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AMW wins Fusion Retailer of the Year

Australian Marine Wholesale was announced Fusion’s National Retailer of the Year 2017 at the recent awards event held in conjunction with the recent Sydney International Boat Show at the International…

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Where do you keep the safety gear

New boats are commonly offered with everything from decorative underwater lighting to built-in cup holders. Yet, no one seems to think about providing a dedicated space on deck for safety…

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Gear of the Year Award for StereoActive

Fusion, a worldwide leader in marine entertainment, announced today that its Stereoactive purpose-built portable marine stereo has won the Supconnect Gear of the Year Award in the Technology category at…

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Damen dredger sailing to Gippsland

A Damen Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger (TSHD) 650 has successfully completed sea trials in Shanghai and is now underway to new owner, Gippsland Ports (Vic) in Australia on her own…

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Volvo Penta adds outboards

Volvo Penta has signed an agreement to become the major owner of innovative premium outboard motor manufacturer, Seven Marine, enabling the Swedish company to extend its scope of world-leading integrated…

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Digital boat licences set sail in NSW

Boaters can now download a digital Boat Driving Licence, following the rollout of digital boat licences and vessel registrations across the state. In Pittwater, Minister for Finance, Services and Property…

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Honda’s new Power Generation

The 2017 Melbourne International Boat Show marked the global debut for the BF75, BF80, BF90 & BF100 and the Australian debut of the new BF40 & BF50 Honda Marine Outboards with…

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Axiom with RealVision 3D Sonar

During a recent sea trial for Axiom™ Multifunction Displays with RealVision 3D™ Sonar, Raymarine’s UK-based test boat Raymariner came upon an interesting underwater target. The M/V Margaret Smith was a…

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Adelaide Boat show opens 30 June

The Boating Industry Association will again present the best of recreational boating at this year’s Adelaide Boat Show.  The event is South Australia’s premier recreational boating exhibition, attracting thousands of…

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Ingall's Mustang vs Longhurst's Cat

The challenge was set from one Bathurst winner to another at Australia’s Greatest boatyard – Tony Longhurst’s The Boat Works on the Gold Coast. Russell ‘The Enforcer’ Ingall laid down…

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Set Sail for the 2017 Melbourne Boat Show

The Melbourne Boat Show is back in 2017, bringing together boating, watercraft and fishing enthusiasts from Victoria and beyond. This four-day event will run from the 16 to 19 June and…

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