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The superyachts are coming

Superyacht Australia confirms a large increase in expected superyacht visitation to Australia for 2020 following promotion at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Partnering with Tourism Australia, Superyacht Australia recently…

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Tasmania - A circumnavigation in full colour

Imagine cruising in company across Bass Strait, having the opportunity to witness the beauty of Tasmania while circumnavigating Australia’s Island state, a journey of some 1200 nautical miles, over 30…

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A serious 'go anywhere' gamefisher called Aura

Fusing traditional craftsmanship and high-tech materials, Norman R. Wright & Sons have created the one-of-a-kind, 60ft Sport Fisher “Aura”. Drawing on their 110-year history of custom-crafted vessels, Norman R. Wright…

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Gold Anchor Marina scheme expands to US

The West Coast USA based Marine Recreation Association (MRA) and the Marina Industries Association (MIA) based in Australia have entered into a collaborative agreement to launch the Global Gold Anchor…

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Looking beyond to New Caledonia Groupama Race

Most of the Trans-Tasman waterfront talk currently centres on the looming 75th anniversary Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and the bumper international fleet of 170 boats. Despite the attention trained…

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Deputy PM invited to inspect Steber factory

Deputy Prime Minister and National Party Leader, Michael McCormack has been invited to inspect Steber International’s factory complex in Taree. The invitation, to get a firsthand update on export and…

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Expired marine flare disposal

NSW Roads and Maritime maintains a program to help boaters dispose of expired marine flares, with mobile collections set up across NSW. The Expired Marine Flares Collection Program for the…

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Foulfree coating for transducers introduced by Pro...

Propspeed, leading innovator of underwater coatings, has announced the introduction of ‘Foulfree’, a revolutionary foul-release coating designed specifically for transducers. Designed by industry-leading engineers and designated by Airmar as a…

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Volvo Penta IPS brings Lexus luxury to sea

Toyota Motor Corporation – in collaboration with Italian yacht design studio, Nuvolari Lenard, and boatmaker, Marquis Yachts – has developed its first luxury 65-foot yacht, the sleek LY 650, which…

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Safety Alert: Carbon monoxide on boats

Maritime Safety Victoria (MSV) has issued a Safety Alert in relation to a recent incident whereby four Victorian boaters were hospitalised following exposure to carbon monoxide (CO). MSV has issued…

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Southport Yacht Club completes renovations

Southport Yacht Club, home of the Bartercard Sail Paradise, Gold Coast’s largest regatta and finish line to Australia’s 2nd largest yacht race – Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race, has recently…

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Guardians of nature aboard Guardian of the Seas

Internationally renowned and award-winning wildlife and underwater cinematographer, Tom Campbell, and his scientist and filmmaker partner, Beth Davidow, travel the world capturing spectacular footage and images for a variety of…

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Admirals Barge returned to former glory

The Royal Australian Navy’s Admiral’s Barge, built by Norman R. Wright & Sons in Brisbane and commissioned in 1993, was recently refitted and reconditioned by the experts by High Tide…

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New format for Lipton Cup Regatta

The historic Lipton Cup trophy will be contested in teams for the first time, after an exciting new format was decided by the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria (RYCV) this…

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Corinella Boat Ramp revamp complete

The Corinella (Vic) boat ramp re-opened on Saturday 19 October thanks to the completion of an upgrade that will allow more boaters and fishers to enjoy the water at Western…

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