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Get set for the Sportjet
By Sirocco Marine, ,
11:18 AM Wed 1 Oct 2014 GMT
The new Williams Sportjet range is an exhilarating new chapter for Williams Performance Tenders. ...
2014 Auckland on the Water Boatshow hailed a huge success
By Ellie Brade, Auckland ,
10:24 AM Wed 1 Oct 2014 GMT
2014 Auckland on the Water Boatshow - Increased visitor numbers show strong support for New Zealand’s leading boat show. Feedback for the 16th Auckland On Water Boat Show (AOWBS), which ran from Thursday 25 to Sunday 28 September 2014, has been overwhelmingly positive, with several significant sales made at the show. ...
Dredging of Swansea Channel gets underway
By NSW Government, ,
7:06 AM Tue 30 Sep 2014 GMT
Minister for Natural Resources, Lands and Water, Kevin Humphries and Minister for Roads and Freight Duncan Gay have announced the successful tender for the dredging of Swansea Channel has been awarded to Neumann Dredging Pty Ltd. ...
Have trailer, will travel *Feature
By Jeni Bone, ,
8:36 PM Mon 29 Sep 2014 GMT
All Marine Spares were out in force at last weekend’s Upper Hawkesbury Power Boat Club Spectacular, which drew local and interstate participants and enthusiastic crowds numbering in the several thousand. ...
Auckland On The Water Boat Show: Images from the final day
By Richard Gladwell, Sail-World.com/nz, ,
10:54 AM Sun 28 Sep 2014 GMT
The Auckland International Boat Show concluded today having enjoyed four days of moderately acceptable weather. Attendance figures have not yet been announced however they are expected to be close to or exceed last year's Show. ...
Marine Wind Farms - coming to your cruising waters, what to do?
By Sail-World Cruising, ,
9:23 AM Sun 28 Sep 2014 GMT
World-wide the development of marine wind farms will grow. Britain's RYA is taking a proactive stance that can serve as an example for other yachting bodies. If wind farms could be an issue in your waters, its important to follow just what is happening in GBR. Speaking today Stuart Carruthers, RYA Cruising Manager said 'The RYA will now be responding to those of the Panel’s questions that have bee ...
Kite Foil Gold Cup Australia 2014 – Day two video
By Byrnes - Business Lawyers, ,
8:20 AM Sun 28 Sep 2014 GMT
What a great day for kiting at Kite Foil Gold Cup Australia 2014! 10-15 knot North Easterly and slight seas. Kites zooming around like supersonic mosquitoes but mosquitoes buzz whereas foiling kites are completely silent! ...
Auckland On the Water Boat Show: World record mark set on Lancer SUP
By Richard Gladwell Sail-World.com/nz, ,
4:11 AM Sat 27 Sep 2014 GMT
A new provisional World Record was set on the Viaduct Harbour today with 52 paddlers covering the 100 metre course on the Lancer SUP.
There were no incidents in the attempt - which sets a new mark category in the Guinness World Records. ...
Marine Rescue Forster Tuncurry recognised with Water Safety Week Award
By Ken McManus, ,
2:52 PM Fri 26 Sep 2014 GMT
Marine Rescue Forster-Tuncurry has been named a winner in the 2014 NSW Water Safety Awards, taking out the prize for the Water Safety Event of the Year. The Award, presented tonight, is for the unit’s successful Water Expo, staged in January at the peak of the summer holiday and boating season. The award was accepted by Deputy Unit Commander Ray Mazurek. ...
Marine Rescue NSW wins 2014 NSW Water Safety Awards
By Ken McManus, ,
2:46 PM Fri 26 Sep 2014 GMT
Marine Rescue NSW volunteers have been recognised for their enormous contribution to safety on the water, with the rescue service taking out a prestigious title at the 2014 NSW Water Safety Awards. MRNSW won the Most Outstanding Contribution to Water Safety by an Organisation category at the annual awards, presented tonight. ...
New maps of the polar regions reveal unseen world beneath the ice
By British Antarctic Survey, ,
8:51 AM Fri 26 Sep 2014 GMT
The 14th edition of the Atlas also includes a new double page map of the Arctic Ocean, which highlights the dramatic long-term decline of Arctic sea ice cover. The sub-ice maps draw on bedrock data, provided by the British Antarctic Survey, to show physical features which are obscured by ice cover. ...
Marine Rescue Point Danger assists disabled yacht to safety
By Ken McManus, ,
2:10 AM Fri 26 Sep 2014 GMT
Rescue vessel Point Danger 30 from Marine Rescue Point Danger base, went to the aid of a yacht with mechanical and sail failure shortly before 10 o’clock this morning. The yacht, with three people on board had been experiencing strong winds east of Cook Island off the coast of Northern NSW and was forced to seek help when its engine failed and mainsail blew out. ...
A win for sharks
By Nathaniel Pelle, ,
10:15 AM Thu 25 Sep 2014 GMT
Earlier this year, thousands of Australians, including you, united to stop this brutal and unnecessary practice. I’ve never seen anything quite like it - protesters gathered on beaches from Manly to Margaret River and flooded Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s inbox with nearly a quarter of a million emails calling on him to stop the cull. ...
SOS Marine and Mobilarm launch sMRT Inflatable SOS Dan Buoy
By SOS Marine, ,
9:56 AM Thu 25 Sep 2014 GMT
Mobilarm has integrated its latest emergency electronic MOB Beacon, the sMRT V100 Locator Beacon, with the inflatable SOS Dan Buoy marker. It is being introduced at the Monaco Yacht Show, the world’s largest mega---yacht show this week. ...