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The Toy Shop launches 'Cruise Along Tours'

The team at Sydney based, Marine Riley (‘The Toy Shop’), have just released their latest ‘Cruise Along Tour’ dates and destinations for 2019. These ever-popular tours to amazing destinations allow…

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TP52s warming up to tango on Corio Bay

Not one but two new Australian-owned TP52s will make for a thrilling battle in the Rating Series at the 2019 Festival of Sails conducted annually on the Australia Day long…

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Ramp Rage campaign gets results

The Boating Industry Association of Victoria (BIAV) has been the driving force of a ‘Ramp Rage’ campaign to get Victorian Government and the State Opposition to commit to spending the…

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New appointments at Wyndham Harbour

Wyndham Harbour, Melbourne’s only marina lifestyle precinct situated on the western shores of Port Phillip and featuring a state of the art marina coupled with luxury apartments and a restaurant…

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Rock Lobster Season opens Friday

Keen recreational fishers are checking their dive gear and rigging their hoop nets ahead of season opening for rock lobster this Friday, 16 November. Victorian Fisheries Authority (VFA) CEO Travis…

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Vale Ryan Andrew Hogan

The marine industry around Australia was shocked and saddened to learn of the untimely death of Ryan Hogan, who died aged 37 years, in a tragic accident on the Gold…

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2019 Festival of Sails tracking well

With less than 100 days to go until the Festival of Sails, entries for the 2019 three-day regatta – which runs from January 26 to 28 – are currently tracking above numbers…

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More Yabby nets arrive for free swap

Recreational anglers are being encouraged once again to swap their opera house yabby nets for free wildlife friendly open-top lift nets at any one of 60 tackle shops that have…

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Malibu launches 2019 model year range

Malibu Boats Australia has launched its 2019 model year range, including a brand new all-Aussie ski boat, the Response TXR. The new Response TXR has been entirely designed, engineered and…

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Silver perch for Albert Park lake

Metropolitan anglers can look forward to even better fishing in Albert Park Lake, just a stone’s throw from the melbourne CBD thanks to the release of 15,000 on-grown silver perch…

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Snapper magic captivates the bays

Victoria boasts some of Australia’s best snapper fishing in Port Phillip Bay and Western Port, which is enjoyed by thousands of keen anglers every spring. Most anglers do the right…

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Future of St Kilda Marina to be decided

The 50 year lease of the St Kilda Marina is coming to an end, presenting an opportunity for the City of Port Phillip, the Victorian Government, the local community, boaters,…

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Recreational Fishing Grants Program now open

The Victorian Government is calling for great ideas, big and small, to make recreational fishing in Victoria even better. Minister for Agriculture and Fisheries Jaala Pulford announced the 2018/19 round…

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Finn Gold Cup coming to Royal Brighton

Royal Brighton Yacht Club (RBYC), one of the premier yacht clubs on Victoria’s Port Phillip Bay, has proudly announced that it will host the 2019 Finn Gold Cup from 13th…

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Premier status for Melbourne Marine Centre

The effort and investment it took to become a Mercury Premier Service Centre is most certainly paying dividends for Melbourne Marine Centre and its customers. “Having Premier status gives us serious…

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38 South – Jeanneau Dealer of the Year

Victorian and South Australian boat dealer, 38 South Boat Sales, have been declared the Jeanneau ‘Dealer of the Year’ in recognition of, not only their outstanding outboard power boats sales…

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Trout stocking bonanza for school holidays

Victorian Families can look forward to making the most of spring these school holidays with more than 30,000 catchable size rainbow trout stocked into almost 80 waters state-wide. Minister for…

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On again, JV Marine World spring boat show

Yes it’s on again, October 12-14, Australia’s largest boating retailer ‘JV Marine World’ is holding a Giant 3 Day ‘Spring Boatshow Sale’. For 18 years now the 10 Acre Braeside…

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Boaters get a better deal from State Opposition

The Boating Industry Association of Victoria has applauded the Liberal National Coalition’s policy announcement for better recreational boating for all Victorians. The announcement by Liberal Party leader the Hon. Matthew…

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