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BIA welcome maritime infrastructure spend

Boating Industry Association President Darren Vaux today welcomed the NSW Government announcement of $205 million in maritime infrastructure works over the next three years. Minister for Transport Andrew Constance made…

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Lakes Entrance lands a better jetty

Fishers in Lakes Entrance now have a bigger, safer spot to wet a line thanks to an upgrade of Reeve Landing Jetty on Bullock Island. Victorian Fisheries Authority CEO Travis…

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Marine advisory service enhances web presence

Global Marine Business Advisors (GMBA) a group of senior marine industry professionals launched a worldwide advisory service for the leisure marine industry earlier this year and this week took the opportunity…

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Marinas21 - Call for papers

The Marina Industries Association (MIA) is full steam ahead in planning its biennial Marinas21 International Conference and Trade Show which will be held at the Marriott Resort Surfers Paradise, 24-25…

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AMS takes on Rocna and Vulcan anchors

All Marine Spares (AMS), has recently proudly announced their appointment as official Distributor of Rocna and Vulcan Anchors for Asia-Pacific. The well-known Rocna design has been the preferred anchor within…

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Mooloolaba Coast Guard chooses Simrad®

Simrad Yachting, a leader in the design and manufacture of world-class marine navigation, autopilot, radar, communications and fishfinding systems, has announced that the Mooloolaba Coastguard have chosen to fit Simrad…

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GCCM expands with all-weather work bays

Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard (GCCM) has now completed the construction of expansive new undercover hardstand areas with additional blasting and painting facilities to meet growing demand from 50ft-plus…

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Raymarine helps weather a storm

Below is Sailor, Barry Stedman’s incredible account of how his Raymarine autopilot saved the day in challenging conditions while sailing from the Bahamas to South Carolina. I was sailing offshore…

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AMSA targeting container ships

The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is launching a focused inspection campaign targeting cargo securing arrangements on container ships visiting Australian ports. This inspection campaign is being initiated in response…

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C-Map launches new website for rec boaters

C-Map, a leader in digital marine cartography and cloud-based mapping, has announced the launch of the new C-MAP website catering to recreational boaters. The new website features rich content covering…

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In the big league

Antares 6, 7, 8, 9, and now the Antares 11. This new model marks a new milestone in the well-known line of weekenders by Beneteau which now exceeds 10 metres.…

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Back to Boating - Your state guide

Australia continues to gain ground in efforts to contain COVID-19 which is allowing Governments to ease restrictions on recreational boating around the country. The Boating Industry Association (BIA) has reminded…

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Melbourne Virtual Boat Show announced

The Boating Industry Association of Victoria has extended an invitation to all marine industry suppliers to exhibit at the Melbourne Virtual Boat and Fishing Show to be held Friday 24,…

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Smart cameras for safer boating

More boaters will be able to check conditions at their local ramp from the comfort of home as Maritime Safety Victoria launches new cameras across Victoria. The ramp and carpark…

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AMSA urges lifejacket use after trawler tragedy

The Australian Maritime SafetyAuthority (AMSA) strongly urges commercial vessel operators and crew to wear lifejackets while working on the decks of their vessels.  AMSA is currently investigating the loss of a 48-year-old seafarer overboard from a fishing trawler on Monday off…

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