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Glow at Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show

The World’s first glow in the dark boat will make its official Queensland appearance at the Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show at the RNA Showgrounds on March 20–22, 2009. The Glow  Boat will join an array of watercraft and is a welcome addition to the event which will also display Queensland’s biggest collection of fishing tackle.  

The result of over 10 years development, Glow Boat uses Visual Signals photoluminescent crystals. The glow not only makes it safer  to be out in at night but is also used to attract fish. The unique manufacturing process used also ensures that the boat maintains its glow throughout its lifespan.  

Jason Plant from the Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show said the boat will be a popular attraction at the event which is expected to attract 30,000 people over three days.

“This is the first time ever a glow in the dark boat has been developed and it is a huge coup to have it on display at the Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show,” Plant said.

“The ‘Glow Boat’ is another example of the vast range of watercraft which will be on display at the show – there is basically a boat there to satisfy every fisherman’s interest and needs.”

Made in Australia, the Glow Boat weighs 50kg and is 2.5 metres long. The boat is constucted from tough  polyethylene (similar to that used in water tanks) which is claimed to be five times stronger than fibreglass.  

The Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show is co-located with the National 4×4 Show and Outdoors Expo with tickets for both events available for the low cost of $10 adult and $8 concession with kids under 15 free.  
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