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Auckland Water Boatshow: Practice session for Guinness World Record
By Charles Winstone, Westhaven ,
9:15 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
At the upcoming Auckland on Water Boat Show (25-28 Sept) Lancer Industries Ltd will be arranging a Guinness World Record attempt for 'Most People on a Stand Up Paddle Board'. The attempt will also raise funds for the Child Cancer Foundation (CCF) through 'SUPport Courage'. ...
Brisbane to host new boat show at Manly on Moreton Bay *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
5:54 AM Tue 16 Sep 2014 GMT
In the wake of the 54th Brisbane Boat Show, the team at Marine Queensland is already hard at work planning and creating an effective sales environment for exhibitors at its new event, which will merge the Tinnie & Tackle show with an on-water experience. ...
Ultimate Cup: Final of the Barker vs Spithill clash
By Sail-World NZ, ,
2:05 PM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Almost 12 months after they met on the water in San Francisco, the Match has been re-run in New Zealand, under the fishing version of America's Cup Rules. Jimmy Spithill and Dean Barker competed in a fishing competition under complex rules geared around fish size, lure and edibility. ...
Great Barrier Reef plan released for comment
By Queensland Minister for Environment, ,
11:29 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
A long-term sustainability plan to protect and manage the Great Barrier Reef for the next 35 years has been released for comment by the Australian and Queensland governments. ...
Superior prepares for Monaco Yacht Show debut *Feature
By Superior, ,
9:46 AM Mon 15 Sep 2014 GMT
Superior will be attending the 24th edition of the world’s largest on-water show devoted to superyachts, in the idyllically situated deep-water port of Port Hercule, Monaco, 24 to 27 September. ...
Sharks more abundant on healthy coral reefs
By James Cook University, ,
12:01 PM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
The study examined the distribution patterns and habitat associations of sharks, using thousands of baited remote underwater video stations (BRUVS) across the entire GBR Marine Park over a 10-year period from the year 2000. 'This study has demonstrated how important the health of coral reefs is for the future of shark populations on the GBR,' said Mario Espinoza ...
Antarctic Team discovers mechanism for massive ice shelf collapse
By British Antarctic Survey, ,
8:33 AM Sun 14 Sep 2014 GMT
An international team of scientists, including the British Antarctic Survey, studied the geologic history of the area of the Antarctic Peninsula where the Larsen B ice shelf disintegrated, the portion of Antarctica that extends northwards toward South America. The new findings support the idea that such a dramatic collapse can be caused by surface warming. ...
Brisbane Boat Show - Opens with great attractions and innovations
By John Daffy, Brisbane ,
2:15 PM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
2014 Brisbane Boat Show - The Brisbane Boat Show has opened with a great public response to the huge range of new boats, engines and equipment being displayed; show innovations including trailer reversing clinics and the opportunity for the public to vote on marine matters they consider important, as well as some clear messages for governments and authorities. ...
Marine Rescue volunteers in two searches on NSW northern waters
By Ken McManus, ,
3:47 AM Sat 13 Sep 2014 GMT
Volunteers from Marine Rescue Evans Head and Port Macquarie were called in today to assist in two searches off the NSW coast. ...
Brisbane Boat Show begins *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
9:44 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
The 54th annual Brisbane Boat Show began yesterday, Friday 12 September, under sunny skies and high-20s temperatures, with 110 exhibitors over a massive area at RNA Showgrounds - a combination which is sure to lure visitors in their droves over the weekend. ...
New size limits to improve Murray cod numbers
By Vic Coalition, ,
2:30 PM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
New recreational catch limits for Murray cod in Victorian waters will improve the species’ sustainability and improve fishing opportunities for anglers in the long term. ...
New family fishing competition announced for Port Stephens
By Lue Fagan, ,
8:48 AM Fri 12 Sep 2014 GMT
The award-winning Soldiers Point Marina in Port Stephens NSW will host a major new family fishing competition with a cash prize pool of $10,000 available for lucky anglers. ...
Mako shark 'St. Marys' somes calling on Halifax, Nova Scotia
By John Bell, Fort Lauderdale ,
6:10 PM Thu 11 Sep 2014 GMT
Caught and tagged off Ocean City, Maryland and named for an Ohio elementary school, a fast tracking, young mako shark, dubbed 'St. Marys', is visiting the waters off Halifax today. The five-and-a-half-foot juvenile male shark is among 35 mako sharks satellite tagged and being tracked by scientists from the Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) at Nova Southeastern University. ...
Ultimate Cup: Final of Barker vs Spithill fishing Challenge - Saturday
By Matt Watson, ITM Fishing Show, ,
11:47 AM Thu 11 Sep 2014 GMT
A Barker versus Spithill fishing challenge was born, with the first to score nine over a range of species and fishing techniques winning the aptly named ‘Ultimate Cup’. Catch Part 1 in this story. ...
Lowrance signs exclusive partnership with Skeeter Boats
By Caitlyn Ridgley, ,
4:14 AM Thu 11 Sep 2014 GMT
Lowrance, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957 — announced today its exclusive partnership with Skeeter Performance Fishing Boats. Lowrance HDS Gen2 Touch navigation systems and Elite-3x fishfinders are now the standard electronics systems offered on Skeeter high-performance bass, multi-species and saltwater fishing boats. ...