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Sydney International Boat Show - VIP Lounge for Bavaria Owners
by Mechelle Walker
Bavaria Australia takes pleasure in inviting all Bavaria Owners to their VIP Lounge at Sydney International Boat Show Bavaria Australia takes pleasure in inviting all Bavaria Owners to their VIP Lounge at the Sydney International Boat Show on the 28th July - 1st August 2016.
Posted on 28 Jun
Garmin’s latest autopilot – it’s compact and reactive
by Ben Sandman
Garmin’s GHP Compact Reactor Hydraulic Autopilot is the newest addition to its GHP autopilot series. Ideal for outboard-powered boats up to around 9m in length, Garmin’s GHP Compact Reactor Hydraulic Autopilot is the newest addition to its GHP autopilot series.
Posted on 28 Jun
Five tips for boaters to get through the holiday weekend
by D. Scott Croft
This July 4 holiday weekend there will be more recreational boaters on the water than at any other time of year This July 4 holiday weekend there will be more recreational boaters on the water than at any other time of year, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS).
Posted on 28 Jun
PredictWind - Stunning new forecast maps
by PredictWind
When developing the Offshore App, we had to rethink maps for offshore sailors. When developing the Offshore App, we had to rethink maps for offshore sailors. The mapping technology was rebuilt to be faster, have smaller downloads and be able to smoothly animate PredictWind’s advanced forecasts. Following the success of the Offshore App, we’re releasing this unique display technology across all other platforms, including the forecast website, Android and iOS Apps
Posted on 24 Jun
New Fountaine Pajot power catamaran raises the bar
by Kate Elkington
Fountaine Pajot has just announced a brand new 44-foot power cat that sets an entirely new standard Fountaine Pajot has just announced a brand new 44-foot power cat that sets an entirely new standard in the world blue-water cruising cat market.
Posted on 23 Jun
Pertemps heads P1 Superstock UK standings after Greenock triumph
by RYA
A very wet Sunday in Greenock couldn’t dampen spirits on second day of the inaugural P1 Scottish Grand Prix of the Sea A very wet Sunday in Greenock couldn’t dampen spirits on the second day of the inaugural P1 Scottish Grand Prix of the Sea (18-19 June).
Posted on 22 Jun
Thundercat Racing choose Icom Land based Comms Solution
by Ian Lockyer
Thundercat Racing, one of the world's most exhilarating offshore water sports series is now using an Icom radio system Thundercat Racing, one of the world's most exhilarating offshore water sports series is now using an Icom radio system utilising IC-F1000 VHF handportables to assist in the running of their events, making sure that they run smoothly.
Posted on 22 Jun
World-firsts for Riviera and Volvo Penta aboard new 4800 Sport Yacht
by Riviera
The latest addition to Riviera’s luxurious Sport Yacht collection is already generating strong interest ahead of SIBS. Riviera and Volvo Penta have now revealed the 4800 Sport Yacht will showcase the innovative new IPS15/800 pod-drive system for the very first time in the world. In addition, Volvo Penta’s compact new D8 marine engine will be on display to the public for the first time in Australia.
Posted on 17 Jun
Warning - Dangerous surf, high tides and full catchments
by Transport Road and Maritime Services
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters after a BoM issued a warning about dangerous surf conditions Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters after a Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) issued a warning about dangerous surf conditions from Seal Rocks to Point Danger from late Sunday and from Gabo Island to Smoky Cape on Monday.
Posted on 17 Jun
Still boating after all these years
by Harry Davis
When Harry Davis quit Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show after 27 years, many people thought he’d retired. When Harry Davis quit Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show after 27 years, many people thought he’d retired. Not so. One year on from his last show Harry Davis has finally made the time to do what he really loves - making art.
Posted on 17 Jun
Ferretti Group Open Days 2016 - and never mind the rain!
by Guy Nowell, Asia Editor, Sail-World.com
Proving that a good event will always attract a good clientele Three days 10-12 June of less than sparkling weather failed to dampen enthusiasm for the second edition of the Ferretti Group Open Days 2016, held at Ferretti Group Asia Pacific’s service facility in Aberdeen, Hong Kong.
Posted on 16 Jun
Superb start to 2016 OCRDA Club Racing season
by RYA
Rob McCarthy was uncertain how many teams would arrive, but on Saturday morning, it was smiles all round as Haldon Quay. 2016 OCRDA Club Racing season - Even race organiser and Chairman of OCRDA (Offshore Circuit Racing Drivers Association) Rob McCarthy was uncertain how many teams would arrive, but on Saturday morning, 14 May, it was smiles all round as Haldon Quay.
Posted on 16 Jun
Round-the-clock boater assistance comes to Northern Michigan
by D. Scott Croft
With their crystal blue waters and scenery Grand Traverse Bay and nearby Torch Lake are Northern Michigan boating Meccas With their crystal blue waters and stunning scenery, Grand Traverse Bay and nearby Torch Lake are Northern Michigan boating Meccas, with many hundreds of local boats at private docks and marinas and scores of visiting boats exploring what some call one of the finest fresh water cruising areas in the world.
Posted on 16 Jun
Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron to ban bottled water
by Ian Thomson
Approval has been given to create a ban on bottled water that comes in plastic containers. The RQYS Management Committee has confirmed that approval has been given to create a ban on bottled water that comes in plastic containers. This will place the club as a leader in environmental impact management in Australia and around the world. The Royal Hong Kong Yacht Club earlier this year did likewise. Who’s next?
Posted on 16 Jun
HyDrive wins the Australian Export Performance Award
by HyDrive
HyDrive Engineering has been exporting hydraulic steering systems since the early 1970s Australian International Marine Export Group (AIMEX) received the highest number of entries in the awards’ 17-year history across all categories and AIMEX CEO Maryanne Edwards said that the entries were of such high caliber this year that several High Commendations were awarded.
Posted on 15 Jun
Marvellous Marlow headed down-under
by Brittani Johnson
Marlow 53, is a beamy, serious passage maker and it is due to hit our shores at the end of year for its new model debut. With an overall length of 18.2 metres, or 60 feet in the old measure, the latest offering from Pacific Motor Yachts Australia, the Marlow 53, is a beamy, serious passage maker and it is due to hit our shores at the end of the year for its new model debut.
Posted on 15 Jun
C-Strobe H20 next generation of personal distress LED Light is here
by Nichole Kalil
The new USCG approved C-Strobe H20 distress light combines intense LED technology with increased operating life ACR Electronics, Inc., a Drew Marine company, released their next generation of C-Strobe distress lights today. The new USCG approved C-Strobe H20 distress light combines intense LED technology with increased operating life and provides 360 degrees of visibility, while shining bright at 45 lumens. This waterproof strobe light can provide up to 120 continuous hours of emergency lighting.
Posted on 11 Jun
ACR introduces their newest searchlight the RCL-100 LED
by Nichole Kalil
ACR Electronics, Inc. enhances their very popular RCL-100 searchlight, shining brighter than ever with nine LED array ACR Electronics, Inc. enhances their very popular RCL-100 searchlight, shining brighter than ever with its new nine LED array providing a blazing 200,000 candela of luminosity. The LED bulbs are efficiently designed to provide over 40,000 operating hours.
Posted on 11 Jun
Newport International Boat Show unveils exciting new education series
by Caitlyn Ridgley
Newport Exhibition Group announced today the 2016 Education Series for this year’s Boat Show. Newport Exhibition Group, owners and producers of the Newport International Boat Show, announced today the 2016 Education Series for this year’s Boat Show. Greatly expanding on past offerings, the Newport International Boat Show will host on-water courses, seminars and demonstrations, giving showgoers plenty to look forward to beyond the excitement of new boat debuts and boating gear.
Posted on 10 Jun
Dangerous surf conditions for NSW Coast starting Sunday
by AAP Media Net
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters after a BoM warning about dangerous surf conditions Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters after a Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) warning about dangerous surf conditions from Jervis Bay to Forster from Sunday.
Posted on 10 Jun
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