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Seabin- Saving the world, one marina at a time *Feature By David Schmidt, Sail-World Cruising Editor, Seattle, USA , 2:12 AM Fri 8 Jan 2016 GMT
Every now and then you hear of an idea that’s so jaw-droppingly simple and yet so effective that it makes you shake your head and wonder, ‘why not me’? Such is the case with the Seabin project, an automated marina rubbish bin that was designed to help remove plastic and other unsightly debris from the water. ...
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Eco-warriors Sea-Bin crowd sharing critical stage with nine days to go *Feature By Andrew Turton and Pete Ceglinski, , 4:02 AM Tue 29 Dec 2015 GMT
The automated marina cleaning SeaBin project has raised $198,020 of $230,000.00 with nine days left on their Indiegogo crowdfunding platform, but they need more help now. ...
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Don’t be a Tosser – Not your usual environmental article!! *Feature By Ian Thomson, Plastic in the Pacific , 12:16 AM Thu 3 Dec 2015 GMT
The word ‘Tosser’ in the Oxford English dictionary means – ‘a person or thing that throws something’. There is no need for me to tell you the other meaning that is commonly used around the world. However in this article it will refer to both at the same time as someone who tosses trash into the ocean, truly is a tosser. ...
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Pay attention, YOU can make a difference to the marine environment!! *Feature By Rob Kothe & the Sail-World Team, , 1:51 AM Mon 16 Nov 2015 GMT
OK, Sit up and pay attention, THIS is a life exam subject and when you reach the Pearly Gates, your results today will count towards your final destination ...
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Flash and Crack is not a new pop band *Feature By John Curnow, , 3:20 PM Sun 15 Nov 2015 GMT
To anyone who has been on an airliner hit by lightning, the flash and crack of the strike are vivid memories. It certainly gets your attention and when you land, all the technicians definitely run to the aircraft and give it a very close inspection. So now that we have heightened your senses, let us all remind ourselves that a lightning strike is not always fatal, ...
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Scheduled server maintenance - 23 September GMT+2 11pm onwards *Feature By sail-world.com, , 9:18 PM Sun 23 Aug 2015 GMT
Scheduled server maintenance - sites will be unavailable for some hours between 11pm and 7am GMT + 2 ...
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Pantaenius Insurance – How good does it get? *Feature By John Curnow, , 4:55 PM Fri 29 May 2015 GMT
Insurance may not be the buzzword. There is not unobtanium for keels, spinach enhanced sails or hulls of cut diamond and vibranium fuel cells powering arc reactors to rave on about. No. It is numbers, facts, risk and documentation. Boring? No. Quite the contrary if you happen to have put your boat up on a reef or Hughie blows it off its mooring, smashes her through everything in sight... ...
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Sail-World.com - Contributors Guidelines *Feature By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com , 8:09 PM Mon 5 Jan 2015 GMT
Whether its information about yachts, catamarans or dinghies, or tales of your adventures on the water, there is always a story waiting to be told. Sail-World is happy to receive your articles - be it profiles of people and boats, techniques, safety or seamanship. Read on for the guidelines for submitting an article, including commercial articles - if the information is of value to our readers ...
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Dutch boy on a mission to rid the world's oceans of floating plastic *Feature By Vibeke Venema, , 1:50 AM Sat 18 Oct 2014 GMT
Boyan Slat is a 20-year-old on a mission - to rid the planet's oceans of floating plastic. He has dedicated his teenage years to finding a way of collecting it. But can the system really work - and is there any point when so much new plastic waste is still flowing into the sea every day? ...
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Superior set for METS and enters Waterscape in DAME Awards *Feature By Superior, , 10:40 AM Thu 9 Oct 2014 GMT
Superior will be attending this year’s METS trade show in Amsterdam, 18 to 20 November, and entering the company’s new Waterscape product in the prestigious DAME Awards. ...
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Have trailer, will travel *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 4:36 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
All Marine Spares were out in force at last weekend’s Upper Hawkesbury Power Boat Club Spectacular, which drew local and interstate participants and enthusiastic crowds numbering in the several thousand. ...
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Bass Strait 40 - Sensational Cheese, Superb Wine and Stunning Boats *Feature By John Curnow, , 7:36 AM Wed 24 Sep 2014 GMT
These are some life’s great pleasures and ones you really do want to share. After all, if something has been finely crafted, it’s almost one’s duty to indulge others in the pleasures you’re partaking. Now ever since Aranui's significant keel was first laid down, this 40 footer has been a talking point and it was not long before Corsair Boats were on to building another Bass Straight Motor Yacht ...
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BRIG Navigator 700 – big boat for your buck *Feature By Sirocco Marine, , 4:06 PM Tue 23 Sep 2014 GMT
Making its debut at the Gold Coast International Marine Expo, the BRIG Navigator 700 is 7-metres of versatility and durability, with room for 11 people in comfort – 12 in the twin engine version. ...
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Marine15- Submit your 'Best Profit Idea' and win! *Feature By Marine15, , 10:15 AM Tue 23 Sep 2014 GMT
Win an Electronic Device of Your Choice to the Value of $750 for Your Best Profit Idea. ...
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Iconic dealership celebrates 50 years *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 9:51 AM Tue 23 Sep 2014 GMT
John Crawford never dreamed a love of messing about on boats would lead to the creation of an empire. The Queensland boating identity has come a long way since his obsession for all things marine led him to set up a boatyard on the Wynnum Esplanade in 1964. ...
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Brisbane to host new boat show at Manly on Moreton Bay *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 1:54 PM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
In the wake of the 54th Brisbane Boat Show, the team at Marine Queensland is already hard at work planning and creating an effective sales environment for exhibitors at its new event, which will merge the Tinnie & Tackle show with an on-water experience. ...
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Superior prepares for Monaco Yacht Show debut *Feature By Superior, , 5:46 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Superior will be attending the 24th edition of the world’s largest on-water show devoted to superyachts, in the idyllically situated deep-water port of Port Hercule, Monaco, 24 to 27 September. ...
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Brisbane Boat Show begins *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 5:44 AM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
The 54th annual Brisbane Boat Show began yesterday, Friday 12 September, under sunny skies and high-20s temperatures, with 110 exhibitors over a massive area at RNA Showgrounds - a combination which is sure to lure visitors in their droves over the weekend. ...
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Southport Yacht Club celebrates opening of 68th season *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 2:19 PM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
On Saturday 6 September, the Southport Yacht Club celebrated the opening of its 68th Boating and Sailing Season with the Club’s Annual Sail Past and Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony. ...
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Brisbane Boat Show starts Friday - biggest in 10 years! *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 12:01 PM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Brisbane will be the epicentre of all things boating and marine this weekend, starting Friday 12 and running over Monday 15 September. ...
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Australian research sheds light on ocean garbage gyres *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 10:49 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
New maps show flotillas of ocean filth, illustrating where trash flows globally and revealing how sea surfaces are connected in unexpected ways. ...
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Andrew Scott joins Superior as General Manager *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 1:04 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
Andrew Scott has joined Superior as General Manager - a significant milestone in the evolution of this globally significant company. ...
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Best Birthday Party ever at Southport Yacht Club! *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 9:47 AM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
Southport Yacht Club on Queensland’s Gold Coast is now offering party packages for the junior set, with access to your own party room, grassy play area and specially built kids’ playground, which opened in June. ...
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‘Hall of Fame’ status for Empire Marina *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 2:35 PM Sun 31 Aug 2014 GMT
Empire Marina Bobbin Head in Sydney has been inducted into the newly created Australian ‘Marina Hall of Fame’ by the Marina Industries Association (MIA) at a ceremony held at the marina last week. ...
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Marine15 - prospectus available online now + VIDEO *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 12:29 PM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
Asia Pacific's largest recreational marine business and safety conference and associated trade exhibition will be held from Sunday 3 May to Tuesday 5 May 2015 at RACV Royal Pines on Queensland’s Gold Coast. ...
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