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New look SAILING Champions League

SAILING Champions League: Asia Pacific organisers are delighted to announce the 2021 season format and a raft of changes to simplify the competition and bring gender equity to the league.…

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Stonker rainbows released for Metro family fun

Eighteen Metropolitan Family Fishing Lakes are currently being stocked with 500 ‘stonker’ rainbow trout to bolster recreational fishing fun with some big catches. Victorian Fisheries Authority CEO Travis Dowling said…

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Karen Te Maipi appointed Club Marine CEO

Karen Te Maipi, former Head of Brand and Direct for Club Marine, Australia’s largest provider of recreational boat insurance, has been appointed company CEO. Karen accepted the position following the…

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Boating when you don’t have a boat

Boating without a boat in Australia has never been a problem for Aussies.  The practice of boating has been long associated with the outdoor loving nature of our culture.  Across…

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Chaparral Australia takes top dealer gong

Chaparral Australia has won its 6th International Dealer of the Year Award at the 55th Annual Dealer Conference and Awards night. This year’s awards ceremony capped off an impressive Virtual…

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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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Cape50 Motoryacht a new breed of tradition

The all new Cape50 Motoryacht, conceived, designed and built in Australia to meet real boating conditions by Steve Campbell’s Composites Constructions, features; • Modern Euro styling over a traditional theme…

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Fisheries 'Big Build' is on at Snobs Creek and Bra...

Work is underway on two exciting developments that will make fishing even better across Victoria. Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) CEO Travis Dowling said the Snobs Creek hatchery facility, near Eildon, is undergoing a $1.2 million revitalisation and a new fisheries officer station…

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National Boating Week 25 Sep to 02 Oct

A ‘National Boating Week’ will be held from 25 September to 02 October and will be supported by a host of Boating Industry Association (BIA) activities. National boating week will…

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Marina research quantifies Covid-19 impacts

The Marina Industries Association (MIA) has just released a report indicating an AU$48m reduction in Australian marina revenues over the three-month period March – May 2020. The data also indicates…

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Intrastate Travel Opens up Australia Wide

At 3pm today Tasmania will join all other States and Territories by allowing intrastate travel and staying overnight which is a boon for recreational and commercial boating. Boating Industry Association…

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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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Boating restrictions eased - BIAV Update

“The Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews has advised that outdoor activities involving groups under 10 people can take place from midnight Tuesday 12 May. This means that with social distancing in…

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