> Powerboat-World.com
 
 
News Home Video Gallery Newsletters FishingBoating Features Photo Gallery Sail-World Australia Australian Cruising
MarineBusiness-World

 

Sail-World.com : Vic Coast Guard benefit from Club Marine Boat Show

Vic Coast Guard benefit from Club Marine Boat Show

'The Victorian Coast Guard is the official charity of the Club Marine Melbourne Boat Show'   
Yet another reason to visit the 2007 Club Marine Melbourne Boat Show from July 5-9, is to support the chosen charity organisation; the Victorian Coast Guard, keeping you safe in all your marine activities.

The Coast Guard will be running boat licence courses twice a day, every day at the Show with all the proceeds from this fantastic initiative going towards keeping the Coast Guard afloat.

Ron Sheppard, Squadron Training Commodore of the Victorian Coast Guard, says the Club Marine Melbourne Boat Show is a vital resource for the squadron.

'We need the funds raised at this show to put towards maintaining our boats, so we can have them ready for the search and rescues we perform every day of the week,' said Sheppard.

'You may remember last week’s incident where a boat hit a pylon off east Geelong and started sinking. They were rescued at 5am, just before their boat sank. That kind of rescue wouldn’t be possible without funding from events like the Melbourne Boat Show.'

The Coast Guard is hoping their presence at the 2007 Club Marine Melbourne Boat Show will help to raise their profile, especially ahead of their new responsibilities as the fire brigade of the sea.

As part of a memorandum of understanding with the Combined Fire Authority, the Coast Guard is set to offer another aspect of protection at sea, with the new responsibility of taking care of fire and emergency services off land.

Lindsay Grenfell, Chief Executive Officer of the Boating Industry Association Victoria, says he is proud to help the Coast Guard in raising both funds and their profile for the good of the boating industry.

'We always strive to have a charity at the Melbourne boat show and the Coast Guard is a wonderful organisation that is always available to provide rescue services to the boating public,' says Grenfell.

'As the Coast Guard is unfunded in many aspects, the BIA Victoria is pleased to provide funding for their worthwhile cause.'

The Victorian Coast Guard will run their licensing courses twice a day at a cost of $70 per person, all of which will go directly to the organisation. The course will include a two-hour demonstration covering all points of marine safety and boat handling concluding with the Boat Licence exam.

Visit the official website at www.biavic.com.au.

For more information on the Victorian Coast Guard visit the website at http://www.coastguard.com.au/location/victoria.html

2007 Club Marine Melbourne Boat Show
Melbourne Exhibition Centre, July 5-9.
Thursday to Saturday - 10am – 9pm
Sunday - 10am – 7pm
Monday - 10am – 8pm

Tickets available at the door:
$17.00 Adult
$12 Student, Pension and Concession card holders (with I.D.)
$8.00 Children under 16
$40.00 Family (Two adults and their children)


Club Marine Melbourne Boat Show -  BIA VIC?nid=35165  




by Samantha Bennett

  

Click on the FB Like link to post this story to your FB wall

http://www.powerboat-world.com/index.cfm?nid=35165

1:16 AM Thu 28 Jun 2007 GMT






Click here for printer friendly version
Click here to send us feedback or comments about this story.


Related News Stories:

11 Jun 2014  10,000 reasons to win with Club Marine…
21 Sep 2013  Mandurah Boat Show begins this October
09 Apr 2013  Club Marine launches extended warranty insurance
01 Dec 2012  Club Marine Pittwater and Coffs Regatta - One week to close of entries
04 Feb 2012  Club Marine Series - Round Four Images from Teri Dodds
28 May 2011  Club Marine CEO Greg Fisher at Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show
28 Sep 2010  Club Marine SA Boat & Fishing and 4WD Adventure Show
05 Aug 2007  Walker - Club Marine NSW Youth Match Racing Champ
30 Jul 2007  Club Marine NSW Youth Match Racing Championship
04 Jul 2007  Club Marine Melbourne Boat Show is for everyone
MORE STORIES ...

Power Boat News

















UK superyacht industry on the rise by British Marine Federation,












Predictwind helps you pick the best time to depart by Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz,
































Understanding the Ocean's role in Greenland Glacier melt by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI),


Dangerous conditions for boating on entire NSW Coast by Transport Roads and Maritme Services,


Revealing report on Search for American yacht Nina released *Feature by Rob Kothe and the Sail-World team,


Dangerous conditions for boaters Byron Bay to Eden
ECOfishers and AMA to establish NSW Fisheries Taskforce
New-to-New Zealand products at the Auckland On Water Boat Show
Auckland on the Water Boat Show: Two new Bavaria yachts on display
You are invited to a Boating Safety Conference in Auckland
AYSS PacificNet/Tahiti voted a success!
Taiwan's first marina a Superior effort *Feature
Ferretti Group’s ‘Service University’ for the first time in Asia_Pac
Solar 1 Monte Carlo Cup 2014 - Day 1 + Video
Portland’s new state-of-the-art boat ramp officially opened
2014 Sarasota Grand Prix - 77 Lucas Oil SilverHook got second place
Superboats turn up the heat in the Tropics
Dangerous conditions forecast for NSW boaters
APSNZ appoints Duthie Lidgard as new MD
Whale freed from rope at Byron Bay
Tidal current installations will increase boating hazards
Dangerous conditions for NSW coastal boaters from Thursday
World premieres and national debuts for Sydney International Boat Show
Marine Auctions experiencing rising tide of interest *Feature
Tags reveal Chilean devil rays are among ocean's deepest divers
Auckland On Water Boat Show to hold world record attempt   
Zodiac at Sydney International Boat Show 2014 – Australian   
Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Exhibitor space filling fast   
Ceramic coated exhaust manifolds reduce engine bay temps on superboat   
Reminder of safe distance requirements for whales   
Changes to Australian bass closed season   
Fusion achieves industry-wide acceptance of FUSION-Link   
BSE Brisbane Slipways open for business as normal   
Honda’s everywhere at Sydney International Boat Show!   
Fifth round of XCAT World Powerboat Series moves to China   
Sly 43 - Making her Australian premier   
Maritimo full of confidence following recent wins   
Australia event cements its position as hosting 'the' marina party   
Up close and personal with whales on the Gold Coast   
SA Marina Day encourages South Australians to enjoy their marinas   
Southport Yacht Club raffle: Dusit Thani, BRIG Falcon, Marriott stay   
Enjoy the whale spectacle, just keep your distance   
The Dinghy Nav Light Solution- a brilliantly dumb idea   
Extension granted for salvage of a paddle steamer on the Murray River   
Sydney International Boat Show set to embrace new location   


For this week's complete news stories select    Last 7 Days
   Search All News
For last month's complete news stories select    Last 30 Days
   Archive News







Sail-World.com  


















Switch Default Region to:

Social Media

Asia

Australia

Canada

Europe

New Zealand

United Kingdom


http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/Twitter_logo_small.png   http://www.sail-world.com/event_images/image/RSS-Icon.png

United States

Cruising Northern

Cruising Southern

MarineBusiness World

PowerBoat World

FishingBoating World

 

Contact

Commercial

News

Search

Contact Us

Advertisers Information

Submit news/events

Search Stories/Text

Feedback

Advertisers Directory

Newsletter Archive

Photo Gallery

 

Banner Advertising Details

Newsletter Subscribe

Video Gallery

Policies

 

 

 

Privacy Policy

 

 


Cookie Policy

 

 



This site and its contents are © Copyright TetraMedia and/or the original author, photographer etc. All Rights Reserved.  Photographs are copyright by law.  If you wish to use or buy a photograph contact the photographer directly.
XLXL NEW PBW
LocalAds   DE  ES  FR  IT