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Dangerous conditions forecast for NSW boaters By Roads and Maritime Services, , 7:29 AM Sat 20 Sep 2014 GMT
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert after a Bureau of Meteorology warning about dangerous surf conditions from Gabo Island to Tweed Heads developing tomorrow, Sunday 21 September. ...

Genoa International Boat Show 2014 responding to a changing market By Event Media, , 3:46 AM Sat 20 Sep 2014 GMT
Visitors to this year’s his year's Genoa International Boat Show will find the event 'renewed and more dynamic', adapting to the needs of an industry that is just beginning to see Spring at the end of a long hard Winter. Exhibitor numbers are up on last year, with sailing boats and small-to-medium sized motor boats leading the charge. The show will have a new layout ...

New Zealand boating industry showing strong growth By Isla McKechnie, Auckland , 12:35 AM Fri 19 Sep 2014 GMT
Exhibitors have chosen to go big, with luxury brand, Riviera, displaying $10,500,000 worth of boats in the Viaduct Harbour and four boats designed by local company Roger Hill Yacht Designs, worth $5,500,000 on show. The four Hill-designed yachts are the striking 17-metre Voodoo, built by Pachoud Yachts, 14.95-metre Tribute, 13.1-metre Notorious and an 8.9m ArrowCat. ...

Ten safe and clean refueling tips for boaters By BoatUS, , 4:54 PM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Unlike an automobile, recreational boats have special safety needs when it comes to refueling. Stern drive or inboard powered boats have closed engine compartments where volatile gasoline vapors don’t easily dissipate, and older gasoline powered boats are the riskiest to refuel as their brittle fuel hoses can crack, leaving gas in the bilge after a fill-up. ...

Mercury heads field in ski racing’s World Championship selection By Jonathan Revitt, , 11:58 AM Thu 18 Sep 2014 GMT
Mighty Mercury engines have powered Jake Tegart and Codie Rigg to the top of the leader board after the first two races in Australia’s World Championship selection battle.mCompeting in the Open Men’s category behind MercForce – powered by a nine litre, twin turbo, quad cam V8 1350 sterndrive – Jake Tegart scored a third placed finish in Race one at Lake Moogerah, south-west of Brisbane. ...

Abbot Point onshore disposal By Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority, , 9:38 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority welcomes the Queensland Government’s announcement that proposes onshore disposal of dredge material from the Abbot Point port development. ...

New Zealand's largest on water boat show kicks off next Thursday By Ellie Brade, , 6:30 AM Wed 17 Sep 2014 GMT
The Viaduct Harbour will play host to nearly 200 exhibiting companies and over 200 boats, at the Auckland On Water Boat Show from the 25 – 28 September. The Auckland On Water Boat Show has been steadily growing over 16 years and this edition, from the 25 to the 28 September, has added new dimensions to the show, popular with industry and recreational boaters. ...

Auckland Water Boatshow: Practice session for Guinness World Record By Charles Winstone, Westhaven , 9:15 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
At the upcoming Auckland on Water Boat Show (25-28 Sept) Lancer Industries Ltd will be arranging a Guinness World Record attempt for 'Most People on a Stand Up Paddle Board'. The attempt will also raise funds for the Child Cancer Foundation (CCF) through 'SUPport Courage'. ...

Brisbane to host new boat show at Manly on Moreton Bay *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 5:54 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
In the wake of the 54th Brisbane Boat Show, the team at Marine Queensland is already hard at work planning and creating an effective sales environment for exhibitors at its new event, which will merge the Tinnie & Tackle show with an on-water experience. ...

2014 Honda RYA Youth RIB Champions crowned + video By Susie NationGrainger, , 12:30 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Kamila Czartolomna (13) became the first girl in more than 10 years to be crowned a Honda RYA Youth RIB national champion when she and Jamie Paterson (10) claimed victory at the PSP Southampton Boat Show yesterday (14 September 2014). ...

Great Barrier Reef plan released for comment By Queensland Minister for Environment, , 11:29 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
A long-term sustainability plan to protect and manage the Great Barrier Reef for the next 35 years has been released for comment by the Australian and Queensland governments. ...

Superior prepares for Monaco Yacht Show debut *Feature By Superior, , 9:46 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Superior will be attending the 24th edition of the world’s largest on-water show devoted to superyachts, in the idyllically situated deep-water port of Port Hercule, Monaco, 24 to 27 September. ...

Sharks more abundant on healthy coral reefs By James Cook University, , 12:01 PM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
The study examined the distribution patterns and habitat associations of sharks, using thousands of baited remote underwater video stations (BRUVS) across the entire GBR Marine Park over a 10-year period from the year 2000. 'This study has demonstrated how important the health of coral reefs is for the future of shark populations on the GBR,' said Mario Espinoza ...

RYA Advanced Powerboat Handbook unveiled at PSP Southampton Boat Show By Emma Slater, , 7:52 AM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
Yesterday at the PSP Southampton Boat Show the RYA launched a brand new title, the ‘RYA Advanced Powerboat Handbook’ adding to its existing stable of 150 printed publications and eBooks. The RYA’s Publication’s Team were joined on the RYA stand by author, Paul Glatzel to quiz him on how he goes about writing a book like this and what readers can expect when they purchase a copy. ...

Brisbane Boat Show - Opens with great attractions and innovations By John Daffy, Brisbane , 2:15 PM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Brisbane Boat Show - The Brisbane Boat Show has opened with a great public response to the huge range of new boats, engines and equipment being displayed; show innovations including trailer reversing clinics and the opportunity for the public to vote on marine matters they consider important, as well as some clear messages for governments and authorities. ...

Brisbane Boat Show begins *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 9:44 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
The 54th annual Brisbane Boat Show began yesterday, Friday 12 September, under sunny skies and high-20s temperatures, with 110 exhibitors over a massive area at RNA Showgrounds - a combination which is sure to lure visitors in their droves over the weekend. ...

P&O and Princess Cruise Ships to continue operating into Abell Point By Luke McCaul, , 1:27 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
With the departure of Cruise Whitsundays to Port of Airlie, the cruise ships were presented with an alternative proposal to disembark passengers over at the new Port of Airlie reef terminal. However with the proven track record of operation and relationships built over the past seven years, Abell Point Marina has been rewarded with the number one location for welcoming cruise passengers. ...

No more XCAT action in China this year, but landmark agreement signed By Karien Jonckheere, , 9:38 AM Thu 11 Sep 2014 GMT
While planning for the events, which were due to take place in October and November, was going full steam ahead, several hiccups at local level have led to the postponement of the races scheduled there until 2015. In the meantime, and to avoid such situations in the future, a groundbreaking agreement has been signed between the WPPA and the Chinese Powerboat Association in Beijing. ...

Yamaha major sponsor of 2014 Rip ‘n Ride 7 By Yamaha Motor Australia, , 8:14 AM Thu 11 Sep 2014 GMT
Renowned World-wide as the biggest surf PWC freeride event on the southern-side of the equator, the Yamaha Rip ‘N Ride is shaping up to deliver the biggest and sickest freeride tricks ever witnessed on Australian shores. Ozfreeride.com once again provided the forum for RNR7, fostering competitor’s anticipation on the lead up to the annual freeride event. ...

Superboat Champ: Maritimo well positioned as race series nears its end By Paul Wilson, , 4:05 AM Wed 10 Sep 2014 GMT
Australian luxury cruiser manufacturer Maritimo’s Offshore Racing Team is confident it will finish the year strongly after winning several recent Australian Offshore Superboat Championships despite a set-back in Round Five of the series at Redcliffe at the weekend. ...

Command Thrust outboards with Counter-Rotation find eager market By Jonathan Revitt, , 8:35 PM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Mercury’s exclusive Command Thrust FourStroke outboards – with counter-rotating models – have been warmly welcomed by boaties in both Australia and New Zealand. ...

Southport Yacht Club celebrates opening of 68th season *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 6:19 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
On Saturday 6 September, the Southport Yacht Club celebrated the opening of its 68th Boating and Sailing Season with the Club’s Annual Sail Past and Blessing of the Fleet Ceremony. ...

Brisbane Boat Show starts Friday - biggest in 10 years! *Feature By Jeni Bone, , 4:01 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Brisbane will be the epicentre of all things boating and marine this weekend, starting Friday 12 and running over Monday 15 September. ...

Marine Auctions adds new recruits By Jeni Bone, , 3:14 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
Marine Auctions, Adrian Seiffert has announced the appointment of two new recruits to his burgeoning business. ...

Ministerial advisory group launched by united marine industry sector By BIAA, , 3:04 AM Tue 9 Sep 2014 GMT
The Australian Marine Industry Advisory Group was launched today by the partnership of Boating Industries Alliance Australia, Australian Marine Export Group and the Marina Industries Association. ...

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