Safety

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The Gateway sets sail at Burnett Heads

In a show of strong support, councillors at Bundaberg Regional Council have unanimously approved a major stage of The Gateway project, an integrated marina and resort development, set to transform…

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ZF's marine technology showcased in Australia

Numerous new Australian vessels have recently hit the waterways fitted with ZF’s range of Marine Propulsion Systems, featuring a wide selection of leading technology available for pleasure crafts and yachts,…

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Better Boating Fund established in Vic

The legislation to create the Better Boating Fund, which will re-invest every dollar of Victorian boating registration and licensing fees back into recreational boating, has passed in the Victorian Legislative…

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Hastings Boat Ramp open for summer

The Victorian Government is improving access to Western Port Bay for fishers and boaters, thanks to the completion of the first stage the $1.6 million Hastings Boat Ramp upgrade. Minister…

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Maritimo Racing staying prepared

Nearly one year has passed since Maritimo Racing crossed the finish line of a Powerboat Grand Prix – The year 2020 and the Covid-19 pandemic has seen almost all classes…

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New SOS Rescue Ring

There are many rules and restrictions set by government bodies requiring us to carry safety products onboard our boats and how many we must carry. These requirements are the minimum…

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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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