Safety

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Cruising & sailing data on your wrist

With the ability to deliver valuable fishing, cruising and sailing data right to your wrist, Garmin’s next-generation quatix 3 marine GPS smartwatch belongs on the water. Merging features and design…

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'Swap & Go' life raft program

Time is a critical factor in any marine emergency. Life threatening situations demand a life raft that’s not only reliable but can also be boarded in seconds. You need to…

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Tonic sets bold new trends for 2016

Tonic Polarised Eyewear, Australia’s leader in high performance sunglasses, is setting bold new trends for 2016 with its latest frame styles and a super-cool new Photochromic Grey glass lens. Tonic’s…

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Australian manufacturer enhancing marine safety

Sealite, a global manufacturer of marine aids to navigation and headquartered in Australia, is enhancing marine safety by assisting navigators in determining their position, safe course, or to visually identify…

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Disaster strikes twice

Normally bad news comes in threes, so when you’ve been tapped on the shoulder (as it were) twice in 12 months, you could be thinking there’s another just around the…

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The Specialised Law of Yachting

By Marcel Vaarzon-Morel Two years ago I attended a seminar in London on ‘Yacht and Yachting Law’ that was run by Filippo Lorenzon Director of the Institute of Maritime Law…

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New dredge for Gippsland Ports

The Victorian Labor Government has secured the future of Gippsland Lakes with construction starting on Gippsland Ports’ new dredge. Minister for Ports Luke Donnellan said “The new dredge will ensure…

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Young sailors save Jet Skiers life

Two Rye (Vic) teenagers, Ed Fuggle and Ben Brunton, spent the best part of Australia Day saving a man’s life.  Rye Yacht Club, located on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria, is…

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New Bellarine boating and swimming zones

Safer boating and swimming zones are being introduced along the coastline from Point Lonsdale to Corio Bay next week, as part of Parks Victoria’s sweeping review of boating and swimming…

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Simrad Halo Radar wins DAME award

Simrad  HALO™ Pulse Compression Radar range, the world’s first high-performance recreational solid-state, open-array radar system with pulse compression technology has won the prestigious 2015 DAME Technology Category Award. Delivering the…

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Survitec Group Acquires Survival Offshore Systems

Survitec Group, a global leader in the manufacture, supply, inspection, testing and maintenance of safety and survival equipment, has today announced the acquisition of Survival Offshore Systems, headquartered in Port…

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Paper, Ruler, Dividers... And Pantaenius

Unlike, Paper, Rock, Scissors, this is no game and literally, utterly deadly serious. The following is actually about more traditional forms of navigation and your obligations as a skipper. It…

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Emergency food and water survival kits

Ever thought about how you’d sustain yourself till help arrived in an emergency situation at sea, or at least until you were able to better your situation? Whether it is…

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