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Playboy Playmate Shawn Dillon to join anglers at Wahoo Smackdown V
By John Bell, Bimini ,
4:21 PM Tue 2 Sep 2014 GMT
A Florida girl with a love of diving and fishing, Shawn Dillon also happens to be the February 2013 Centerfold in Playboy Magazine. She’s returning for a second engagement to the historic Bimini Big Game Club Resort and Marina to play hostess for the upcoming Wahoo Smackdown V Tournament scheduled for November 13-15. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
From nursery to school: Research highlights critical fish habitats
By James Cook University, ,
9:01 AM Sun 31 Aug 2014 GMT
Researchers have discovered that estuaries and salt marshes are many times more valuable as fish nurseries than was previously thought. Estuaries and salt marshes are often heavily impacted by human development and this new research highlights the importance of their protection and repair to protect fish stocks. ...
‘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. ...
Saltwater Species Hunt Challenge launched
By Angling Trust, ,
7:28 PM Sat 30 Aug 2014 GMT
The Saltwater Species Hunt Challenge has been developed to encourage you to go fishing more often and try and catch as many different saltwater fish species as you can. That’s not all - there is also a competition to catch the largest fish possible in the Specimen Hunt part of the challenge. ...
‘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). ...
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. ...
Marine15 - prospectus available online now + VIDEO *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
4:29 AM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
Asia Pacific's largest recreational marine business and safety conference and associated trade exhibition will be held from Sunday 3 May to Tuesday 5 May 2015 at RACV Royal Pines on Queensland’s Gold Coast. ...
Southport Yacht Club achieves Clean Marina certification + VIDEO *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
2:24 AM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
More than a fancy flag, International Clean Marina Certification is testament to completing and passing a set of criteria developed through the Marina Industries Association, which accredit marinas globally with environmental credentials. ...
Port Kembla Volunteers bring in 75 metre monster from 5nm offshore
By Ken McManus, ,
2:19 AM Tue 26 Aug 2014 GMT
Shipping, boating and fishing crews have been urged to retrieve gear lost overboard rather than leaving it to become an offshore hazard, following a Marine Rescue Port Kembla operation to retrieve a large cargo net on the weekend. ...
Gold Coast Int'l Marine Expo - Make every moment one to remember
By Emma Milne, ,
1:40 PM Mon 25 Aug 2014 GMT
It’s often said, 'the family that goes boating together, stays together' … and this important fact is one of the underlying pillars of success for the Gold Coast International Marine Expo. Now in its fourth year, the Expo is going from strength to strength … and Event and Marketing Manager Emma Milne said the focus for 2014 is still firmly fixed on helping families create fun memories. ...
Dangerous conditions for boaters from Queensland border to Sydney
By AAP Medianet, ,
6:35 AM Sun 24 Aug 2014 GMT
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert to boaters after a Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) warning about dangerous surf conditions forecast to impact the coastline from the Queensland border to Sydney from early Tuesday. ...
Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games - Opening series concludes
By ISAF, ,
9:58 AM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
Despite no racing on Friday 22 August the Opening Series at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games has now concluded and all eyes will be on the final stage of the event on Saturday 23 August. A non discardable, single race for all fleets will bring the Youth Olympic Games Sailing Competition to a close with gold, silver and bronze to be decided in the Girl's and Boy's Byte CII and Techno 293. ...
4x4 Outdoors Show and Fishing and Boating Expo - Busy opening day
By Clare Arthurs, ,
3:45 AM Fri 22 Aug 2014 GMT
2014 4x4 Outdoors Show and Fishing and Boating Expo - New features and exhibits of the National 4x4 Outdoors Show and Fishing and Boating Expo have proven an early success with thousands of people flocking to the opening day at the Melbourne Showgrounds in brilliant sunny conditions. ...
More new boats brand Brisbane Boat Show as a spectacular showcase
By John Daffy, Brisbane ,
9:29 AM Thu 21 Aug 2014 GMT
The addition of even more new model boats at the Brisbane Boat Show including inflatable and pedal powered fishing kayaks, imported fibreglass centre console rigs and locally built offshore aluminium boats from one of the largest names in the Australian marine industry, will create even greater diversity for this year’s Show. ...
Discover world of transport - Holidays at National Maritime Museum
By Jude Timms, ,
7:30 AM Thu 21 Aug 2014 GMT
From transport themed craft activities to special tours for pre-schoolers and science workshops there’s something for children of all ages. Don’t miss the free Cabinet of Curiosities touch table and storytelling sessions to enhance your visit to the museum. ...
Garmin’s compact echo dv fishfinders pack a powerful punch
By Ben Sandman, ,
4:08 AM Thu 21 Aug 2014 GMT
Ideal for kayaks and smaller boats, Garmin’s new echo™ dv fishfinders deliver near photographic views of structure and fish at a price that’s as compact as the units themselves. ...
Anthony Gagliardi wins Forrest Wood Cup at Lake Murray
By FLW Outdoors, ,
7:32 PM Tue 19 Aug 2014 GMT
Chevy pro Anthony Gagliardi of Prosperity, S.C., crossed the stage with a five-bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 14 ounces Sunday to claim the title of Forrest Wood Cup Champion at the Forrest Wood Cup at Lake Murray presented by Walmart. ...
REMUS SharkCam captures up-close encounters with Great White Sharks
By Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, ,
1:17 PM Mon 18 Aug 2014 GMT
When a team from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) took a specially equipped REMUS SharkCam underwater vehicle to Guadalupe Island in Mexico to film great white sharks in the wild, they captured more than they bargained for. With six cameras total mounted on the vehicle, REMUS SharkCam recorded dramatic panoramic footage of large great white sharks attacking the underwater robot. ...
From Penguins to Polar Bears
By Cherie Winner, ,
7:21 AM Mon 18 Aug 2014 GMT
But the effects of climate change may be greatest in Earth’s Polar Regions. In Antarctica and the Arctic, thinner ice is covering less area for a shorter time each year, and that ice loss threatens organisms whose lifestyles depend on it, ranging from algae at the bottom of the food chain to polar bears at the top. Conservation efforts for polar species, however, are especially challenging. ...
Understanding the value of commercial fishers and how they survive
By James Cook University, ,
6:31 AM Mon 18 Aug 2014 GMT
Researchers from James Cook Univ. are trying to lure commercial fishers to take part in surveys that could help the industry adapt to change, and measure the value of fishing to regional communities. The two collaborative research projects will explore how different types of fishing businesses respond to change, as well as the economic contribution of fishing to Queensland’s east coast communities ...
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