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Powerplay catamarans lure with luxury

Australian cruising boaters will soon have the choice of the superb, Australian-designed Powerplay brand of luxury power catamarans, now distributed exclusively by Hurricane Boats Australia based at Sanctuary Cove. Established…

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Unique program to raise marine industry skills

Supported by the Australian Government Department of Jobs and Small Business, East Coast Apprenticeships, with the help and encouragement of key industry proponents, plans to deliver the ‘Launch into Work’ pre-employment…

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New John Deere 4.5L marine engine

Following the recent announcement by John Deere Power Systems in Waterloo, Iowa (US), the new PowerTech™ 4045SFM85 marine engine is now ready to ship to customers worldwide, including Australia, New…

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2019 Sanctuary Cove boat show launched

On the back of a 30th year celebration edition that saw more than 45,000 visitors, 300 exhibitors and collective sales worth hundreds of millions of dollars, marine companies can now…

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Australian marine co's on display

Over 25 Australian marine companies shared a strong presence recently at METSTRADE, the world’s largest B2B trade exhibition of marine equipment. Held annually in  Amsterdam, the Aussies provided a showcase…

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2018 Mercury Technician of the Year

In a nail-biting final, David Voorden has beaten the best from Australia and New Zealand to earn the title of Mercury Marine’s 2018 Technician of the Year. David, from Leisure…

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New appointments at Wyndham Harbour

Wyndham Harbour, Melbourne’s only marina lifestyle precinct situated on the western shores of Port Phillip and featuring a state of the art marina coupled with luxury apartments and a restaurant…

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Australia shines at global shows

Following a successful Monaco Yacht Show, the Australian marine industry has strengthened their engagement further with industry in America, during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Aligning themselves with Superyacht…

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Marinas19 keynote speakers announced

The Marinas19 International Conference and Trade Exhibition 27-28 May 2019 is taking shape with keynote speakers secured and associated activities locked in. Marina Industries Association (MIA) Chairman Andrew Chapman said…

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Maritimo's third appointment in Americas

Leading Australian luxury motor yacht manufacturer, Maritimo, has continued to expand its reach in the Americas with yet another appointment of a major marine brokerage business as a dealer partner,…

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Fairline Yachts announces a change at the top

After three years as Managing Director of UK Based Fairline Yachts, Russell Currie is stepping down. Under Russell’s leadership Fairline Yachts has secured many significant achievements including winning two World…

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Riviera continues to grow in Asia 

Australia’s premium luxury motor yacht builder, Riviera, is continuing to grow in the Asian region with the appointment of China Pacific Marine as representatives in Hong Kong and Macau. The…

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Club Marine moves into The Boat Works

Club Marine is the latest high-profile tenant to take up residency at The Boat Works, in Coomera on the Gold Coast. The custom-built Queensland Office for the insurer and publisher is…

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Future of St Kilda Marina to be decided

The 50 year lease of the St Kilda Marina is coming to an end, presenting an opportunity for the City of Port Phillip, the Victorian Government, the local community, boaters,…

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Boatworks expansion boosts jobs

Work has begun on stage 1 of a $100 million major expansion at The Boat Works – located in the Marine Precinct at Coomera on the Gold Coast. The project…

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ZF Revolutionises Shift Technology

The latest in marine transmission shift technology, ZF’s SUPERSHIFT2 sets a new benchmark in delivering superior performance and comfort to operators, with its quick shifting and high levels of smoothness…

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MIA Announces New Clean Marina Partner

The Marina Industries Association is pleased to announce that Petrolink Engineering has committed to a two year MIA partnership aligned with the International Clean Marina Program. Petrolink Engineering join WA…

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Value of boating by the numbers

At the Sydney International Boat Show Breakfast earlier this month, the tripartite Australian Marine Industry Advisory Group, launched the 2018 State of the Industry data report which provides key data…

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Make waves with Digital Marketing

Digital marketing may seem overwhelming. But if you’re ignoring digital, you’re ignoring your best customers. The good news is, DigitalMaas can simplify this for you so you can ride with…

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