boat Show.
    Port Minister Hon Luke Donnellan, BIAV President Mark Crockford and Neil James from RACV official open the RACV Marine 2018 Melbourne Boat Show.

  • 2:00 pm: Gordon Oakley - General Manager of Motoring with RACV Marine
    RACV Boat Finance - Buying your first boat

  • 2:10 pm: Paul Carter
    Targeting Squid

  • 2:50 pm: Tim Lennon - RACV Product Engineering Manager
    RACV - Taking care of your marine batteries

  • 3:00 pm: Elizabeth O'Brien (Chef de Cuisine) from RACV City Club
    Cooking demonstration - She will be cooking: steamed Port Arlington mussels with spicy nap, baby squid in gremolata and sous vide Bay Snapper with chili and lemon.

  • 4:00 pm: Parks Victoria
    Check Clean Dry - Stop the spread of marine pests

  • 4:10 pm: Savage Seas Adventure Team
    Fishing and diving on the Mornington Peninsula

  • 4:40 pm: Laura Stahl from Roads and Maritime Safety
    Interstate boating rules

  • 5:00 pm: Neil James - RACV Marine General Manager
    RACV - Boat Insurance - Getting insurance for the way you use your boat

  • 5:10 pm: Dr. Kate Charlton-Robb and Matt Montemurro from Marine Mammal Foundation
    Dr. Kate - Researching dolphins across Southern Australia
    Matt - Marine Litter Project - The negative impacts of marine litter and inspiring long term positive change

  • 5:40 pm: Aaron Habgood and Gawaine Blake from Salt Guides
    Continuing on taking you step by step through everything you need to know to get the absolute most out of your fishing - including burly, bait, rigs, techniques and many more.

  • 6:10 pm: Phillip Weigall
    Fly Fishing

  • 6:40 pm: John Cahill
    Top water fishing and Murray Cod

  • 7:10 pm: Paul Carter
    Live Well - Live Broadcast

8:00 pm - End of Show

DAY TWO - 29TH JUNE 2018

  • 10:20 am: Our MC Roby Nethercote
    Welcome and program for day two

  • 11:00 am: Parks Victoria
    Check Clean Dry - Stop the spread of marine pests

  • 11:10 am - Tim Lennon - RACV Product Engineering Manager with RACV Marine
    Taking care of your marine batteries

  • 11:20 am: Rhys Creed from GoFish Nagambie
    Q&A - Murray Cod and Goulburn

  • 11:50 am: Paul Carter
    Targeting Squid

  • 12:30 pm: Gordon Oakley - General Manager of Motoring with RACV Marine
    RACV Boat Finance - Buying your first boat

  • 12:40 - Bill Classon from the Australian Fishing Network
    Mega Cod, Trout and Snapper

  • 1:20 pm: Kenneth Thompson from Navico
    Marine Electronics - See what yours should look like & how to improve you time on the water.

  • 2:00 pm: Taylor Hunt (Fisheries Manager) from the Victorian Fishing Authorities
    Key activities which are helping improve your fishing in Victoria, as well as sharing some insider hot spots for your upcoming fishing trips.

  • 2:30 pm: Aaron Habgood and Gawaine Blake from Salt Guides
    Taking you step by step through everything you need to know to get the absolute most out of your fishing - including burly, bait, rigs, techniques, right gear to use, best tides and many more.

  • 3:00 pm: Neil James - RACV Marine General Manager
    RACV - Boat Insurance - Getting insurance for the way you use your boat

  • 3:10 pm: Craig Dowling (Chef de Cuisine) from RACV City Club
    Cooking demonstration - He will be cooking Port Phillip Bay scallops, leek, tarragon and roe sauce, Oregano and lemon grilled Calamari with aioli and 'Sofrito' (pan seared snapper fillet, chorizo, tomato and roasted capsicum)

  • 4:10 pm: Savage Seas Adventure Team
    Fishing and diving on the Mornington Peninsula

  • 4:50 pm: Dr. Kate Charlton-Robb and Matt Montemurro from Marine Mammal Foundation
    Dr. Kate - Researching dolphins across Southern Australia
    Matt - Marine Litter Project - The negative impacts of marine litter and inspiring long term positive change

  • 5:30 pm: Micheal Fitzallen
    Seaworthy Inspections

  • 6:00 pm: Aaron Habgood and Gawaine Blake from Salt Guides
    Continuing on taking you step by step through everything you need to know to get the absolute most out of your fishing - including burly, bait, rigs, techniques and many more

  • 6:30 pm: John Cahill
    Top water fishing and Murray Cod

  • 7:00 pm: Duncan Reid
    Trailer Safety - Everything from general maintenance to towing tips

8:00 pm - End of Show

DAY THREE - 30TH JUNE 2018

  • 10:20 am: Our MC Roby Nethercote
    Welcome and program for day three

  • 10:30 am: Bill Classon - Australian Fishing Network
    Mega Cod, Trout and Snapper

  • 11:00 am: Australian Border Force
    Dog demonstration

  • 11:20 am: Neil James - RACV Marine General Manager
    RACV - Boat Insurance - Getting insurance for the way you use your boat

  • 11:30 am: Micheal Bannerman (Chef de Cuisine) from RACV Torquay Resort
    Cooking demonstration - He will be cooking steamed Portarlington mussels, Tarma toasts and sorrel broth and roasted Barramundi fillet, fennel, pine mushrooms and sauce Americaine

  • 12:30 pm: Al McClashan - Fisherman, Journalist and Photographer
    "A life of fish'n with mates"

  • 1:00 pm: Matthew Heath - RACV National Sales Manager
    Mega Cod, Trout and Snapper

  • 1:15 pm: Lee Rayner
    "Victoria's incredible Offshore Fisheries"

  • 2:00 pm: Kenneth Thompson - Navico
    Marine Electronics - See what yours should look like & how to improve your time on the water

  • 2:35 pm: Neil James - RACV Marine General Manager
    RACV - Boat Insurance - Getting insurance for the way you use your boat

  • 2:45 pm: Dr. Corey Green - Victorian Fishing Authority (Senior Fishing Scientist)
    Presenting latest research on snapper, king fish, calamari, squid and whiting

  • 3:15 pm: Patrick Dangerfield and Aaron Habgood - Salt Guides
    Taking you step by step through everything you need to know to get the absolute most out of your fishing - including burly, bait, rigs, techniques, right gear, best tides and many more

  • 4:00 pm: Bill Classon - Australian Fishing Network
    Mega Cod, Trout and Snapper

  • 4:30 pm: Dr. Kate Charlton-Robb and Matt Montemurro from Marine Mammal Foundation
    Dr. Kate - Researching dolphins across Southern Australia
    Matt - Marine Litter Project - The negative impacts of marine litter and inspiring long term positive change

  • 5:00 pm: Savage Seas Adventures
    Fishing and diving on the Mornington Peninsula

  • 5:30 pm: Duncan Reid
    Trailer Safety - Everything from general maintenance to towing tips

  • 6:00 pm: Rick Massie
    Kayak Fishing

  • 6:30 pm: Paul Carter
    Targeting squid

  • 7:30 pm: Aaron Habgood and Gawaine Blake from Salt Guides
    Taking you step by step through everything you need to know to get the absolute most out of your fishing - including burly, bait, rigs, techniques, right gear to use, best tides and many more.

8:00 pm - Stage Closed

DAY FOUR - 1ST JULY 2018

  • 10:20 am: Our MC Roby Nethercote
    Welcome and program for day four

  • 10:30 am: Duncan Reid - Trailer Repair Centre
    Trailer Safety - Everything from general maintenance to towing tips

  • 11:00 am: Australian Border Force
    Dog demonstration

  • 11:20 am: Neil James - RACV Marine General Manager
    RACV - Boat Insurance - Getting insurance for the way you use your boat

  • 11:30 am: Josh Pelham (Chef de Cuisine) from RACV Cape Schanck
    Cooking demonstration

  • 12:30 pm: Kenneth Thompson - Navico
    Marine Electronics - See what yours should look like & how to improve your time on the water

  • 1:00 pm: Lee Rayner
    "Victoria's incredible Offshore Fisheries"

  • 1:45 pm: Neil James - RACV Marine General Manager
    RACV Boat Insurance - Getting insurance for the way you use your boat

  • 1:55 pm: Aaron Habgood and Gawaine Blake - Salt Guides
    Taking you step by step through everything you need to know to get the absolute most out of your fishing - including burly, bait, rigs, techniques, right gear, best tides and many more

  • 2:25 pm: Bill Classon - Australian Fishing Network
    Mega Cod, Trout and Snapper

  • 2:55 pm: Matthew Heath - RACV Marine National Sales Manager
    RACV Boat Finance - Buying your first boat

  • 3:05 pm: Paul Carter
    Targeting squid

  • 3:55 pm: Rick Massie
    Kayak Fishing

  • 4:05 pm: Dr. Kate Charlton-Robb and Matt Montemurro from Marine Mammal Foundation
    Dr. Kate - Researching dolphins across Southern Australia
    Matt - Marine Litter Project - The negative impacts of marine litter and inspiring long term positive change

  • 4:35 pm: Neil James - RACV Marine General Manager
    Taking care of your marine batteries

  • 4:55 pm: Savage Seas Adventures Team
    Fishing and diving on the Mornington Peninsula

5:30 pm - Stage Closed
6:00 pm - End of 2018 Show