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Boating Syndication Australia to unveil largest-ever display at SIBS
by Denby Browning
The highlight of the display will be the first on-water display in Australia of the Fibrafort F400 Gran Coupe. The highlight of the display will be the first on-water display in Australia of the Fibrafort F400 Gran Coupe - all the way from Brazil. According to BSA's Andrew Young, the Fibrafort F400 is perhaps the best-built 40-foot cruisers since the Riviera M400 was released.
Posted today at 2:54 pm
Three tips for any boater facing a powerful summer thunderstorm
by D. Scott Croft
Recreational boaters and paddlers understand that late afternoon thunderstorms are common during summer boating season Recreational boaters and paddlers understand that late afternoon thunderstorms are common during the summer boating season. A recent incident involving two TowBoatUS Fort Lauderdale captains and their rescue of four kayakers pre-fishing a local tournament offers some lessons learned on how to survive an afternoon storm.
Posted today at 3:27 am
Doors open on Thursday for Sydney International Boat Show
by BIA
Doors open on Thursday for the 49th running of the Sydney International Boat Show. Doors open on Thursday for the 49th running of the Sydney International Boat Show. This year will prove to be educational, entertaining and a great day out for all the family.
Posted on 27 Jul
TowBoatUS Bay St. Louis now offers 24/7 on-water assistance to boaters
by D. Scott Croft
Capt. Conrad Morris, knows what it is like to get stuck on a sandbar in Mississippi Sound. Capt. Conrad Morris, the new owner of TowBoatUS Bay St. Louis, a 24-hour on-water towing and assistance service for recreational boaters, knows what it is like to get stuck on a sandbar in Mississippi Sound. “It happened to me countless times when I was a kid,” he said. “Sometimes we had to spend the night waiting for the tide to come in – there weren’t any towing services around back then.”
Posted on 27 Jul
F1H2O Worlds – Tantalising 3-way title fight to continue in Portimao
by F1H2O
Carella’s 12th win puts him in top spot on 35 points, 11 clear of Torrente with Chiappe a further four points adrift. Team Abu Dhabi’s Italian ace Carella moved to the top of the standings for the first time since China 2014 after seizing on a mistake by Shaun Torrente to take victory in the Grand Prix of France in Evian last time out, with BABA Racing’s Filip Roms grabbing his best ever result in second ahead of Victory Team’s Torrente.
Posted on 26 Jul
Streaker Boats launches SCB Hulls 100% timber free
by Streaker Boats Australia
When fibreglass became the material of choice in the 1960’s boats were built with a timber floor and transom. When fibreglass became the material of choice in the 1960’s boats were built with a timber floor and transom. Some boat builders haven’t changed their construction technique and many boats are still built this way, but not at Streaker Boats.
Posted on 26 Jul
Check out Grady-White at the Sydney International Boat Show
by Game & Leisure Boats
We’re excited to be presenting a Grady-White 336 Canyon, one of our most popular models. Sydney International Boat Show kicks off Thursday 28 July at 10am and we’re excited to be presenting a Grady-White 336 Canyon, one of our most popular models.
Posted on 22 Jul
Torrente's mistake hands Carella a solid victory at UIM F1H2O Worlds
by F1H2O
Carella took off from pole position with the American Victory Team driver Shaun Torrente driving new French built Moore. The event, which was attended by representatives of leading international sporting federations, including the I.O.C., F.I.A. and F.A.I. along with the President of the U.I.M Dr. Raffaele Chiulli, saw the 20 drivers from 12 different nations honor the victims of the recent tragedy in Nice with black ribbons adorned on their boats as they lined up on the starting grid.
Posted on 17 Jul
Pokémon Go and Boating - Three tips from BoatUS
by D. Scott Croft
Pokémon Go, now has 21 million users every day – reportedly the most successful mobile game ever in the US. The reality-game-meets-exercise app currently taking the nation by storm, “Pokémon Go,” now has 21 million users every day – reportedly the most successful mobile game ever in the US.
Posted on 15 Jul
Marine Resources job updates
by Marine Resources
Marine Resources specialises in filling job vacancies within the Leisure Marine Industry. Marine Resources specialises in filling job vacancies within the Leisure Marine Industry. We have a variety of recruitment services to suit all types of marine employer.
Posted on 14 Jul
Stop adding more ethanol to the nation’s gasoline supply
by D. Scott Croft
On July 11, Margaret Podlich and David Kennedy, delivered over 24,000 comments to EPA Headquarters in Washington DC On July 11, Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) President Margaret Podlich (L) and Government Affairs Manager David Kennedy (R), delivered over 24,000 comments from recreational boaters to EPA Headquarters in Washington DC to urge the agency to stop adding more ethanol to the nation’s gasoline supply.
Posted on 14 Jul
Asia Superyacht Rendezvous on the move!
by Asia Superyacht Rendezvous
ASR 2016 moves north to Sala Resort, Mai Khao, Phuket “The Asia Superyacht Rendezvous will once again bring superyacht enthusiasts together in a relaxed and uniquely Thai atmosphere”, note long-time organisers, Captain Charlie Dwyer and Gordon Fernandes, as they invite yachts of 75’ (25m) or longer to join the prestigious event.
Posted on 12 Jul
Who will conquer rough waters of Lac Leman at UIM F1H2O Worlds 2016?
by F1H2O
A year ago, as championship arrived on Lac Leman for the Grand Prix of France, it was all about heartbreak and survival. The heartbreak came when fastest qualifier, race leader and more importantly “native son” Philippe Chiappe of the CTIC F1 China Team, was out front enjoying a comfortable lead and being cheered on by tens-of-thousands of spectators.
Posted on 11 Jul
Psst... want to buy a marina? RPM up for sale.
by Royal Phuket Marina
JLL appointed to handle sale of Royal Phuket Marina Royal Phuket Marina has appointed Mike Batchelor and Aaron Desange from JLL Hotels & Hospitality Group to offer the property for sale. Following serious interest from an international buyer, RPM Chairman, Mr. Gulu Lalvani, has decided to officially put the development on the market. As exclusive advisor, JLL will handle the sale through an expression of interest campaign closing September 2016.
Posted on 7 Jul
Barz floating sunglasses - Ideal for sailing in rough conditions
by Mark Jardine
Our SAN JUAN floating model fitted with 1.1mm Acetate Lenses have a density of 0.95 GM/ML Barz floating sunglasses float in rough conditions. Most sunglasses that say they float, only float in the bathtub as once they break surface tension (or if there is any movement on top of the water)... down they go...
Posted on 7 Jul
Aquila 44 – Lots to love
by John Curnow
As a craft, she is quite impressive. Even from the moment you approach her on the quay. As a craft, she is quite impressive. Even from the moment you approach her on the quay. There is something about the Aquila 44, her own je ne sais quoi, if you like. Proportionally she is just right, everything is in the correct place, and with a modern flair, yet one that is not going to date overnight. I think her presence is in her stance, which is kind of funny, given she is a cat.
Posted on 7 Jul
Dangerous surf conditions from Eden to Port Macquarie from tomorrow
by Transport Road and Maritime Services
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 Eden to Port Macquarie from Thursday.
Posted on 6 Jul
Sydney International Boat Show – A pilgrimage for boaters
by medianet.com.au
Connecting the two is a ferry service that also gives show visitors a bonus voyage across the magnificent Sydney Harbour The event is well known for delivering a comprehensive variety of products, across all boating sectors. Joining local visitors, the show also has a large number of guests from across the country as well as overseas, making it the ideal location for the marine industry to use as a base to launch new products and services.
Posted on 5 Jul
Navathome Australia brings RYA Theory to your door
by Don Punch
The RYA Cruising Syllabus has been built up over years of best practice development in Sail and Power Boat skippering. The Royal Yachting Association Cruising Syllabus has been built up over years of best practice development in Sail and Power Boat skippering. Split into a theory and practical syllabus the training modules take you in steps from a Start Yachting orientation through to Yachtmaster for either power or sail.
Posted on 5 Jul
BoatUS asks boaters to say “no” to more ethanol in 2017
by D. Scott Croft
EPA is asking for comments on proposal to increase amount of ethanol that must be blended into gasoline supply for 2017 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is asking for comments on a proposal to increase the amount of ethanol that must be blended into the nation’s gasoline supply for 2017. If adopted, these proposed levels will require the use of a record amount of ethanol, forcing higher-level ethanol fuel blends (including E15 or 15% ethanol) into gas pumps and at more gas stations.
Posted on 1 Jul
Guy Nowell - Red 660NaiadHella Marine - July 2016