February 28th - March 1st 2020

The Paynesville Classic Boat Rally is a unique celebration of our rich boating history and lifestyle on the Gippsland Lakes, Paynesville, Victoria, Australia.

  • Over 300 boats - static and on-water

  • Maritime Traders Expo

  • Grand opening parade and parade of sail

  • Novelty boats and events

  • Nautical exhibits

  • Guest speakers

  • Live entertainment and food vans

Our award winning weekend festival attracts over 10,000 boating enthusiasts.

If you have something unique to offer or would like to reserve a display space, please contact our Secretary on the link below or go to our Contacts Page


This was such a great event on the Gippsland Lakes. You have to get there for the next one in 2020. It is much more than a boat show, it is a festival and a celebration of classic boats! We are also loving the music by Boatkeeper, a great new Australian band!

View our video and get inspired.

Thanks to Boating Downunder for creating this inspiring video.

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