|News for the Last 7 Days - Power Boat World
Mildura boaters reminded Murray River will be low until mid August
By Roads and Maritime Services, ,
9:23 PM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
Roads and Maritme Services is reminding the Mildura boating community to avoid boating near Lock 11 of the Murray River with the draw down of the waterway now well under way. ...
Gold Coast Broadwater no closer to welcoming supermaxis *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
3:44 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
The arrival of some of the world’s fastest and largest yachts at the end of this year’s Land Rover Sydney Gold Coast Yacht Race was another disappointment for those hoping to see the super maxis grace the Broadwater. ...
Sydney International Boat Show - all systems go!
By BIA NSW, ,
2:17 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
Visitors to the 2014 Sydney International Boat Show, and there could be more than 60,000 of them, will be treated to a stunning array of new vessels being unveiled for the very first time on the world stage. ...
UK superyacht industry on the rise
By British Marine Federation, ,
2:02 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
The British Marine Federation has released a report entitled ‘Economic Benefits of the UK Boating Industry’ to coincide with its annual conference, which was held in Liverpool as part of the International Festival for Business. ...
EOMAP modelling shows what's under our water
By Jeni Bone, ,
1:53 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
German and Australian scientists have launched state-of-the-art water quality monitoring tools that will enable anyone in the world to zoom in on what is stirring up under the surface of Australian waters. ...
Great Barrier Reef in a bad state, and getting worse
By Media Services, ,
1:45 AM Tue 29 Jul 2014 GMT
The Great Barrier Reef is in its worst state since it was World Heritage-listed more than two decades ago, and getting worse, scientists told a Senate inquiry last week. ...
Gold Coast International Marine Expo - Organisers add extra sites
By Emma Milne, ,
2:13 PM Mon 28 Jul 2014 GMT
High demand for exhibitor space at the GC Int'l Marine Expo has prompted organisers to expand the event site – an indication this year’s showcase of 'all things aquatic' will be the biggest and best yet. Event and Marketing Manager Emma Milne said more than 70% of available sites had already been allocated to a wide range of exhibitors for 'Australia’s only working boat show' from 17-19 October. ...
Series Point’s Championship - Formula Two team secures a second place
By Tammy Wolf, Milton ,
8:42 AM Sat 26 Jul 2014 GMT
After a top five finish at the World Champions, Mercury – Canada’s Formula Two team secures a second place in the series points championship with a mere 29 points away from the lead and becoming the first Canadian and women to win the championship. ...
Marine Rescue volunteers called to rescue second vessel out of fuel
By Ken McManus, ,
6:06 AM Sat 26 Jul 2014 GMT
Volunteers from Marine Rescue Bermagui have again been called to rescue a fishing boat stranded far offshore after running out of fuel – only two days after an almost identical emergency operation ...
Predictwind helps you pick the best time to depart
By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, ,
9:09 AM Fri 25 Jul 2014 GMT
The Departure Planning tool from PredictWind can save huge amounts of time planning and give you more hours sailing.
It does this by looking at four different departure dates that are separated by 24 hours, and assessing the weather to pick the best day to leave for a particular journey ...
Marine Rescue volunteers rescue seven in marathon operation
By Ken McManus, ,
12:44 PM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
The skipper of the 10 metre Bertram flybridge cruiser alerted the Marine Rescue Bermagui unit at 10.51am that he had run out of fuel while trawling more than 34 nautical miles (about 63 km) offshore, on the edge of the Shelf.
The NSW Police Force Marine Area Command at Eden subsequently tasked the unit to respond in the prevailing conditions. ...
Watch this whale lift a Kayak clear out of the water
By Sail-World Cruising, ,
7:19 AM Thu 24 Jul 2014 GMT
Two kayakers in Argentina were paddling off the coast of Puerto Madryn recently, when a whale took sudden and totally unexpected interest in their boat, swam beneath their vessel, and lifted it from the water. ...
Clipper Motor Yachts expands with Boat Equity
By Lauren Brittain, ,
3:29 PM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Clipper Motor Yachts has recently come onboard with Boat Equity to provide its customers with more options to get out on the water. Managing Director, Brett Thurley, mentioned that there are many boat share options on the market, but none really compare to the model that Boat Equity has produced. ...
Check out the Fountaine Pajot Saba 50 at Autumn boat shows
By Fountaine Pajot, ,
2:59 PM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
The Fountaine Pajot Catamarans yard will be presenting its new 2015 Saba 50 for 2015 at all of the autumn boat shows: Cannes (9-14 September), La Rochelle (17-22 September), Barcelona (15-19 October), Gênes (1-6 October), and Annapolis (9-13 October). ...