|News for the Last 7 Days - Power Boat World
XCAT Series gets set to conquer another continent in 2015
By Karien Jonckheere, ,
8:00 AM Tue 2 Sep 2014 GMT
Australia will be the next continent to experience the thrill and excitement of the UIM Skydive Dubai XCAT Powerboat World Series with a race scheduled to take place on the Gold Coast, Queensland next year. That’s after an MOU was signed by Gold Coast City mayor Tom Tate and WPPA President H.E Dr Saif Al Ketbi. ...
Dangerous conditions for boaters on most of NSW coast
By Roads and Maritime Services, ,
7:29 AM Tue 2 Sep 2014 GMT
Gale force winds and damaging surf are forecast for Sydney waters, the mid north coast, Hunter coast and Illawarra tonight. Dangerous surf conditions are expected to further increase on Wednesday in the Hunter and southern parts of the mid north coast. ...
2014 Mandurah Boat Show - Third largest boat show in Australia
By Mandurah Boat Show, ,
3:51 AM Tue 2 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Mandurah Boat Show - WA’s biggest boat show, the Club Marine Mandurah Boat Show, will be on again this October at Mandurah Ocean Marina, and this year will offer more activity for families. ...
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Eye on the big picture
By Jeni Bone, ,
2:21 AM Tue 2 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Charismatic Queensland businessman Stefan Ackerie has promising plans to build a towering ‘icon of vision’ to mark his faith in the future of the Gold Coast’s dynamic marine industry. ...
Mediterranean Grand Prix - Powerboat racing heavyweights head to Ibiza
By Class One, ,
6:34 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
The Spanish Island of Ibiza is all set to host the heavyweights of world powerboat racing when they take to the waters off Playa D’en Bossa for the Mediterranean Grand Prix on 5-7 September. ...
Mediterranean Grand Prix - World Aquabike stars all set
By Aquabike.net, ,
6:19 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
French riders Jeremy Perez, Jeremy Poret and Jennifer Menard will line-up in Ibiza [5-7 September] looking to defend and build on their Championship leads in their respective categories Runabout GP1 and Ski GP1, when an expected 65-competitors from 15 countries take to the waters off Playa d’en Bossa for the Mediterranean Grand Prix, round three of the UIM-ABP Aquabike Class Pro World Championship ...
Antarctic sea-level rising faster than global rate
By British Antarctic Survey, ,
12:39 PM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
A study of satellite data from the last 19 years reveals that fresh water from melting glaciers has caused the sea-level around the coast of Antarctica to rise by 2cm more than the global average of 6cm. A team of researchers, including the British Antarctic Survey, have detected the rapid rise in sea-level by studying satellite scans of a region that spans more than a million square kilometres. ...
Powerboat champions gear up for Honda RYA Youth RIB National final
By Susie NationGrainger, ,
11:54 AM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
28 young powerboaters from across the UK will be hitting the water on Sunday 14 September at the PSP Southampton Boat Show. They’ll be putting their skill, control, and speed to the test in the hope of clinching the prestigious title of 2014 Honda RYA Youth RIB National Champion. ...
Andrew Scott joins Superior as General Manager *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
5:04 AM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
Andrew Scott has joined Superior as General Manager - a significant milestone in the evolution of this globally significant company. ...
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Fastest Jet Ski ever built
By Emma Milne, ,
3:13 AM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo - The most powerful Jet Ski on the planet will be officially unveiled to the Australian public at the 2014 Gold Coast International Marine Expo from October 17-19. ...
Best Birthday Party ever at Southport Yacht Club! *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
1:47 AM Mon 1 Sep 2014 GMT
Southport Yacht Club on Queensland’s Gold Coast is now offering party packages for the junior set, with access to your own party room, grassy play area and specially built kids’ playground, which opened in June. ...
‘Hall of Fame’ status for Empire Marina *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
6:35 AM Sun 31 Aug 2014 GMT
Empire Marina Bobbin Head in Sydney has been inducted into the newly created Australian ‘Marina Hall of Fame’ by the Marina Industries Association (MIA) at a ceremony held at the marina last week. ...
Girl power all set for Nottingham powerboat racing action
By Chris Davies, Powerboat GP, ,
7:18 PM Fri 29 Aug 2014 GMT
Building on the success of the last two years of international powerboat racing championship events, Powerboat GP has once again organised a mouth watering prospect for circuit race fans in the shape of the GT15 and GT30 European Championships, the final round of the F4S World Championships, along with the OSY400 European Championships. ...
Cowes to Torquay Race 2014 - Intense activity in preparation
By Geoff Davies, ,
12:10 PM Fri 29 Aug 2014 GMT
With the 2014 Cowes Torquay Race now just a few days away the teams are working tirelessly, many burning the midnight oil, to ensure boats and crews are up to the rigours of the World’s Toughest Offshore Powerboat Race. ...
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - 13 things to See and do
By Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show, ,
8:32 AM Fri 29 Aug 2014 GMT
Each year, Annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat show organizers strive to deliver new, exciting features to enrich the overall show experience and engage audiences. Here are the top 13 things to see and do at this year's show. ...
Australian Offshore Superboat Champ - 15 Superboats in Coffs Harbour
By Lauren Brittain, ,
3:41 AM Fri 29 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 Offshore Superboat Championships - Up to 15 high-octane Offshore Superboats will hit Coffs Harbour this weekend on the 30th and 31st of August, ready for Round four of the Australian Offshore Superboat Championships (OSC). ...
European première for Belize 54 Daybridge at Cannes Yachting Festival
By Riviera Australia, ,
11:48 AM Thu 28 Aug 2014 GMT
The distinctive new Belize 54 Daybridge from the bespoke Belize Motoryacht Collection will make her European premiere at the 2014 Cannes Yachting Festival from September 9 to 14. This opulent new vessel from Riviera Australia will lead an impressive line-up of luxurious Australian designed cruisers from the award-winning manufacturer, including the 4400 Sport Yacht and 45 Open Flybridge. ...
‘Fish Friendly’ accreditation for Sanctuary Cove Marina
By Christine Roberts, ,
4:42 AM Thu 28 Aug 2014 GMT
Queensland’s Sanctuary Cove Marina has been accredited ‘Fish Friendly’ status by the Marina Industries Association. Fish Friendly accreditation is an information campaign and accreditation system focusing on marina fish habits and developed by the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) in collaboration with the Marina Industries Association (MIA) and the NSW Boating Industry Association (BIA). ...
Plethora of Powerboat racing action this weekend
By Emma Slater, ,
4:29 PM Wed 27 Aug 2014 GMT
This weekend (30-31 August) Powerboat GP will present a plethora of Powerboat racing action as 52 powerboat racers, representing 12 countries, compete for four UIM Titles that will see one World Champion and three European Champions crowned over the course of the event. ...
Vicsail Boat show Open Day at Rushcutters Bay
By Vicsail, ,
4:42 AM Wed 27 Aug 2014 GMT
Vicsail would like to extend an invitation to all monohull and multihull sailors to view the Oceanis 38, Oceanis 45, Oceanis 48, Sense 46 and First 35 this Saturday from 10.00 am until 3.00 pm. Location d'albora Marina, New Beach Road, Rushcutters Bay. ...