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  • Call for Victorian boating infrastructure feedback

     

    April 24 2014

    BIAV President Paul Benjamin today called for recreational boater and marine industry feedback on ideas for improving Victoria’s recreational boating infrastructure and priority boating infrastructure projects. “I urge all industry ...

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  • Australia Week in China coincides with boat show

     

    April 24 2014

    From April 11th – 14th China played host to the 19th annual Shanghai Boat show at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition & Convention Centre. With over 550 exhibitors, a newly added ‘on the water’ facility and 48,000m2 of exhibitor ...

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  • Brisbane Tinnie & Tackle Show a huge success

     

    April 14 2014

    Brisbane's premier annual boating, fishing, camping, four-wheel-driving and outdoors lifestyle exhibition was an outstanding success last weekend. With its renewed focus on family-friendly attractions and exhibitions, the 2014 Brisbane Tinnie ...

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  • SCIBS VIP Lounge bigger and better

     

    April 14 2014

    Following on from its successful debut in 2013, the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show team will expand its exclusive VIP Lounge concept at the Boat Show in May.   Catering to visitors seeking the premium experience with ‘access all ...

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  • Gold Anchor accreditation for two Australian marinas

     

    April 14 2014

    The Marina Industries Association (MIA) is pleased to announce that Gladesville Bridge Marina in New South Wales and Queensland’s Runaway Bay Marina have been recognised under the International MIA Gold Anchor General Scheme. The ...

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  • Fishermen ordered to forfeit boat and gear

     

    April 14 2014

    Two fishermen who used illegal set-lines in the Broken Creek, near Picola (Vic) , were fined and ordered to forfeit their boat and fishing equipment in the Echuca Magistrates’ Court earlier this month. The two fishermen pleaded guilty to a ...

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  • Marine15 First Keynote Speaker Announced

     

    April 14 2014

    The Committee for Marine15 International Conference and Trade Exhibition has announced the first keynote speaker for the event 3-5 May 2015.  Organising Committee Chair Jeff d’Albora said he was particularly pleased to have secured Bill ...

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  • Mercury’s new Verado 200hp Pro FourStroke delivers more

     

    April 14 2014

    Mercury’s unmatched line-up of unbeatable FourStroke outboards has another star, with the release of the new Verado 200hp Pro FourStroke. The engine – the third in the Verado Pro FourStroke family – has been designed and built to ...

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  • 2014 BIA Melbourne Boat Show

     

    April 14 2014

    This years’ Boating Industry Association of Victoria’s (BIA) Melbourne Boat Show will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) from 12 -16 June 2014. Melbourne's biggest boat dealers are getting together ...

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  • YV welcomes OTB Marine as Official Chandlery Partner

     

    April 14 2014

    Yachting Victoria is very pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with OTB Marine. OTB Marine, one of Melbourne’s largest sailing gear shops has been appointed as Yachting Victoria’s Official Chandlery Partner. This exciting ...

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  • Abell Point Yacht Club Welcomes Revival

     

    April 14 2014

    In conjunction with the launch of the revitalised Abell Point Marina brand, the marina has announced it will throw support behind the Abell Point Yacht Club (APYC) as part of the vision to create a destination marina. With the multi-million dollar ...

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  • Riviera's festival of Boating prepares for its cirquetacular event

     

    April 04 2014

    The 3rd annual Riviera Festival of Boating will present a cirquetacular line up of social events held over four days from May 22 to 25 that will bring a sparkle to festival goers day and light up their night with a feast of world-class ...

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  • Dates announced for ISAF Sailing World Cup Melbourne 2014

     

    April 02 2014

    Yachting Victoria has announced the dates for the 2014 Australian leg of the ISAF Sailing World Cup. The ISAF Sailing World Cup - Melbourne, which is the second regatta of the 2014-2015 ISAF Sailing World Cup series, will run out of the world ...

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  • Boating incident survivors aided by distress beacons

     

    April 02 2014

    Transport Safety Victoria (TSV) says that the recent rescue of four men after their yacht sank in Bass Strait off Mallacoota highlights the importance of having a distress beacon when heading out on the water. The four men were rescued from their ...

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  • Australian Sailing Youth Team tune up for Sail Brisbane

     

    April 02 2014

    Sail Brisbane’s budding entry list for kiteboards and single, double and triple handed dinghies has drawn competitors from Australia, New Zealand and Germany. Now firmly established at Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron over the Easter long ...

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  • Lowrance launches Elite-7 and Elite-5 CHIRP displays

     

    April 02 2014

    Lowrance has announced the next-generation of Elite fishfinder/chartplotters, the Elite-7 and Elite-5 CHIRP series. Setting the standard for cutting-edge performance and easy-to-use fishfinding, the new affordable series adds CHIRP sonar to its ...

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  • Channel 7 Stage returns to SCIBS

     

    April 02 2014

    The popular Channel 7 Stage will return to the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS) in 2014 with a bevy of special guests, including personalities from 7 News, Creek to Coast and My Kitchen Rules. 7 News Weather, Beach, Boating and ...

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  • Aqualuma partners with ASMEX 2014

     

    April 02 2014

    MaryAnne Edwards AIMEX CEO announced today that Aqualuma, the world’s leading marine underwater light manufacturer has signed on as sponsor for the ASMEX welcome function to be held this year at “ Black Angus Bar and Grill” on the ...

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  • Neon is a Tonic for gloomy winter days

     

    April 02 2014

    Tonic Polarised Eyewear, the new leader in high quality fishing sunglasses, has released a Neon lens specially formulated for bright, reflection-free vision in low-light conditions. Launched in time for winter – and at the end of daylight ...

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  • Multihull march to Mooloolaba

     

    April 02 2014

    A week from today a small group of multihull owners will mark a new chapter in the history of the Sydney to Mooloolaba Yacht Race, previously a major offshore event on the Australian calendar. At the traditional start time of 1pm on a Wednesday ...

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