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  • Team Australia withdraws from America’s Cup

     

    July 25 2014

    The Hamilton Island Yacht Club has announced its withdrawal from the 35th America's Cup. The Hamilton Island Yacht Club became the Challenger of Record for the 35th America’s Cup upon the completion of the 34th America’s Cup in San ...

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  • Everything old is new again

     

    July 18 2014

    1965 Minn Kota CDR Electric Motor Restoration Minn Kota are celebrating 80 years of product innovation and what better example to show how far the product has come than a 1965 Minn Kota CDR electric trolling motor restored by BLA's Shaun ...

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  • Research highlights economic, social and environmental benefits of marinas

     

    July 18 2014

    Independent research carried out for the Marina Industry Association (MIA) has highlighted a wide range of benefits that marinas deliver for local communities.  The research was conducted by the Michigan State University based Recreation Marine ...

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  • Raymarine Unveils SideVision™ Sonar and IP Video Camera Technologies

     

    July 18 2014

    New CHIRP SideVision™ and Network Video Camera Options for Raymarine Multifunction Displays In a continuing effort to provide fishermen and boaters with the tools they need for success on the water, Raymarine is announcing two new technology ...

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  • New Zealand entry takes numbers to 100 for Airlie Beach Race Week

     

    July 18 2014

    The New Zealand boat Bullrush is the 100th entry in this year’s Vision Surveys 25th Airlie Beach Race Week being held from 8th to 15th August 2014.   Janine and Anthony Robinson will be racing their Elliott 12 Bullrush in the Performance ...

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  • Oceanis 60 and 35 - the ocean is yours

     

    July 16 2014

    Created in 1986, the Oceanis range continues to affirm its desire to offer new cruising perspectives with the announcement of two new models the Oceanis 35 and 60. Standing out, over the years, as the world reference in plain, safe and comfortable ...

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  • Swing to 4 Stroke technology continues

     

    July 14 2014

    The recently completed Melbourne Boat Show, being one of the premier capital city exhibitions of the latest in marine products, was jam-packed with new and updated boat models, a vast array of marine technology and gadgets; the organisers boasted ...

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  • Variety Splash is back, and on a New Tack

     

    July 14 2014

    After a short break Variety Victoria is working hard with New Tack Events to refresh, reinvigorate and relaunch the Variety Splash in February 2015. So now is the time for Victorian boaters and boating enthusiasts to get excited about being part of a ...

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  • Chaparral shows off new Jet boat in Sydney

     

    July 14 2014

    Following the official launch of Chaparral’s stunning new Vortex Jet powered bowrider in Melbourne, Blakes marine will exhibit the hot new sports boat in Sydney.   Chaparral has teamed up with BRP to produce a high quality, high content ...

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  • Jump on board at Carrum Coastguard

     

    July 14 2014

    Carrum Coast Guard (VIC) are throwing their doors open to recruit new volunteers to ensure they can maintain their ability to assist the public on the water in the upcoming boating season.   Commander Matt Semmens said “Patterson River ...

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  • Capture Winter at Queenscliff photo competition

     

    July 14 2014

    Winter isn’t a time to stay indoors and wait for Spring – it might be the time to rug up but honestly when the sun is shining on Queenscliff Harbour (Vic) without a breath of wind you wouldn’t want to be anywhere else ...

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  • New portland boat ramp officially opens

     

    July 11 2014

    The Boating Industry Association of Victoria today praised the Napthine Coalition Government at the official opening of the Portland Harbour Boat Ramp in South West Victoria. The Portland Harbour boat ramp is part of a $6.1 million recreational ...

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  • Superboats turn up the heat in the Tropics

     

    July 11 2014

    Bowen’s Big Mango may as well have been missing on the 21st and 22nd of June, with the Superboats taking its place as the town’s main attraction. The charming Whitsunday town turned on perfect weather all weekend with flat turquoise ...

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  • MagicEzy backs its technology with 3 year warranty

     

    July 11 2014

    To reinforce that its new line of nanotechnology-based repair products deliver repairs that last in real-world boating conditions, Australian manufacturer MagicEzy has announced a 3-Year Repair Warranty on its ‘world-first’, 9-Second Chip ...

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  • 'Baby' Maritimo enjoys a sales surge

     

    July 11 2014

    Luxury cruiser manufacturer, Maritimo, has been pleasantly surprised by the recent success of the ‘baby of its range’, the Mustang 32 sports cruiser. The ‘baby Maritimo’ has not been the company’s focus in recent ...

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  • ACCC reminds boaters to check their GME Accusat EPIRBs

     

    July 11 2014

    In December 2013 Standard Communications Pty Ltd (GME) initiated a recall for the GME Accusat EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon), a radio beacon that when activated sends a radio signal via satellite or homing frequency to notify ...

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  • Barnacle-encrusted outboard starts

     

    July 08 2014

    A barnacle-encrusted Mercury outboard recovered some 200 nautical miles off Dampier in Western Australia, started after spending months underwater. Marine Engineer Matt Giles was working on the Offshore Support Vessel “Far Shogun” when ...

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  • Massive boat clearance sale and demo day

     

    July 08 2014

    JV Marine World (Vic) is currently overstocked with Haines-Signature fibreglass boats and is looking to clear its superseded stock, so if you are in the market for a new boat there is simply no better time. According to JV Marine, not only do you ...

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  • Australia tempts superyachts to the South Pacific

     

    July 07 2014

    The South Pacific is receiving considerable attention as more of the global superyacht fleet are looking for new and exciting destinations.  With Tahiti being the key entry point for the South Pacific it’s also the obvious location for ...

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  • Maritimo confidence soars after latest wins

     

    July 07 2014

    Australian luxury cruiser manufacturer Maritimo’s Offshore Racing Team is confident is has ‘ironed out a few of the bugs’ with its new million dollar plus offshore race boat after winning the recent Offshore Superboat Championship ...

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