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  • Around Australia (Almost) in a Wooden Boat

     

    November 27 2014

    “Thrifty” – that’s how Tim Phillips summed up the performance of the Yanmar 6BY2 engine after his voyage from Perth, across the top of Australia and back home to Sorrento (Melbourne), in a 32' long wooden boat. Motoring ...

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  • Wild Oats XI reveals new livery for 10th Sydney to Hobart

     

    November 27 2014

    While more modifications are being mooted for the champion supermaxi yacht Wild Oats XI as part of her preparation for next month’s Rolex Sydney Hobart yacht race, a high-profile new member of the team was revealed on Sydney Harbour ...

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  • Laafin from Phillip Island to Port Phillip for maiden Festival of Sails

     

    November 26 2014

    After November 30, entrants for next January’s Festival of Sails will be no longer be able to take advantage of the $50 early entry discount, and will sadly miss the chance to win a holiday for two to tropical Fiji after this Sunday’s ...

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  • Topless direct touch waterproof technology for your iphone

     

    November 26 2014

    An Aussie mobile accessory brand is taking iPhone 6 waterproofing technology to new touchable depths, following the release today of the world’s first topless direct touch screen waterproof iPhone 6 case, and in a new slimmed down ‘soft ...

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  • Matthew Willett Marine goes national with Prestige

     

    November 25 2014

    For over fourteen years now Matthew Willett has been selling new and used powerboats to hundreds of happy customers. His love of boats and the ocean goes back to his childhood with his skills honed from serving for ten years in the Royal Australian ...

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  • Rivergate now offers berthing up to 234 metres

     

    November 22 2014

    Until recently Rivergate Marina & Shipyard has accommodated vessels from all over the world up to 80 metres in length. As Rivergate continues to increase its international dominance, its services are also expanding. This week Rivergate announced ...

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  • New Avor diesel range

     

    November 21 2014

    Boat building should be both creative and technical and Arvor has always sought to push back its boundaries. This is what inspired its creators in the first place. And this is what leads Avor to the future. This summer Arvor Boats have ...

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  • Shrink wrap service offers absolute protection

     

    November 20 2014

    Soldiers Point Marina at Port Stephens (NSW) is now offering a brand new service - shrink wrapping. Imported from the USA, this incredible product has been tried and tested in the marine, agricultural, industrial, defense, aerospace and automotive ...

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  • Finn fight looming on Port Phillip

     

    November 20 2014

    By Lisa Ratcliff Two English born Finn sailors, once coach and student, will draw swords at the ISAF Sailing World Cup in December on Port Phillip. Both are gunning for national team selection and a chance to represent their country at the 2016 ...

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  • Melbourne Boat Show gears up for number 55

     

    November 20 2014

    The Melbourne Boat Show (MBS) will be celebrating its 55th year when it opens its doors in 2015, cementing itself as Victoria’s premier boating and marine event. It will take place from Friday 12th – Monday 15th June 2015, at the ...

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  • Applications open for 2015 Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show

     

    November 19 2014

    Applications are now open for exhibitors to secure their space at the 2015 Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show.  The Show will provide a unique hands on experience and diverse product range to patrons when it teams up with the Explore Australia Expo ...

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  • 75th Anniversary Apparel now available

     

    November 19 2014

    For 75 years Mercury has maintained an unmatched record of leadership, innovation and service - inventing, designing, building and perfecting the very best marine propulsion systems in the world. Now everyone is invited to join the ...

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  • Rib-Ready thanks to Sirocco score at GCIME

     

    November 18 2014

    Mark Hoult admits that winning a Sirocco tender at this year’s Gold Coast International Marine Expo could not have come at a better time. “I’m just about to put my 22-foot Steber cruiser on the water for this summer after a year of ...

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  • Horizon launches Paradise

     

    November 15 2014

    Horizon Yachts has announced the launch of 'Paradise,' hull three of the new RP110 raised pilothouse superyacht model. The new yacht is currently undergoing sea trials and is scheduled to deliver to her owner in Australia at the end of ...

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  • Tonic Eyewear Blue Mirror – Here to stay!

     

    November 14 2014

    Tonic Polarised Eyewear, the new leader in high quality fishing sunglasses, released their special Blue Mirror Limited Edition almost a year ago. Available in Tonic’s popular Evo and Shimmer frame styles, the Blue Mirror proved a Blue Water ...

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  • Yanmar Joystick Control makes boating easier

     

    November 14 2014

    Brisbane surgeon Micheal Mastry is a recreational boater who appreciates the very finest in life.  Not only does he own a stunning 43’ Nor-Tech Monte Carlo, but the twin Yanmar 8LV powered sports boat is the first in Australia to be fitted ...

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  • Riviera’s 565 SUV acknowledged in the Americas as best of the best

     

    November 14 2014

    The very versatile SUV collection from iconic Australian boat-builder Riviera is set to scale even greater heights after the series flagship 565 model secured Best Motoryacht honours at the biggest boat show in the world. The prestigious Editors ...

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  • Maritimo turns it on at Fort Lauderdale

     

    November 14 2014

    Australian luxury cruiser manufacturer Maritimo has recorded one of its most successful Fort Lauderdale International Boat Shows ever with multiple sales of its M58 and M50 cruising motoryachts. Maritimo Sales and Marketing Manager Greg Haines ...

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  • 13th International Sailing Summit goes live

     

    November 11 2014

    The International Sailing Summit (ISS), taking place on 17 November in Amsterdam, will be streamed live online for the first time in the event’s history. This worldwide industry forum has never before been as accessible to a truly global ...

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  • Garmin charts the future with best-in-class capabilities

     

    November 09 2014

    Garmin is charging towards 2015, having released details of its latest marine product line-up at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show over the weekend. Packed with powerful new technologies for the fishing, cruising and sailing markets, ...

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