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Guy Harvey honored with renaming of NSU Oceanographic Center
By John Bell, Fort Lauderdale ,
3:03 PM Fri 31 Oct 2014 GMT
Nova Southeastern University (NSU) announced that Guy Harvey and the Guy Harvey Ocean Foundation are providing a very generous financial gift that will allow students, faculty and other researchers at NSU’s Oceanographic Center to enhance their work and also provide scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students studying marine biology. ...
Victoria and NSW coordinate Murray cod size limits
By Vic Coalition, ,
7:36 AM Fri 31 Oct 2014 GMT
In the upcoming season, a recreational slot limit of 55-75cm will apply to all Murray cod caught in Victorian and NSW waters, from the opening of the Murray cod season on 1 December. Minister Walsh and Minister Hodgkinson agreed it was necessary to have consistent size limits. ...
Barramundi are off limits in Queensland East Coast waters
By Anglesey Jodana, ,
4:52 AM Fri 31 Oct 2014 GMT
Fishers are reminded that barramundi are off limits in Queensland east coast waters from noon 1 November 2014 until noon 1 February 2015. Queensland Boating and Fisheries Patrol district officer Robert Ibell said the closure was in place to protect barramundi stock during their spawning season. ...
Superior wins 2014 ISS Excellence in Innovation Award for Waterscape
By Superior Jetties, ,
9:14 AM Thu 30 Oct 2014 GMT
Representing superlative achievement with a focus on sustainability, the awards were presented 29 October at the 24th Anniversary of ISS’s Awards Gala in Fort Lauderdale, Florida during the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show. The Excellence in Innovation Award was accepted by David Hogan, son of Superior CEO, John and Jackie Hogan in front of an international audience. ...
Sanctuary Cove Boat Show - Marine industry invited to jump on board
By Chanelle Rodger, ,
3:53 AM Thu 30 Oct 2014 GMT
2015 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show - After a successful 2014, Mulpha Sanctuary Cove is gearing up for its 27th annual Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show, with exhibitor opportunities opening next week (November 6). ...
New online service helps turn your unwanted Boat Bitz into cash
By Peter Pembroke, ,
3:31 AM Thu 30 Oct 2014 GMT
A brand new online classifieds website called Boat Bitz has just been launched specifically focused on helping boat owners clear their unwanted or unused boating and fishing equipment. ...
Eagle One luxury motoryacht – seeking new owner
By Swan Super Lines, ,
3:28 AM Thu 30 Oct 2014 GMT
Built by one of Japan’s premier shipyards, EAGLE ONE has kept pace with modern luxury with a series of refits, most recently 2014, and is for sale, under $1m. ...
Ten crucial actions to save the Great Barrier Reef
By WWF Australia, ,
4:36 PM Wed 29 Oct 2014 GMT
WWF-Australia and the Australian Marine Conservation Society have released a 10-point plan to save the Great Barrier Reef, in response to the Queensland Government’s Draft Reef 2050 strategy. ...
Henri Lloyd's famous summer sample sale on now
By Fran Burke, Sydney ,
10:47 AM Wed 29 Oct 2014 GMT
The famous Henri Lloyd Summer Sample Sail is in now 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! ...
Where is the Deepwater Horizon oil?
By Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, ,
7:54 AM Wed 29 Oct 2014 GMT
During the 2010 crisis, some of the oil gushing from the seafloor appeared as slicks on the sea surface, while roughly half of it, scientists estimate, remained trapped in deep ocean plumes of mixed oil and gas, one of which was more than a mile wide, hundreds of feet high and extended for miles southwest of the broken riser pipe at the damaged Macondo well. ...
Fisheries enforcement blitz targets snapper anglers
By Gemma Gadd, ,
5:39 AM Wed 29 Oct 2014 GMT
The illegal take of snapper from Port Phillip, Western Port and Corner Inlet will be the focus of a Fisheries Victoria blitz starting Melbourne Cup long weekend. ...
Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - Australia among the best
By Emily Simpson, ,
3:38 AM Wed 29 Oct 2014 GMT
2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show - Australia’s leading superyacht organisation, Superyacht Australia will be showcasing the best of Australian brands at 2014 Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show and promoting Australia as a cruising destination for global suoeryacht fleet. ...
Wahoo Smackdown V attracting record number of anglers
By John Bell, Bimini ,
8:24 PM Tue 28 Oct 2014 GMT
With some 30 boats already committed and at least another 10 anticipated, the November 13-15 Wahoo Smackdown hosted by the Bimini Big Game Club Resort and Marina will be the largest tournament in the history of the popular series. ...
Guy Harvey Outpost launches Data Collection Fishing App
By John Bell, St. Petersburg ,
10:41 AM Tue 28 Oct 2014 GMT
Mark Ellert, President of Guy Harvey Outpost Resorts and Lodges announced today the launch of the company’s new fishing app, iGHOFISH, created to serve as the record keeper for the company’s new 'Fish for the Future' fishing tournament along with tournament and special fishing events at its Guy Harvey Outpost destinations. ...
sMRT Inflatable SOS Dan Buoy selected by judges for METS Dame Awards
By Emily Simpson, ,
5:16 AM Tue 28 Oct 2014 GMT
SOS Marine and Mobilarm subsidiary Marine Rescue Technologies ('MRT') announce today that the sMRT Inflatable SOS Dan Buoy is one of the 45 products that have been nominated for final judging by the Design Award METS (DAME) 2014 jury. The products have been selected from a total of 116 entries from 23 nationalities from all over the world. ...
Girringun Ranger exercise targets illegal activities
By GBRMPA media, ,
7:58 PM Sun 26 Oct 2014 GMT
Conducting patrols in the sky, on the land and on the sea was all in a weekend’s work for Indigenous rangers at an exercise near Townsville this month, as part of efforts to spot and report illegal activities. The Girringun Aboriginal Rangers, who patrol the waters between Rollingstone Creek and Maria Creek, participated in a two-day training and surveillance operation hosted by the GBRMPA. ...
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. ...
High profile anglers support Rec. fishing reserve for Port Phillip
By Keep Australia Fishing, ,
11:12 AM Thu 23 Oct 2014 GMT
In an unprecedented show of unity and purpose, five of Australia’s top fishing and TV personalities have joined the call for the next government of Victoria to establish Port Phillip Bay as a recreational fishing reserve. ...
Marine Rescue Iluka Yamba towing disabled fishing vessel to safety
By Ken McManus, ,
9:36 AM Thu 23 Oct 2014 GMT
This afternoon Marine Rescue Iluka Yamba was sent to the aid of a commercial fishing boat from Wooli with a disabled engine adrift 15 nautical miles east of Sandon River, south of Yamba. Rescue vessel Iluka Yamba 30 located the fishing boat at 5:30pm approximately 24m south east of Yamba. It had drifted 3 nm from its original position and is now under tow to Yamba. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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