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All the stars are aligned for Maritimo

Iconic Australian luxury cruiser manufacturer, Maritimo is finishing 2017 riding the wave of another successful year. Increased brand awareness internationally, a re-discovered X-factor with its new range of stylish long-range…

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Riviera returns to SCIBS

Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) organisers have proudly announced that luxury motor yacht builder Riviera will be returning to the southern hemisphere’s most highly anticipated marine event for its…

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Wild Oats double for Sydney to Hobart

Followers of the Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race might think they are seeing double when the 628 nautical mile classic starts on Sydney Harbour on Boxing Day. The reason for…

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34th Four Peaks Race is back for 2018

Asia’s ultimate sailing and peak running challenge—the Beneteau Four Peaks Race—will stage a grand comeback on February 3rd 2018 for its 34th edition. Each year, this iconic sailing adventure in…

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Melbourne Boat Sales is on the Move

After 10 years at New Quay Docklands, well known boat brokerage, Melbourne Boat Sales is sailing across the Yarra River to their new home at Victoria Harbour. The relocation will…

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Murray Cod season opens Friday

Thousands of keen freshwater anglers are eagerly awaiting the season opening for Murray cod this Friday the 1st of December. Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) CEO Travis Dowling said angling for…

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AIMEX search for new CEO

The Australian Marine Export Group (AIMEX) is the peak body for the Australian Marine Export, Superyacht and Commercial Marine industry. They are currently looking for a new CEO who will…

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Big Angry Fish - landing soon

The latest series of Big Angry Fish will hit Australian TV screens on 9 December – and this time there’s an Aussie aboard. Series 6 of the New Zealand-made show,…

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SuperFoiler secure World Beaters

The world’s best sailors will line-up on Australian waters for the first season of the SuperFoiler Grand Prix circuit. Home-grown America’s Cup winner Glenn Ashby (Emirates Team New Zealand) has…

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Steve Walker appointed CEO of BIAV

BIAV President, Mark Crockford announced today the appointment of Steve Walker as the new CEO of the BIAV commencing in January 2018. Steve’s experience encompasses significant involvement with all aspects…

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AIMEX releases Marine Export Directory

The 2018 Australian Marine Export Industry Directory was successfully launched at the world’s largest marine trade exhibition METSTRADE in Amstewrdam, on November 14th. Following the success of the 2017 publication,…

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Abell Point wins gold at Tourism Awards

The 2017 Queensland Tourism Awards held this weekend saw Abell Point Marina awarded gold for Major Tourist Attraction, above some very well-known Queensland operators. The final award category of the…

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Danger and Bomber present The Last Cast

Club Marine has proudly announced its support for AFL big fish Patrick Dangerfield and fishing identity Bomber Farrell as they venture into some of the country’s best fishing waters off…

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Maritimo a winner at the Melbourne Cup

Rekindling may have taken the 2017 Melbourne Cup but there’s no doubt that all the talk at Flemington during Cup Week, was about the sleek, Maritimo S59 cruising motor yacht…

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Sealegs announce Amphibious Boat Builders Program

Sealegs International today announced the Australian commencement of its Amphibious Boat Builders Program. The program has been established by Sealegs to give traditional boat builders outside New Zealand access to…

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Whittley release new online dealership Feature

Whittley Marine, Australia’s premium fiberglass trailer boat builder, releases their new online dealership feature on the Whittley Marine website. Designed to provide potential customers and researching new boat buyers with…

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Sandringham Breakwater to close for upgrade

A $500,000 upgrade of Sandringham (Vic) breakwater this week will structurally improve the existing rock revetment wall to better withstand future storm events. The breakwater plays a crucial role in…

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