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VMR Whitsundays celebrate the arrival of their new rescue vessel VMR Whitsundays celebrate the arrival of their new rescue vessel In a ceremony hosted at Abell Point Marina last week, VMR Whitsundays announced the arrival of their new rescue vessel. In a ceremony hosted at Abell Point Marina last week, VMR Whitsundays delightedly announced the arrival of their new rescue vessel. Abell Point Marina VMR 1, as it has been named, has been 10 years in the making and certainly a labour of love for the VMR committee. by Joscelyn O'Keefe Posted today at 4:05 am Lessons learned from a boat fire in a neighbouring slip (pen) Lessons learned from a boat fire in a neighbouring slip (pen) We all learn from our experiences. How to do things better, faster, safer next time. We all learn from our experiences. How to do things better, faster, safer next time. But here’s one experience we’d rather not have – a fire on a boat in a slip nearby in the middle of the night. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what happened two weeks ago to Chris Sullivan, who lives aboard his powerboat in a marina in Falmouth, Mass. by Peter Janssen Posted today at 12:00 am Marine Notice - Official Nautical Charts Marine Notice - Official Nautical Charts Marine Notice draw attention to importance of using only official nautical charts to comply with flag State requirements This Marine Notice draws attention to the importance of using only official nautical charts to comply with flag State requirements, which implement the relevant regulations of Chapter V of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), as amended. by Australian Maritime Safety Authority Posted on 23 Jul Marine Notice - Biofouling and In-water Cleaning Marine Notice - Biofouling and In-water Cleaning The purpose of this Marine Notice is to provide general information to vessel owners on In-water Cleaning Guidelines The purpose of this Marine Notice is to provide general information to vessel owners, operators, ports and marinas on the revised 2015 Anti-fouling and In-water Cleaning Guidelines for Australia and New Zealand (the 2015 Guidelines), and the International Maritime Organization’s 2011 Guidelines for the control and management of ships’ biofouling to minimize the transfer of invasive aquatic species by Australian Maritime Safety Authority Posted on 23 Jul Marine Notice - VHF marine radios - Automatic channel switching Marine Notice - VHF marine radios - Automatic channel switching This Notice provides information on how VHF channel switching may interfere with safe operation of vessel communications This Marine Notice provides information on how automatic VHF channel switching may interfere with the safe operation of vessel communications. by Australian Maritime Safety Authority Posted on 23 Jul Wide Cleats make hardware upgrades easy Wide Cleats make hardware upgrades easy Retractable line cleats not only improve a boat's looks by eliminating bulky deck hardware, they represent a convenience Retractable line cleats not only improve a boat's looks by eliminating bulky deck hardware, they represent a convenience and safety upgrade by protecting against snagged fishing lines and stubbed toes. The 305 series Wide Line Cleats from Accon Marine are a simple upgrade to improve the appearance and appeal of a vessel. by Martin Flory Group Posted on 22 Jul Insider's guide to the best of the BVI - Keep this list! Insider's guide to the best of the BVI - Keep this list! Like many cruising people, I’ve been to the British Virgin Islands many times, and I think I know my way around. Like many cruising people, I’ve been to the British Virgin Islands many times, and I think I know my way around. Well, turns out I was just getting started. I found plenty of new places on this insider’s guide to the best of the BVI from someone who grew up and still lives there, and I can’t wait to go back to try some of them out. by Peter Janssen Posted on 22 Jul Historical displays at Sydney International Boat Show Historical displays at Sydney International Boat Show Sydney Int'l Boat Show will showcase some of Australia’s boating history, as it celebrates its own 50th anniversary Sydney International Boat Show will showcase some of Australia’s boating history, as it celebrates its own 50th anniversary at the International Convention Centre Sydney. by AAP Medianet Posted on 22 Jul Abandoned and derelict vessels in Florida and the Caribbean Abandoned and derelict vessels in Florida and the Caribbean Abandoned and derelict vessels (ADVs) are a marine debris problem in many places around the United States In this region, which boasts both beautiful weather and waters, a high number of recreational and commercial boaters unfortunately equals a high number of ADVs. by NOAA Fisheries Posted on 21 Jul Boating Industry reader survey reports Ethanol repairs increasing Boating Industry reader survey reports Ethanol repairs increasing A new survey by Boating Industry magazine says those in the boating industry are seeing a growing number of problems A new survey by Boating Industry magazine says those in the boating industry that manufacture, sell, repair and store recreational vessels are seeing a growing number of problems caused by ethanol-related fuels. Said one Minnesota boat dealer in the survey, “Ethanol fuels are great for our service department but bad for our customers!” by D. Scott Croft Posted on 21 Jul Adventure awaits at the Sydney International Boat Show Adventure awaits at the Sydney International Boat Show Sydney Int'l Boat Show celebrates its 50th year in 2017. The show will be hosting a number of fantastic presenters The Sydney International Boat Show celebrates its 50th year in 2017. The show will be hosting a number of fantastic presenters who exemplify the adventurous spirit. In particular, Michelle Lee and Lisa Blair will be on stage to share their incredible stories. by AAP Medianet Posted on 20 Jul Tracking mysterious oil in New Bedford Harbor Tracking mysterious oil in New Bedford Harbor U.S. Coast Guard Marine Safety Detachment is determined to track down sources and restore the health of the waterfront. Home to Massachusetts’ historic whaling fleet and the largest fishing fleet in the country, New Bedford is also a popular New England tourist destination. Visitors pour in each year to sample the local seafood and enjoy the historic waterfront. However, in recent times, the seaside sights along the harbor have been marred by the unwelcomed and distinct color palette of oil sheens on the water. by Nicole J. Groll Posted on 20 Jul DAMEN to open up “New Frontiers” at the Monaco Yacht Show DAMEN to open up “New Frontiers” at the Monaco Yacht Show On 10 July DAMEN launched its latest vessel New Frontiers – a new evolution in Dutch shipbuilder’s Yacht Support range. On 10 July DAMEN launched its latest vessel New Frontiers – a new evolution in the Dutch shipbuilder’s Yacht Support range. For the first time, the 55-metre vessel debuts dedicated Owner and guest accommodation plus a host of yachting enhancements that distinguish the YS 5009 from its predecessors. by Damen Shipyards Group Posted on 18 Jul Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue five off Cape Cod coast Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue five off Cape Cod coast Coast Guard and good Samaritan rescued five people 18 miles south of Nomans Land Sunday after their boat caught on fire The Coast Guard and a good Samaritan rescued five people 18 miles south of Nomans Land Sunday after their boat caught on fire. A good Samaritan radioed to watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Southeastern at about 10 a.m. reporting the 32-foot recreational boat Finale had caught fire, and he rescued the people who were aboard. by U.S. Coast Guard 1st District Northeast Posted on 17 Jul Riviera 4800 Sport Yacht - Just move with the times Riviera 4800 Sport Yacht - Just move with the times Honestly. I cannot tell you how well it works, because I simply never used it! Honestly. I cannot tell you how well it works, because I simply never used it! No. Not the boat itself... I actually spent many enjoyable hours on board Riviera’s delightful 4800 Sport Yacht. Right. What I was referring to was the autopilot, and the reason for that lies in the very sentence immediately preceding this one. Enjoyment. by John Curnow Posted on 17 Jul Monaco Solar and Electric Boat Challenge – Day 2 Monaco Solar and Electric Boat Challenge – Day 2 One overriding objective is to use competition to promote eco-responsible propulsion to people involved in motor-sport. Nothing can stop them: Gerhard van der Schaar’s Dutch boat Clafis Victron Energy Solar Boat Team in the Open Class and Johannes van der Steen driving NHL Solarboatteam in Challenge A, each won the Fleet Endurance Race, the speed contest, slalom and one-on-one duels in their respective categories. by Icarus Sports Posted on 16 Jul Sunreef launches Supreme 68 Power Cat with lots of light and space Sunreef launches Supreme 68 Power Cat with lots of light and space You enter the boat from wide staircases leading up from the swim platform, and walk into the salon through glass doors. Sunreef will introduce its new, massive Supreme 68 power catamaran at the Cannes yacht show in September, the newest model in the Supreme line that runs from 48 to 88 feet. The amount of attractive, modern, bright living space on the new Sunreef Supreme 68 is simply stunning: Indeed, the company says the new cat has 3,250 square feet of living space, more than many upscale New York City apartments by Sunreef Yachts Posted on 16 Jul 10 rescued as 55-foot custom Sportsfisherman sinks off Charleston 10 rescued as 55-foot custom Sportsfisherman sinks off Charleston Marine 101 of the Charleston Fire Department and members of the North Charleston Police Department marine unit responded A custom 55-foot, Paul Mann, cold-molded-wood Sportsfisherman sank off Charleston, S.C., on Saturday during the MegaDock fishing tournament. All ten people on board were rescued by a passing boat, before the Coast Guard arrived. The boat, Sportsmann from Kiawah Island, apparently hit something in the water. Charleston marine authorities said the boat had already taken on too much water... by Peter Jansen and also Powerboat-World.com Posted on 16 Jul Keeping your boat's interior clean Keeping your boat's interior clean John Greviskis from Ship Shape TV joined Shurhold’s Tiann Berhoff to discuss helpful cleaning tips for boats interior. As everyone knows, space is at a premium inside the boat. That is especially true on long trips. For your next outing, consider these helpful tips for keeping your ride ship shape. by Shurhold Industries Posted on 15 Jul Monaco at the forefront of eco-responsible propulsion Monaco at the forefront of eco-responsible propulsion First contests at fourth Monaco Solar and Electric Boat Challenge kicked-off on Friday morning for 21 teams competing. The first contests at the fourth Monaco Solar and Electric Boat Challenge, organised by the Yacht Club de Monaco in partnership with UIM (International Powerboating Federation) kicked-off on Friday morning for 21 teams competing. This unique event in the Mediterranean is an opportunity for international engineering students to showcase potential of electric and solar power for the yachting sector. by Yacht Club de Monaco Posted on 15 Jul
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