Safety

00

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…

Read More
+
00

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.…

Read More
+
Click here to list your business in the Shipmate Marine Directory today!
00

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…

Read More
+
00

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,…

Read More
+
00

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…

Read More
+
00

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…

Read More
+
00

Norman R. Wright to build Pilot Boats for PNG

One of Australia’s longest serving custom commercial and recreational boat builders, established in 1909, Brisbane-based Norman R. Wright & Sons has secured the contract to build two new custom designed…

Read More
+
00

Sailors with Disabilities program sets sail from M...

Australian not-for-profit organisation Sailors with disABILITIES, have been using Melbourne City Marina as a layup berth for their ‘Winds of Joy’ sailing program vessel. The organisation offers life-changing sailing opportunities…

Read More
+
00

Blessings that count

On Saturday 23 November, Deputy Commander Southport Mike Hoffman welcomed Gold Coast waterways’ proponents and VIPS to the 2019 Volunteer Coast Guard ‘Blessing of the Fleet’ at Southport QF1. After…

Read More
+
00

New rule for personal watercraft on Port Phillip

Maritime Safety Victoria (MSV) will shortly introduce a new waterway rule restricting ‘irregular’ riding of personal watercraft (PWC) in Port Phillip Bay 5-knot speed restricted zones to reduce safety risks…

Read More
+
00

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…

Read More
+
00

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…

Read More
+
00

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…

Read More
+
00

FLIR Introduces Raymarine DockSense Alert

FLIR Systems has announced Raymarine DockSense™ Alert, a new addition to Raymarine’s intelligent docking technology line designed for a broader range of vessels. Raymarine DockSense, unveiled in early 2019, is…

Read More
+