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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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The superyachts are coming

Superyacht Australia confirms a large increase in expected superyacht visitation to Australia for 2020 following promotion at the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. Partnering with Tourism Australia, Superyacht Australia recently…

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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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A serious 'go anywhere' gamefisher called Aura

Fusing traditional craftsmanship and high-tech materials, Norman R. Wright & Sons have created the one-of-a-kind, 60ft Sport Fisher “Aura”. Drawing on their 110-year history of custom-crafted vessels, Norman R. Wright…

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Whitsundays to host 2020 Superyacht Rendezvous

As Australia continues to strengthen its position as a global superyacht hotspot, organisers have this week announced the fourth annual Australian Superyacht Rendezvous – will be hosted in the Whitsundays…

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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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Gold Anchor Marina scheme expands to US

The West Coast USA based Marine Recreation Association (MRA) and the Marina Industries Association (MIA) based in Australia have entered into a collaborative agreement to launch the Global Gold Anchor…

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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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Extinct fish sighting back from the dead

An extremely rare fish thought to be extinct has been reportedly spotted for the first time in over two decades during a lake recovery project in regional Victoria. Two Southern…

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Looking beyond to New Caledonia Groupama Race

Most of the Trans-Tasman waterfront talk currently centres on the looming 75th anniversary Rolex Sydney Hobart Yacht Race and the bumper international fleet of 170 boats. Despite the attention trained…

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All 4 Adventure with Raymarine

FLIR Systems has announced today its Raymarine brand has joined forces with acclaimed adventurer and TV host Jase Andrews for series 11 of the top rated All 4 Adventure fishing…

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Deputy PM invited to inspect Steber factory

Deputy Prime Minister and National Party Leader, Michael McCormack has been invited to inspect Steber International’s factory complex in Taree. The invitation, to get a firsthand update on export and…

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Expired marine flare disposal

NSW Roads and Maritime maintains a program to help boaters dispose of expired marine flares, with mobile collections set up across NSW. The Expired Marine Flares Collection Program for the…

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Foulfree coating for transducers introduced by Pro...

Propspeed, leading innovator of underwater coatings, has announced the introduction of ‘Foulfree’, a revolutionary foul-release coating designed specifically for transducers. Designed by industry-leading engineers and designated by Airmar as a…

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