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Pontoon Boats are a hit with families and entertainers By Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, , 10:20 PM Wed 16 Apr 2014 GMT
The ideal option for exploring river reaches, the Gold Coast canals, lakes, bays and inland waters, pontoon boats are enjoying a rise in popularity, thanks to their affordable, stable and social natures. ...

Dangerous surf conditions to affect the entire NSW coast this weekend By Roads and Maritime Services Media Unit, , 7:36 AM Wed 16 Apr 2014 GMT
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert after a Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) warning about dangerous surf conditions forecast to affect the entire NSW coast this weekend. ...

Charlotte Harbor GP - 77 Lucas third on the podium, first in the press By Barbara Biers, , 2:47 AM Wed 16 Apr 2014 GMT
The biggest and fastest boats on the water lived up to the hype Sunday at the inaugural Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix. Nigel Hook, Captain of the #77 Lucas Oil SilverHook said 'Of course we love to win, but we wouldn't be racing without Lucas Oil and parts.com, so to dominate the media, especially against the GEICO juggernaut, was a monumental indicator for the launching our 2014 season. ...

VRFish challenges NSW recreational fishing tuna proposals By Dallas D'Silva, , 2:20 AM Wed 16 Apr 2014 GMT
VRFish, the peak recreational fishing body representing Victorian fishers shares concerns held by our NSW counterparts that proposed regulation changes for recreational southern bluefin tuna (SBT) fishing in NSW are ill conceived. ...

A 3-day event profiles Taiwan’s 1st International Boat Show By TAITRA, , 2:34 AM Tue 15 Apr 2014 GMT
A glowing welcome is underway to welcome the arrival of Taiwan’s first-ever international boat show coming May 8 to 11 to the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center. ...

Glacier Bay returns to Australia, re-launching at SCIBS By Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, , 1:52 AM Tue 15 Apr 2014 GMT
For James Neilsen from Fishing & Leisure Boats, Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show represents a milestone in the expansion of his business. ...

New Enertia ECO props- Big benefits for bigger boats By Jonathan Revitt, , 1:43 AM Tue 15 Apr 2014 GMT
Specifically developed by Mercury to maximise fuel economy at cruising speeds, the new Enertia ECO propellers have shown in testing to cut fuel use by 10%. ...

Spotlight on world's waste in the search for missing aircraft By Media Services, , 1:11 AM Tue 15 Apr 2014 GMT
The search for debris from missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has not turned up any evidence of a crash, but it has trained the world’s gaze on thousands of pieces of junk floating on the ocean’s surface. ...

Be safe on the water over the long weekends By Ken McManus, , 11:49 AM Sun 13 Apr 2014 GMT
Easter and Anzac day long weekends - Commissioner Stacey Tannos said volunteers would be on duty at MRNSW units along the coastline and inland on the Alpine Lakes and Murray River at Moama over the dual long weekends. 'This will be a great chance for boaters to get out on the water before putting their boat into hibernation for the winter lay-off,' he said. ...

Singapore Yacht Show 2014. Boats to make your eyes pop. By Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Singapore , 7:46 AM Sat 12 Apr 2014 GMT
There really are an awful lot of boats at the Singapore Yacht Show. From super duper superketch Vertigo at 67m and the astonishing Exuma (65m) all the way to a Chris Craft Silver Bullet at a mere 6.15m, there’s pretty much something for everyone here. If your bank manager is going to buck at a loan to buy Cloud 9 for a few tens of million of dollars, then try chartering Exuma, in Asia ...

Arvor Sportsfish - Where fishing begins. By Collins Marine, , 3:29 AM Sat 12 Apr 2014 GMT
Arvor has launched its latest addition to the brand, the SPORTSFISH range. ...

Keeping it clean: How microscopic barriers could rescue the Reef By GE Reports, , 3:13 AM Sat 12 Apr 2014 GMT
An innovation from GE is purifying water all over the world! Next stop, the Great Barrier Reef. ...

Marine15 first keynote speaker announced By Marine15, , 2:49 AM Sat 12 Apr 2014 GMT
The Committee for Marine15 International Conference and Trade Exhibition has announced the first keynote speaker for the event 3-5 May 2015. ...

Powerboat GP confirms 2014 season calendar By RYA, , 8:31 PM Fri 11 Apr 2014 GMT
Powerboat GP have now confirmed their 2014 season calendar including the return of the historic ‘Chasewater’ venue. New teams, new faces and new boats are all ready and eager to join the hugely successful Powerboat GP series as the competition heats up with everyone aiming to be crowned with the prestigious RYA British Championship titles. ...

Power to the people at Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show By Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, , 7:32 PM Fri 11 Apr 2014 GMT
Making up the majority of boats on the water and on-land displays, the powerboat segment is always a drawcard with visitors at the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show. ...

SCIBS VIP lounge back bigger and better in 2014 By Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, , 7:23 PM Fri 11 Apr 2014 GMT
Following on from its successful debut in 2013, the Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show team will expand its exclusive VIP Lounge concept at the Boat Show in May. ...

Gold Anchor accreditation for two Australian marinas By MIA, , 7:15 PM Fri 11 Apr 2014 GMT
The Marina Industries Association (MIA) is pleased to announce that Gladesville Bridge Marina in New South Wales and Queensland’s Runaway Bay Marina have been recognised under the International MIA Gold Anchor General Scheme. ...

Singapore Yacht Show 2014. And another thing… By Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Singapore , 2:36 PM Fri 11 Apr 2014 GMT
Statistics. Seen plenty of those. Attendance statistics are yet another items with which boat shows and press release writers play fast and loose. ‘Record numbers’ turn up at each and every boat show year after year. They are always quoted in tens of thousands, and king of the heap was the event in Korea some years ago which announced a visitor figure of 400,000 at its' first running ...

Singapore Yacht Show 2014. Probably The Biggest Boat Show in Asia. By Guy Nowell, Sail-World Asia, Singapore , 5:40 AM Fri 11 Apr 2014 GMT
At some time or other probably every boat show in the region has stood on the rooftops and broadcast its claim to be ‘the biggest in Asia’ and some them are just mountebanks and liars. Some years ago I cornered the PR and Marketing Manager of one of the Hong Kong shows and asked her to justify the grandiose claims of her latest press release. This proved to be impossible ...

Cat 5 Cyclone ITA expected to hit FNQ coast at high tide 11:06 AM Thu 10 Apr 2014 GMT
Severe Tropical Cyclone Ita has been upgraded to the highest category level as it moves towards the Far North Queensland coast. ...

Musto Australia - Annual warehouse sale By Musto Australia, , 7:04 AM Thu 10 Apr 2014 GMT
Musto Australia - Musto will be clearing end of line kit, samples and oddments. The range is huge and the bargains are plenty. 'It is an exciting time for us as our new ranges are just starting to roll in' said David Oliver CEO of Musto Australasia. ...

Success for family-friendly Brisbane Tinnie & Tackle Show By Marine Queensland, , 5:17 AM Thu 10 Apr 2014 GMT
Brisbane's premier annual boating, fishing, camping, four-wheel-driving and outdoors lifestyle exhibition was an outstanding success last weekend. ...

UIM XCAT World Series - Lady Spain set for XCAT debut in Napoli By Karien Jonckheere, , 12:15 PM Wed 9 Apr 2014 GMT
With powerboating action set to continue next month, the World Professional Powerboating Association (WPPA) – organisers and promoters of the UIM Skydive Dubai XCAT World Series – have announced that a new team will join the highly competitive circuit in Italy. ...

Cyclone Ita predicted to reach Category 4 off Far North Queensland By Sail-world.com, , 3:11 AM Wed 9 Apr 2014 GMT
Far North Queensland is bracing itself for what is expected to be the most severe cyclone since Yasi devastated homes and holiday resorts in 2011. The weather bureau has warned that Tropical Cyclone Ita could strengthen to a category four system before crossing the coast around Friday evening. ...

Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix - 2014 Season Opener By Barbara Biers, , 2:22 AM Tue 8 Apr 2014 GMT
Commencing their 2014 season, the 77 Lucas Oil team will be testing their SilverHook 48GP this week on Lake Monroe near their race shop in Sanford, FL before heading down to participate in the Super Boat International season opener, the Charlotte Harbor Super Boat Grand Prix April 11-13. ...

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