The chance to win a $150,000 fishing boat is up for grabs from today until Sunday.

The Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show at ASB showgrounds is offering what organiser Mike Rose reckons is the biggest value prize ever seen at an Australasian boat show.

Punters could take their entry ticket to seven stamping booths around the boat show, and after receiving a stamp from each and filling in their details, were in the draw to win.

The Surtees boat with twin Yamaha engines came with a swag of onboard extras, including a fish finder, radar and nautical GPS system, Rose said.

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The $150,000 Surtees/ Yamaha boat prize at Auckland's Boat Show. Photo/ Michael Craig
The $150,000 Surtees/ Yamaha boat prize at Auckland's Boat Show. Photo/ Michael Craig

"It comes with a tank of gas and the trailer is warranted, so basically as soon as you win it you can put it in the water and go boating."

The winner would be broadcast live via Facebook, he said.

The show begins today at 10am and runs until Sunday. Entry costs $20 and is free for kids 16 and under.

Boat lovers can sail the seven seas or at least drive out to Greenlane to check out the range of new GRP and aluminium trailer boats and luxury launches, as well as a display of old outboard engines - including the only outboard engine ever to be made in New Zealand.

Boats big and small will be on display, including a squadron of model boats which can be raced in a mini man-made lake.

Free fishing seminars will teach people how to cast off and a range of fishing gear will also be on sale.