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Brisbane's biggest outdoors expo to celebrate ten years
By Vicky De George, ,
4:25 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Brisbane's biggest and most popular outdoors expo, the Brisbane Tinnie and Tackle Show and National 4x4 and Outdoors Show has confirmed dates for 2015, marking ten years since its inception. ...
Sydney Harbour welcomes premium boat storage
By Peter Pembroke, ,
3:35 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
At long last Sydney Harbour can now boast a new client friendly boat storage and light maintenance facility with the opening of Sydney Harbour Boat Storage. Sydney Harbour Boat Storage, located at White Bay 6 next to the new cruise ship passenger terminal, can house boats from 18-35 feet on external or undercover dry stacks. Plus hard stand storage for boats up to 80 feet. ...
Drowning or electric shock? What you need to know to help save a life
By D. Scott Croft, ,
2:34 AM Tue 22 Jul 2014 GMT
Cruising sailors spend a lot of time in marina's, often a little variable in quality. Here is some information most of us have probably never thought about. While standing at the end of the boat dock, you see a person struggling in the water. Do you recognize that the person is drowning, or is something else going on? And what should you do? ...
One week to go until the 2014 Sydney International Boat Show
By BIA NSW, ,
1:13 AM Tue 22 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. ...
Fishing for a piece of Bimini history November 13-15
By John Bell, Bimini ,
9:19 PM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
Capt. Chase Camacho, who spent his early days cruising the legendary big tuna grounds off Montauk, NY, understands the visceral, gut-tightening thrill of Bimini--fishing the same waters that fueled the creative fire of Ernest Hemingway and spawned more than 50 international records and hundreds of big game trophies. ...
Launching at Sydney Boat Show - the all new Falcon 300HT-360 HT range
By Jeni Bone, ,
8:23 PM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
The ideal yacht or powerboat tender, capable of carrying up to five passengers and their gear in safety and comfort, the Falcon tender range by BRIG has proven popular all over the world ...
Learn about life beneath water at Gold Coast International Marine Expo
By Gold Coast Marine Expo, ,
10:41 AM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
Gold Coast International Marine Expo 2014 - Every angler has been there: your tackle box is full, anticipation is high. The tide change approaches and you sense your prey … hungry and hunting. You cast your lure with precision and you begin your retrieval with those spasmodic twitches you’ve perfected in your sleep. You cast again … retrieve … cast … retrieve. ...
Recreational fishers leading way with responsible gummy shark fishing
By Dallas D'Silva, ,
10:20 AM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
In Victoria, gummy sharks (also known as flake) are a highly sought after target species for the recreational fishing sector. Gummy sharks can be found on or near the sea bed, generally inhabiting coastal marine waters to a depth of around 80 metres. ...
Boat Shows - the engine powering the boating industry
By Bob Wonders, Gold Coast ,
2:46 AM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
Recreational boating exhibitions, more commonly and simply referred to as ‘boat shows’ have been employed as the major marketing tool for the pleasure boating industry for many years. ...
'Honey, Let's Go Boating!' next best-seller for Finkelstein *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
12:42 AM Mon 21 Jul 2014 GMT
The next boating Bible from dealer/broker and author, Darren Finkelstein is poised to release: 'Honey, let’s go BOATING!'
According to Darren, it was the logical next step after 'Honey Let’s Buy a Boat!' ...
2014 Brisbane Boat Show - Set to add new features
By John Daffy, Brisbane ,
8:18 PM Sun 20 Jul 2014 GMT
2014 Brisbane Boat Show - Organisers of the Brisbane Boat Show are exploring new options to widen the appeal of the boat show even further when it makes its return to the RNA’s Brisbane Showgrounds in mid-September. ...
Dispersant from Deepwater Horizon Spill persist in environment
By Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, ,
10:27 AM Sun 20 Jul 2014 GMT
The 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill in the Gulf of Mexico was the largest accidental release of oil into the ocean, with approximately 210 million gallons gushing from the blown out well. In an attempt to prevent vast quantities of oil from fouling beaches and marshes, BP applied 1.84 million gallons of chemical dispersant to oil to oil released in the subsurface and to oil slicks at the sea surface. ...
Date announced for the 41st Gosford to Lord Howe Island Yacht Race
By G2LHI Media, ,
7:41 AM Sun 20 Jul 2014 GMT
Whilst the date is a week earlier in the year than the past two running's, the scheduling is based on the necessity for the GSC to work around Easter and the NSW school holidays. This helps alleviate accommodation difficulties on the Island during their peak season. ...
European Commission to take UK to court over red diesel
By RYA, ,
9:20 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
The European Commission (EC) has decided to refer the United Kingdom to the European Court of Justice (ECJ). According to the EC the UK is not properly applying the rules on fiscal marking on fuel. ...
Understanding the Ocean's role in Greenland Glacier melt
By Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), ,
8:24 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
In the last 40 years, ice loss from the Greenland Ice Sheet increased four-fold contributing to one-quarter of global sea level rise. Some of the increased melting at the surface of the ice sheet is due to a warmer atmosphere, but the ocean’s role in driving ice loss largely remains a mystery. ...
Dangerous conditions for boating on entire NSW Coast
By Transport Roads and Maritme Services, ,
5:35 AM Sat 19 Jul 2014 GMT
Roads and Maritime Services has issued an alert after a Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) warning about dangerous surf conditions for the whole NSW coast. ...
Dangerous conditions for boaters Byron Bay to Eden
By Roads and Maritime Services, ,
7:24 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
Skippers and owners of small craft should be on high alert and check the conditions before considering crossing a coastal bar or heading offshore. Rock fishers should also check weather forecasts before heading out to decide whether it is safe to fish near dangerous surf. ...
ECOfishers and AMA to establish NSW Fisheries Taskforce
By Dean Logan, ,
3:58 AM Thu 17 Jul 2014 GMT
The voice of the NSW recreational fishing sector ECOfishers and the Australian Marine Alliance (AMA) met this week in northern NSW to establish a high level NSW Fisheries Task Force to collectively address a range of policy issues and concerns, across the NSW professional and recreational fishing sectors, prior to the 2015 state election. ...
New-to-New Zealand products at the Auckland On Water Boat Show
By Isla McKechnie, ,
10:19 AM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
The Viaduct Harbour will host new innovation this September, as local companies show the best international products to New Zealand’s boating public. ...
Auckland on the Water Boat Show: Two new Bavaria yachts on display
By Isla McKechnie, ,
10:06 AM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
This year’s Auckland On Water Boat Show will play host to two yachts, new to New Zealand. Bavaria’s Vision 46 and Cruiser 41 are both Farr Yacht-designed to cater to cruising sailors who enjoy spending as much time as they can onboard. ...
You are invited to a Boating Safety Conference in Auckland
By Joanne Glassford, Auckland ,
9:55 AM Wed 16 Jul 2014 GMT
Coastguard Boating Education is hosting a Boating Safety Conference on Thursday August 28th 2014 at the Voyager NZ Maritime Museum in Auckland, NZ.
General Manager Neil Murray said that the conference is a new concept which will focus on boating safety in New Zealand under three key subject headings, participation, education and legislation. ...
Taiwan's first marina a Superior effort *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
12:36 AM Tue 15 Jul 2014 GMT
The first modern marine in Kaohsiung, Taiwan was a joint project between Superior Australia and the Horizon Group, who are headquartered in this major yacht building centre. ...
Protecting lagoons could be key to saving Manta Rays
By Shara Tonn, ,
7:58 AM Sun 13 Jul 2014 GMT
But how can we protect animals that range across the open ocean? A recent study funded by the Stanford Woods Institute found that manta rays return again and again to lagoons, which could be a key to their conservation. ...
Baby Nemos finding their way home
By ARC Centre of Excellence Coral Reef Studies, ,
7:39 AM Sun 13 Jul 2014 GMT
The paper has been published in the Journal of the Royal Society Interface, a journal that aims to link physics and biology. Professor Wolanski, from TropWater and the School of Marine and Tropical Biology, said fish larvae showed they used the two senses to find their way home. ...
Portland’s new state-of-the-art boat ramp officially opened
By Liz McKinnon, ,
4:45 AM Fri 11 Jul 2014 GMT
Fisherman can now launch their boats in Portland Bay without the long wait following the official opening of a new $1.98 million four lane boat ramp. Premier and Member for South West Coast Denis Napthine today joined local fisherman to open the ramp which marks the final stage in the $7.1 million Portland Harbour upgrade. ...
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