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New WA home for BRIG
By Sirocco Marine, ,
9:35 PM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
South Fremantle is now home to a new BRIG headquarters, the only authorised BRIG agent in Western Australia. ...
NSW Governor to launch Rotary NSW Emergency Services Community Awards
By www.rotaryescawards.org.au, ,
9:15 AM Mon 2 Mar 2015 GMT
The Governor of NSW David Hurley is to be the patron of the new Rotary NSW Emergency Services Community Awards which will be launched on Wednesday, March 4, at Government House, Sydney ...
Rio officials probe source of fish die-off in Olympic waters
By Jenny Barchfield, ,
2:56 AM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
Rio de Janeiro's state environmental agency says it is investigating a fish die-off that has left thousands of carcasses floating in waters where sailing events are to be held when Brazil hosts next year's Olympics. ...
Marine Rescue volunteers called to tow disabled charter vessel
By Ken McManus, ,
1:55 AM Sun 1 Mar 2015 GMT
Twelve people on board a charter fishing boat near Broughton Island at Port Stephens had an early end to an expected day out fishing when mechanical problems stopped the 10m vessel. ...
Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta – Notice of Race online
By ISAF, ,
1:32 PM Tue 24 Feb 2015 GMT
2015 Aquece Rio International Sailing Regatta – The Notice of Race, the Olympic Test Event, has been published. The Aquece Rio – International Sailing Regatta 2015 is the second of two Rio 2016 Olympic Test Events with the first being held in 2014. Rio will welcome sailors once again from 13-22 August 2015 with racing taking place inside and outside of Guanabara Bay. ...
Miami International Boat Show Innovation Award winners honored
By Miami Boat Show, ,
4:45 AM Sun 22 Feb 2015 GMT
The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and Boating Writers International (BWI) announced today winners of the 2015 Progressive Insurance Miami International Boat Show Innovation Awards, presented during the annual Industry Breakfast at the Miami Beach Convention Center. ...
Maribyrnong River not the place for mesh nets
By Simone Dalton, ,
3:05 AM Sat 21 Feb 2015 GMT
A 59 year-old Bentleigh man will be charged with the use and possession of prohibited mesh nets, as well as taking undersize bream from the Maribyrnong River earlier this week. ...
Roads and Maritime Services expand live vision of conditions
By Transport Roads and Maritime Services, ,
5:45 AM Fri 20 Feb 2015 GMT
Boaters now have access to live vision of conditions at more locations with an expanded network of 18 cameras in key coastal areas and one alpine waterway in NSW. ...
Tropical cyclone Marcia set to hit Queensland coast possibly Cat 5
By Sail-World.com, ,
11:19 AM Thu 19 Feb 2015 GMT
High seas weather warning for Metarea 10 issued by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology Tropical Cyclone Warning Centre Brisbane at 0907 UTC 19 February 2015. Hurricane force wind warning for North Eastern Area. ...
Kite Controller gives wings to kayaks and canoes
By Dan Tracy, Seattle ,
4:47 PM Wed 18 Feb 2015 GMT
Pacific Sky Power is launching the Kite Controller, a redesigned reel-bar with a compression winch that maintains equal line lengths throughout the launch and retrieval. For kayaks and canoes, this system enables sailing with a kite. ...
Australian Master Marine conduct sea class trials on new boats
By John Daffy, Brisbane ,
9:32 AM Tue 17 Feb 2015 GMT
On a day that a television boating identity advised boaties to ‘give it a miss’, Australian Master Marine seized the opportunity of threatening skies, plenty of wind, swell and whitecaps to conduct sea trials on the first two new boats in its small plate alloy range. ...
Australian first shellfish reefs are restored at Port Phillip Bay
By The Nature Conservancy, ,
10:15 AM Mon 16 Feb 2015 GMT
This is an in-water trial set-up, which will involve The Albert Park Yachting and Angling Club (APYAC) assisting Fisheries Victoria and University of Melbourne to load and deploy locally sourced limestone rubble and other materials etc. onto to the seabed ...
Gold Coast Marine Expo - Fishing expert puts latest lures to work
By Emma Milne, ,
2:18 AM Mon 16 Feb 2015 GMT
Anglers of all abilities will be treated to the latest and greatest in leading-edge lures when the Yamaha Super Tank captivates audiences at the Gold Coast International Marine Expo (21-24 May 2015). ...
Abalone, urchins and periwinkles taken at Portarlington
By Melanie Curtis, ,
4:45 AM Sun 15 Feb 2015 GMT
Information provided to the 13 FISH reporting line has led to two men being questioned by Fisheries Victoria for allegedly taking a large numbers of abalone, urchins and periwinkles near Portarlington. ...
See fish inside out in striking new exhibition from the Smithsonian
By Jude Timms, ,
6:24 AM Sat 14 Feb 2015 GMT
A striking new exhibition of elegant images exposing the inner workings of fish from the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History will open at the Australian National Maritime Museum this February. ...
Standards Australia committee issues lifejacket safety standards
By Neil Patchett, ,
8:20 AM Fri 13 Feb 2015 GMT
The Maritime Management Centre in NSW is calling on members of the boating public to have their say on a draft paper reviewing lifejacket safety standards in Australia. ...
Fisherman fined for tangled web of fibs
By Melanie Curtis, ,
5:13 AM Fri 13 Feb 2015 GMT
A 56-year-old Stawell man caught fishing without a licence at Peterborough last year has pleaded guilty to multiple offences, including possessing unauthorised commercial fishing equipment. ...
Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show to be a bumper event
By Ruby Public Relations, ,
10:22 AM Thu 12 Feb 2015 GMT
For the 2015 Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show some of the marine industry’s biggest names have already signed up. In fact, bookings are on par with this time last year – where 307 exhibitors turned out – which bodes well for another bumper event. ...
Boat ramp sinking - You have to laugh
By Mark Furler, ,
3:55 AM Thu 12 Feb 2015 GMT
A Sunshine Coast driver has had that horrible sinking feeling after his car went under water at a local boat ramp. ...
NOAA Fisheries releases its 2015 Biennial Report
By Laurel Bryant, ,
5:12 AM Wed 11 Feb 2015 GMT
NOAA Fisheries has released its 2015 Biennial Report to Congress highlighting U.S. findings and analyses of foreign illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing activities and of bycatch of protected species and shark catch on the high seas for foreign fleets. ...
Updated disposal options for unwanted beacons
By Marine Rescue NSW, ,
6:28 AM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) is urging owners of emergency beacons to dispose of their unwanted beacons correctly. ...
Victorian Government expanding estuary perch stock
By Georgia Brumby, ,
2:08 AM Sat 7 Feb 2015 GMT
To improve fishing opportunities for recreational anglers, more than 100,000 estuary perch fingerlings have been stocked into seven lakes and rivers across Victoria, including three new waterways never before stocked with the species. Fisheries Victoria are actively reviewing other waters across Victoria to rebuild Estuary Perch populations. ...
Most of the seafood Americans eat comes from abroad - Illegally
By Christopher Joyce, ,
6:57 PM Fri 6 Feb 2015 GMT
Most of the seafood Americans eat comes from abroad. And a lot of that is caught illegally — by vessels that ignore catch limits, or that fish in areas off-limits to fishing. ...
Collegiate Bass Fishing Series - BoatUS renews title sponsorship
By BoatUS, ,
6:12 PM Thu 5 Feb 2015 GMT
The Association of Collegiate Anglers (ACA) announces that Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS) has renewed its title sponsorship of the 2015 Collegiate Bass Fishing Series Championship. Now in its 10th Anniversary year, the event will be held May 20-22 on Pickwick Lake in Florence, Alabama. ...
New legislation would fix renewable fuel standard
By D. Scott Croft, ,
2:25 AM Thu 5 Feb 2015 GMT
New bipartisan legislation introduced today would help ensure recreational boaters don’t put unsafe fuel in their boats, according to Boat Owners Association of The United States (BoatUS). Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), with 30 co-sponsors introduced the Renewable Fuel Standard Reform Act of 2015. BoatUS is urging all boaters to contact their US Representative to support the bill. ...
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