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  • Horizon to debut new models at Sanctuary Cove

     

    December 18 2014

    Horizon Motor Yachts Australia are excited to announce that they will be debuting 2 brand new Horizon Yachts to the Australian market at the 2015 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. The long awaited for PC52 Catamaran will hit Australian ...

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  • Ripper Repower Rate

     

    December 18 2014

    Upgrade your outboard for summer A summer of fun on the water awaits, so now is certainly the time for boat lovers to upgrade their old outboards – and Mercury Finance is making it oh-so-easy. Over the holiday break boaties of all ...

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  • Sea, road and air? Abell Point Marina has you covered

     

    December 18 2014

    Already renowned for state of the art facilities and luxury conveniences, Abell Point Marina is about to add two more exceptional guest services to its bow – a free courtesy car and a dedicated helicopter service.   Responding to ...

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  • The photographer who's been with Wild Oats since day one

     

    December 18 2014

    If you are into sailing in Australia you will probably know his name, and you will no doubt have seen his images hundreds of times. However, for the majority of sailors, putting a face to his name would be an impossible task. The man is Andrea ...

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  • New Rec Fishing Guide now available

     

    December 18 2014

    The 2015 Victorian Recreational Fishing Guide is now available and includes important information for Victorian anglers about size and bag limits, closed seasons and permitted equipment. Fisheries Victoria Executive Director Ross McGowan said the ...

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  • It's all happening at Docklands over the holidays

     

    December 12 2014

    Plenty of news emanating out of melbourne's Docklands over summer starting with the news that early next year Melbourne City Marina will soon be moving to a bigger and brighter home, and proudly featuring Australia’s best marina ...

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  • 2015 IFDS Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships launched

     

    December 12 2014

    Yesterday during the ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne, the 2011 Australian of the year, Simon McKeon AO, officially launched the 2015 IFDS Disabled Sailing Combined World Championships. Speed sailing pioneer and a Founding Patron of the ...

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  • Summer boating safety reminder

     

    December 12 2014

    As summer heats up Parks Victoria is reminding recreational boat operators to stay safe on Port Phillip and Western Port this summer.   “Port Phillip and Western Port are great destinations for people looking to get out and enjoy the ...

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  • Yanmar engines drive Gold Coast Thrill Seekers

     

    December 12 2014

    The notion of a high speed thrill ride for tourists on the glitzy Gold Coast used to be the exclusive domain of high powered, big revving V8 petrol engines. Thanks to Yanmar 6LY2A-STP diesel engines, the stereotype has been smashed. Ocean Jet is ...

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  • Whitsunday Christmas and Summer Berthing Specials

     

    December 12 2014

    With summer holidays and the festive season approaching, Abell Point Marina is your ultimate marina destination to keep your vessel safe and save money this summer season.   Abell Point Marina is well known as a safe haven to shelter your ...

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  • Whittley makes your dollar stretch further in 2015

     

    December 12 2014

    You pay for the name, right? “That may be how the others operate, but at Whittley we do things differently,” says Alan Whittley, Director of Sales and Marketing for the Whittley Marine Group. “When Jim Whittley started ...

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  • Owners’ favourable Festival of Sails rating

     

    December 12 2014

    A classy rating series fleet is taking shape for Victoria’s longest running annual sporting event, the Festival of Sails regatta January 17-26, 2015. The fabric of IRC racing in Australia has altered in the last couple of years, particularly ...

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  • New owners take the helm of Horizon Motor Yachts Australia

     

    December 11 2014

    After more then 38 years in the marine game Russell and Denise are ready to hang up the boating shoes and enjoy retired life. Russell who has been the Director of HMYA for over 8 years has never really had a break over the years so he is looking ...

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  • Maritimo Mega Cruiser enjoys strong sales

     

    December 11 2014

    Luxury cruiser manufacturer Maritimo has struck a winner with its all new Maritimo M65 cruising motor yacht with five vessels sold even before the moulds were completed. The M65 was officially launched last weekend at a glittering event at ...

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  • Gold Coast Marine Expo aligns dates with Sanctuary Cove Show

     

    December 11 2014

    The Gold Coast International Marine Expo (GCIME), has announced that from 2015, the Expo will be brought forward to align with the dates of the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) and the Riviera Festival of Boating, from 21-24 May. A ...

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  • International Supermaxi set to debut in Sydney to Hobart

     

    December 10 2014

    Possibly one of the most talked about entries for the 70th Anniversary Sydney to Hobart Race, Comanche, has arrived in Australia from the US and Aurora Global Logistics, in conjunction with Peters & May, has anounced that it's proud to have ...

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  • Wild oats XI spreads her wing for 10th Sydney to Hobart

     

    December 10 2014

    She’s the Grande Dame of ocean yacht racing and had near a dozen makeovers in the past 10 years. Now it’s hoped her latest upgrade will literally wing her to unsurpassed levels of acclaim on the international sailing scene. The ...

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  • The perfect entree to the ISAF Sailing World Cup

     

    December 09 2014

    The ISAF Sailing World Cup – Melbourne opened on Port Phillip for the 21st time today. A dry day with cool southerly winds 8-14 knots and reasonably calm water created the perfect entrée before the main dish, which starts tomorrow, ...

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  • EPIRB and Torch bonus pack in time for Christmas

     

    December 07 2014

    Market leading Emergency Beacon manufacturer GME has released the MT600G in a special promotional bonus Pack, just in time for Christmas. Coupled with the MT600G GPS equipped EPIRB is the versatile ET80 waterproof, twist-to-charge torch. The ...

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  • Nautilus Marine Insurance support Sail Sydney 2014

     

    December 06 2014

    Nautilus Marine Insurance continues to show their ongoing commitment to the sport of sailing, through their long term support of events such as Sail Sydney, hosted this year by Woollahra Yacht Club. Nautilus Marine Insurance CEO, Lyndon Turner, ...

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