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More moorings for the Mornington Peninsula

Boaters are set to enjoy a better experience on the Mornington Peninsula (Vic) with more places to anchor their vessels thanks to the Victorian Government’s investment in seasonal moorings. An…

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Savage Boats appoints Cranbourne Boating

Situated in between Port Phillip and Western Port Bay in Victoria, Cranbourne Boating Centre is a second-generation family business that now proudly represents Australia’s oldest boat manufacturer, Savage Boats. Since…

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Abalone duo apprehended at Altona Beach

Two men from Sunshine West (Vic) are facing serious charges after being arrested by Fisheries Officers allegedly in possession of a commercial quantity of abalone. Victorian Fisheries Authority Director of…

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Boaters get a say on boating infrastructure

The Victorian Labor Government is encouraging boaters and facility managers to visit Better Boating Victoria’s new website to have their say on how recreational boating infrastructure is managed in our…

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Cruisers Yachts release innovative 38 SUV

According to Cruisers Yachts Australian Importer, Aussie Boat  Sales, Cruisers Yachts should be a household name in Australia, having been founded 115 years ago in the North of the US.…

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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…

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New fisheries podcast set to make a splash

Recreational and commercial fishers, growers, seafood consumers and people who simply love our waterways can now tune in to the Victorian Fisheries Authority’s (VFA) new fortnightly podcast, The Poddy Mullet.…

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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…

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Mullaway movement mysteries revealed

Victorian recreational fishing licence fees are funding a two-year study by the Nature Glenelg Trust that is revealing amazing secrets about the movement of mulloway in and between our rivers,…

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Tasmania - A circumnavigation in full colour

Imagine cruising in company across Bass Strait, having the opportunity to witness the beauty of Tasmania while circumnavigating Australia’s Island state, a journey of some 1200 nautical miles, over 30…

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Aussie performers set to wow Festival of Sails

Australia’s biggest celebration of sailing, Festival of Sails will have a distinctive rock ‘n’ roll flavour in 2020 with renowned Aussie singer/songwriter Richard Clapton headlining the line-up for the Australia…

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Hooked up on Murray Codference

Come and hear about all things Murray cod at Victoria’s fourth annual Murray Codference on Sunday 8 December in Shepparton, boasting an expanded schedule of events including a free family…

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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…

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New format for Lipton Cup Regatta

The historic Lipton Cup trophy will be contested in teams for the first time, after an exciting new format was decided by the Royal Yacht Club of Victoria (RYCV) this…

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