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Arrested development – sediment wreaks havoc with fish larvae
By ARC Centre of Excellence, ,
11:14 AM Fri 24 Oct 2014 GMT
Sediments associated with dredging and flood plumes could have a significant impact on fish populations by extending the time required for the development of their larvae, according to Australian researchers. 'Sediment concentrations at levels found in plumes from dredging or in floods cause a significant delay in the development of clownfish larvae,' says study lead author, Dr Amelia Wenger. ...
Tauranga Boat Expo - Lancer and Sea Blade attend for the first time
By Kristen Hild, Auckland ,
10:25 AM Fri 24 Oct 2014 GMT
The Tauranga Boat Expo has proven a popular attraction for marine enthusiasts outside the main centres. This year, Lancer has chosen to join the show as part of their tour introducing the market to Sea Blade as well as their other exciting products. ...
Safer Boating Week: New Auckland Council Navigation come into effect
By Isla McKechnie, Auckland ,
10:04 AM Fri 24 Oct 2014 GMT
Safer Boating Week ended Friday, but with the start of Labour weekend here, there’s no better time to check your boat is safe and prepared to get out on the water over summer. Coinciding with Labour Weekend, new Auckland Council Navigation bylaws also come into effect from Saturday. ...
NMMA loses E15 fuel U.S. Court of Appeals Decision
By National Marine Manufacturers Association, ,
8:23 AM Fri 24 Oct 2014 GMT
While the battle in the U.S. over E15 might seem a local issue, its plainly has world-wide flow though for the recreationa marine market.The Engine Products Group, a coalition of organizations that includes NMMA, sought to block the EPA decision. ...
Explore Australia Expo and Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show join forces
By Martine Cousins, ,
6:12 AM Thu 23 Oct 2014 GMT
This partnership brings together two truly functional and enthusiastic events for what will become Australia’s premiere 4x4 and marine super expo. But it doesn’t end there. The ethos behind Explore Australia Expo is to substantially grow the consumer pool by enticing and engaging not only the converted enthusiast but also newcomers and those within parallel or fringe categories. ...
METS names DAME Award nominees
By METS Trade, ,
9:27 PM Wed 22 Oct 2014 GMT
The organisers of METS have revealed that 45 products have been nominated to go forward for final judging by the jury of the prestigious Design Award METS (DAME) 2014 competition. The products have been selected from a total of 116 entries from 23 nationalities all over the world. ...
Barcelona International Boat Show reflects signs of recovery in sector
By Marta Juvell, ,
12:53 PM Wed 22 Oct 2014 GMT
The Barcelona International Boat Show closes its doors in Port Vell this afternoon and confirms a trend towards recovery in the sector. Over the course of five days, the show which presented 120 new products and 650 vessels recorded a large turnover and number of visitors, who were able to take an active part in more than 100 programmed activities. ...
Henri Lloyd's famous summer sample sale starts this Friday
By Fran Burke, Sydney ,
10:47 AM Wed 22 Oct 2014 GMT
The famous Henri Lloyd Summer Sample Sale is on again kicking off Friday 24th October 2014 at the Henri Lloyd showroom in Crows Nest, Sydney! Huge range of samples and discontinued lines from Henri Lloyd's marine, footwear and lifestyle collections for men and women. Discounts of up to 80% off original RRP! ...
Still time to win an Advanced Powerboat Course with RYA Handbook
By Emma Slater, ,
12:03 PM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
There is still time to purchase a copy of the new RYA Advanced Powerboat Handbook by Paul Glatzel and be in with a chance of winning an RYA Advanced Powerboat course courtesy of the Paul’s RYA Training Centre, Powerboat Training UK. ...
New improved swell forecasting and more locations from PredictWind
By Sail-World, ,
10:28 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
PredictWind have made significant improvements to the swell forecasting models and added new locations. Integrating the new 50km global wind forecast with ocean current data has created the most advanced swell modelling available online.
By combining PredictWind forecast data with ocean current data, the effect of the wind on swells can be accounted for ...
A Sailor's Dream Home: View after the Coastal Classic - Auction 22 Nov
By Sail-World, ,
8:48 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
Imagine finishing the Coastal Classic and relaxing in your own waterfront home at Opua with your boat tugging gently on a deep-water mooring off the lawn. Built to an architect design in 2000, this north-facing waterfront Opua property is a short walk to the marina and boatyard. It is going to auction on November 22. View this Labour Weekend after the Coastal Classic. ...
Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show moving to Manly Harbour in 2015
By Marine Queensland, ,
8:17 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
The event has historically been conducted at the Brisbane Showgrounds, however as a result of the significant construction and redevelopment of that venue, it has presented many operational difficulties in continuing todeliver a high quality event expected by exhibitors andvisitors to an industry boating showcase. ...
Partnership to encourage lifejacket use
By Neena Mairata, ,
7:25 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
MMC has presented PaddleNSW with 50 new generation lifejackets so its coaches and instructors can help role model behaviour to further encourage everyone on the water to wear lifejackets. 'The lifejackets will be used to kit out PaddleNSW’s network of training staff and volunteers in key locations across NSW,' said MMC General Manager Howard Glenn. ...
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo: Another outstanding success
By Emma Milne, ,
3:27 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
The Australian marine industry is singing the praises of the fourth annual Gold Coast International Marine Expo, reporting strong sales and even greater prospects in the lead-up to summer. 'Based on exhibitor feedback, the total sales at the Expo alone would certainly be in the order of tens of millions of dollars,' she said. ...
Southport’s seas are safer with new Mercury FourStroke Verados
By Jonathan Revitt, ,
3:23 AM Tue 21 Oct 2014 GMT
Volunteer Marine Rescue Southport, at the top of the Gold Coast, now has more of both after fitting twin 300 hp Mercury Verado outboards onto it largest vessel, a 9.5 metre Noosa Cat 3100. ...
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Marine Syndication wins
By Praneel Lal, ,
5:09 AM Mon 20 Oct 2014 GMT
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Marine Syndication, a division of Marine Auctions, was in full swing at the Gold Coast International Marine Expo that took place at the Gold Coast Marine Precinct in Coomera. ...
UIM Class 1 Grand Prix of Italy - Wins for Fendi Racing and Aquasport
By Class 1, ,
8:02 PM Sun 19 Oct 2014 GMT
UIM Class 1 Grand Prix of Italy 2014 - Sunday, Terracina (Italy): Luca Fendi and Giovanni Carpitella produced a breath taking performance to take their first win together in C1 at the team’s home Grand Prix, with Aquasport’s Daniel Cramphorn and Nico Huybens producing a totally dominant performance to win in V1. ...
Coast Guard rescues two near Wachapreague
By USCG, ,
4:34 AM Sun 19 Oct 2014 GMT
Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received a report from a concerned friend at 10:30 p.m., Friday stating the two men had departed on a planned 20-minute trip, but had been gone for approximately two hours. The reporting source also stated that the men did not have radios or cell phones aboard. ...
Scotland’s Boat Show - More than 13,000 flock to Kip Marina
By Kevin Blamire, ,
7:44 PM Sat 18 Oct 2014 GMT
More than 13,000 visitors flocked to Scotland’s Boat Show 2014 (SBS14) at Kip Marina, Inverclyde last weekend as the boating world showed off everything from a £500 dinghy to an £800,000 Sunseeker luxury powerboat. SBS14 is the largest boat show in Scotland and the third largest in the UK and, with over £15m worth of boats on display, there was something for every budget. ...
Grand Prix of Italy: Victory and Bernico-New Star claim race 1 honours
By Class One, ,
5:30 PM Sat 18 Oct 2014 GMT
Victory and Bernico-New Star took race 1 honours in a dramatic and incident-filled first race at the Grand Prix of Italy, which was stopped after a first corner spin-out by Tommy One after the start lap, forcing officials to bring out the red flag. ...
2014 Gold Coast Int'l Marine Expo - McDonald’s boosts the family fun
By Emma Milne, ,
3:57 AM Sat 18 Oct 2014 GMT
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo - The awe-inspiring aerial antics of the Extreme High Diving show at this weekend’s 2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo have a whole new flavour, with McDonald’s signing up as an event partner. ...
Yacht CN 2014 —3rd Nansha Bay International Boat Show open
By Event Media, ,
3:08 AM Sat 18 Oct 2014 GMT
Alongside the line-up yachts and boats by international and local brands, visitors to this year’s Yacht CN will have a chance to enjoy the exciting Moto Surf China Race, passionate samba dances, bikini model shows, international music band performances, and popular international DJ music on-site. ...
Dutch boy on a mission to rid the world's oceans of floating plastic *Feature
By Vibeke Venema, ,
4:50 PM Fri 17 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? ...
Discover Boating Week starts tomorrow
By Boating Industry Association, ,
1:46 PM Fri 17 Oct 2014 GMT
Discover Boating Week is a celebration of the recreational boating lifestyle and the joys and fun that come with spending quality time on the water. Whether you're a fisherman, paddler or sailor, there is something for everyone. Over 40 events will be taking place across the state from October 18 - 25 and the best part is, they all absolutely free! ...
Great start to another massive Gold Coast International Marine Expo
By Emma Milne/Gold Coast International Marine Expo, ,
10:26 AM Fri 17 Oct 2014 GMT
The Gold Coast International Marine Expo – open all weekend – is a marquee event for the marine industry and has delivered on its promise of 'all things aquatic – from super yachts and jet skis to kayaks and fishing equipment … and everything in between'. ...
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